New Zealand ignites romance with stunning landscapes, unforgettable experiences, and its captivating culture. From heli-adventures to hiking among fjords, you will discover delight at every turn in this seductive South Pacific destination.
Experience New Zealand like never before on this exhilarating one-week honeymoon adventure, complete with unforgettable private activities and five-star accommodations.
New Zealand draws adventurers and romantics alike with its breathtaking scenery, otherworldly landscape, and engaging culture. Take a respite from everyday life on an idyllic trip here with your significant other to stroll hand-in-hand among emerald lakes, glaciers, fjords and breathtaking fjord views – not unlike what would appear on movie sets! Explore it by train or scenic boat for views that seem out-of-this-world; you could also head off-grid with Great Barrier Island where wild dolphins live alongside other marine life within its protected Dark Sky Sanctuary zone!
North Island’s untamable wilderness and beaches captivate couples, while Coromandel provides the ideal place for nature enthusiasts to unwind and unwind with each other. Visit Rotorua’s Maori villages for an immersive cultural experience or hike Tongariro National Park for its breath-taking pearl-white glacial formations and towering volcanoes – or escape into Lake Tekapo – an idyllic lakeside town famous for its vibrant lupin flowers – unfortunately out-of-season when we visited early February!
New Zealand is best visited between December and March when the country is at its most vibrant. You’ll enjoy warmer temperatures with fewer crowds in mountains and forests alike. Alternatively, autumn between April and May offers great warm temperatures and stunning autumn colors – both make excellent choices.
Enjoy delicious wine while gazing upon the snowcapped Remarkables mountain range from your romantic suite, and walk hand-in-hand across landscapes that rarely see visitors. Uncover backcountry wonderland on a private tour, or indulge in spa services at luxury lodges; South Island romance comes alive through unexplored landscapes and fascinating cultural discoveries!
Queenstown is renowned as an adventure tourism hot spot, featuring Olympian mountains and lake district terrain ideal for skiing, white water rafting, jet boating, mountain biking and tramping activities. Explore Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers or waitomo glow worm cave – don’t forget a guided tour to Hobbiton too if Lord of the Rings fans!
Bay of Islands boasts unspoiled waters and rugged coastlines perfect for relaxing cruises and sails, while Northland region in winter boasts beautiful native birdlife; or head out stargazing at Great Barrier Island during their “winterless” month – October through April is considered peak time to experience New Zealand honeymoons with nature lovers! Explore Maori culture through village visits or meeting their spiritual leader; witness Westland Tai Poutini National Park’s incredible natural beauty as well as Rotorua’s geysers while Franz Josef Glacier offers amazing pearl-white glacial formations – or try visiting Northland’s winterless region during its “winterless” months – October through April is recommended! The South Island should be explored all year-round; however for nature enthusiasts honeymoons visiting New Zealand from October through April is best time.
Tongariro National Park
New Zealand offers plenty of excitement and adventure for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. Its expansive spaces and breathtaking scenery make this an unforgettable honeymoon destination, while outdoor activities such as mountain biking and hiking are also widely enjoyed here. Tongariro National Park stands out as a key destination, known for its volcanic landscapes including three peaks and its iconic Tongariro Alpine Crossing; creating a tour package including this natural wonder is easily possible through Flamingo Transworld.
New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula is another popular attraction, famous for its lush forests and picturesque beaches. There are many romantic activities available here such as kayaking or walking along Hahei Beach to Cathedral Cove amongst naturally formed cathedral-like arches; relaxing in mineral pools at Polynesian Spa; taking a mud bath at Hell’s Gate hot springs, or kayaking along Hahei Bay for kayaking trips – kayaking tours are among several activities you could try here!
For an immersive scenery experience, consider traveling in winter. At this time of year, New Zealand celebrates Christmas and is much less crowded. Enjoy fun activities such as heli-hiking Franz Josef and Fox Glacier or cruise Milford Sound/ Piopiotahi; Great Barrier Island has also been designated an official Dark Sky Sanctuary; so you can watch as the night sky lights up with sparkling stars while taking in its serenity and natural phenomenon.
New Zealand offers honeymooners an experience like no other – its volcanoes call, forests enthrall, fjords enchant, islands enthrall and romance is abundant on uncrowded beaches, soothing hot springs & mud spas and lodges where stars shimmer brightly, giving an air of comforting warmth to each lodge stay. Walk hand-in-hand through stunning landscapes or take an exhilarating helicopter flight into remote wilderness areas where Maori people await your arrival with open arms.
South Island provides thrilling hiking and trekking while North Island exudes culture and history. Take part in mountain climbing, biking, skiing and river rafting activities or tandem bungee jumping for couples looking for thrills! New Zealand is also an exceptional wine country, where vineyards dot its landscape while award-winning wines can be sampled and purchased at cellars located throughout its regions.
Fans of Lord of the Rings should make time for a trip to Hobbiton movie set on Rotorua on North Island near Queenstown – it can also make an ideal winter destination, offering two top mountain resorts within 45-minute drives: Coronet Peak and The Remarkables.