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Franz Josef & Fox Glacier Helicopter Tours

By Viator, February 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 321 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There are two things which make Franz Josef and Fox glaciers such popular New Zealand attractions. The first is that these rivers of ice spill their way through a rainforest, thereby creating a ...  Read more

Mt. Cook Helicopter Tours

By Viator, February 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

To the native Maori, towering Mt. Cook was known by a single name: Aoraki—better known as “Cloud Piercer.” It’s a name that makes sense, given that this 12,316-foot spire can often be the sole peak ...  Read more

Food and Wine Lover's Guide to Queenstown

By Viator, February 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 556 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Dining or drinking out in Queenstown, you'll be spoiled for choice with a fantastic mix of modern Pacific cuisine, seafood and local delicacies in sumptuous waterside settings. The adrenaline keeps ...  Read more

Milford Sound Tours from Queenstown

By Viator, February 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 201 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The dramatic focal point of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound is a popular natural wonder on New Zealand’s South Island. Whether you want to cruise the fjord, soar ...  Read more

Mt. Cook Tours from Christchurch

By Viator, January 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 147 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

On New Zealand’s South Island, Aoraki (Mt. Cook) soars up to 3,750 meters (12,315 feet) over the country’s Southern Alps. Australasia’s highest mountain, it’s one of the most popular day trip ...  Read more

Top Day Trips From Queenstown

By Viator, January 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 30 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Queenstown has a reputation as New Zealand’s adventure capital, but head a couple of hours out of the city and you’ll be rewarded with some of the South Island’s most photo-worthy landscapes. Here ...  Read more

Top Hot Springs in Rotorua

By Viator, January 2018

3 star rating: Worth doing 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

You don’t have to look far to experience Rotorua’s geothermal wonders—hissing geyers and bubbling mud pools can be found all around the city. Visits to Rotorua’s natural hot springs are also a ...  Read more

Top Day Trips From Rotorua

By Viator, January 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Strategically located at the center of New Zealand’s North Island, Rotorua makes a popular basecamp for exploring the surrounding sights. After exploring its geothermal attractions and Maori ...  Read more

Top Day Trips from Auckland

By Viator, January 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1844 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

New Zealand’s largest city makes a strategic starting point for taking in the highlights of the North Island. Once you’ve explored Auckland City’s sights, here are your options for day tours, from ...  Read more

Things to Do in New Zealand in Spring

By Viator, January 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1600 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Springtime in New Zealand is all about variety—soak up the sunshine at the beach, explore the country’s many hiking trails, sample seasonal delicacies at a food festival, or even hit the ski slopes ...  Read more

Top Hot Springs in Taupo

By Viator, January 2018

Tours & Tickets

Stretching all the way from the Great Lake Taupo to Rotorua, the Taupo Volcanic Zone is one of New Zealand’s most famous volcanic regions. Here’s what to expect on a visit, from dramatic craters and ...  Read more

The Lord of the Rings Tours from Wellington

By Viator, December 2017

4.5 star rating: Recommended 380 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In the first half of the 20th century, an English academic called Tolkien dreamed up a world called Middle-earth, largely based on his childhood in Birmingham, Middle England. The result was the ...  Read more

Taking the InterIslander Ferry in New Zealand

By Viator, December 2017

4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For a complete exploration of New Zealand, visiting both the South Island and the North Island is a must. And to do it right, look to the locals' favorite option—the InterIslander Ferry. At just ...  Read more

Rotorua Tours from Auckland

By Viator, October 2017

4.5 star rating: Recommended 649 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rotorua is both home to New Zealand’s most active geothermal zone and considered a sacred place for the Maori people. Here’s how to visit from Auckland to see geysers and bubbling mud, then visit ...  Read more

The Lord of the Rings Tours from Auckland

By Viator, October 2017

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 926 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

JRR Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” movies were filmed in more than 150 locations across New Zealand. Many are on the South Island, but LOTR fans visiting Auckland can tour the lush Hobbiton movie ...  Read more

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