New Zealand offers majestic mountains, glaciers and lush rainforests – the ideal honeymoon getaway! Zicasso travel specialists know when and how best to visit this unique landscape; our experts can customize a trip around it!
From scenic train rides to sipping delicate wines at private vineyards, romance resounds through New Zealand’s natural splendor. Explore snowcapped mountain beech forests or stargaze on isolated inlets – each experience promises romance!
1. Ultimate South Island Adventure
New Zealand vacations captivate couples looking for adventure. This scenic country’s stunning lakes, glaciers, coastlines and steaming geysers provide plenty of opportunity for exploration as well as sensual relaxation.
Start your morning right with an early morning hot air balloon ride over Canterbury, enjoy an intimate wine tasting experience on idyllic Marlborough island or take a scenic flight above New Zealand’s fjords. Pamper yourself at spa treatments set against nature’s magnificent scenery or sail the Bay of Islands where sperm whales may appear!
Auckland’s towering skyline provides romantic vistas of Viaduct Harbour and Wintergardens park. Make time to climb one of the world’s highest structures – Sky Tower! Or stroll along Mission Bay Beach to experience its relaxed ambiance before venturing off to Waikato River Valley for adrenaline-pumping activities like rafting or canyoning!
Discover a glacier up close on this two-week New Zealand honeymoon tour tailored specifically for you and your partner. Exploring uncharted wildernesses by foot, helicopter or cruiser while learning about Maori, British and local culture; plus climbing to the edge of a volcano at Waitomo Caves or embarking on an ice climbing expedition with Franz Josef Glacier Guides is available as options!
2. Ultimate New Zealand & Australia
New Zealand offers the ideal setting for honeymoons that emphasize adventure. Its stunning natural landscape – featuring fjords, volcanoes, glaciers and sprawling rainforests – provides an impressive backdrop to your love story while its people (known affectionately as Kiwis) are welcoming hosts.
On your New Zealand honeymoon, take an up-close view of glaciers by booking guided tours with Franz Josef Glacier Guides or Fox Glacier Guides. Both provide exciting ice climbing expeditions or simply hiking tours around their lush, green majesty; after your expedition celebrate it with a craft beer at Snake Bite Brewery in Franz Josef to commemorate your adventure!
Your New Zealand honeymoon offers you the opportunity to sample world-renowned wines on a boutique wine tour, or book a scenic helicopter flight for an aerial view of Remarkables Mountain Range and glaciers.
New Zealand, being smaller than Australia, requires less driving; however, its roads can be winding and require longer to navigate – two weeks could easily add 50+ hours of driving! To see more of its countryside and ensure maximum convenience when planning a two week visit is best served through both driving and domestic flights.
3. Romantic New Zealand
New Zealand boasts breathtaking natural terrains ranging from snow-capped mountains and glaciers, providing the ideal setting for romantic experiences. Additionally, this lively country provides many cultural, culinary, and adrenaline activities which add romance and adventure to any New Zealand honeymoon itinerary.
Explore Auckland to kick-start your New Zealand honeymoon – an idyllic city where natural beauty meets vibrant culture. Beaches, waterfalls and vibrant street markets add charm to this special destination. Take time out together for an adventure up the Sky Tower; an iconic landmark providing spectacular views over Auckland and its nearby volcanic peaks.
Queenstown is an ideal honeymoon destination, boasting luxurious lodges, relaxing spa services, and outstanding cuisine. Set amidst stunning Lake Wakatipu scenery, enjoy a day savoring New Zealand wine on an indulgent vineyard tour through Marlborough or take an exhilarating helicopter flight over Queenstown’s breathtaking mountain scenery!
Luxury accommodations provide the ideal platform from which to explore New Zealand’s natural and adventurous activities, from idyllic beach walks to high-octane skydiving – you and your partner can choose adventures as romantic or thrilling as desired! A Zicasso travel specialist can assist in finding romantic New Zealand activities tailored specifically for you and your interests.
4. Ultimate New Zealand & Australia
Australia and New Zealand honeymoon packages provide ample choices. Choose between desert panoramas of Australia’s Red Centre with tropical beaches, coral reefs, Great Barrier Reef and Ayers Rock in its northern region before crossing over into New Zealand’s South Island for glaciers, rainforests and mountain peaks aplenty!
Couples who want to see both countries but have limited time should select one island and discover its major highlights before heading off to the other country. New Zealand has quickly become a top honeymoon destination due to its thermal activities, Maori culture, spectacular fjords such as Milford Sound and Queenstown being its “adventure capital.”
This two-week itinerary for self-drive touring of New Zealand’s South Island makes for a wonderful honeymoon and romance sampler, complete with romantic accommodations, private activities, five-star adventures through majestically wild landscapes, five star adventures… If you plan to rent a car during your honeymoon trip – check out this helpful guide on renting cars here as well as tips for driving on the left side of the road.