SeeANZ home About our travel agency Start planning your vacation
Contact us at (800) 934-8391
 

Destination Overview: New Zealand

Population:

4 Million

Vacation Packages Available:

Luxury and Honeymoon
Wine and Food
Nature and Adventure
Self Drive
Escorted touring
Islands and beaches

How many places can offer so many wonderfully diverse landscapes in such a compact space? Such intense breathtaking scenery, that leaves you marveling and questioning are you looking at a postcard, because it is so picture perfect! This is New Zealand, and no, you will not leave disappointed.

New Zealand offers stunning rugged landscapes, lush forests, glaciers, fiordlands, beaches, wineries, geothermal and volcanic activity, mountain ranges and rolling farmlands to keep you interested. The activities are just as abundant as the changing scenery, this is the place for going at a slower pace and enjoying a leisurely drive, and also a place for adrenaline junkies. New Zealand has something to offer everyone.

Kiwi’s will amaze you with their hospitality, friendliness, honesty and openness. New Zealand is a diverse, multicultural and sophisticated country.

Auckland:

New Zealand largest city. Auckland unlike many other large cities, can boast about being out of the city in 30 minutes and having the pleasure of hiking, sailing, relaxing on the beach or sampling some fantastic wines.

Wellington:

New Zealand’s capital city, nestled around the picturesque harbor and surround by green hills. Wellington has a wealth of experiences available for you from excellent arts, dining and culture, (you must take time out to visit to Te Papa Museum), excellent shopping and night life. For the adventure seekers head north of the city for hiking, fishing and bike riding or take in the wine regions.

WellingtonNZ.com Official Tourism Website

Christchurch:

With it’s large English presence from architecture to gardens, you will feel like you are stepping back in time in another country! Christchurch boasts the only International Antartic Centre of it’s kind in the world, from museums to art galleries, tramway, gondolas and hot air balloons you have many activities to enjoy in and around Christchurch. Head north on a day trip to Kaikoura and whalewatch, or take a roundtrip scenic train ride on the Tranzalpine train (will take all day).

Queenstown:

One of the most beautiful spots imaginable, with diverse landscapes and activities to keep you interested and amused for months!!!! This is the adrenaline capital from bungy jumping, sky diving, scenic helicopter flights, shot over jet boat rides and if you prefer a slower pace, there are still so many activities to choose from. Excellent golfing is available, cruising on the fiordlands, hiking, 4WD trips, sheep shearing, wineries, awesome skiing, abundant amount of restaurants to choose from, art galleries and day spas!

Temperature (monthly averages):

  Spring
Sep, Oct, Nov
Summer
Dec, Jan, Feb
Autumn
Mar, Apr, May
Winter
Jun, Jul, Aug
  Bay of Islands
Max °C 19 25 21 16
Max °F 67 76 70 61
Min °C 9 14 11 7
Min °F 48 56 52 45
Rain Days 11 7 11 16
  Auckland
Max °C 18 24 20 15
Max °F 65 75 68 59
Min °C 11 12 13 9
Min °F 52 54 55 48
Rain Days 12 8 11 15
  Rotorua
Max °C 17 24 18 13
Max °F 63 75 65 55
Min °C 7 12 9 4
Min °F 45 54 48 39
Rain Days 11 9 9 13
  Wellington
Max °C 15 20 17 12
Max °F 59 68 63 54
Min °C 9 13 11 6
Min °F 48 55 52 43
Rain Days 11 7 10 13
  Christchurch
Max °C 17 22 18 12
Max °F 63 72 65 54
Min °C 7 12 8 3
Min °F 45 54 46 37
Rain Days 7 7 7 7
  Queenstown
Max °C 16 22 16 10
Max °F 61 72 61 50
Min °C 5 10 6 1
Min °F 41 50 43 34
Rain Days 9 8 8 7