New Zealand offers unforgettable honeymoon experiences. Beaches, adrenaline-pumping activities and Peter Jackson fans alike can travel back in time at Hobbiton movie set are all available here.
Traveling to New Zealand from the US can be a long journey and requires patience when driving on the left-hand side. Visit First Light Travel to find out about planning your honeymoon package.
1. Private Cruises
New Zealand’s lush natural surroundings create the ideal setting for romance to flourish. It boasts uncut coastline, majestic mountains, stunning lakes and majestic glaciers – plus cruise, yacht or helicopter tours that explore these breathtaking islands, fiords and lakes!
Luxury New Zealand Honeymoon Packages from us are carefully tailored to provide maximum privacy. These tours include private island cruises, private dining with celebrity chefs, cooking classes from celebrity chefs and explorations by boat, helicopter or private jet.
New Zealanders (Kiwis) are friendly and welcoming people. They embrace nature and enjoy sharing their culture. New Zealand is safe and has a low crime rate compared with some international honeymoon destinations.
Geiser suggests taking advantage of winter travel by traveling during its quieter season and taking advantage of less crowds by planning an enjoyable three day Coromandel Hideaway, private wine tour on Waiheke Island, star gazing at Lake Tekapo or taking part in an idyllic helicopter mountain top picnic.
2. Private Yacht Tours
Couples looking for an unforgettable honeymoon experience in New Zealand will find that taking a private yacht tour can be both luxurious and romantic. While aboard, guests can indulge in gourmet meals onboard as well as take in breathtaking starry skies before visiting remote beaches.
Discover a secluded honeymoon experience in New Zealand by joining a tour to Lake Tekapo on the South Island’s stunning Lake Taekapoo, one of the best spots for stargazing worldwide – you may even catch sight of Aurora Australis under ideal conditions! You can also sample local wines at nearby vineyards, relax with spa services or explore New Zealand’s breathtaking beaches on your own!
New Zealand is well-known for its remote natural scenery and amenities of modern life, yet is safe enough for you and your honeymoon trip. Infrastructure is well maintained while adventure activities adhere to stringent safety regulations – giving you confidence that your honeymoon in New Zealand will go as smoothly as planned.
No matter your preferred mode of travel – hot air ballooning over Canterbury, wine tasting in Marlborough or sleeping among the fjords – our expert travel advisors will create the ideal itinerary for your New Zealand honeymoon trip. Contact us to start planning now.
3. Private Camping
New Zealand provides numerous secluded campsites and glamping options perfect for couples planning an intimate honeymoon. Campsites or luxury lodges located along a glacial lake on the Coromandel Peninsula; villas on private islands; or taking a helicopter tour over South Island’s fjords and lakes provide ideal settings.
Sophisticated and serene, five-star lodges provide sophisticated hideaways where romance thrives. Stars sparkle above in quiet as you sit under their illumination; fjords delight, vineyards indulge, islands are rarely visited and hot air balloon rides over volcanic landscapes take place; helicopter tours to wild, beautiful wilderness areas offer hot air balloon rides over volcanic landscapes or take place with Maori hosts who welcome them with open arms – not forgetting enchanting wilderness areas with Maori hospitality and spa sanctuary hidden among native forests!
Queenstown is famously dubbed the Adventure Capital of the World and offers visitors an abundance of thrills on their honeymoon. Soak in its tranquil lakeside city by picnicking under the stars or strolling along secluded beaches in Takaka or exploring Takaka’s secret caves; for an action-packed experience kayak out to Whenuakura Island off Whangamata or dig your own personal Jacuzzi during low tide on thermal beaches nearby; otherwise visit Dunedin and sample its diverse bar scene and cafes!
4. Private Hiking Tours
New Zealand comes alive through expert-guided walking tours in its wilderness. Experience its pristine coastlines, ancient rainforests, jaw-dropping mountain lakes and waterfalls best by foot with one of these tours.
On a guided hiking tour of New Zealand, explore an exquisite canopy of mountain beech trees, walk the edge of glaciers or summit a high peak amidst picturesque beech groves. Choose a trail that best fits your fitness level and interests or tackle one of New Zealand’s Great Walks like Abel Tasman Coast Track – New Zealand’s most beloved Great Walk. Hike to idyllic coves, idyllic manuka tree groves and magical river cascades before watching fur seals play on nearby rocks while traversing sandy beaches and headlands.
On these all-inclusive trekking tours, backpacks and gear will be included for your convenience. No matter the level of difficulty of your hike or tour, an experienced guide is on hand with all necessary equipment for an amazing journey through New Zealand’s diverse terrain. Head into Rotorua for some magical encounters like glowworm caves or wander through Maori villages before arriving at Tongariro National Park’s emerald lakes for an unforgettable journey.