4 Underrated Places to Go in New Zealand

4 Underrated Places to Go in New Zealand

You got the right decision when you choose New Zealand for your next vacation. Here is the list of 4 underrated places to go in New Zealand.

Bay of Islands, North Island

The impressive Bay of Island is one of the must-see tourist attractions in the country. From Auckland, it takes about three-hours driving. There are more than 140 islands around the bay where they are the perfect place for yachting and sailing. You can see whales, dolphins, and penguins as well. This region is popular with fishing activity. The other adventurous things you can do here are kayaking, hiking, touring to Cape Brett, and exploring the forests where you can see Kauri trees.

Tongariro National Park and Lake Taupo, North Island

In the central part of the North Island, there is the largest lake in New Zealand. It is called as Lake Taupo. Meanwhile, a World Heritage Site, Tongariro National Park will leave you speechless with its impressive volcanic features. It is also the vital place for Maori culture.

Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers

If you are looking for the main tourist attraction of glacier in New Zealand, you should come to visit Franz Josef and Fox glaciers which is amazing Westland Tai Poutini National Park. Tourists can explore the rivers on foot since the ice flow comes from several Southern Alps’ highest peaks to the nearby level’s sea.

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The Abel Tasman Coast Track and National Park, South Island

Do you want to visit New Zealand’s Great Walks? Then, you should visit the Coast Track. It can be found in Abel Tasman National Park. This 51-kilometer beautiful scenic has high hike along the great Tasman Bay. It is one if the sunniest areas of the South Island. Besides snorkeling, tourists can also see various types of marine life including dolphin, whale, seals, and others. Enjoy the panoramic scenery from the coastal cliffs. If you are a photographer, you will find many great objects to be captured including Split Apple Rock. It is a big boulder of granite split into two. Going on a hiking on this place usually takes about two or three days. There are many types of accommodations you can choose from private lodges or rustic huts to adorable campground. Many tourists usually choose to go sea kayaking to explore this magnificent coast.

There are many places to go in New Zealand with beautiful panorama. Your camera is certainly one of the most important things to bring during the journey. Happy holiday!