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The Best of NZ: 5 reasons why you should plan your next trip to New Zealand

New Zealand has never been the popular destination given its isolated location from the Philippines. Many elect to go to their dream Eurotrip destinations such as Paris, Rome, London, Milan, and the like. But In my over a week in New Zealand, I’ll be running down the 5 reasons why you might consider a trip to this isolated wonder…..

1. Visiting Queenstown and Skydiving from 15,000 feet

First off the list is Queenstown. Queenstown is located in New Zealand’s South Island (for me, one of the most beautiful, untouched places you’ll ever cheap nfl jerseys see). It’s actually just a small town for avid skiers and adrenaline junkies. Queenstown is often called the adventure capital of Cheap Jerseys the world since extreme activities such as bungee jumping, skydiving, NFL Jerseys China and speed jet boat rides are readily available for the tourists and locals that flock to this resort town during holidays. The town is surrounded by gorgeous mountains and the beautiful Lake Wakatipu.

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Well-known mountains such as Coronet Peak and The Remarkables serve as ski resorts for both locals and tourists around the world.

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You can basically go around town in less than half a day (yes, it is a small town), but the breathtaking views from the gondola and the walk lakeside makes this town difficult to forget.

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If you were to try just one activity in your whole stay in New Zealand, that should be skydiving in Queenstown. If the weather cooperates, you’ll be skydiving in one of the world’s most spectacular views. I must say, IT WAS DEFINITELY WORTH IT. Don’t be afraid, you’ll be with a professional, all you have to do is Cheap Jerseys sit back and enjoy the view from 15,000 feet in the air!

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2. Roadtrip to Milford Sound

Milford Sound,which some people dub as the 8th Wonder of the World is a 6 hour drive from Queenstown, with a stop over in Te Anau. I would say the road trip from Te Anau to Milford Sound is probably one of the best, if not the best scenic drives you’ll ever do if the weather cooperates. Milford Sound is actually carved by glaciers over the years. I’ll let the pictures oakley sunglasses for men speak for itself.

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The cruise around Milford Bay is simply breath-taking. With views of waterfalls and mountains all around you. Also why not take a kayak and explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site on your own?

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3. Glenorchy/Wanaka Road Trips

A 30 minute drive from Queenstown, this isolated town up north of Lake Wakatipu served as a location shoot for the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The area called Paradise where the views of surrounding mountains are amazing is one to visit. If you’re keen on exploring nature and spectacular views then Glenorchy is a place you won’t forget.

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Wanaka, on the other hand, is an hour drive from Queenstown. The hidden gem of this town is its lake, Lake Wanaka. Lake Wanaka is often photographed by photographers for its “Lone Tree”. A tree in the middle of the lake and if you add the backdrop of the mountain and the lake makes for a stunning photo!

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4. Fergburger

No trip to New Zealand is complete without trying Fergburger! Located in Queenstown, this burger restaurant is always full of people lining up to get a taste of one of the best burgers in the world. It is reasonably affordable and worth the price. Their burgers are absolutely jaw-dropping.

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5.  Hobbiton, Matamata New Zealand

One of the most popular tourist destinations, if not the most popular one is Hobbiton in the north Island of New Zealand. Whether you’re a fan of the Lord of the Rings or not, this place is heaven.

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SEEING THE SHIRE IN REAL LIFE ACTUALLY FEELS SURREAL. AGAIN IF THE WEATHER COOPERATES, THEN YOU’RE IN FOR A TREAT. VISITING FRODO’S HOME AND SEEING SHEEP ALL AROUND THIS FARM, WHICH WAS CONVERTED INTO A MOVIE SET SHOULD BE ONE REASON YOU HAVE TO VISIT NEW ZEALAND! IT’S ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA TO BE A HOBBIT FOR A DAY!

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Photos taken using my Fuji XE-2 and Go Pro Hero 4.

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