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.

19-06-2017 - Release Wanaka

Release has hand-picked a collection of Wanaka's very best luxury holiday rental accommodation, each offering unique and different Wanaka experience, and they showcase these properties with a stunning responsive website. The advanced parallax scrolling effect and the site-wide imagery are stand-out features.


12-06-2017 - Admirals Landing

Admirals Landing provides warm and affordable accommodation with splendid harbour views at their waterfront location. The stunning banner photography found site wide is sure to catch attention. The website is well laid out making navigation a breeze. Bonus points for being mobile-friendly and featuring a custom colour scheme on the Google map.


06-06-2017 - Wairua Lodge

Wairua Lodge B&B is a secluded place where you can kick back, relax and experience the magic of New Zealand's temperate rainforest. Their website uses a Youtube video to fantastic effect as it's main header, and the stunning imagery catches your attention. Bonus points for the impressive Activities page, blog, and responsive layout.


29-05-2017 - The Old Manse

Located in Martinborough, The Old Manse is an adult accommodation retreat with five individually designed queen-size rooms with ensuite bathrooms. They offer flexible service, allowing for venue and accommodation hire only. This is a beautifully presented responsive website with top-class imagery, giving you easy access to the information you need.


22-05-2017 - Nightingale Falls

Nightingale Falls Farmstay Retreat is a stunning getaway in Coromandel. This mountain top retreat offers a lifestyle of serenity and tranquility. Providing a wealth of information, this responsive website features a fresh, consistent design that is pleasing to the eye. The Farmstay activities section is a stand out feature, and includes activities like Bivi Building, Dinosaur Bush Walk, and more!


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.


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