Top Tourism Site Award

The Top Tourism Site Award is awarded to leading New Zealand travel sites that enhance New Zealand as a travel destination. Each site must comply to criteria set by New Zealand Tourism Guide.

Use this Web site to view previous winners, find out more about the award or submit a site.

Recent Winners

These are our recent award winners, or you can view all past winners.

16-04-2018 - Wharekauhau

Set in a dramatic location, Wharekauhau invites you to indulge in the luxury and comfort of their cottage suites, set high above the thunderous blue surf of Palliser Bay. Their website is sensational and the homepage intro movie is truly glorious! Astounding imagery graces the site, making using it an absolute pleasure to browse.


09-04-2018 - Ecozip Adventures

Auckland's premier adventure experience is Ecozip Adventures. They offer state-of-the-art flying fox ziplines and an eco-immersive forest walk on breathtaking Waiheke Island. This visually appealing website features high quality images and a video on the homepage to draw you in, and is perfectly optimised for viewing on smart devices with a fully responisve layout.


03-04-2018 - Awaroa Lodge

Located in the Abel Tasman National Park, Awaroa Lodge provide secluded accommodation surrounded by pristine waterways and native forest. The stand-out feature of this week's winner is the collection of videos that make up the website header. Coupled with gorgeous parallax scrolling imagery, this website makes for a perfect user experience.


26-03-2018 - The Beachcomber

The Beachcomber are perfectly positioned a short walk from Tahunanui beach, and offer comfortable accommodation for all travellers. They win this week with a spectacular website that features clear navigation and beautiful paralax-scrolling background images. A stand-out is their Nelson page that showcases the fantastic local attractions.


06-03-2018 - She's a Lady Sailing Adventures

She's A Lady Sailing Adventures offers a full day sailing trip in the beautiful Bay of Islands where you can take the wheel and help out or just sit back and relax. Their website features a fantastic and uncomplicated responsive design, spectacular imagery across the site and in the gallery, and the ease of navigation adds to the pleasurable browsing experience.


26-02-2018 - Avenue Heights Motel

Avenue Heights Motel is located in Northland and has a range of units modern in construction and architecture, ideally suited for corporates, couples and families. Featuring parallax scrolling on the home page, this website is clean and crisp with a responsive layout making it a breeze to navigate whether on a desktop computer or smartphone.


19-02-2018 - South Pacific Whale Watch

South Pacific Whale Watch is a whale watching experience like no other and is New Zealand's only operator fully permitted by the Department of Conservation to offer whale watching experiences by helicopter. Their website could win on imagery alone - spectacular images grace this site from start to finish, and are majestically meshed into a truly remarkable responsive layout.


12-02-2018 - Banks Peninsula Experience

Banks Peninsula Experience opens eyes of the world to the beauty of Banks Peninsula with their adventure motorcycle hire and guided tours. Laden with stunning imagery which perfectly compliments the appeal of Banks Peninsula, this easily-navigated responsive website is user-friendly and a pleasure to browse.


» View all the previous winners of the Top Tourism Site Award.