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8 Major Cities in New Zealand That Are Worth Visiting!

Aishwarya Karwa Feb 24, 2024
New Zealand is known for its sprawling lush green stretches of land which are present almost everywhere you look. The cities here are surrounded by soaring mountains and steep cliffs with rivers and lakes intricately bordering them. Visit these cities for an amazing vacation in New Zealand.

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Located in the Northern New Zealand, Auckland is the biggest Polynesian city in the world. Ranks top in terms of quality of life in the world.
Auckland

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Christchurch
Penned as the 'Garden City' on the South Island, Christchurch gives you English vibes and is known for its gardens, museums and parks!

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Queenstown
Popular for its adventurous bouts like the world's first bungy jumping spot - Nevis Bungy Jump, the city is also known for its shot over jet boat ride!

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Rotorua
A city well-known for its geothermal activity, bubbling pools and Maori Culture, is home to some of the remarkable geothermal parks in the world!
Dunedin
Boasting of its Scots heritage, the second largest city in South Island, Dunedin has a rich Scottish patrimony and has the world's steepest street - Baldwin street.
Hamilton
Home to the famous Hamilton Gardens and Waikato Museum, the city is dominated by a large university crowd. In its vicinity is the famous glow-worm cave - Waitomo Caves and the renowned Lord of the Rings sight, the Shire!

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Wellington
The little capital of New Zealand with upscale bars, restaurants and a pumped up nightlife, Wellington is rightly called as the 'Windy City'.

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Nelson
Famed for Abel Tasman National Park, a premier adventure destination, this city nestled between mountain ranges captivates tourists with its abundant natural beauty.