A holiday to New Zealand is one to be treasured. Whether you fancy unearthing one island, or heading on a huge adventure to both, there’s lots to be inspired by when curating your trip. From gigantic glaciers to boiling hot springs, snow-capped mountain peaks to hidden underground caves and sandy beaches to native forests, there’s no shortage of wondrous things to explore on your trip to New Zealand. Despite its compact size, the country packs in a stunning variety of breath-taking natural scenery, and self-drive New Zealand holidays are a fantastic way of exploring.
Queenstown is home to an array of impressive outdoor adventures you can enjoy. Thanks to the town’s location among impressive natural features, you’ll find opportunities for skydiving, white water rafting, jet boating and bungy jumping. You can still relax in the relatively laid-back town atmosphere, but outdoor adventure still tends to be the primary allure for most travellers here. When you visit Christchurch, you’ll find yourself in one of the most important cities in New Zealand. It has a relaxed atmosphere compared to other cities letting you easily diversify your adventure with urban and natural attractions. The botanic gardens and the Avon River let you make your entire experience outdoor-oriented
Wellington is a cultural urbanisation frosted with picturesque wooden houses, a beautiful harbour and lighthouse and breathtaking hilltops. Head up Mount Victoria Lookout and take in the panoramic South Pacific views.
The summer season from December to February, with its glorious clear skies and warm daytime temperatures, is the best time to visit New Zealand.