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45 Breathtaking Sights of New Zealand ...

By Neecey

There are just too many gorgeous sights of New Zealand to mention. It is one of the most beautiful countries in the world (in my opinion, the most beautiful) and according to various statistics, it is also one of the most peaceful country on Earth. Its stunning scenery and landscape has made it the adventure capital of the world and you'll see why when you start drooling over the sights of New Zealand.

1 Hobbit Trail, New Zealand

Hobbit Trail, New ZealandVia Hobbit trail

So many of the sights of New Zealand have become associated with the Lord of the Rings movies.

2 Waitomo Glow Worm Caves

Waitomo Glow Worm CavesVia Let's Glow!

The caves are just as awesome in the daytime too (as you'll see later).

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3 Ngongotaha Valley

Ngongotaha ValleyVia Primordial New Zealand

Stunning primordial forest.

4 Ross, South Island

Ross, South IslandVia "Turquoise Water" by Jon Hollström ...

The stunning color of the glacial melt waters comes from rock flour (minute particles.)

5 Milky Way

Milky WayVia Milky Way, South Island, New ...

Clear skies thanks to lack of light pollution.

6 The Milford Track #1

The Milford Track #1Via Milford Track - Mackay Falls

One of the best hiking trails in New Zealand.

7 Milford Track #2

Milford Track #2Via 120316_JTSg_7079_h.jpg

And one of the reasons it's so popular is the diversity along the route.

8 Paua Shell

Paua ShellVia Paua Shell

I think everyone would love to find some on the beach. Paua shell is only found around New Zealand.

9 Aurora Australis over Tainui

Aurora Australis over TainuiVia Aurora Australis

The Southern Hemisphere's equivalent of the Northern Lights.

10 Wharariki Beach, Golden Bay

Wharariki Beach, Golden BayVia New Zealand Trip_225_Wharariki

The beaches are one of the major attractions of New Zealand, yet they're never crowded.

11 Queenstown

QueenstownVia The best place on earth

If New Zealand is the Adventure Capital of the World, Queenstown is the Adventure Capital of New Zealand.

12 The Blue Pools, Queenstown

The Blue Pools, QueenstownVia The Blue Pools

Mother Nature used every color on the palette when she painted New Zealand.

13 Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National ParkVia Natural Wonders: Beautiful Places To ...

Just one of 14 national parks in New Zealand.

14 Mount Cook

Mount CookVia Travel Pinspiration - 5 Photos ...

Mount Cook is the tallest mountain in New Zealand.

15 Sandfly Bay

Sandfly BayVia Five lesser-known spots in five ...

It looks like Wales! Sandfly Bay is a nature reserve and ideal for spotting sea lions and yellow-eyed penguins.

16 Whangarei Falls

Whangarei FallsVia 15 Things To See and ...

If you love waterfalls, there are plenty of viewing opportunities in New Zealand.

17 Mangawhai

MangawhaiVia Untitled

A favorite among surfers and there's also the Mangwhai Clifftops Walk.

18 Waitomo Caves

Waitomo CavesVia Trovolo - Hamilton & Waikato

These are the glowworm caves you saw earlier - in daylight.

19 Tunnel Beach

Tunnel BeachVia Tunnel Beach

Just gorgeous.

20 Otago

OtagoVia Outside Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand

Otago is just outside Queenstown and there's plenty to do here if you seek an adrenaline rush.

21 Koekohe Beach

Koekohe BeachVia Dinosaur Eggs

The huge spherical stones are known as the Moeraki Boulders.

22 Akaroa Harbour

Akaroa HarbourVia Akaroa Harbour

So idyllically rural. Did you know there are 3 million people in New Zealand but 60 million sheep? ^_^

23 Sutherland Falls, Manapouri

Sutherland Falls, ManapouriVia HOME SWEET WORLD: Sutherland Falls

They can't seem to decide if this is the tallest waterfall in New Zealand or if it's Browne Falls.

24 Waiotapu Thermal Reserve, Rotorua

Waiotapu Thermal Reserve, RotoruaVia Sacred spring 红遍春江

This is romantically known as the "Champagne Pool."

25 Milford Sound

Milford SoundVia New Zealand

New Zealand's Fjordland.

26 Dunedin

DunedinVia Five lesser-known spots in five ...

Another stunning beach.

27 Lake Pukaki

Lake PukakiVia Lake Pukaki, New Zealand

That color is just unreal.

28 Ancient Maori Wall Carvings

Ancient Maori Wall CarvingsVia Ancient Wall Carvings, New Zealand ...

The indigenous people of New Zealand are Maoris - Polynesians who settled the islands before 1300 BCE.

29 Rob Roy Glacier and Falls

Rob Roy Glacier and FallsVia Rob Roy Glacier And Falls ...

The glacier and the Matukituki River valley is a popular summer hiking area.

30 Emerald Lakes, Tongariro

Emerald Lakes, TongariroVia Travel Pinspiration - 7 Beautiful ...

Perfect Lord of the Rings Scenery.

31 Vineyards

VineyardsVia Planning your trip to New ...

Book yourself a VW camper and take a tour of the vineyards.

32 Mt. Ruapehu

Mt. RuapehuVia Ruapehu ash cloud – Historic ...

The volcano on an eruption day. It's the most active and tallest volcano in New Zealand.

33 Christchurch

ChristchurchVia Top 5 Cities in Australia ...

The largest city on South Island suffered a huge earthquake in 2010. It was of 7.1 magnitude and 185 people lost their lives.

34 Watch Tower

Watch TowerVia Mt. Cook

When spring comes to the mountains ...

35 Starfish Colony, Paparoa

Starfish Colony, PaparoaVia StudioView - West Coast starfish ...

It's not just we humans that love the beaches of New
Zealand.

36 Skippers Road

Skippers RoadVia The world's most dangerous roads

Classed as one of the World's Most Dangerous Roads.

37 West Coast, South Island Heading North to Punakaiki

West Coast, South Island Heading North to PunakaikiVia Traveling to New Zealand

What a fabulous road trip this would be.

38 Auckland

AucklandVia The world's 10 best cities ...

One of New Zealand's great cities.

39 Hobbit Houses

Hobbit HousesVia theultimatephotos.blogspot.co.uk

Hobbiton is a permanent tourist attraction and there are tours of Peter Jackson's LOTR movie set.

40 Kariotahi Beach

Kariotahi BeachVia Explosions in the sky

Sunsets to rival sunsets anywhere.

41 Doubtful Sound

Doubtful SoundVia Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

One of the larger fjords or Fjordland.

42 Winter in New Zealand

Winter in New ZealandVia pinterest.com

There aren't words to describe it ...

43 Cathedral Cove

Cathedral CoveVia Twitter

This is the beach that's at the very top of my bucket list.

44 Larnach Castle, Dunedin

Larnach Castle, DunedinVia Dunedin Gardens to Visit | ...

New Zealand or Scotland? Uncanny!

45 Nelson Lakes National Park

Nelson Lakes National ParkVia Angelus Hut

The Blue Nelson Lake - also known as Rotomairewhenua – is considered the clearest lake in the world.

Well we've come to the end of my selection of the sights of New Zealand. I'll never tire of the stunning sceneries - will you?

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