Top Things to See and Do in New Zealand

| September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Zealand is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. There are plenty of places to visit in New Zealand and some top attractions to explore. The sceneries in New Zealand are stunning to make for a wonderful trip. Whether you are on an adventure trip or a family friendly trip, New Zealand has everything to offer at her disposal. Activity-wise, the nature of New Zealand makes it a perfect getaway destination not only for international travelers but also for the locals. In this piece, we are going to take a look at some of the top things to see and do while on your trip to New Zealand.

Explore the Milford Sound

Milford Sound

Milford Sound

Dubbed as the 8th wonder of the world for all the good reasons, the Milford Sound is a center piece of attractions. In 2008, the Milford Sound was voted the world’s top travel destination during an international survey conducted by TripAdvisor. Ensure that you’ve taken a Milford Sound boat cruise or better yet take time to go and meet the local wildlife. The steep forest clad mountains and the waterfalls will form an ideal spectacle as you try to explore what the Milford Sound has to offer.

Take a hike

Take a hike

The Milford Sound offers travelers amazing opportunities to take hikes to the 8th wonder of the world. If you are looking for activities in New Zealand and you are into or just want to try out something adventurous, you may want to consider taking a hike on Milford Sound which is so special to many. The extensive network of well-maintained trails and wilderness offers hikers with a perfect hiking atmosphere. The sceneries witnessed here will give you a movie like experience which is epic in many ways. The most important thing is that there are no creatures that can really hurt you which is an added advantage to the hikers.

Take a trip to Wanaka

 Wanaka

Wanaka

Blessed with its eponymous lake, Wanaka offers you a stunning travel experience and the fact that the town is laid back means that you can spend some downtime here and make the most of your experience. At the lake, you can still expect to enjoy numerous activities including the Siberia Experience which is one of the most popular activities in this area.

Watch whales as you swim with dolphins

swim with dolphins

swim with dolphins

The best place to enjoy this is off Kaikoura on South Island as the spot offers both a mixture of the very deep water and the mixing of warm and cold currents forces. This combination offers a rich habitat for a variety of marine life including the whales and the ever friendly dolphins. Besides the sperm whales and the dolphins which are almost a guarantee, you can also expect to see seabirds such as the royal albatross which are very popular here which will make your trips to New Zealand as epic and as memorable as they get..

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