Lord of the Rings was filmed here for a reason, the dramatic scenery changes from town to town giving Peter Jackson endless options for epic backdrops.

Now most of us aren’t looking to film our own cinematic masterpieces however everyone is on the look out for those perfect Instagram snaps/

So here they are, the 6 most Instagramable spots in New Zealand. Brace yourselves for a sudden influx of followers!

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That Wanaka Tree

This Infamous tree is the World’s most photographed and for good reason. You can get some beautiful photos here; all you need to do is fight of the horde of other photographers trying to do the same!

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A short drive from Queenstown this often over looked old mining town is a must see for any budding photographer. If you can, time your visit for autumn where the colourful foliage makes the town come to life.

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The Route Burn Track

The Route Burn is one of New Zealand great walks with incredible views from start to finish. Every corner offers a new Instagram opportunity however Lake Mackenzie takes the crown on this hike.

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Moeraki Boulders

A lesser known location on the East Coast of New Zealand’s South Island, this geological wonder is Instagram gold!

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Cathedral Cove

Located in the Coromandel in the North Island this beach is surrounded by incredible caves and exquisite rock formations. If you can, pop down at sunset or sunrise to get the beach to yourself.

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Coronet Peak

If you get far enough out of town anywhere in New Zealand you’ll find the clearest skies imaginable. Coronet Peak is one of your best bets if you happen to be staying in Queenstown. If you’re lucky you might even witness the Southern Lights, also known as the Aurora Australis.

Tours to get you there

Explore more of NZ’s best National Parks

28 Day Ultimate Explorer Auckland to Auckland Tour

Quite possibly the best thing you can do in New Zealand. Grab life with both hands on this in depth, all-points covered action and adventure wilderness experience. This trip guarantees to show you the best of the North and South Island and the experience of a lifetime. .

Incredible daily bikes rides

15 Day Christchurch to Auckland Tour

Enjoy both islands from the bottom of the South to the tip of the North. If you're starting South and want to see it all from the wild West coast to the Bay of Islands then this is the one for you.