3 Reasons Why You Should Add New Zealand To Your Bucket List

Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata, New Zealand
Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata, New Zealand. Photo by Nate Johnston on Unsplash

There are many obvious choices for countries to put on your bucket list, and some not so obvious. However, we’re here to shed some light on some you may not have on your bucket list, such as New Zealand. Keep reading for three great reasons why you should add New Zealand to your bucket list.

Natural Beauty

New Zealand is home to some of the most spectacular natural beauty that few places can rival. Some nature in New Zealand looks like the tropics or like you have stepped into Thailand, making it a truly unique travel destination, with beautiful beaches and bright blue water. Theres also many magnificent hikes, with lush green trees.

Real “Middle Earth”

Fans of Lord of the Rings will enjoy visiting the real “Middle Earth,” where many scenes of the Hobbit was filmed and what the fictional town found its inspiration upon. Wander your way through where you will find hobbit holes, and famous special effect studios.


New Zealand is home to many unique wild life wonders including birds, marine mammals, and reptiles. This is your unique opportunity to swim with dolphins and get up and close and personal with penguins.