Are you searching for a world of mesmerising sights? Well, New Zealand is the place to be. If you haven’t travelled here before, there are so many incredible sights, and this beautiful country offers plenty of wildlife and adventure. Grab your camera, rent a campervan and capture some of the most beautiful places in New Zealand. Our list below will help guide your journey.
A tour of this 12-acre movie set of the Hobbit’s “Middle-Earth” will transport you to a world of mystery and wonder. Your tour will include the magical Green Dragon Inn, as well as the infamous Mill and even the authentic Hobbit holes. If you like to indulge in a bit of theatre too, then this is the perfect destination.
This beautiful New Zealand destination was featured as Narnia’s backdrop to paradise. It is a busy spot during the summer months, but can be secluded in the winter. It is a great location, where the kids can spend their days swimming in the ocean while you relax on the beach with a nice book. It’s the perfect destination to visit when you rent a campervan in New Zealand. Here, you can watch the sunrise and the sunset and is perfect for a dip in the ocean.
Board the ferry and prepare to get perfect shots of the beaches. You will pass by the Auckland Harbour Bridge, Hauraki Gulf, and Motutapu Islands too. Add splashes of colour by capturing the wares of the famous arts and crafts shops of the region. Maori and European pottery, jewellery and paintings will proudly be on display. The Whakanewha Walk offers a magnificent view of wildlife, including regional marine and bird species.
This destination offers an experience that is out of this world. The fantastic geysers at Te Pula, the steaming craters of “Hell’s Gate” and the surreal, brewing green and orange Champagne Pool of Wai-O-Tapu provides unique opportunities of worldly sights.
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park
A truly cool experience awaits you as this park is made up of 40% glaciers, including Mueller, Hooker and Tasman. The mighty Mount Cook is the highest peak in the country, and it is surrounded by 22 other snow-capped peaks. You may also get some spectacular astrophotography shots, as the region offers some of the most recognised stargazing sites on earth.
This bustling hub is often referred to as the action capital of the world. Queenstown buzzes with opportunities for paragliding, hang gliding, chopper rides, dirt bikes, parachutes and much more. Imagine the fluid beauty and motion you can grab from this region.
There are plenty of stunning photo opportunities in Fiordland. You may even be challenged to take a picture that does not capture spectacular beauty. Fiordland stands out as one of the most photogenic, not only of New Zealand, but of the entire planet. Everywhere you turn, from Milford to Te Anau, to Milford, offers up an abundance of stunning photo opportunities.
If you are considering a trip to New Zealand, you are already looking for a feast for the eyes. This list offers some of the best places for capturing unique action, beauty and wildlife. You are bound to come away with pictures that will awe for a lifetime.