Must-Visit Destinations in New Zealand

It is New Zealand’s glorious, spectacular and diverse scenery that has long inspired many travelers to visit the country. In an article for Living + Nomads Hai Chuyen reveals the 10 most enticing destinations in New Zealand, which nobody should skip on their New Zealand travels.

1. Milford Sound
Milford Sound is known for its “staggering coastal scenery with dramatic peaks and dark blue water” and its “numerous waterfalls cascading down the cliffs”. Take a sightseeing cruise and explore Milford Sounds’ scenery and wildlife.

2. Bay of Islands
The Bay of Islands is a picturesque area with 144 islands and will seduce you with “its superb beaches, secluded bays, and an abundance of marine life with big marlin, whales, penguins, and dolphins,” writes Chuyen.

3. Tongariro National Park
Tongariro National Park’s “terrain of volcanoes and tranquil lakes will blow your mind”, according to the article.

4. Rotorua
Situated in the Bay of Plenty region, Rotorua, is famous for its thermal activities including geysers, steaming hot pools, mud pools, and lakes. It also is known as the heartland of New Zealand’s Maori culture.

5. Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier
The two glaciers on New Zealand’s South Island are easily accessible and there are plenty of hikes in the area.

To read Chuyen’s remaining 5 Must-Visit Destinations in NZ please click here.

Article Source: Living+Nomads, Hai Chuyen, June 21, 2016

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