Top Tourist Attraction in New Zealand

Posted on Nov 11 2013 - 2:39pm by TravelFore
New Zealand has a diversity of natural beauty and tourist attractions, such as mountain peaks that covered with clouds, lakes, rivers and plains volcanism preserved. Besides enjoying the natural beauty, you can explore the culture and life of the Maori tribe closer or enjoy a more developed tourism facilities. Also visit the Bay of Islands, Coromandel Peninsula, Taupo, Tongariro National Park, Hawke’s Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, Westland National Park, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park and Milford to enjoy the amazing view of New Zealand.

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1. Christchurch

Christchurch is the second largest city in New Zealand with a thriving business center. Sea that links to international trade, arts, entertainment, shopping, world-class recreational facilities and exercise facilities you’ll find here. Christchurch also has easy access to beaches and mountains. Christchurch offers the best of New Zealand.

2. Auckland

This metropolitan city is located in the North Island of New Zealand and is the most populous city with the percentage of 31 percent of the population. The city has beautiful scenery and exciting cities, Auckland is also able to invite the tourists to keep returning to this city. And many interesting tourist attractions in Auckland you can visit.

3. Rotorua

Rotorua is one of the tourist area in New Zealand has a unique culture called the Maori who had absorbed the tourists come to visit the city. Friendly locals as well as humorous and artistic skills are no doubt making this city as one of the leading New Zealand.

4. Coromandel Peninsula

Coromandel Peninsula, a beach is among the many local and foreign tourists because of the hot water with temperatures around 60 degrees Celsius. Underground hot springs filtered up through the sand. When low tide, visitors can dig the sand and make their own hot tubs for bathing.
5. Fiordland National Park 
Fiordland was founded in 1952, Fiordland National Park now has an area of more than 1.2 million hectares, in Fiordland here you will find a place that has many glaciers carved deep fiords, and the most famous of Milford Sound.
6. Queenstown
Queenstown is a resort town in Otago in the south-west of New Zealand’s South Island. This place is built around the inlet called Queenstown Bay in Lake Wakatipu, a long thin-Z-shaped lake formed by glacial processes, and has numerous spectacular views of nearby mountains.
7. Bay Of Islands

Bay Of Islands is a place you should visit if you visit New Zealand. This is one place that is famous for having 144 islands, with many superb beaches and secluded bays and an abundance of marine life.

8. Mount Cook

Mount cook or Aoraki is the highest mountain in New Zealand, reaching 3754 meters (12,316 feet). Located in the Southern Alps area of ​​Canterbury.

9. Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Located on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Founded in 1960, with an area covering 1175 km ². Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier are the two popular tourist attractions are located within Westland Park. The park offers opportunities for hunting Red Deer, Chamois and Tahr and helicopter access allowing hunters access to rugged mountain areas.

10. Tongariro National Park

Tongariro National Park is the oldest national park in New Zealand, located in the central North Island. This park has been recognized by UNESCO as one of the 28 mixed cultural and natural World Heritage Site. Tongariro National Park has an area of ​​about 795.98 km ². Tongariro National Park is the fourth national park was established in the world. There are 3 active volcano is Mount Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro are located in the middle of the park.

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