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Written by Rajoo on June 4, 2020 Share on

The Most Captivating Honeymoon Destinations in New Zealand

New Zealand, known for its beautiful landscapes and a wonderful assortment of attractions, has plenty of things to offer to its travellers especially for those wanting to make their honeymoon truly cherish and a memorable one. A city, offering adventure, beaches and many natural wonders that have inspired so many. Spectacular natural scenery and stunning diverse landscape, like imposing mountains, epic glaciers and volcanoes, never-ending farmland and grassland, as well as gorgeous beaches are some of the things you will fall in love with. Whether you are interested in adventure, romance, or a cultural experience, New Zealand is the place to stop by and promises your dream holiday with your special someone. Here are some of the top destinations to consider for you to mesmerize and for an amazing and pleasing honeymoon destination.

1. Marlborough Sounds

Tory Channel Marlborough Sounds
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Marlborough Sounds is a stunning wine-making region. Marlborough Sounds is a perfect getaway for those wanting to know more about the local viticulture while indulging in a full gourmet experience. The luxurious Marlborough Lodge is right up the alley for a truly romantic retreat. The various vineyards can be explored through the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail and the Queen Charlotte Track is a local must-do for hikers and  Cyclists can also explore this place for a stunning experience. 

2. Waiheke Island

Consider catching a ferry to Waiheke Island, if you’re reaching New Zealand’s shores via Auckland, for the ultimate honeymooning treat. This is a great option for newlyweds who love food, wine and nature. The Island is home to an array of boutique vineyards and hotels, is also filled with wonderful beaches and some adrenaline-inducing experiences.

3. The Coromandel Peninsula

Embrace one of the North Island’s most beautiful coastal stretches. The Coromandel Peninsula offers a trove of tranquil, pristine beaches and picturesque spots to marvel at. Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach, and Hahei are just some of the places to put on your radar. The 970 Lonely Bay Lodge, an elegant villa within a 5-minute walking distance from Cooks Bay, renowned for its beauty and luxury can add more to your getaway.

4. Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands is a micro-region filled with lovely beaches and interesting attractions making this the ideal destination for a tranquil, sun-kissed holiday. The region is also home to some of the nicest eco-friendly resorts and lodges in the country. Near the coastal towns of Paihia and Russell, you can take dolphin encounters and cruises If you like nature activities and want to spend amidst nature. 

5. Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
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You don’t have to be an adrenaline junkie to appreciate the Waitomo Caves. Get onboard a guided boat tour to enjoy the stunning beauty of the glowworm caves. If you are on the extreme adventure side of the spectrum, some of the must-tries include spelunking, black water rafting, and abseiling. 

6. Milford Sound

Milford Sound, New Zealand
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The eighth wonder of the world, The Milford Sound is one of New Zealand’s most popular and most breathtaking destinations. It is a must-visit place for hikers as well as nature lovers. Milford Sound Lodge is the only accommodation option in the area (besides camping) and offers plenty of beautiful facilities that are guaranteed to make your visit worthwhile.

7. Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers

Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
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Here’s a treat for the winter newlyweds. Hop on a helicopter to get up close and personal with New Zealand’s most accessible glaciers, the Fox and Franz Josef. Guided tours offer a glimpse of the local history and also allow its adventurous guests to walk around these wondrous icy terrains. You can pamper yourself with a visit to the Glacier Hot Pools once you’ve finished exploring the glaciers.

8. Forgotten World Highway

If you’re planning on hiring a car, the Forgotten World Highway is one of the best driving routes to explore in the North Island. Along its 150-kilometre (93.21-mile) length, the highway offers plenty of historic stopovers, gorges, and forested reserves to pique all travellers’ interests. At the top of the rugged Stratford Saddle, you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of Mount Taranaki and Tongariro National Park from a faraway distance.

Oh now that Reasons are outnumbered for you to kick-start your bookings to the vibrant Place. It is immensely going to be a delightful experience for you filled with adventure, luxury, and not to forget an amazing honeymoon experience that you can cherish for a lifetime. Now that you might be interested in planning your Honeymoon vacation, check some of the best New Zealand holiday packages and book your dream Honeymoon vacation now with Pickyourtrail, who will help plan your vacation with lots of excitement. Pickyourtrail is India’s biggest online D-I-Y holiday booking platform that empowers users to curate customized holidays and delivers the brand promise of ‘Craft Your Holiday, Your Way’, completely online. So Start planning and Happy travelling.

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