Places to Visit

New Zealand is home to diverse landscapes that stretch across its two main islands and other smaller island sanctuaries. On your holiday to New Zealand, you can explore the lakes, beaches and coastal towns, islands, glaciers, Alpine countryside, volcanic remains and geothermal lands, sprawling farms and vibrant cities. Explore these destinations to experience the best of New Zealand.

Popular Destinations

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The adventure capital of the world, Queenstown has various options to satiate your hunger for adventure sports. A beautiful town located by the banks of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is every holiday-goers favorite city in New Zealand. You may perhaps fall short of days but not short of activities while in Queenstown.


The financial capital of New Zealand as also known as the “city of sails”, visit Auckland to experience the city lifestyle. Catch the farthest sights of Auckland and surrounds, as far as 82 kms (51 miles), from atop the well-known Sky City Tower.


Bubbling hot pools, geysers, natural hot pools, colorful silica terraces and enough and more opportunities to discover Maori culture, welcome to the melting pot of natural and cultural attractions – Rotorua. You will also find a perfect mix of extreme and light adventure activities here.


The renowned marine life reserve of New Zealand, Kaikoura offers exciting opportunities to interact with the nature and marine life. Swim with Dolphins, be entertained by pup seals, or go Whale-watching... you will surely have a whale of a time here.


Wellington is the coolest little capital city in the world. This vibrant city has more per capita cafes, bars and restaurants than New York. Be sure to take a food tour here to discover boutique food joints. We bet, it will be a treat for your taste buds.

The Coromandel

The Coromandel peninsula is the coastal playground of the country which promises something for everyone. Discover the golden coastline with hot water beaches, dense forest regions with walking tracks, mesmerizing waterfalls, idyllic coves, and wonderful water activities in this perfect holiday hub.


One of the most beautiful places in New Zealand, Wanaka is natural play-ground set amidst the pristine Alpine nature. This perfect holiday spot offers distinct activities for each season. Apart from the mind-blowing activities, Wanaka also offers a relaxed vibe for a laid-back holiday amidst pure nature.

Lake Taupo

This is the biggest lake region in New Zealand and promises varied natural highlights. This region was created by one of the biggest volcanic eruptions. There is a plethora of activity options available for you to choose from at this mighty lake-side town of Taupo, the ultimate one being, hiking the Tongariro National Park. The best way to discover Lake Taupo and surrounds would be on board a boat cruise.

Lake Tekapo

This unique region is beautiful at any time of the day. Remarkable turquoise colored lake and dramatic Southern Alps will leave you spellbound by the day. Listed as a UNESCO Dark Sky Reserve, this is an ideal place for stargazing by the night.

Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers

From the middle-earth into the ice-age, Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier regions give you opportunities to land on these enormous ice bodies, take a walk around, know about their history and feel humbled by their gigantic presence.

Mount Cook

Aoraki Mount Cook is the tallest Mountain in New Zealand. Mount Cook National Park is a part of New Zealand’s biggest International Dark Sky Reserve area. Located far from city lights, get ample opportunities to star-gaze. If you are lucky and visiting on one of those wintry nights, you may perhaps even spot Aurora Australis (Southern Lights). Making plans already?

Wairarapa region

This region promises an eclectic mix of activities - explore the vineyards, antiques, fresh produce and rich history. Set out for unforgettable coastal walks, cycling experiences, spot boutique art galleries, or choose to taste wines from over 30 wineries at Martinborough. Raise a toast to good times here.


Located at thefoot of Abel Tasman national park, get to experience it all here – mountains, rivers, orchards, bush-clad hills, vineyards and golden beaches… the landscape here can take your breath away. The unique offerings here also include discovering the epic museums and skydiving over two islands.


Go on a date with nature in this region. The drives, the lakes, the weather, the great walks and of course the fiords... everything on this route is awe inspiring and breath-takingly beautiful. Get the cameras rolling!


Located further South, Dunedin is well known as Edinburgh of New Zealand. This city has intriguing street art displays alongside beautiful rugged coastlines and presents you with opportunities to spot unique New Zealand wildlife including the world’s rarest penguin colonies and Northern Royal Albatross, Tuatara Lizards and also the Kiwi bird.

Hawkes Bay Region

This stunning part of New Zealand is well-known for the world acclaimed wineries and marvelous Art-Deco Architecture at Napier and Hastings. We’d say the best way to discover this region is on bikes.

Stewart Island

Located 30 Kms South of the South Island, Stewart Island is New Zealand’s third largest island. It is rightly known as the ‘land of glowing skies’ as Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) often appear in these southern skies. Care to discover something different?