New Zealand is a beautiful country with some amazing sights. People from all over the world visit this country to see nature at its best. Here is the list of the top 5 most beautiful places in New Zealand.
5 Franz Josef Glacier: It is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. Situated on the western side of Mount Cook in the Southern Alps, it descends from dividing ranges within about seven hundred feet of the sea, where the lower slopes wear the snow blanket. Franz Josef is a flashing ice-field in the middle of sparkling array of mountains and spires among monstrous peaks as far as the vision allows. The people can go upwards to witness the panorama of diamond radiance and the dark rock.
4 Rotorua : This city is located on the volcanic rift that stretches for about 124 miles on the North Island of the country. Rotorua is famous for its beautiful lakes, spectacular thermal activity and traditional Maori settlements. The city is decorated in Maori style, with beautiful handwoven flax panels. Around 68,000 people live in this city and it is dominated by Maori people.
3 Tongariro National Park: This Park is sacred, ancestral homeland to the Maori and also a beautiful volcanic walking region to trampers. The features of this park are its active volcanoes including Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro. This place marks the end of volcanic chain that extends North West through the North Island, past Taupo and Rotorua to reach Whaakari island. The variety of scenery and recreational activities makes Tongariro the most popular national park in New Zealand. Many youngsters come to ski and countless number of people visit this park each summer to tramp, climb to the crater of Ruapehu.
2 Bay of Islands: This place is one of the most popular holiday destinations in New Zealand. The Bay of Islands has more than a dozen rock stacks, and though they are not high, they are still beautiful and alluring. Boat bay has a spectacularly steep boat ramp and some great views of nearby stacks.
1 Milford Sound: The most beautiful place is New Zealand. Milford Sound is hardly affected by human habitation being very wild. It is surrounded by perennially snow-capped peaks, with hundreds of waterfalls cascading down its steep cliffs. The seals resting on its rocky surfaces and the bottlenose dolphins are also observed playing in the waters.