Hey Tourist! New Zealand is home to some of planet earth’s most spectacular views and has attracted all sorts of attention from the tourism industry as well as cinematic attention. The country is located in the SouthWestern Pacific Ocean and is comprised of two mainlands, the North and South islands, and is rooted in a young but vibrant culture and history. There are endless activities for visitors to take part in while visiting the land of the Kiwis, but here is a list of ten amazing highlights to narrow your search.
New Zealand holds one of the cinemas iconic locations as the set of the hit series, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit are brought to life. Located in Matamata, approximately a forty-five-minute drive from Hamilton, visitors are encouraged to explore the lush and rolling plains that make up the movie set. Perfect for children that will recognize the location, this site provides a family fun adventure that allows for the outdoors, exercise and landmarks. Unfortunately, the characters from the two iconic movies won’t be present, but with a little bit of imagination, the town can come to life with a journey one’s own.
Now that you know about the magical wonders that Hobbiton has to offer, you will be excited to see what the next slide will bring.