Things to do & places to visit in New Zealand


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  1. 4.5 Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (14.2k reviews) from $9.71 North Island
    - Quick Museum Visit
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Speciality Museums
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  2. 4.5 Skyline Queenstown (13.1k reviews) South Island
    - If you visit Queenstown, don’t miss it out!
    Spent More than 3 hours Game & Entertainment Centers
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  3. 4.5 Sky Tower (11.5k reviews) from $25.24 North Island
    - Great way to see beautiful Auckland!
    Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Spent 1-2 hours Points of Interest & Landmarks • Observation Decks & Towers
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  4. 4.5 Hobbiton Movie Set (10.2k reviews) North Island
    - A must do for diehard Hobbit’s
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Points of Interest & Landmarks
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  5. 4.5 Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland (8.684 reviews) North Island
    - Geological wonder you cannot miss!
    Tuesday: Spent 2-3 hours Hot Springs & Geysers
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  6. 5.0 Rotorua Canopy Tours (7.234 reviews) North Island
    - A Soaring Success!
    Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Adrenaline & Extreme Tours • Zipline & Aerial Adventure Parks • Nature & Wildlife Tours
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  7. 4.5 Christchurch Botanic Gardens (6.757 reviews) South Island
    - A nice place to spend a an hour or two relaxing
    Spent 2-3 hours Parks • Gardens
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  8. 4.5 Auckland Museum (6.698 reviews) from $17.67 North Island
    - Must visit!
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM Spent 2-3 hours Military Museums • Speciality Museums • History Museums
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  9. 4.5 Wellington Cable Car (6.573 reviews) North Island
    - Historic ride with exceptional views!
    Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM Spent < 1 hour Historic Sites • Trams • Lookouts
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  10. 4.5 Huka Falls tracks (6.331 reviews) North Island
    - Spectacular views
    Spent < 1 hour Hiking Trails • Waterfalls
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  11. 4.5 Te Puia (5.788 reviews) North Island
    - Excellent
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Spent 2-3 hours Historic Sites • Points of Interest & Landmarks • Hot Springs & Geysers
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  12. 4.5 Milford Sound (5.765 reviews) South Island
    - MILFORD SOUND FIORDLAND EXTRAORDINAIRE
    Spent More than 3 hours Bodies of Water
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  13. 4.0 Waitomo Glowworm Caves (5.580 reviews) North Island
    - A good attraction
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent < 1 hour Caverns & Caves
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  14. 4.5 Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest (5.203 reviews) North Island
    - Awesome treetop walk at night!
    Spent 1-2 hours Forests
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  15. 4.5 Waitangi Treaty Grounds (5.196 reviews) from $37.86 North Island
    - A must do for all New Zealanders
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Historic Sites • Gardens
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  16. 4.0 Interislander (4.418 reviews) North Island
    - Ideal crossing of the Cook Straight
    Spent More than 3 hours Ferries
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  17. 4.5 Mount Eden (3.921 reviews) North Island
    - 360 degree views
    Volcanos
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  18. 4.5 Wellington Botanic Garden (3.660 reviews) North Island
    - The plants seem to be saying "thank you for being here". It's a testimony to the care that the garden staff takes.
    Gardens
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  19. 4.5 Franz Josef Glacier (3.607 reviews) South Island
    - Awesome experience, not to be missed!
    Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Spent 2-3 hours Points of Interest & Landmarks • Hiking Trails • Geologic Formations
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  20. 4.5 Auckland Zoo (3.558 reviews) North Island
    - Best day ever !!! We will be back !
    Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Spent More than 3 hours Zoos
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  21. 5.0 Hamilton Gardens (3.513 reviews) North Island
    - Definitely worth a visit if you’re in Hamilton.
    Spent 2-3 hours Parks • Gardens
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  22. 4.5 Viaduct Harbour (3.431 reviews) North Island
    - Auckland Old and New- Parnel or harbour!
    Marinas • Points of Interest & Landmarks
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  23. 4.5 Dunedin Railway Station (3.404 reviews) South Island
    - Impressive railway station
    Public Transportation Systems
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  24. 4.5 Queenstown Gardens (3.393 reviews) South Island
    - disc golf!
    Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Spent 2-3 hours Gardens
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  25. 4.0 SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium (3.039 reviews) North Island
    - One of the best you’ll see
    Tuesday: Spent 1-2 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas • Aquariums
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  26. 4.5 Mount Victoria (3.026 reviews) North Island
    - Fabulous spot for an overview of Wellington
    Lookouts
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  27. 4.5 Larnach Castle & Gardens (2.966 reviews) from $24.61 South Island
    - A must stay in Dunedin
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Historic Sites • Castles
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  28. 4.5 Kiwi Park (2.892 reviews) from $32.81 South Island
    - Kiwi experience
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Spent 2-3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  29. 4.5 ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary (2.808 reviews) North Island
    - See living dinosaurs and rare birds
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 2-3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  30. 4.5 International Antarctic Centre (2.802 reviews) South Island
    - International Antarctic Centre, Christchurch NZ
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Spent 2-3 hours Speciality Museums
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  31. 4.5 Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village (2.798 reviews) North Island
    - A great insight into Maori culture
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Historic Sites • Points of Interest & Landmarks • Hot Springs & Geysers
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  32. 4.5 Canterbury Museum (2.793 reviews) South Island
    - Canterbury Museum
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Spent 1-2 hours History Museums
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  33. 5.0 Mount Maunganui Summit Track (2.740 reviews) North Island
    - Beautiful hike!
    Hiking Trails
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  34. 4.5 Lake Tekapo (2.663 reviews) from $25.89 South Island
    - Lake and Stars
    Bodies of Water
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  35. 4.5 Te Anau Glowworm Caves (2.532 reviews) South Island
    - Must do in Te Anau
    Spent 2-3 hours Bodies of Water • Caverns & Caves
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  36. 4.5 The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co. (2.486 reviews) North Island
    - Stellar experience with a stellar crew and stellar cave
    Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM River Rafting & Tubing • Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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  37. 4.5 Cathedral Cove Walk (2.420 reviews) North Island
    - Day Trip
    Hiking Trails
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  38. 4.5 Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk (2.412 reviews) South Island
    - One of the most impressive sights of the South Island
    Spent < 1 hour Hiking Trails • Geologic Formations
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  39. 5.0 Doubtful Sound (2.340 reviews) South Island
    - Amazing 2 Night Cruise of Doubtful Sound with Real Journeys
    Bodies of Water • Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  40. 5.0 Lake Wanaka (2.312 reviews) South Island
    - Great in summer or winter
    Spent More than 3 hours Bodies of Water
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  41. 4.5 Cardboard Cathedral (2.264 reviews) South Island
    - Innovative design
    Spent < 1 hour Points of Interest & Landmarks • Churches & Cathedrals
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  42. 4.0 Cuba Street (2.235 reviews) North Island
    - Popular and colourful street mall in CBD
    Neighborhoods
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  43. 4.5 Christchurch Gondola (2.229 reviews) from $22.09 South Island
    - Great Views, Enjoyable Ride
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trams • Observation Decks & Towers
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  44. 4.5 Rangitoto Island (2.210 reviews) North Island
    - Great day out in Auckland
    Islands • Volcanos
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  45. 5.0 Tongariro Alpine Crossing (2.196 reviews) North Island
    - Highlight of New Zealand
    Spent More than 3 hours Hiking Trails
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  46. 4.0 Rainbow Springs Nature Park (2.185 reviews) North Island
    - Hatchery Tour well worth it!
    Temporarily closed - Closed until further notice Spent More than 3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  47. 4.5 The Royal Albatross Centre (2.138 reviews) South Island
    - Excellent visit duo tour
    Tuesday: 10:15 AM - 4:30 PM Spent 2-3 hours Points of Interest & Landmarks • Nature & Wildlife Areas
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  48. 4.5 The Church of the Good Shepherd (2.107 reviews) South Island
    - An Awesome Place to Worship the God of your own understanding.
    Spent < 1 hour Churches & Cathedrals
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  49. 5.0 Toitū Otago Settlers Museum (2.083 reviews) South Island
    - Modern, informative with everything there
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Speciality Museums
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  50. 4.5 Otago Peninsula (2.073 reviews) South Island
    - Stunning peninsula
    Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Spent More than 3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas • Geologic Formations
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