New Zealand has a lot to offer tourists and locals alike. There is so much to do and there are activities for anyone’s taste. Whether you like history and museums or adventure and adrenaline rush, you will find the right thing for you. To help you plan your holiday or next big adventure, we have compiled a list of the top tourist attractions in New Zealand.
This is one of the most beautiful places you will ever see. Milford Sound is part of the Fiordland National Park and has the most amazing scenery. The coast looks out onto dramatic peaks and dark blue waters. You can also see waterfalls.
This is a park that is filled with geothermal activity and allows you to walk through volcanic landscapes. The park is host to the Lady Knox Geyser which wows tourists daily with her dramatic display. You can also unwind in one of the geothermal spas after a long day of hiking and exploring.
Bay of Islands
The Bay of Islands consists of 144 islands and several secluded bays and beaches. It hosts a multitude of marine life and biodiversity. You can see whales, penguins, and dolphins. This is a popular spot for tourists to go yachting and fishing.
Franz Josef Glacier
This is also a very popular tourist attraction. The glacier is a remnant of the Ice Age and allows people to walk right up to the foot of it. It is located in the Westland National Park and you can take a helicopter ride over this beautiful scene.
Napier Art Deco
For the architecture and history lovers, the city of Napier is a drawcard. The art deco architecture is striking and something to see. The city of Napier was completely destroyed by an earthquake in 1931 and was rebuilt during the art deco period. This is why you will find no other city quite like Napier anywhere in the world.
Between all the national parks, beaches, spas, forests, and other places to see, you will never be bored when you visit New Zealand.