28 Photos That Prove New Zealand is the Epitome of Earth's Beauty

28 Photos That Prove New Zealand is the Epitome of Earth’s Beauty

Here are 28 photos that will make you fall deeply and madly in love with New Zealand, so much that you might just book a one-way ticket and stay there forever.

Living in New Zealand over the past year has certainly had its perks. After many adventures through this stunning country, I have concluded that the land of the long white cloud is simply IRRESISTIBLE. I mean, seriously, how could you not want to visit this place? Home to the most stunning, diverse landscapes, the most delicious food & wine, the most adrenaline-rushing activities and the most iconic movie ever made… Need I say more?

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As my time in Hobbit Land draws to a close as I head back to Australia for the next chapter of life to be opened, I can’t help but giving this place a big old plug (for those of you who are crazy enough to have not already visited). Okay, let’s be honest, this place DOES NOT need promoting. But I’m going to do it anyway. It’s my little goodbye present to you NZ. No need to thank me.

So here you are, my favourite 28 photos I took during my time in NZ. Hopefully they will make you fall deeply and madly in love with this place, so much that you might just book a one-way ticket and stay here forever. Hey, it happens to more people than you’d think.

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Aerial view over Auckland

Tongariro National Park looking over Mount Doom

Piha Beach at sun down

Exploring the Hobbiton film set in Matamata

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A fresh morning in Queenstown

The stunning Kaikoura coastline

Misty beauty cruising along Milford sound

Incredible views over Queenstown from the top of the Gondola

Celebrating autumn in Arrowtown

Bungy-jumping at the original Kawarau Bridge

Looking out over the rugged West Coastline at Piha Beach

Photo opportunities galore at Fox Glacier

Road trip to the Coromandel with views all the way

First snow fall at Tongariro National Park

Cloudy reflections at Lake Mathison

Driving on the open road of the Canterbury Plains

Cycling through Arrowtown in the sunshine

Cathedral Cove at the Coromandel

Horse riding at Glenorchy

The stunning night sky at Tongariro National Park

The gushing Huka Falls

A perfect day at Lake Taupo

Natural hot water springs in Rotorua

The iconic Church of the Good Shepherd

A photo stop in Fiordland

Vivid colours of Arrowtown

Steamy thermal activity in Rotorua

Nightfall over Queenstown

So yeah, New Zealand is a pretty magical place. But don’t take my word for it. You’ve got to see it for yourself!

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Contributed by Polkadot Passport.

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Nicola Easterby
Nicola Easterby

Nicola is a 20-year-old nomadic soul with a camera glued to her hand and adventure glued to her feet. She lives for sunshine, making things look aesthetically pleasing, adrenaline rushes and drinking tea. She started up her travel blog, Polkadot Passport, to share her travel addiction with the world.