No matter what type of traveler you are, Autumn travel offers opportunities for nature lovers and thrill-seeking couples alike to experience off the beaten path destinations with lower numbers of tour participants compared to busy summer months. Additionally, hotel and ticket costs could also be much cheaper during this season.
Custom tailored for exclusivity, our New Zealand honeymoon packages take you away from the masses and allow romance to flourish as you stroll hand-in-hand on unspoiled landscapes, explore islands by helicopter and stay at luxurious lodges.
Fall in Love with New Zealand’s North Island
New Zealand makes for an incredible honeymoon destination, from its majestic mountains and lush forests to its serene lakes and exquisite Maori culture and cuisine. New Zealand provides plenty of exciting activities as well as luxurious accommodations, making for an unforgettable adventure experience for adventure couples or newlyweds.
Autumn is one of the best times to travel to New Zealand, as its temperatures still remain warm (depending on where you are located in New Zealand) while its gorgeous deciduous trees put on an amazing show of colour. Additionally, Autumn provides the ideal opportunity to sample New Zealand’s delectable foods and wines!
Waiheke Island and Auckland offer plenty of exciting things to do on New Zealand’s North Island, from quiet vineyards to bustling city streets. Take in romantic views of snow-capped Remarkables Mountain Range from your Queenstown cottage; discover Waitomo Glowworm Caves; or enjoy traditional hangi (a meal consisting of meat and vegetables roasted over an open fire!). Don’t forget a hangi though; this New Zealand tradition won’t disappoint!
Taupo is one of New Zealand’s most picturesque towns, situated on the eastern side of North Island and offering gorgeous lakeside trees with vibrant hues and long lakeside walls for strolling. Hike to Mt Tongariro or skydive from 9,000ft all the way up to 15,000ft – everything in Taupo promises adventure!
Hawke’s Bay is the place for wine tasting! Renowned for its award-winning wines and delicious cuisine, you’ll have access to over 40 wineries offering tasting sessions – learn to create your own signature blend by sipping from each one – as well as taking an expert-guided wine tour around this picturesque region!
New Zealand’s South Island makes for an amazing honeymoon destination, boasting unspoiled landscapes of untamable coastlines, volcanic peaks and tranquil lakes that draw adventurous couples seeking an escape from reality. You can find yourself attracted by Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers or visit Hobbiton to step inside Middle Earth as it was filmed there.
Wellington offers milder autumn temperatures that allow visitors to take advantage of walking tracks and cycling trails with beautiful views of Botanic Gardens or Hagley Park in Christchurch, or try your luck tasting regional wine or cheese on winery tours or brewery tasting tours, before winding down and relaxing with your partner at one of many thermal hot pools.
Fall in Love with New Zealand’s South Island
New Zealand’s South Island boasts incredible mountains, glaciers, fjords and lush forests which form an exquisite natural canvas of breathtaking beauty. Boasting active volcanoes to bubbling mud pools – from volcanoes to bubbling mud pools – this subtropical paradise offers nature at its finest with white sand beaches, thermal hot springs for relaxation, glacier-carved fiords and bustling cities that all come together beautifully here.
New Zealand’s beautiful landscapes provide the ideal setting for couples looking for an idyllic and relaxing honeymoon trip, including boat tours of its spectacular fjords or vineyard tours with wine tasting opportunities and dining on gourmet cuisine combining Asian and modern European influences. A luxurious New Zealand honeymoon package will allow couples to do exactly that! Relax on beautiful beaches while exploring fjords by boat; indulge in wine tasting tours; unwind at vineyard tours – these experiences await!
New Zealand’s forests are truly stunning in autumn, offering breathtaking scenery and photo opportunites that you won’t want to miss. Queenstown and Central Otago offer some of the brightest colors during this season.
New Zealand’s South Island offers plenty of activities and sights, and this season is an ideal time to experience them all. Hike on the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers; take in nature at Waitomo glow worm caves; meet Maori at cultural locations – there’s a little something here for everyone!
New Zealand’s North and South Islands each offer something different; while one features culture, history, and vibrant city life; while the other emphasizes wilderness and spectacular scenery. Both islands will give your honeymoon experience one to remember! From bungee jumping or jet boating to hiking or skiing – New Zealand offers something for every couple’s interests. Let Turquoise help plan your perfect New Zealand honeymoon; our experts can connect you with boutique tour companies and plan every aspect of your journey so that you can take full advantage of this remarkable country! Reach out today to discover our exclusive New Zealand honeymoon packages!