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Get your camera ready! Check out New Zealand's most photographed spots.

New Zealand is home to incredible, scenery, beautiful architecture and plenty of quirky oddities. What better place to test your photography skills than on a road trip across the islands?

Take a look at the most photographed spots in New Zealand to hit up on your holiday and see how your shots compare!

Photo opportunities in New Zealand

Most photographed TREE

The Wanaka Tree - Wanaka, South Island

Wanaka's famous lone tree, growing out of the lake it's a favourite for both local and visiting photographers, the challenge is to find an angle that hasn't been shot yet!

Wanaka Tree, New Zealand

Most photographed LAKE

Lake Pukaki - South Island

The turquoise waters of Lake Pukaki will take your breath away as you look across to Mt Cook National Park. Try not to spend the whole time behind the lens here!

Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook National Park

Most photographed MOUNTAIN

Mitre Peak – Milford Sound, South Island

The world famous Milford Sound will certainly live up to your expectations with its stunning mountains and outstanding waterfalls. Try to catch it on a rainy day to capture the true magic of the area.

Mitre Peak, Milford Sound, Fiordland

Most photographed BUILDING

Dunedin Railway Station - Dunedin, South Island

Dubbed the 'gingerbread house' Dunedin's railway station was named one of the most beautiful railway stations in the world by Conde Nast Traveler.

Dunedin Railway Station, New Zealand

Most photographed ROCK

Cathedral Cove - Coromandel Peninsula, North Island

The Coromandel Peninsula plays host to some of the most stunning beaches in New Zealand, head to Cathedral Cove to photograph its unique rock formations.

Cathedral Cove, Coromandel

Most photographed PUB

Cardrona Hotel - Cardrona, South Island

Located on the Crown Range Road, the Cardrona Hotel is one of only two buildings still standing from the Cardrona Valley gold rush era. Visit the hotel for a photo op and a little history!

Cardrona Hotel, Wanaka

Most photographed CHURCH

Church of the Good Shepherd - Tekapo, South Island

This picturesque church situated on the shores of Lake Tekapo is a favourite among astrophotographers. Head out on a clear, moonless night to capture some spectacular photos of the Milky Way.

Church of the Good Shepherd, Tekapo

Most photographed ISLAND

Waiheke Island

This beautiful island located off the coast of Auckland is a great spot to sample some wines, and get some stunning landscape shots at the same time.

Waiheke Island, Auckland

Most photographed TOURIST HOT SPOT


For all the Lord of the Rings fans out there, you can't pass up the chance to visit Hobbiton and experience the magic of the Shire up close and personal. Take a few snaps to remember this amazing experience.

Hobbiton movie set, Matamata