Much of my photography in New Zealand was inspired by some of the best Instagram shots of New Zealand. I’ve handpicked out 20 pictures from popular Instagrammers to inspire your trip to New Zealand, as it did for me!

Ready for a virtual road trip? 🙂

Read: New Zealand South Island Attractions You Must See On Your Road Trip

polkadotpassport_road trip_new zealand@polkadotpassport

rach_stewart_nz_glacier_new zealand

20 Favourite New Zealand Instagram Shots To Swoon Over


helloemilie_snow mountains_new zealand

stefan_haworth_road trip_new zealand@stefan_haworth

brentpurcell_le.nz_milky way_new zealand

Read: Driving In New Zealand The First Time?

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

shaun_jeffers_tongariro crossing_new zealand@shaun_jeffers

Hooker Valley

rach_stewart_nz_hooker valley_new zealand@rach_stewart_nz

Lake Wanaka

lebackpacker_wanaka_new zealand@lebackpacker

Waitomo Caves

shaun_jeffers_waitomo caves_new zealand@shaun_jeffers

Read: Black Water Rafting in Waitomo, New Zealand


taramilktea_hobbiton_new zealand@taramilktea

Lake Matheson

jasoncharleshill_lake matheson_new zealand@jasoncharleshill

Read: Hiking on Ice at Fox Glacier, New Zealand

Milford Sound

daxon_milford sound_new zealand

Church of The Good Shepherd

beautifuladieu_church of good shepherd_new zealand@beautifuladieu

Lake Tekapo

danielmurray.nz_lake tekapo_new

Haast Pass

daniel_ernst_haast pass_new zealand@daniel_ernst

Muriwai Beach

taramilktea_muriwai beach_new zealand@taramilktea

Lake Wanaka

whatmarkshoots_lake wanaka_new zealand@whatmarkshoots

Roys Peak

thefivefoottraveler_roys peak_new zealand@thefivefoottraveler

Mount Cook

thekiwifrog_mount cook_new zealand@thekiwifrog

Can’t get enough of New Zealand? Check out more of my wacky adventures in New Zealand!

What are your favourite New Zealand Instagrammers you secretly follow? I would love to hear about them!


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Isabel Leong

Isabel Leong

An explorer at heart, the world is Isabel's playground. She enjoys seizing every moment exploring every hideout and doing the unimaginable, like bungee jumping in Phuket and couchsurfing in Europe. If she had wings, she’d definitely be soaring right now. Also a fitness trainer, if she’s not at the gym, you can find her doing yoga or rock climbing! Read more about her on


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