New Zealand is the ideal honeymoon destination if you want to explore some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, fly above the glaciers, sky dive, hike, raft, ride, ski and sail your way across the two breath-taking main islands. If you have always wanted an adventurous honeymoon, this is where you can enjoy some of the most exhilarating activities in a setting that has inspired so many famous movie directors.
New Zealand is a year round destination but summer and winter are the most exciting seasons for honeymoon adventures. While winter is ideal for skiing and exploring the majestic glaciers, summer is that time of year when you can experience the wildest side of Queenstown and see all those fascinating landscapes featured in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. From December to February, you relax at the beaches or go rafting, kayaking and enjoy all kinds of water sports, while cooler temperatures from March to May create perfect conditions for hiking. From June to August you can hit the slopes and enjoy winter sports and from September to November you will find great weather and explore the great outdoors but without being surrounded by too many tourists.
Queenstown is the famed ‘adrenalin capital of the world’ famous for all kinds of extreme sports from bungee jumping to jet boating, skydiving, snowboarding, mountain biking, white water rafting, river surfing, kite skiing and parasailing. It is the birthplace of tandem paragliding, and it is one of the few places in the world where you can experience gravity-defying adventures such as canyon swings and zip rides. The Skyline Gondola is a must if you want to see Queenstown from above which is guaranteed to give you the adrenaline rush.
Need more destinations for excitement and adventure? In Auckland, you can sky jump off the Sky Tower, Waiheke Island has great jet ski tours, Hobbiton at Matamata is where you can explore the magical world of Hobbits with guided tours across the movie sets, at Milford Sound, you can go deep sea diving and enjoy scenic drives along Milford Road and Rotorua is famous for the canopy tours.
Do you want to see New Zealand spectacular glaciers? Located in the Southern Alps, the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers are two of the most famous and most visited glaciers in New Zealand. You can try ice climbing, treat yourselves with a scenic helicopter flight or book a guided glacier walking tour.
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