Head for the snowy mountains, make a beeline for golden coastlines, or soak up cafe culture in a friendly town. Diverse scenery and unique culture mean there is a wide range of distinct places to visit in New Zealand

Between the tip of Cape Reinga in Northland to the wild southern coast of Fiordland, New Zealand manages to pack in a vast array of attractions. Stay in one region to explore off the beaten track destinations, or hop between the North and South Islands to see what different regions have to offer.

No matter how long you're travelling for, one thing is for certain; you'll never run out of places to see in New Zealand.


New Zealand's 29 regions stretch more than 1,600 kilometres across two main islands.

Each destination is distinctive in character, and with the country being so compact, you can easily visit several on your holiday. Click the map to learn more about the many places to visit in New Zealand.

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