Tourism in New Zealand

Sights & Activities, Tourism & Exploring in New Zealand

Whether you are a first time visitor or a seasoned traveller returning to New Zealand for another adventure, we highly recommend that you take note of our list of recommended activities and popular tourism hotspots below.

Milford Sound Cruise

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Milford Sound on a scenic cruise. Marvel at the majestic waterfalls, towering cliffs, and lush rainforests while cruising along the pristine fjord. Keep an eye out for playful dolphins and seals that often accompany the boat.

Price: Starting from NZD 80 per person for a 1.5-hour cruise.

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Step into the magical world of Middle Earth with a guided tour of Hobbiton, the famous movie set from "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies. Explore the charming hobbit holes, stroll through the idyllic Shire, and end your visit with a refreshing drink at the Green Dragon Inn.

Price: Starting from NZD 84 per person for a 2-hour tour.

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Embark on a thrilling hike across the Tongariro National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Witness stunning volcanic landscapes, vibrant emerald lakes, and dramatic vistas as you traverse this iconic 19.4-kilometer trail. Don't forget to capture the breathtaking view of Mount Ngauruhoe, also known as Mount Doom.

Price: No entry fee, but shuttle transfers start from NZD 30 per person for convenient transportation.

Rotorua Geothermal Tour

Immerse yourself in the geothermal wonders of Rotorua, known for its bubbling mud pools, colourful hot springs, and erupting geysers. Explore attractions like Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Te Puia, where you can witness the iconic Pohutu Geyser and learn about Maori culture. Don't miss the opportunity to relax in natural hot pools and indulge in a rejuvenating mud spa experience.

Price: Starting from NZD 45 per person for entry tickets to geothermal attractions.