Top Five Places To Visit in New Zealand

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places to visit New ZealandNew Zealand is a country that has different spectacular scenery from mountain ranges, lakes, glaciers, majestic coastlines, volcanoes and lush rain forests. For tourists looking for a peaceful get away and holiday destination, the scarcely populated country enables it to become the number one choice of tourists. It has 27 regions across the two main islands-the north and the south island. In a very short stay you can easily visit several holiday destinations in both the islands. All you need to do is plan your trip and get familiar with the top places to visit in New Zealand.

Milford Sound is one the most popular attractions in the country. It is located at the accessible end towards the north of the Fordland National Park. It offers a very beautiful coastal scenery with its majestic peaks and dark blue waters. One of New Zealand’s most famous hiking trails, the Milford track is also situated here. To try your hand in adventure, this place is a must visit.

Bay of Islands is a picture perfect area. The place got its name when Captain James Cook had stopped by the place in1769. It has many sandy beaches, secluded bays and has almost 144 islands. The island has an abundance of marine life such as whales, dolphins, penguins and marlin. Diving enthusiasts, sailing yachts, world cruises and international sport fisherman all love the place and chose it as their destination.

• Tongariro National Park is the first National Park of New Zealand. It has a rugged volcanic landscape that is known for unexpected surprises and extremes. It is a diverse area including tranquil lakes, untamed forest, active volcanoes and plateaus that are like deserts. The famous Tongariro Alphine Crossing through the center has a 19km hike.

• Rotorua is well known as the thermal wonderland since 1880. The thermal springs, mud pools, and geysers are in everyone’s must see list while in New Zealand. The Wai-O-Tapu is also a famous interest of tourists for the colorful appearance of the hot springs. The place is not very far from Rotorua. The smell of sulphur is an indication of thermal activity that is evident in the region.

• Franz Josef Glacier is located within the Westland National Park. It is considered a huge draw on the South Island’s coast. This is the glacier that is one of the most accessible tracks in the world. You can walk up close to the foot of the glacier to have a better view. You can also take a helicopter ride to witness an incredible view of the surrounding rain forests and mountains.

New Zealand is without any doubt a very beautiful country to visit. It offers visitors with unbeatable chances to be adventurous and explore all the parts of the country. Whether you are alone, with family or with a group of friends, the country has plenty of activities to offer for all kinds. They also offer you cost-efficient holidays.