7 Epic must-see Instagram spots in New Zealand

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Check out some of the #NZMustDo top spots to stop and take an epic ‘gram.

Nugget Point

Nugget Point is one of the most distinctive land formations along the Otago coast. Photo by samdeuchrass.

Nugget Point, Clutha

By @samdeuchrass


Elephant Rock

Bring your imagination to the North Taranaki coast and find the large elephant rock on the beach. Photo by timjordanphotography.

Elephant Rock, Taranaki

By @timjordanphotography

@timjordanphotography on Instagram

Lake Gunn

Surrounded by native bush, the Lake Gunn nature walk is a great way to discover a section of the Fiordland National Park. Photo by helloemilie

Lake Gunn, Fiordland

By @helloemilie

@helloemilie on Instagram


There is a reason it is called Paradise. Experience it yourself at one of NZ's leading film locations. Photo by _lovecarli.

Paradise, Queenstown

By @_lovecarli

@_lovecarli on Instagram

Kerosene Creek

Relax in the naturally heated waters of Kerosene Creek, Rotorua, where hot spring and freshwater stream meet. Photo by william_patino.

Kerosene Creek, Rotorua

By @william_patino

@william_patino on Instagram


Historic Hokitika is a place to appreciate the fascinating history of the West Coast. Hear about the ship wrecks, gold miners and pounamu hunters. Photo by mauoscar.

West Coast
Hokitika beach, West Coast

By @mauoscar

@mauoscar on Instagram


Get amazing views across Wellington Harbour to Pencarrow and down to the south coast from the Te Ahumairangi Hill Lookout. Photo by stokedforsaturday.

Te Ahumairangi Lookout, Wellington

By @stokedforsaturday

@stokedforsaturday on Instagram

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