Best places in New Zealand

Discover the best places in New Zealand, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 19.3K places in the country.

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Pet Direct
Pet store
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Pet Direct has a nice range of pet products, good prices and fast postage. I found it extremely hard to find Whiskas cat biscuits during the pandemic, so I was pleased when I found them on the Pet Direct website. I also found the Royal Canin puppy milk powder was cheaper than any other online store....
5.00 (2.4K reviews)
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Te Mata Peak
Scenic spot
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Delightful always to be at Te Mata Peak, every time have different views of interest. This was taken in summer time. If you happen to go during early morning when fog settling down, what a beautiful view it isโ€ฆHeaven ๐ŸŒซ. In To-do list whenever we are in this beautiful townโ€ฆ
4.90 (1.8K reviews)
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Taupo Tandem Skydiving
Skydiving center
Parachuting from a range of heights up to 18,500 feet, with views of Lake Taupo & Mount Ruapehu.
4.90 (1.5K reviews)
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Timezone Palmerston North
Video arcade
๐Ÿ‘ Loved the Wild West shooting game! Harry was an awesome employee as well. Really made me feel accommodated and at home at Timezone! ๐Ÿ˜ Edit: They got rid of the Wild West shooting gameโ€ฆ๐Ÿ˜ž
4.90 (1.4K reviews)
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BurgerFuel Pt Chev
Hamburger restaurant
Housemade aรฏoli, kumara fries & made-to-order gourmet burgers in a car-themed counter-serve chain.
$$ $$
4.90 (1.1K reviews)
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Alpine Spas Christchurch
Hot tub store
4.90 (1.1K reviews)
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Cornwall Park
This tranquil, grassy park with a cafe & creamery is popular with runners, bikers & picnickers.
4.80 (9.1K reviews)
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Huka Falls
Scenic spot
Footbridge over a rushing whitewater pool, with views of the 220,000-litres-per-second waterfall.
4.80 (8.5K reviews)
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Mauao / Mount Maunganui summit
Tourist attraction
Extinct 232-m. volcanic cone & sacred Maori site, with hiking trails offering ocean views.
4.80 (8.3K reviews)
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The Margaret Mahy Family Playground
Adventure park with slides & climbing towers built as part of the post-2011 earthquake recovery.
4.80 (5.8K reviews)
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Tongariro National Park
National park
The 4th National Park in the world, this protected area is important for its culture & its nature.
4.80 (5.5K reviews)
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Pukekura Park
Lush city park with trails, formal gardens, a teahouse, several lakes, kids' play areas & more.
4.80 (4.7K reviews)
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Muriwai Beach
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Take a day trip out to the west coastโ€™s Muriwai Beach and experience the huge gannet colony. There are a number of viewing platforms that allow you to get quite close to them. Try and go on a nice clear sunny day to make the most of it.
4.80 (3.9K reviews)
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Lake Pukaki
4.90 (705 reviews)
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Eden Espresso Bar
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ It is a very nice coffee shop, I love the cup and the holder, maybe because my coffee was ordered in advance and it is getting cold, It didn't taste that well, I will try it again next time
$ $$$
4.90 (689 reviews)
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Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park
National park
Named for New Zealand's tallest mountain, 40% of this wild region is covered by icy glaciers.
4.80 (3K reviews)
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Cape Reinga Lighthouse
This iconic working 1941 lighthouse is not open to the public but is a popular spot for photographs.
4.80 (2.7K reviews)
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Blue Spring Putaruru
Tourist attraction
Natural spring known for its clear blue water, with an adjacent walkway for picturesque hikes.
4.80 (2.4K reviews)
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Zero Latency Auckland
Amusement center
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Best virtual experience ever, though it was my first, I had no issues with. I can't wait to come for the next update. Though I do recommend the team install audio (acoustic) panels in the game area, so it helps with deafening the sound, so you don't overhear each other and purely rely on the headset...
5.00 (371 reviews)
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Redwoods โ€“ Whakarewarewa Forest
National forest
Scenic redwood forest with trails for walking, biking & horse-riding, with toilet facilities.
4.80 (2K reviews)
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