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16. Tiritiri Matangi Island – New Zealand

Tiritiri Matangi Island in New Zealand

Most people think of Lord of the Rings when they travel to New Zealand, but once you’ve finished enjoying Middle Earth then you have to check out this nature reserve.

Stay for a night on the island after taking in the natural beauty around you, and wake up to the beautiful songs of the islands native birds the next morning.



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