10 pictures that will make you want to visit New Zealand right now

New Zealand is much more than Australia's little brother and the backdrop for the Lord of the Rings trilogy. It's also the birthplace of ... um ... kiwis?

No time to fact check on that when we have these amazing photos to look at. Makes you want to book that flight, doesn't it? Yeah, us too. ✈

Reflection of mountains in the lake Matheson, New ZealandReflection of mountains in the lake Matheson, New Zealand. Credit: Manachai via Getty Images.

Sunset at Wharariki beach, New ZealandSunset at Wharariki beach, West coast, South Island, New Zealand. Credit: 7Michael via Getty Images.

Milford Sound,South Island,New Zealand.Famous Mitre Peak rising from the Milford Sound fiord, Fiordland national park, New Zealand. Credit: Akemazing via Getty Images.

Auckland SkylineAuckland, New Zealand skyline at sunset. Credit: filo via Getty Images.

View from Kepler's Track in New Zealand
View from Kepler's Track. Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto.

Picturesque Governors Bay near Picton, Marlborough Sounds, New ZealandPicturesque Governors Bay near Picton, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand. Credit: new zealand transition via Getty Images.

Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake TekapoChurch of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand. Credit: NanoStockk via Getty Images.

Queenstown at night
Queenstown at twilight. Credit: Chee Kong See Thoe/Getty.

Champagne Pool in Thermal Wonderland Wai-O-Tapu
The Champagne Pool in Thermal Wonderland, Wai-O-Taipu, New Zealand. Getty Images/iStockphoto.

Scenic waterfall
Owharoa Falls, New Zealand. Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto.

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