Best Tourist Attraction Places

Top Tourism places of New Zealand

Aotearoa or the ground is lengthy white cloud as the Polynesians preferred to call it, is nothing but the beautiful island country of New Zealand. Its present and more urban friendly name has been derived from the Dutch explorer Tasman's mother country in Zeeland, a quaint province in Netherlands. If New Zealand's open character, where wildlife outnumbers human population, were not convincing enough, the tourist attractions in New Zealand would sure do the magic for you. Cities in New Zealand, urban in nature, come with the bonus of gorgeous natural surrounding and a plethora of activities to keep you busy through the whole trip. The national parks and islands, ocean and beaches, restaurants and bars, vineyards and harbors, colonial remains and modern architecture, festivals and museums are never to far from each other in this small but prettily beautiful country where much of the natural beauty is uncultivated and raw.The Tourist Information is given below....

1. Auckland:

Imagine an urban atmosphere where everyone lives within half an hour of beautiful beaches, walking trails and a dozen captivated holiday islands. Add a bright climate, a background rhythm of Polynesian culture and a passion for excellent food, wine and shopping - you’re beginning to get the picture of Auckland. In the Maori language, Auckland is known as Tamaki-Makau-Rau - ‘the maiden with a hundred suitors’. It earned this name because it was a region popular by many tribes.

2. Christchurch:

Christchurch is a grand place to live, work, visit and to do business! Christchurch is the second biggest city in New Zealand and has a successful business centre, some of the best air and sea links for international trade, world class spare time and sporting conveniences, a lively arts and entertainment scene, boutique shopping and easy access to beaches and mountains. Residents and visitors love the city's vibrant nightlife, award-winning restaurants and cafes, fashion precincts, heritage architecture and of course its gardens and wide open spaces for which the city is internationally renowned.

3. Dunedin:

Dunedin, in the Otego region, is New Zealand's oldest city. Dunedin is famous for its Victorian and Edwardian architecture and its close nearness to amazing wildlife. Dunedin has many tourist attractions and travel behavior with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping escapade to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Dunedin. Select tourist attractions and activities in Dunedin, New Zealand, from the list below. Otherwise select a different Dunedin area.

4. Kaikoura:

Don't be deceived, there's more to Kaikoura than marine life!!A goal for all seasons, Kaikoura offers behavior for everyone. Whether you enjoy just soaking up the surrounding beauty, walking the shores or more active pursuits, there's prosperity to see and do in Kaikoura on earth, by sea, or in the air! The natural attractiveness of the Kaikoura shoreline are set against the background of the rough snow capped Kaikoura mountain range. Kaikoura's seas are alive with a plenty of wildlife with the giant Sperm Whale, the playful Dusky Dolphins, and sleepy Fur Seals, sharks, fish, albatross & other bird life.

5. Milford Sound:

The beauty of this site draws thousands of visitors each day, with between 550,000 and 1 million visitors in total per year. This makes the sound one of New Zealand's most-visited tourist spots, and also the most well-known New Zealand tourist goal, even with its isolated location and the long journey from the nearest population centers. Almost all tourists going to the noise also take one of the ship tours which usually last between 1–2 hours. They are offered by several companies, departing from the Milford Sound Visitors' Centre. There is also the choice of extended overnight cruises on Milford Sound. Tramping, canoeing and some other water sports are also possible. A small number of companies also provide overnight vessel trips. There is otherwise only limited lodging at the sound and only a very less percentage of tourists stay more than the day.

6. Napier:

Napier, the most important city of the Hawke's Bay region, was razed by earthquake and flames in 1931. Napier has one of the biggest concentrations of Art Deco buildings in the world. Napier has many tourist attractions and travelactions with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping escapade to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Napier. Select tourist attractions and actions in Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, from the list below. Alternatively select a different Hawke's Bay area. Napier has four mobile container cranes and a wide variety of cargo handling tools to meet the special needs of different cargoes and products. Particular emphasis being on handling refrigerated cargo in both container and break bulk form. The Port offers a full range of worldwide shipping services including a number of weekly container services, complemented by excellent domestic transport systems.

7. Taranaki - New Plymouth:

The area around the bright city of New Plymouth, located in the Taranaki region, is famous for its black sand surfing beaches and wonderful parks and gardens. New Plymouth has many tourist attractions and travel actions with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From escapade to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in New Plymouth. Select tourist attractions and activities in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, from the list below. Otherwise select a different Taranaki area. New Plymouth is a sunlit city located in the Taranaki region. New Plymouth is a well-liked tourist destination, recognized for its black sand surfing beaches and glorious parks and gardens.

