The place is a signature site in Otago. A lighthouse on a tip of a steep rocky point was built in the 19th century helped the ships to maneuver in this dangerous shore ever since.
In the west side of Sydney there is a 102 year old ship, which has turned into what is now known as a Floating Forest.
Australia might be on the other side of the world, however, the country has some of the most fascinating sites, animals and things to do.
The Great Barrier Reef is the biggest coral formation in the world, even seen from the space. The marine treasures in the Coral Sea get exposed when the tide is low, creating a unique and before unseen site.
The southernmost point of beautiful New Zealand mainly is used for sheep herding. The terrain is indeed brute: strong winds from Antarctica blow 2000 miles and then smash into Slope Point.
The fjord is a favorite tourist destination in New Zealand and owns a legendary appraisal by Rudyard Kipling, who called it the eighth Wonder of the World.
The glorious islands are a true paradise for the vacationers and adventurers. During the last ice age 12 000 years ago, the sea levels rose and then dropped leaving jellyfish in the lake. The jellies have lost their sting, probably because there are no predators in the lake.
Situated on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by the Southern Alps, the luxury lodge is indeed an amazing retreat in this gorgeous country. Blanket Bay is a world known lodge, attracting guests from all around the world to stay in South Island.
Situated in Hobbiton – the artificial village, built for the Lord Of The Rings saga – the pub attracts visitors from all around the world.
Lying on the Koekohe Beach, the round rocks are believed to be the petrified fruits from Āraiteuru – a canoe that sailed the ancestors of the Ngāi Tahu people.
One of the most successful movie sagas Lord Of The Rings was mainly filmed in New Zealand, whose rich nature offers a variety of differing sites. Hobbiton was a set, built for the movie. However, after the filming was finished somebody got the idea to leave this Hobbit village as the tourist attraction.
A large lake on the South Island is one of the three parallel lakes in the area. Surrounded with Southern Alps, the lake is very picturesque. It becomes especially beautiful in summer (winter in USA), when the violet lupins start blooming on the coast of the lake.
Found in the Northern Island, the Waitomo Caves are the favorite attraction. The small village is established in the area, which covers a cave system, that is over 2 million years old.
The tourism is growing in this beautiful resort town in the South Island. Wanaka has both – summer and winter activities. And keep in mind that it is spring now in New Zealand, so summer is the upcoming season in this part of the world.
The beautiful beach is only 7 kilometers away from the center of the beautiful Sydney. One kilometer long shore attracts not only swimmers and sunbathers, but also surfers, beach volleyball players and others, interested in active sports.
Rippon Winery not only produces acclaimed wines, but also is known to be the most photographes vineyard in the world! Apparently, the have winemakers found the perfect place to settle.
The incredibly striking colorful stripes are natural. It is due to the bark, which changes its color. Therefore, the newer bark differs form the older, creating the incredibly exciting trees!
The geothermal pond in North Island, New Zealand is a spectacular natural marvel, formed 900 years ago – a relatively young age for such a formation.
Twelve limestone towers attract many adventurers and photographers. Constant winds and waves of Southern Ocean have carved these Apostles out of the rocky shore.
Spreading for 2,600 km (1,600 mi) in the Coral Sea it is the biggest coral reef structure in the world. With 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands it is the most exciting place to go diving.
Aogashima, Japan. The Island is located in the Philippine Sea. It is 3.5 km long and 2.5 km wide. The small island with around 200 inhabitants and is of a volcanic origin – it is a volcanic caldera. The unique thing about it is that there is a smaller caldera in the middle of an island. The landscape is being compared with the Jurassic Park set.
Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia. The sandstone rock is one of the most famous attractions in Australia. The symbolical meaning of the large formation is as impressive as it is itself.
Pink lakes are very rare natural wonders. There are only a few known pink lakes in the world. They all are salty and mesmerizing. Their water has pink color, however, it does not cause any harm for swimmers.
Cathedral Cove Beach, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. The marine reserve attracts many tourists once in New Zealand. It is hard to capture the actual beauty of the beach in a picture, the photographers say.