New Zealand impresses with stunning landscapes, unspoiled nature, and the exotic Maori culture. This country is located on two large islands in the southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean. New Zealand is so beautiful and interesting that it is worth covering several thousand kilometers to see it with own eyes!
In addition, this is one of the world’s best places for a romantic trip with a loved one. After all, you can discover the local beaches, hot springs, waterfalls, hills, glaciers, bays, and capes to appreciate all the natural beauties of this amazing country and take an active holiday, which implies new activities and interesting pastime.
Of course, New Zealand has a huge variety of tourist destinations, so it is impossible to see everything at once. But fortunately, there is a list of the top 8 places for a romantic trip to New Zealand.
- Fjord Milford Sound
Milford Sound is situated in the Fiordland National Park. This is one of the most picturesque places on our planet. It is not surprising that John Rudyard Kipling called this wonderful fjord “The Eighth Wonder of the World.” The waters of the bay sparkle among the indented high rocky shores and green forests, and the view is complemented by the boundless canopy of heaven. When you observe such magnificence, you get a complete sense of unity with nature and isolation from the modern world. A lot of tourists visit Milford Sound year over year to adore this breathtaking masterpiece of nature together with a loved one.
- Hobbiton village
In case you have already seen some film from the famous trilogy of the Lord of the Rings, then no description of this wonderful tourist spot is needed. Visiting Hobbiton, you will see for yourself the very village of fantastic hobbits and get familiar with their way of life. However, even in case you cannot be called true fan of fantasy, you should still visit the Hobbiton village. After all, exploring the little houses and cozy streets of the hobbits, you seem to find yourself in a fantasy film.
- Sky Tower
This is the tallest building in the entire Southern Hemisphere. Sky Tower is located in Auckland, and its height is 328 meters. You can get to the top of the tower by a unique high-speed lift. On the upper floors, there are three viewing platforms, and the view is simply breathtaking. In addition, Sky Tower has several restaurants, hotels, and casinos. So, you will surely find something to do here together with a loved one. Such a past time brings people closer and saves a loving couple from experiencing the basic forms of cheating.
- Waitomo Glowworm Caves
This masterpiece of Mother Nature has been formed over the period of millions of years and now, tourists from all over the world can discover about 150 caves and the system of labyrinthine underground tunnels! Waitomo Caves are famous for their exclusive glowworms that enlight the underground passages with marvelous blue-green shine. Thrill-seekers have an opportunity to get bright impressions by going down the water, and choir singing enthusiasts can enjoy a cappella on the evening before Christmas in the Cathedral Hall.
- The Geysers of Te Whakarewarewa Valley
This hydrothermal system was formed in 1886 and since then, has attracted tourists with the opportunity to see the two largest New Zealand geysers – “Feathers of the Prince of Wales” and “Pohutu.” They erupt every twenty minutes, so you do not have to wait a long time for such a stunning spectacle. The height of these geysers reaches 30 meters.
- Taupo Lake
This is the largest lake in New Zealand with a depth of 160 meters. Tourists come here to ride a boat, visit a shrimp farm and observatory, and go rafting on a mountain river. This is one of the most romantic places in the world! Also, Taupo is famous for fishing – trout is abundant here. Near the lake, there are resorts with hot mineral springs.
- City Rotorua
This city, a three-hour drive from Auckland, is a unique geothermal area with numerous mud baths. Rotorua is very popular among tourists who come here not only to improve their health but also to get acquainted with the life of the Maori people in the village of Tamaki and try the original cuisine.
- Sutherland Falls
This is the highest waterfall in Oceania, cascading from 580 meters. Sutherland Falls is located on the South Island, on the territory of the Fiordland National Park and simply amazing for its power and strength. The rumbling of the waterfall is heard several kilometers away, and many colorful rainbows make the spectacular view even more unique and breathtaking.
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