Wondering what's best to see in New Zealand? Given the country's incredibly varied topography (which includes mountains, volcanoes, and fjords), it can be hard to pinpoint exactly how you should spend your time. To help you hone in on what you can't miss, here are some definitive highlights:
There's a reason these have been one of the country's premier tourist destinations since the early 20th century. These incredible caves literally light up thanks to a unique species of glow worms that live inside. As a visitor, you can arrange for a boat tour beneath these incredible arachnocampa luminosa.
Taking a tour of New Zealand by sea is something not to be missed. Travel companies like Juzy Cruize can arrange for you to spend the day marveling at the country's incredible coast, as you share the seas with some of the planet's most amazing ocean species. Odds are you'll see a whale or two before you're through!
Lord of the Rings tour
Beginning in Wellington, this prolific tour allows you to relive all the film's most epic moments in the real locations where they were filmed. It's perhaps the next best thing to finding a magic ring that allows you to become invisible…