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.

11-09-2017 - Flaxmere House

Located in Auckland near Bethells Beach, Flaxmere House is an executive 5-star venue/holiday house set in a tranquil setting with views of Bethells Valley. With striking imagery, a top-class responsive layout, and clear navigation, this website provides visitors of the site with a pleasant experience.


04-09-2017 - The Factory

10 minutes north of Kaikoura, The Factory offers luxury accommodation in the 100-year-old Hapuku Dairy Factory with dramatic views of snow-covered mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. This sylish website utilises stunning imagery with the parallax scrolling effect on the background images, and the simple navigation and the responsive layout make it a pleasure to browse.


28-08-2017 - Matakana 360

Matakana 360 is a private hilltop retreat, with a two-bedroom designer-furnished house with majestic views in every direction. Featuring a professionally-done website with beautiful images throughout the site, this fully-responsive layout is bound to catch your attention. A stand-out feature is the activities page, showcasing what the region has to offer!


21-08-2017 - Coromandel Adventures

Coromandel Adventures provide an extensive range of tours, packages, itineraries and transport options throughout The Coromandel. Released late last year, this new website features a fantastic interactive map on its homepage. The tours page is hugely informative, and overall, this modern responsive website is a worthy winner of this award!


07-08-2017 - Tongariro Lodge

Tongariro Lodge is located on the banks of the legendary Tongariro River on the shores of Lake Taupo, the doorstep of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park. Having won this award in 2008, they're back with another stand-out website. This time, they showcase the lodge with a fully responsive layout, ensuring accessibility for all devices, and eye catching imagery complementing the atmosphere of this luxury accommodation option.


31-07-2017 - Salty Dog Inn

Salty Dog Inn offers Old English charm luxury accommodation in a peaceful rural setting on the beautiful New Zealand Pacific Kowhai Coast. Their nicely designed responsive website is a pleasure to browse with everything laid out in an easy-to-read way. A stand out feature is the regularly updated what's on page, keeping you updated with the fun times had in-house.


24-07-2017 - Bumper Ball

With Bumper Ball you can bump into your mates while playing a variety of games, guaranteeing laughter while trying something new! This website is simply stunning and the video that plays upon loading the site is sure to gain your attention. Not only is it easy to navigate and use, the website is optimised for smartphones making it a pleasure to use on any device.


17-07-2017 - Adventure Outdoors Tongariro

Visit the highest point of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing or go kayaking or rafting with the team at Adventure Outdoors Tongariro. Their site is user-friendly with clear, well-laid-out navigation, and the responsive layout and beautiful imagery make the site a delight to browse.


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