New Zealand is a beautiful country which provides a stunning backdrop to your next adventure across this Island nation. From mountain ranges to white-sand beaches, New Zealand has a diversity of scenery like no other place on Earth. It’s the perfect country to visit for travellers and adventurists; You’ll be spoilt for choice by the plethora of activities and experiences available.

Having visited both the North and South Islands of New Zealand, I’m here to inspire you for your next visit. Come on a tour with me around New Zealand in 25 stunning photos;

Sailing Bay of Islands New Zealand An aerial shot of Urapukapuka Island in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, looking towards both Otiao and Paradise bays
Sailing around the Bay of Islands, North Island

Read more about Sailing the Bay of Islands and swimming with dolphins.

Helicopter flight seeing over Franz Josef Glacier and FOx Glacier, flying over glacial features and crevasses
Helicopter flight seeing over Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier, South Island

Read more about flying over Glaciers in New Zealand’s Southern Alps, on the South Island.

Tranzalpine KiwiRail, arthurs pass new zealand, south island new zealand itinerary
Tranzalpine: The worlds most beautiful railway journey?

Read more about crossing the Tranzalpine in South Island, by Road or Rail.

Mount Ngauruhoe, North Island ski fields. New Zealand travel blog
Mount Ngauruhoe in the Tongariro National Park in North Island

Read more about my top 10 things to do in the North Island New Zealand.

Glacier Helicopter Flight, south island new zealand itinerary
The Southern Alps; Mt Cook and Mt Tasman

Read more about flying over the Southern Alps in the South Island..

Bay of Islands Lookout. bay of islands tour from auckland. best places to visit in New Zealand
Bay of Islands, North Island

Read my top 10 things to do in the North Island,.

For more travel inspiration read our New Zealand Travel Guide.

Mt Cook National Park and Tasman Glacier
Road trip through the Mt Cook National Park

Read more about the ultimate South Island Road trip and how to visit the Mt Cook National Park.

Mirror Lakes along the road from te Anau to Milford Sound through the Te Anau Downs
Mirror Lakes along the road from te Anau to Milford Sound

Read more about visiting the tranquil Mirror Lakes on the road to Milford Sound.

Northern Explorer Auckland to Wellington train, tranzalpine, wellingto to auckland kiwi rail.
Cross the North Island by Train with KiwiRail’s Northern Explorer

Read more about crossing the North Island by Train on the Northern Explorer railway between Wellington and Auckland.

Mitre Peak, , Milford Sound tours and Milford Sound cruise from Te Anau
Mitre Peak and Milford Sound, South Island New Zealand

Read more about why Milford Sound is the most magical place in New Zealand.

Lake Dunstan, Queenstown to Christchurch new zealand south island road trip
Autumn in New Zealand; Panoramic views across Lake Dunstan near Queenstown, South Island

See our 15 Photos to inspire you to visit Queenstown.

Sunset at Pancake Rocks, South Island, New Zealand, things to do in New Zealand
Sunset at Pancake Rocks, South Island New Zealand

Read our Top 10 things to do in the South Island.

For more travel inspiration read our New Zealand Travel Guide.

Whakapapa Ski Lift, skiing North Island nz
Skiing on an active volcano at Mt Ruapehu in the North Island

Whakapapa on Mt Ruapehu is a mecca for winter sports in New Zealand. Read more about Skiing in the North Island.

Huka Falls, Lake Taupo, planning a trip to New Zealand
Huka Falls at Lake Taupo, North Island New Zealand

Read why the Huka Falls is on our top 10 list of things to do in the North Island.

Wellington Skyline, best city to visit in new zealand
Views across the Wellington Skyline, North Island

Read why visiting Wellington is on our top 10 list of things to do in the North Island.

Scenery of Milford Sound at Stirling Falls, queenstown to milford sound tour, south island road trip
The cascading Stirling Falls at Milford Sound, South Island New Zealand

Read why Milford Sound is the most magical place in New Zealand.

Mark at Whakapapa Ski Area, New Zealand ski resorts
Mt Ruapehu, North Island

Mt Ruapehu isn’t just for skiers. It can be accessed all-year round by a scenic chairlift. Read more about visiting Mt Ruapehu.

Rotorua Pohutu. New Zealand travel guide
Geothermal Rotorua in the North Island

The Earth is alive at Rotorua; Located on the Taupo Volcanic Zone it is a Geothermal wonder worth visiting.

For more travel inspiration read our New Zealand Travel Guide.

Glenorchy New Zealand, a small town at the end of Lake Wakatipu, South Island
Visiting Queenstown and Glenorchy, South Island New Zealand

Take a scenic drive along the shores of Lake Wakatipu from Queenstown to the small village of Glenorchy. Be sure to put Queenstown and Glenorchy on your South Island Itinerary.

White Water Rating on the Wairoa Grade 5. New Zealands best whitewater rafting in north island. Hydro-controlled river means this is only available to raft once every 2 weeks. Whitewater rafting in Rotorua.
White Water Rating on the Wairoa River

Read more about Why you must go Whitewater Rafting in New Zealand?

Waiheke Island Vineyard, waiheke island wineries
Vineyard on Waiheke Island just outside Auckland, North Island New Zealand

Wine lover? New Zealand has some of the best wines in the world so come and visit a New Zealand vineyard for wine tasting!

Cape Palliser, South Island, planning a trip to New Zealand
Cape Palliser on the Southern tip of the North Island

Read more about taking a road trip around the North Island and visiting Cape Palliser, Martinborough and Wellington.

View from the Crown Range Road, South Island itinerary road trip from Wanaka to Queenstown
View from the Crown Range Road, South Island

Read more about driving across the South Island on the ultimate New Zealand Road Trip.

Mount Cook Village, Mt Cook Summit, Aoraki, South Island New Zeland itinerary
Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest Mountain

Visit the magical Mt Cook National Park to behold the sight of New Zealand’s highest mountain and the Majestic Tasman Glacier.

Queenstown Skyline Gondola viewpoint. new zealand south island road trip
The view from the Queenstown Skyline Gondola, South Island

For more travel inspiration read our New Zealand Travel Guide.

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