20 New Zealand pictures that’ll fuel your wanderlust!

20 New Zealand pictures that’ll fuel your wanderlust!

The first country we visited during our around the world trip was New Zealand. And boy, did we fall in love! We walked beautiful trails, saw a lot of wildlife and cruised around in our rental campervan. In our five weeks of travel we took some great New Zealand pictures. Below are 20 of our favourites!

Huka Falls between Rotorua and Taupo, New Zealand.
The otherwise calm Waikato river that roars down at Huka Falls, very impressing and intimidating!
One of the more famous images of New Zealand: the road to Mount Cook.
The spectacular road to Mount Cook.
The petrified forest in Curio Bay in The Catlins, New Zealand.
A petrified forest in Curio Bay in The Catlins.
An awesome New Zealand image: the Milford Sound during heavy rainfall.
The Milford Sound during heavy rainfall. It was quite intimidating!
The unbelievable blue Lake Pukaki in New Zealand.
Lake Pukaki, near Mount Cook. It’s ubelievable how blue it is!
Lake Hawea and the amazing road beside it.
Lake Hawea and the amazing road beside it.
The Kawarau River is a beautiful blue river that snakes through Otago in New Zealand. The river provides beautiful scenery and some great opportunities to take pictures of New Zealand.
The beautiful Kawarau River that snakes through Otago. Parts of Lord of the Rings were shot right in that gorge!
Hokitika Gorge is truly one of New Zealand's pearls. The suspension bridge above the gorge provides you with some great views.
Hokitika Gorge and it’s awesome suspension bridge are a must see!
The Franz Josef glacier is the subject on many pictures of New Zealand.
The epic Franz Josef glacier and the carved out valley it left behind.
The image of Fox glacier reflected in Lake Mattheson, New Zealand.
To see Fox Glacier reflected in the still waters of Lake Mattheson is just magical!
New Zealand image: evening glow above camping in Coromandel
A stunning purple and red evening glow above our camping in Coromandel.
Nugget Point with lighthouse, New Zealand.
Nugget Point in The Catlins. You see the big boulders that look like nuggets coming out of the sea?
View of Lake Tekapo, New Zealand,
Enjoying the view of Lake Tekapo
Picture of New Zealand: Beach at Abel Tasman Coast Track.
One of the (almost) deserted beaches at the Abel Tasman hiking track.
Sunrise at Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand.
Sunrise at Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
Amazing New Zealand picture of Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Mount Ngauruhoe (Mount Doom from Lord of the Rings), at the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
Champagne Pool at Wai-o-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, New Zealand.
The beautiful (and smelly!) Champagne Pool at the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland park.
New Zealand image: Sunrise over Lake Rotorua
An amazing sunrise over Lake Rotorua
The archway at Cathedral Cove near Hahei, New Zealand
Enjoy a great day at the beach at Cathedral Cove.
New Zealand photo: Mangawhai Cliffs Walkway View
A superb view from the Mangawhai Cliffs Walkway

How did you like our impression of New Zealand in pictures? If you have any suggestions for great New Zealand photography places, let us know in the comments below!

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