Movie buffs have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the Lord of the Rings set at Hobbiton! A set tour can walk your family through the real Middle-Earth, pointing out famous locations and disclosing how movie magic is made.
Fox Glacier and Franz Josef are two of New Zealand’s most famous glaciers. Though they’re not technically next to each other, their close proximity allows many visitors to hit both in one day, doubling the fun!
A Skyline Gondola is the most adventurous way to see New Zealand! Located in Queenstown, the cable car rises high above New Zealand’s stunning mountain terrain to provide amazing views of the landscape.
Watch a glittery network of underground glowworms illuminate before your very eyes at the Te Anau Glowworm Caves! Boat cruises to the caves leave from Te Anau or Queenstown, though service from the latter is only available during the warmer months.
Tongariro National Park is a self-proclaimed wilderness wonderland! Halfway between Auckland and Wellington, it boasts views of Mount Tongariro, Mount Ngauruhoe, and Mount Ruapehu, making it the most diverse region in New Zealand.
Auckland Zoo is pioneering a new way to visit animals in New Zealand. Rather than locked up in cages, the establishment has taken steps to place creatures in their natural habitat, making the experience better visitors, too!