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.

15-05-2017 - Kahu Kayaks

Kahu Kayaks offer a range of guided kayak trips with guides that will take you along a stunning stretch of coastline for a fantastic sea kayaking experience! Their appealing website features a stunning design with excellent use of imagery and colours. The responsive layout excels, and the stand-out features include the Park Map and local information section!


08-05-2017 - Mt Hutt Bunkhouse

Mt Hutt Bunkhouse Backpacker Lodge & Cottage provides budget accommodation in Methven, at the heart of New Zealand's South Island, near Mt Hutt. Their website features stunning imagery, easy-to-use navigation, and the layout is fully responsive. Bonus points for the use of widgets, and the detailed map directions.


02-05-2017 - The Grosvenor

With a penchant for authentic and unique design, The Grosvenor is a boutique and hip hotel. Complementing this is their modern website, a stylish and fully responsive layout, which guarantees usability across all devices. The gallery images stand out, and the novel conference & events page feature convenient planning resources.


10-04-2017 - Canoe Safaris

With 30 years experience in guided canoe tours of Whanganui National Park, Canoe Safaris offer fun-filled river holidays for folks with little or no paddling experience. There's a lot to like about their website including stunning site-wide banner imagery, grayscale google map, and fully responsive and easily navigated layout. Bonus points for the use of widgets including TripAdvisor, Facebook, and Whanganui's Weather.


03-04-2017 - The Mill House

The Mill House is the ideal spot to break your long journey and it's a fitting website for one of Oamaru's most iconic and well-known buildings. Packed with information, this website is user-friendly with clear, well-laid-out navigation. The fully responsive layout and the fantastic home page imagery adds to the quality user experience.


27-03-2017 - Warblers Retreat Luxury Lodge

Warblers Retreat offers private and exclusive B&B accommodation, perfect for couples wanting to escape, relax and rejuvenate. This site features an advanced parallax scrolling effect which gives extra life to the stunning background images that grace the site. Easily navigated and responsive, this website also features a section on their sustainability efforts too!


20-03-2017 - Wanaka Bike Tours

Wanaka Bike Tours offers biking options that showcase the stunning landscape that surrounds Lake Wanaka. Their website is just as stunning! The rotating imagery on the homepage is world-class and definitely grabs attention. This is a truly professional & stylish website that offers a wealth of accessable information.


13-03-2017 - Haast Heli

Haast Heli specializes in scenic flights over the stunning Haast World Heritage area, one of the top New Zealand attractions. This easy to navigate website features stunning imagery and a clean, crisp, responsive layout. It does a fantastic job of showcasing the amazing scenery found in the Haast World Heritage Area.


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