Decided to opt for New Zealand to study abroad? Then wait no more and plan along with a list of places to visit to relax your nerves while pursuing education. We have compiled a list of places that we think you should definitely visit.
Bay Of Islands
The Bay of Islands comes on number one in our list. It is one of the best places to go fishing, sailing and for other water sports activities. If you are a marine life person then this place is a perfect destination for you to unwind yourself.
The Bay of Islands is around 3 hours drive from Auckland. It consists of 144 beautiful Islands between Cape Brett and the Purerua Peninsula. The best island is the Paihia as it offers you a recreational site and activities so if you’re feeling adventurous, you can always go scuba diving with the intro-to-diving course to see the underwater shipwreck called the Rainbow Warrior or you can simply swim with the dolphins.
Or you can just get up close and personal with the marine life in the Bay of Islands on a Fullers GreatSights Dolphin Eco Experience. If not a swimming person and like to admire it from afar then hop on a boat to view dolphins and whales.
Also, Hole in the Rock is a must site to visit in the Bay of Islands, don’t forget to visit that.
Milford Sound, New Zealand
Milford Sound was formed by Glaciers during the Ice Age and its landscape bears proof of its outstanding creation. Even Rudyard Kipling associated Milford Sound as the “eighth wonder of the world,” and you’ll see why if you visit this place just once. The epic Cliffs rise from fjords crowned by mountains and waterfalls is a view you should definitely check out.
You can just take a sightseeing cruise on the fjord and make your way towards waterfalls and marine life such as penguins and dolphins.
Do go underneath the water surface to visit the Milford Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory.You can go more than 30 feet deep (while staying dry) and get 360 degrees of the underwater environment.
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland along with being the largest city in New Zealand is also one of the best places to visit in the New Zealand. It is located on the North Island and is well known for its vibrant culture and foodie landscape. Visit the Auckland Art Gallery to learn the New Zealand’s culture, stroll through the Auckland Domain Park, get a taste of its multicultural cuisine, visit Auckland Bridge Climb and climb Auckland Bridge bungee jump, and lastly book an Auckland City Tour or an America’s Cup sailing experience trip tour to make most of your trip.
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
The Waitomo Glowworm Caves are one of the most unique places which are naturally illuminated by thousands of glowworms. It is once in a million kind of experience that you should definitely take advantage of and can never have anywhere else.
To get a complete background check on history and science behind the place, you should definitely take a boat ride in between the caves. And if you are one of adventure type then you can go for black-water rafting with The Legendary Black Water Rafting Company or you can jump off waterfalls to rappel down cave walls. Choose your adventure by yourself and book a tour.
A dreamlike spot is Queenstown and if you are in search of adrenaline and adventure then you should definitely check out this place. It is located on the south island of New Zealand and is surrounded by the towering peaks of the Southern Alps. It is on the banks of deep-blue Lake Wakatipu which provides you the best scenic view. A vibrant life that caters to serve you with the packed restaurants and new cultures. Also, you can cycle around the lake’s perimeter or set off on a cruise of the lake’s magnificent waters.
So that’s all 5 best places we could think of. Do add in other places that you know and make the best of your visit. Apply now in any Top universities in New Zealand.