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.

28-11-2016 - Magic Broomstick Segway Tours

Segway Tours are a "Must Do" activity while staying in Auckland. FUN, and you get to explore Auckland's early history and enjoy the BEST views of Auckland City. Beautiful images, easy-to-use navigation, and a colourful responsive design bring together a well-organised and appealing website.


21-11-2016 - Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

Experience the real Middle-earth by visiting The Shire that featured in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, including the Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for the films. Their professionally-done website is very stylish and features eye catching imagery, offers loads of information, and the fully responsive layout will ensure it is accessible on all devices.


15-11-2016 - South Pacific Motorcycle Tours

South Pacific Motorcycle Tours are an award-winning motorcycle tour company specialising in guided and self-guided New Zealand motorcycle tours on BMWs, Harley-Davidsons, Triumphs, Hondas, & other top models. A previous winner of this award in 2004, this updated version features a fully responsive layout, fantastic navigation, online chat, full sitemap, and stunning imagery across the site.


07-11-2016 - The Lake Motel

Come and stay at one of New Zealand's more unusual boutique motels, right in the heart of Taupo. The six motel units have been decorated in a retro style using restored furniture from the 1960's & 1970's, whilst still offering modern comforts. Their website is anything but 'retro'. Intead, it's a top-of-the-line, fully responsive website, with stunning imagery and clear navigation. Using this website is a pleasure!


31-10-2016 - Gulf Eco Charters

Explore Auckland's amazing outer Hauraki Gulf with fully guided and catered charters to Great Barrier Island, Little Barrier, the Hen & Chicken Islands, with the team from Gulf Eco Charters. This website is a pleasure to visit and offers different layouts for flexibility across multiple devices, a must in this day and age. The website is refreshingly easy to navigate and also provide fantastic imagery that scales according to the device it's been viewed on.


24-10-2016 - Ponsonby Manor

The Ponsonby Manor is a gracious Victorian mansion that has been completely restored to its former grandeur. Set in the heart of cosmopolitan Ponsonby, the soul of Auckland city, this iconic building is a part of New Zealand's early settler history. Their website is elegant and classy, with an attractive responsive layout and a slideshow of stunning images on the homepage drawing you in.


10-10-2016 - La Bodega

La Bodega is set in wonderful native bush and the home enjoys panoramic views over Matarahui Bay and out to the Coromandel Peninsula. This elegant website utilises outstanding imagery, an exceptional responsive layout, and clear navigation to provide browsers of the site with a first-rate experience.


03-10-2016 - Haka Lodge

Haka Lodge is the premium New Zealand backpackers. They specialise in providing up market New Zealand hostels, and their policy is to provide thier guests with more for less. Haka Tours is a sceond time winner, last winning this award in 2012. Quality imagery and ease of navigation add to the pleasurable viewing experience. The website is now optimised for smartphones making it a pleasure to use on any device.


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