Top 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in New Zealand

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Top 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in New Zealand
24 December, 2019 0 Comments

"Top 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in New Zealand

New Zealand is a beautiful tiny island with unique land structure and jaw-dropping natural scenery, which is one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations. From thrilling adventure to calm romantic activities and iconic attractions to luxurious stays, it will provide a chance for couples to explore new things and places. With all these, it will make every honeymooner want to revisit again and again.

Furthermore, couples can experience various romantic activities and adventures and have a lovely time with their partners while enjoying the untamed beauty of New Zealand. If you have plans of a honeymoon in New Zealand, here are the top 10 best romantic destinations in New Zealand.

1. Coromandel Peninsula

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Perfect for summertime, Coromandel is one of the most beautiful and romantic honeymoon destinations in New Zealand. With lust natural forests, sandy beaches, and warm hospitality, it is popular among both New Zealand’s and International couples.
To add something lovely to your extra time, take a romantic walk with your love to naturally formed Cathedral Cove from Hahei beach or go kayaking together to explore the vast sea. Or, relax at the spa pool on the hot water beach. Worried? If it has something adventurous or not? Of course, it has. You can go hiking through the forest trails.

The most romantic time to visit the Coromandel Peninsula is from March to August.

2. Waiheke Island

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If you are planning to spend your romantic honeymoon in a stunning island of New Zealand, Waiheke is the perfect place for you. Along with pristine beaches, gorgeous vineyards, and unparalleled natural beauty, Waiheke ensures that you have unforgettable moments.
For some romantic time with one another, take a scenic tour of the island holding each other’s hand or hire a car to visit a vineyard and take a taste of homemade wine.
Furthermore, you can also enjoy the romantic view of the sea and the sunset in the afternoon with each other before you head out to get cozy in bed.
To make your honeymoon more romantic, visit Waiheke from October to April.

3. Queenstown

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Seeking some adventure on your romantic honeymoon trip to New Zealand? Pack your bags and head to Queenstown, the adventure capital of the country. Offering both romantic honeymoon and various adventurous activities to indulge in, it is inevitable that many couples fall in love with Queenstown. 
Start your adventure and romance with skiing or snowboarding together or go for a Dart River safari. Not satisfied? Dare to bungee jump at Nevis Bungee, the highest bungee in Australasia.
For a chilled honeymoon with your love, take a romantic lakeside stroll and end the day with a lovely dinner in a fine restaurant. Don’t miss to visit the local vineyards for some homemade wine experience.
To make your romantic honeymoon even more romantic, visit Queenstown anytime from December to February.

4. Rotorua

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If you want a calm, peaceful, and romantic honeymoon to have some lovely time with your love in New Zealand, Rotorua is the place for you. With its relaxing hot water springs and spouting geysers, it makes couples want to visit again and again. You won’t be an exception!
For some romantic time with your partner, start your day by taking a strolling around the Wai-O-Tapu, exploring its beautiful wonders. Then head on to Polynesian Spa to dip in mineral pools or take a romantic bath together in the hot springs at Hell’s Gate. Furthermore, you can also get a soothing private couple’s massage at Wai Ora Dry Spa.
To make the best romantic experience in Rotorua, visit anytime from November to May.

5. Auckland

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Want to spend your romantic honeymoon in a bustling city with a vibrant nightlife and thrilling adventures? Auckland is waiting for you to offer all these.
With the appropriate mix of urban adventures and stunning natural wonders, the vibrant city of Auckland is a perfect destination for couples who enjoy city life.
To make some lovely experience in this charming city, you can use skywalk around the Sky Tower pergola and enjoy the jaw-dropping view of the city from the top.
Then, take a sky jump from the Sky Tower with your partner. Furthermore, go hiking with your love on Rangitoto Island. Finally, end your day with a romantic dinner in Orbit, a 360-degree revolving restaurant.
The best time to visit Auckland is from October to March.

6. Marlborough

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Offering a splendid mix of adventures along with jaw-dropping natural scenery, Marlborough is one of the most adventurous and romantic honeymoon destinations in New Zealand. To add to the list, it is also famous for world-renowned Sauvignon blanc.
For a chilled and romantic honeymoon time with one another, go for a kayak trip to explore the water or hop on the cruise together to admire lush forests, enjoy wine, and each other’s company.
And, if you are feeling adventurous, go for a hike along the Queen Charlotte Track and end the day with romantic dinner, including fresh seafood.
The best time to visit Malborough is from March to June. 

7. Dunedin

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One of the most unique and romantic honeymoon destination standing out among other romantic places in New Zealand, Dunedin is filled with nature and albatross and penguins. Similarly, the passionate and adventurous activities to do in Dunlin rekindle the romance between you and your partner.
For some adventure, go for a wildlife tour to Otago Peninsula where you can find an Albatros nesting site or visit a private farm beach with the view of seals, sea lions, sea elephants, and yellow-Eyed penguins.
For a chilled honeymoon, take a romantic stroll and visit nearby attractions and end the day with a romantic dinner date with fresh seafood.
The best time to visit Dunedin is from December to July.

8. West Coast of South Island

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With its untamed natural rivers, glaciers, and marvelous caves, the stunning West Coast of South Island is also one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in New Zealand.
Stuck between the crashing sea and the magnificent mountains, this beautiful place with stunning beaches is sure to take your breath away and leave you with no words.
For some romantic experiences, visit swing bridges, spend some lovely time together in an amusement park and take a drive through the Buller Gorge.
Furthermore, you can also walk along the Cape Farewell Seal Colony or visit Pancake rocks at Punakaiki. Lastly, don’t forget to enjoy the marvelous view of the Tasman Sea.
To make sure that you are unbothered and you have your best romantic honeymoon in the West Coast, visit anytime from December to February. 

9. Milford Sound

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Often termed as “Eighth Wonder of the World,” Milford is also one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in New Zealand. With its untamed natural beauty, stunning peaks, and majestic view of the sea, it steals the heart of many couples, and you will lose it too.
As for a romantic time with one another, you can go to Sunderland Falls and take a romantic bath together or take a drive along Milford Road for some adventure. If these are not enough, go deep-sea diving or kayaking to explore the sea.
For the best experience, the most romantic time to visit Milford Sound at any time of the year from January to December.

10. Waitomo Caves


Underneath the rolling hills of Waitomo lies a labyrinth of caves, underground rivers, and sinkholes, which makes a perfect location for a romantic honeymoon. With its natural beauty and chilling atmosphere, it has been able to take a spot as one of the best romantic destinations.

For some exceptional memory, try out the unique experience of black water rafting or spelunking and abseiling. And, if you want chilled experiences, go for exploring sparkling limestone caves with your partner. When you want to call it a day, head to the hillside of glamping and enjoy a romantic dinner and get cozy in bed.

The best time to visit Waitomo Caves is from November to April.  

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