8. Queenstown:

Enclosed by majestic mountains and nestled on the coast of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is New Zealand’s premier four season lake and alpine resort. Whatever you do, whatever your style, Queenstown will provide for your imagination, fuel your passions and revitalize your spirit. We hope you enjoy browsing to learn more about Queenstown and we look forward to seeing you soon. The colors, sights, scents and sounds of Queenstown reawaken the right mind as winter sheds its cloak to reveal warmer weather and longer days. Spring lasts for most of September, and depending on the season into early on October. Then it’s time to swap the skis or board for a mountain bike, golf clubs or hiking boots and explore Queenstown’s alpine area in all its spring glory.

9. Rotorua:

Journey to the heartland of Maori culture, to the center of New Zealand's impressive geothermal wonderland and discover the Spirits of Rotorua. Nestled beside the cerulean blue Lake Rotorua, the rural community of Rotorua is home to one of the most unique tourism sites in the world. Aside from the wonderful scenery of this volcanic-shaped wonderland, the 16 beautiful lakes in the region and the lush green of the abundant native flora, Rotorua is a geothermal paradise and the cultural heartland. With its richness in heritage and culture, the magnificent geothermal experience and the astonishing natural beauty of the landscape, Rotorua is a major center for tourism and there is an abundance of activities ranging from spiritually fulfilling to adrenaline charged action. Whatever your wish, be it tame or tempestuous, Rotorua will clean you away on a journey of discovery and wonder.

10. Taupo:

Lake Taupo was created by a volcanic burst so big the sun went hazy in China (relax, that was a few thousand years ago). Almost all over the place you look there's a volcano. Just a few minutes north of the Lake at Wairakei you'll find geothermal fields, boiling mud pools and steaming geysers. In Taupo itself, and at the little village of Tokaanu near Turangi, there are hot mineral springs that have been calming tired souls for centuries. And the prawn burgers at the world's only geothermal heated prawn farm will blow you away. Lake Taupo is a great vacation goal in both summer and winter. Trout fishing is a major attractions-it's now over 100 years since the first trout fry were released into the lake and today it is one of the last true wild trout fisheries in the world. Skiing and escapade actions are other reasons to visit. And when you're not on the lake or up a mountain, you'll find the Taupo town centre crammed with cafes and interesting shops. The nearby Huka Falls area is great for picnics and nature walks—or you could take a thrilling jet boat journey right to the foot of the thundering water.

11. Wanaka:

The rural community of Wanaka, New Zealand is in Central Otego, 120 kilometres north-west of Queenstown. Wanaka is located on Lake Wanaka, facing north, blessed with and without equal alpine panorama. The expansive open lake frontage supports thousands of summer holiday-makers, who enjoy swimming, boating, trout fishing and water-skiing. Mount Aspiring National Park, with its world-renowned climbing trails, has its headquarters in Wanaka. The Mount Cardrona and Treble Cone ski resorts lure domestic and international visitors during the winter months.
* Wanaka has a domestic airport with daily flights from Christchurch and connection flights from neighbouring Queenstown airport.

* Several touring routes go by Lake Wanaka, including State Highway 6 which runs down the West Coast and through to Queenstown and Fordland.

* Lake Wanaka is a huge bottom for South Island explorations. Drive to Christchurch via Mt Cook or down to Dunedin and Southland.

* From Lake Wanaka you can go after the Southern Scenic Route, around the Catlin’s Coast, to any Invercargill or Te Anau.

12. Wellington:

Our Wellington visualization balances a unique hometown, family environment with a beautiful natural atmosphere and recreational, cultural, and educational activities with conveniences for all ages. The Wellington City Council is working with Meridian Energy, Mitsubishi Motors, New Zealand Post Group and The Wellington Company to trial Mitsubishi iMiEVs in Wellington for the next two years. By the finish of the year eight iMiEVs will be powering around the streets of the Capital. The four-seater, battery-powered iMiEV has a range of up to 155km and zero drive-time emissions. The launch event, open to the public, will give an opportunity to photograph or film the vehicles in Civic Square from 12 noon to 2pm, with the formal launch ceremony at 12.30pm.Wellington Mayor Kerry Prendergast said that as 45% of journeys to work in Wellington are by car, truck or van, the opportunity to decrease vehicle emissions is great news for Wellington. “It’s unbelievable that Wellington is playing a leadership role in carrying out tests electric cars,” she says. The trial would demonstrate that electric cars are practical in Wellington and help identify any barriers to their widespread adoption, such as the need for charging stations.