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18 Photos That Prove New Zealand Wins Instagram

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New Zealand is a stunningly photogenic country. Everywhere you look there are picturesque sites, photo-worthy locals, and landscapes that will blow your mind.

Many thousands of travelers share their best memories on Instagram, and some of them are just incredible!

Below are 18 Instagram photos that will let you admire this beautiful country. 

1. Mt. Ruapehu, in the Taupo Volcanic Zone

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Up the mountain road yesterday

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2. The very grand Milford Sound on NZ’s South Island

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Milford Sound #beautiful #waterfall #newzealand

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3. Pancake Rocks  – 30 million years in the making

4. Wai-O-Tapu’s Devil’s Pool

5. The “Champagne Pool” in Rotorua

6. Auckland’s Albert Park


7. Lake Tekapo, in the South Island’s Mackenzie Basin

8. Lake Matheson, near the Fox Glacier

9. Waitomo Glowworm Caves – a magical phenomenon unique to New Zealand

10. The Hobbiton Movie Set – how could we leave this out?

11. Rotorua – geographic marvels and human invention

12. The Shire, in Matamata just south of Auckland

13. Swingbridge at Buller Gorge, on NZ’s South Island

14. Kawarau Bungy, Queenstown surrounds

15. Castlepoint Lighthouse, near Masterton

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The tripod test ???? New Zealand _______________________________ ▪️Nikon D810 ▪️Nikon 14-24mm F2.8 Lens ▪️F/9 ▪️ISO 400 ▪️103 sec exposure ▪️Nisi Big stopper ▪️Nisi 0.9 soft grad nd ▪️️Edited in LR/Insta ▪️Exploring NZ with @campermate _________________________________ _ _ _ _ #worldtraveler #mytravelgram #travelpics #awesomeearth #earthexperience #neverstopexploring #natureaddict #lonelyplanet #passionpassport #awesome_earthpics #theglobalwanderer #natgeotravelpic #ourplanetdaily #earthpics #earthfocus #earthporn #earthpix #worldcaptures #awesome_shots #fantastic_earth #agameoftones #mthrworld #wilderness_culture #optoutside #mobilemag #moodygrams #AdventureAddiction #exploringtheglobebucketlist

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16. Muriwai Surf Beach on Auckland’s West Coast

17. Raglan on the North Island’s dramatic West Coast


Did we miss any? Don’t forget to share your favorite photos.