Tourist attractions and opportunities for sightseeing abound
in beautiful and exciting New Zealand it would be very hard
to choose. Visitors who would just like to relax can do so
on a boat cruise on spectacular Lake Wakatipu that’s just a
stones throw away from Queenstown. The athletic outdoorsy
types can climb up Mt. Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak.
Some New Zealand attractions that everyone who has ever
visited find memorable include sailing a boat in the
Marlborough Sounds, watching whales in Kaikoura, tours of
sight seeing in Auckland, kayaking on Abel Tasman, exploring
caves and watching glowworm in Fiordland at Te Anau, and
hiking on the Fox Glaciers.
The city of Auckland and the islands surrounding it offer
several memorable and exciting attractions for visitors to
choose from. It is recommended that first timers visit the
Auckland Sky Tower where they can glimpse a spectacular view
of the city from atop a hundred meters.
The Auckland Zoo, Auckland Museum, Kelly Tarlton's
Underwater World, the Auckland Art Gallery, and the Sky
Tower Sky Jump are other popular city attractions.
whole day or half a day, a boat cruise is possible to the
many Islands of Auckland’s east side, specifically Waiheke
and Rangitoto Island.
The remote Great Barrier Island’s
untouched and rugged beauty is well worthy of a visit.
city of Wellington also has a lot of memorable
attractions to offer visitors. Topmost on the list
is the Te Papa Museum, the national museum of New
Zealand. It is so large, it has something for
In fact, it would take the better part of a whole day to see
and experience everything.
Other Wellington attractions are the Karori Wildlife
Sanctuary, wherein a vast range of native New Zealand birds
and wildlife that are endangered are protected, the Museum
of Cable Cars, and the Wellington City Zoo.
For a blast from Dunedin’s Scottish history, visit its
stately homes such as Olveston and Larnach Castle. The
country’s oldest university, the University of Otago, the
Otago Museum, the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, St Clair
beach, and the Botanical gardens are other attractions found
in Dunedin. Don’t miss the opportunity to ride on the Taieri
Known as New Zealand’s wildlife capital, the Otago Peninsula
is home to the Yellow-Eyed Penguin, the world’s rarest
penguin. Here you can find also the Royal Albatross colony,
the New Zealand Fur Seals and also a great variety of other
species of marine life and birds. Forging north you can see
the amazing Moeraki Boulders, spherical stones scattered
along Koekohe Beach in Moeraki.Many memorable and exciting attractions await those who
The city’s center is the best part to visit. This is
where you will find the Arts Center, the Cathedral
Square, the Botanical Gardens, and the Canterbury
On a warm day, a punting ride on River Avon is highly
Within or in the area of Christchurch are other attractions
such as the Antarctic Center, the Gondola, and the kiwi sign
on Port Hills. Half a day is enough to visit Lyttelton
Harbour and see the scenic views of the rugged coastline and
Banks Peninsula across the water. During the summer months,
Sumner Beach is a great place to spend the holidays.