Wake up in Middle Earth, wherever you travel in New Zealand, you’ll find rich tales to share, of history, quirky familiarity and legends. Everything is easy in New Zealand, there is minimum traffic, buses and trains run on time, there are few pickpockets and unlike its neighbour Australia, just one poisonous creature. You won’t endure your holiday here, you’ll love it!
All about the nature, the main two islands North and South island, has some truely eye-popping natural attractions. For sun, sea and sand, the North island’s picturesque Coromandel Peninsula is surely ideal. For whale watching, penguins and other wildlife encounters the South island is waiting with its soaring cliffs and vast fjords.
New Zealand is a favourite with backpackers due to the nature’s playground on the doorstep. But the islands also offer fantastic family holiday options, no matter where you travel, there’s plenty for the whole family to do. There are also some fantastic bespoke and luxurious experiences, in the stunning natural settings.
What to do
Walking is practically a national sport in New Zealand and hiking is one of the best ways to see the beautiful landscapes.
Indulge in the local food and of course wine, a vineyard tour should be high on your list.
For your own Middle-earth adventure, daily tours are available to visit the original Hobbit on Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy and The Hobbit films.
When to go
December is the start of summer and with it warmer weather. As the days start to get longer there’s a real buzz in the air as people’s adventuring begins! January is also a fantastic time to be in New Zealand it’s the warmest month and there’s heaps going on.
Whatever you’re looking for from your holiday to New Zealand, Strawberry Holidays can tailor make your backpacking adventure, your family holiday or bespoke luxury experience. We’ll ensure you enjoy exceptional service and exclusive offers from the top tour operators for New Zealand.