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.

11-03-2019 - Dawson Falls Mountain Lodge

Nestled at 905m above sea level within the beautiful Egmont National Park, Dawson Falls Mountain Lodge invites you to feel nature's heartbeat right on the slopes of Mount Taranaki. Thy win this week with a website that is beautifully presented, easily navigated, and features picturesque imagery highlighting the natural beauty of the area!

» www.dawsonfalls.co.nz

04-03-2019 - Black Sand Tours

Black Sand Tours offer the best adventure day-trip in Auckland, where you can experience swimming in crystal-clear waters, rock-scrambling, hiking, sand-dune sliding, and cave exploring! There is so much to love about this website; the logo, gorgeous imagery, background-movies, and the responsive layout. The stand-out feature has to be the way the page animates the perspective shift when the main menu is clicked.

» www.blacksandtours.com

25-02-2019 - The Tora Coastal Walk

The Tora Coastal Walk is one of the most-loved privately run walks that New Zealand has to offer. Located in the southern Wairarapa region, The Tora Coastal Walk covers a range of stunning and diverse scenery. Featuring phenomenal imagery site-wide, this website is pure delight to browse. The responsive layout is skillfully executed and one of the stand-out features would have to be PDF maps!

» toracoastalwalk.nz

18-02-2019 - Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries

Experience a taste of warm 'Kiwi' hospitality, stunning scenery, and friendly service, when you cruise Cook Strait with Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries. They win this week with a new professionally-done website that is elegant and features beautiful images throughout the site, and a fully responsive layout is bound to catch your attention. The page about their fleet is a stand-out!

» www.bluebridge.co.nz

11-02-2019 - Caroline's Kombi Tours

Caroline's Kombi Tours are Christchurch Otautahi's best small group sightseeing tours. Their kombis, Judy and Moira, are big and spacious so come aboard with them. The backgroud imagery is sublime as are the subtle differences as you browse through the different tours on this remarkable responsive layout. Another stand-out is the Kiwiana page, it's "Sweet As"!

» cktours.nz

04-02-2019 - Chambourcin Cottage

Recently featured in NZ House & Garden, Chambourcin Cottage is a charming fully self-catered boutique accommodation in Haumoana where you can enjoy the views of the vineyard and mountains. Simple in design, their fully responsive website is a breeze to navigate and features all the information you need. The 'See & Do' and the home pages are the stand-outs!

» www.chambourcincottage.com

28-01-2019 - Katoa Lake Rotorua

On the shores of scenic Lake Rotorua, Katoa Jet offers an endless range of activities, combining sightseeing and the cultural aspects of the surrounding area with speed, spins and adrenalin. Their sylish website utilises world-class imagery, the home page is graced with a background movie effect, and the simple navigation and the responsive layout make it a pleasure to browse.

» www.katoalakerotorua.co.nz

17-12-2018 - Marino Ridge

Marino Ridge is peerless: a 5 Star retreat above 3.5 acres of private grounds and beach giving ever-changing world-class panoramic views of sparkling ocean, pristine landscape. They win this week with a breathtaking website! Magnificent imagery graces the site, and the responsive layout radiates pure class!

» www.marinoridge.co.nz

10-12-2018 - New Zealand Trails

New Zealand guided walking adventures. We are a specialist adventure tour company with decades of experience running small-group tours with the best Kiwi guides. They win this week with a truly excellent and responsive website! It's hugely informative and one of the best stand-out features is the option to view the different trips with their details side by side!

» newzealandtrails.com

03-12-2018 - Nature & Nosh Tours

Nature & Nosh provide fully-inclusive, guided hiking tours match scenic and diverse day walks, with New Zealand food and wine tasting. This responsive website is refreshingly easy to navigate, features gorgeous imagery, and one of the stand-out features is the regularly updated blog!

» www.natureandnosh.co.nz

26-11-2018 - Treetops Lodge & Estate

Surrounded by natural luxury and rustic elegance, disconnect & reconnect as you get off the beaten track and discover Treetops Lodge & Estate. Visitors to this website are rewarded with a stunning motion picture background on the home page. Another stand-out feature is the 'Experience' page, which is blessed with some awe-inspiring imagery!

» www.treetops.co.nz

19-11-2018 - Villa Walton

The Villa Walton is an elegant and relaxing accommodation option in our historic homestead established 1904 and set in picturesque Matamata. They win this week with a website that definitely matches the elegant accommodation offerings. A beautiful responsive layout with gorgeous imagery feels right at home with the use of white space and background textures.

» www.villawalton.co.nz

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