The 10 Most Beautiful Views in New Zealand


8. Queenstown Skyline Gondola

One of the best ways to get a birds eye view of the city of Queenstown is by taking a ride up the Skyline gondola. The ride is reportedly the steepest cable car in the southern hemisphere and takes passengers up 450 meters above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu to Bob’s Peak. Along the way you’ll enjoy 220 degree views and at the top there are viewing platforms and a bar and restaurant.

7. Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland

This stunning area of geothermal activity in Rotorua is something that really must be seen to truly be experienced. One of the most amazing views in the park is of Champagne Pool, a hot spring that was formed over 900 years ago by a hydrothermal eruption. While amazing looking, one dip in this pool could spell disaster as it’s rich in carbon dioxide (which causes it to bubble and fizz) arsenic and sulfides.

Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland New Zealand
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