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recommended South IslandI have to say it is unlike anything I've ever seen before. There is something incredibly majestic about the south island's mostly untouched natural beauty. It really is magical! I can see why they use ... read moreit in films to depict places that are other worldly.Yogic Traveler
I liked things about both islands but the south island is a must see...
- World of Wearable Art95 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook 7011, New Zealandrecommended World of Wearable ArtTruly unique and one of a kind experience. It may be a bit out of the way for many visiting New Zealand but if you can make it out there it does make for a fun day! When I was there the exhibit had to ... read moreparts... one section was vintage cars which was interesting and the other was their wearable art collection. Their wearable art competition draws entries from artists around the world! As really the global authority on wearable art their collection is unique and impressive!Yogic Traveler
- Botanic Gardens101 Glenmore Street, Wellington, WGN 6012 New Zealandrecommended Botanic GardensWhat I loved most about the gardens would have to be their location! The gardens themselves were beautiful but what really made them memorable was the cable car ride up to them! And at the top you can ... read morelook out over the entire city! Wonderful experience!Yogic Traveler
So beautiful! I really loved Wellington!
- Voyager New Zealand Maritime MuseumCorner Quay and Hobson Streets, Auckland, AUK 1140 New Zealandrecommended Voyager New Zealand Maritime MuseumThe New Zealand National Maritime Museum has an extensive collection of Polynesian sea vessels. Considering the Polynesian people traditionally and impressively traveled by small boats (like the one ... read morein my picture) large distances between the pacific islands this museum holds great significance to the most recent indigenous culture of New Zealand. Normally a maritime museum might not excite me but in this case it was really significant to understanding the Pacific peoples.Yogic Traveler
I found the maritime museum in Auckland to be really impressive!