New Zealand’s Best Kept Tourism Secrets

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It takes nearly a whole day just to GET to New Zealand by plane. And a whole day back. So, what do you do the rest of the time? Visit some of the most beautiful places on Earth, what else? Come along as we explore New Zealand’s best kept tourism secrets before the rest of the world catches on…
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The Blue Pools

Just north of Wanaka, the Blue Pools reflect some of the idyllically set landscapes evoking deep wilderness just steps away from the modern world. Take a leap from the bridge and enter a world of wonder…
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Anapai Beach

Located along the isolated tip of New Zealand’s North Island, Anapai Beach mixes the remoteness of a well worn New World with the weathered stones of the Jurassic. You can’t help but feel somewhere stuck in the middle…
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Putangirua Pinnacles

These craggy peaks are a hiking backpacker’s dream. And, you may recognize them as the Paths of the Dead from Lord of the Rings. But, walk and climb among them and you’ll find them very much alive…
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Lake Marian

Nestled deep in Fiordlands National Park, Lake Marian is the picture perfect postcard of what a clear mountain lake should look like. If you make the trip, you’ll be glad that you are there, rather than wishing someone else were…
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Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Located not far from Rotorua, this seismic valley is home to some of the largest hot springs in the world. It makes Yellowstone’s Old Faithful look like a village fountain…
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Crucible Lake

Dominating Mount Aspiring National Park, Crucible Lake is vast enough to feel like traversing an ocean. And small enough to feel like taking a dip. Either way, it’s worth taking the dive…
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New Chums Beach

Spending a day on the immaculate dunes of this magnificent beach lapping the waters of Wainuiototo Bay will turn any New Chums into the very best of Old Friends…
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Castle Hill

Someone once called Castle Hill “the Spiritual Centre of the Universe.” That guy happened to be the Dalai Lama. Enough said…
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Farewell Spit

Wind up your New Zealand trip with a stroll along Farewell Spit. But, plan on lingering a bit. It’s home to a 20 mile long strip of desert dunes brushing the Golden Bay Coast that will make your New Zealand vacation unforgettable. And one long walk home…
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