These 5 Experiences Will Convince You To Visit New Zealand

Nestled in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, New Zealand is a land of unparalleled natural beauty and cultural diversity. If you're planning a New Zealand tour soon, here are some must-have experiences
A landscape view of Wellington
A landscape view of

Situated in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the island country of New Zealand has recently grabbed one of the top spots on every traveller's bucket list. Whether its varied topography with mountains, islands and beaches, or its small towns with a laid back charm, the country has something for everyone. If the country has long been on your radar, don't miss out on our list of things to do in New Zealand:

Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

The volcanic landscape of Tongariro Alpine Crossing
The volcanic landscape of Tongariro Alpine

Often described as New Zealand's greatest day walk, this hike is an experience of a lifetime. One can witness flowing lava, an active crater, emerald-coloured lakes, panoramic views and much more here. It is advisable to be prepared for the changing weather conditions here.

Watch the Oceans at Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga

If you're a fan of the crystal clear waters stretching till the horizon then Cape Reinga is perfect for you. At the northern most point in the country witness two oceans meet. According to Maori legend, the spirits of the deceased Maori jump from this tree into the ocean to return to their ancestral homeland of Hawaiki.As Cape Reinga is a sacred site, visitors are kindly requested not to consume food on the premises. For a lovely picnic spot, you can turn off to the stunning Tapotupotu Bay, located 5km before reaching the Cape.

Soak In The Hot Pools

Hot Water beach
Hot Water

While hot springs might be common phenomenon, a hot pool under the sand is something definitely worth exploring. The water at the Hot Water beach is exactly that experience. Dig up a hot pool yourself between the high and low tide mark here and cherish a beach spa. 

Indulge In Wine Tasting On Waiheke

Waiheke Island is also the second-largest island in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand
Waiheke Island is also the second-largest island in the Hauraki Gulf of New

Waiheke Island is one of the most famous islands in the country and rightly so. One can sip on the country's finest wines here and that too overlooking the sea. Waiheke is also home to vineyards, olive groves, beaches and cafes.

Absorb The Maori Culture 

Maori haka dance
Maori haka dance

Rotorua is the country's cultural centre and it is here that you can visit a pre-European Maori village and cherish a delectable hangi feast too. Moreover, you can experience the charm of a recreated traditional village nestled in a 200-year-old native Tawa forest, immerse yourself in stories and traditions, and witness captivating song and dance performances.

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