New Zealand is a land of awesome peaks, beautiful glaciers, fiords, geothermal hot spots and diverse animal life. Hike through the rainforests and waterfalls, take a scenic helicopter ride over Mount Cook or kayak around the unspoiled Stewart Island. Bungee jump off a Queenstown bridge or drive around the Milford Sound to spot fur seals and bottlenose dolphins. Unwind with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc in the Marlborough wine region. At night, view Auckland from the 220-meter Sky Tower or cruising around Lake Wakatipu on a restored vintage steamer. With breathtaking scenery and a wide variety of wild-to-cultured activities, your days and nights will be filled with adventures.Time Zone: UTC +12 hours (no DST) Official Language: Maori Primary Language: English Currency: New Zealand dollar Road Rules: Drive on the leftEntry Requirements: Valid passport and visaBest Times to Visit: May through October
New Zealand Honeymoons
From the North Island to the South Island, stay in one place or hop around to experience everything New Zealand has to offer. Choose one of the all-inclusive New Zealand honeymoon packages and enjoy a beautiful honeymoon suite and a special gift upon arrival. Or, stay in an exclusive waterfront villa and enjoy gourmet cuisine from your very own personal chef.
Destination Weddings in New Zealand
With a landscape as varied as New Zealand's, almost any wedding experience is possible. From a heli-wedding on a mountain top to a traditional wedding in a lakeside chapel to a barefoot beach wedding, nothing is off the table. Arranging all of the details doesn't have to be a headache either. Choose an all-inclusive wedding package and let a professional wedding coordinator take care of everything.
Climate & Weather
The north of New Zealand has a subtropical climate while the south is temperate. December, January and February are the warmest months and June, July and August are the coolest. Tropical cyclones can quickly blow in so be prepared for sudden changes in weather and temperature, particularly when doing outdoor activities.