Top 7 Most Geotagged Locations in New Zealand

Instagram is the third most popular social media platform in the world, with over 700,000,000 monthly visitors. As far as photo sharing goes, Instagram is perhaps the most user friendly – simply select a photo, pop a filter on and away you go!

Have you ever wondered though, just where the most popular locations were in New Zealand for photo taking? Well wonder no more! We have the top seven most geotagged locations in New Zealand for you to check out. Have you visited any of these places before?


1. Takapuna Beach

A vibrant beach-side destination with golden sands and clear blue water. The ultimate bay-cation!

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2. Hobbiton

It’s where The Lord of the Rings was filmed! You can now experience life like a true Hobbit.


3. Milford Sound

Perhaps the most beautiful fiord in the entire world – Milford Sound encapsulates all that is majestic and wonderful about nature.

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4. Mount Maunganui

Overlooking a beautiful town, Mount Maunganui is the definition of serene. With rolling hills and sandy shores, it’s the perfect blend of earth and sea.


5. Franz Josef Glacier

Imagine being there while Elsa sings “Let It Go.” This is what it would be like.


6. Lake Wanaka

That lone tree on Laka Wanaka is one of the most popular things to be photographed ever! Why? Nobody knows, except for the fact it’s isolation brings on a feeling of empathy for the drooping willow tree.


7. Lake Tekapo

Another mighty lake, Tekapo is surrounded by beautiful lavender flowers that spiral into the middle of the lake bed.

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