Located in the Marlborough Region of New Zealand's South Island, Queen Charlotte Drive is a spectacular winding road that links the towns of Havelock and Picton.
The South Island, also known as Te Waipounamu, offers some of the New Zealand’s most beautiful coastal drives. The island hosts the purest natural landscapes you’ll ever experience. There are lots of places to stop, little hidden bays and places to take in the scenery. From wildlife to wineries, from glacial valleys to star-filled skies, nature's best flourishes against a palette of dramatic scenes.
Haast pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 564 m (1,850 ft) above the sea level, located in the Southern Alps of the South Island of New Zealand. It’s one of the most beautiful alpine scenic routes in the country.
Henderson Bay Road is a short metal road connecting Henderson Bay to the State Highway 1. This very quiet little road is 6km long and is located north of Kaitaia, the northern most city in New Zealand.
Waipu Gorge Road is a windy but fairly smooth metalled road located in the Northland Region of New Zealand.
Aramoana Road is a very scenic coastal drive located in the South Island of New Zealand.
Otaki Gorge Road is a very scenic drive located in Otaki Totara Forest in the Manuwatu Region, in the southwestern North Island of New Zealand.
The Karamea Highway is a very scenic drive at the most northern end of the South Island's West Coast of New Zealand. In some ways, this road is special because it's a "road to nowhere", ending spectacularly as the southern access point to the Heaphy Track.
Pomarangai Road is a very scenic drive running through the Whareorino Forest, in the western King Country of New Zealand.
Harington Point Road is a very scenic coastal drive located at the northeastern end of Otago Peninsula, in New Zealand.
Sumner Road is an asphalted road located on the eastern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The 2.6 kilometre road, which was damaged by a couple of earthquakes, is closed until 2017.
French Pass Road is an amazing journey to the north end of the South Island of New Zealand. The drive is definitely worth it. A drive not to be missed! Overseas visitors rate it the most scenic drive in the country surpassing Milford and Queenstown.
Haast River Bridge is one lane bridge over the Haast River on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.
Summit Road is a very challenging drive in the Port Hills, a mountain range of hills in Canterbury, New Zealand.
Located in central South Island of New Zealand, the Glenorchy - Queenstown Road is a very scenic drive following the length of Lake Wakatipu, a deep glacial lake surrounded by soaring mountains, famous for its scenic beauty.
Lake Ohau Road is a very scenic drive located in the Ohau Range in the Mackenzie High Country, not far from the Mt Cook region on the South Island of New Zealand. The road includes gravel and asphalt sections.
Whatipu Road is a short gravel road located on the west coast of the Auckland Region in the North Island of New Zealand.
Te Mata Peak is a mountain peak at an elevation of 399 m (1,309 ft) above the sea level, located in the Hawke's Bay region of New Zealand.
Located in central South Island of New Zealand, Mount Cook Road is a very scenic drive following the length of Lake Pukaki, a glacial lake that has become famous for its milky-blue color.
Nugget Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse at Nugget Point in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. The road is 8.9km long.
Lake Road is an amazing unsealed road located in the North Island of New Zealand. The road leads to the Lake Waikaremoana, in the heart of Tuhoe country.
We all may know New Zealand as being a fairly remote location that’s famous for being used as the backdrop for the Lord of the Rings movies, but it’s also become a real hotspot for road trips in recent years.
Haast Highway is a spectacular and scenic road located in the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.
Located in the north east of the South Island of New Zealand, the Sawcut Gorge is a lovely place to be on a hot day, with excellent swimming holes and towering rock faces.
Located on the southern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Cape Palliser Road is dramatically scenic and one of the best coastal drives in the world. It’s remote, quiet, charming and unpredictable.
The Omarama Clay Cliffs are silt and gravel pinnacle formations near the southern end of the Mackenzie Basin, in the South Island of New Zealand. The road is bumpy, drive slowly and avoid holes!
Tapotupotu Road is a short gravel road located the Aupouri Peninsula, at the northern end of the North Island of New Zealand.
Pembroke Road is a very scenic drive in the Taranaki region, on the western coast of New Zealand's North Island. The road is pretty steep, with an average gradient of 5.75%.