When and Why Should Visit in New Zealand? -15 Days New Zealand Trip

Author: Priyanka Saxena on May 22,2019

Life is all about experiences and memories, memories come from well-planned vacations. Decide to spend a vacation in New Zealand, which is going to be your best experience ever. New Zealand tour is possibly one of the best countries to be traveled. New Zealand is blessed with beautiful mountains. Traversing the country from North Island to the South Island you get to experience the culture, friendly people, mouth-watering food, and exquisite treasure of natural wonders unlike anywhere else. New Zealand is one of the most tourist-friendly country that you’ll going to experience. The arrangements will be well taken care of by the New Zealand travel agents. Tie up your seat belt for endless fun activities which happens only in New Zealand in this month of May. May is one of the best times for New Zealand tour. So, what are you waiting for, start your New Zealand tours pack some warm clothes, raincoats and over trousers for yourselves to travel in this beautiful May season.

Trip at a Glance:

DAY 1-2: Welcome to the New Zealand (Auckland), explore Muriwai beach and Piha.

DAY 3: Travel to Hamilton.

DAY 4: Enjoy the most amazing experience in Napier, the wine producing region.

DAY 5-6: Travel to Wellington museum and explore the Wellington city (Capital of New Zealand).  

DAY 7-8: Enjoy the best riding experience of Cycling on the paths of Christchurch city.

DAY 9-10: Travel to Milford Sound in South West and Mount Cook in Southern Alps of South Isalnd of New Zealand.

DAY 11-12: Travel to Queenstown, the city of lake.

DAY 13: Travel to Tauranga, places of historic buildings.

DAY 14-15: Russell, Bay of Island and Owharoa Falls, Whangarei Falls.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit the city of Auckland and get mesmerized with the beautiful beaches, Muriwai and Pihu and enjoy surfing in those amazing beaches of New Zealand.

  • Travel to South Island and enjoy the adventure of trekking on the mountains of New Zealand.

  • Explore the city of Wellington and set your eyes on the museums, national library and government buildings.

  • Get opportunities for swimming, fishing in the Lakes Wakatipu, Lake Johnson, Lake Dispute etc., of Queenstown.

  • On the Avon River bank there is the Cycling path for the lifetime cycling experience.

  • Have a look around the beauty of Hamilton city of Public Parks, themed Gardens and Victoria Street which is lined by cafes, restaurants and bars.

  • Napier is the coastal city in North Island of New Zealand; it is the wine producing a region of Hawke’s Bay.

  • Tauranga is situated in the North Island of the New Zealand, it hosts the historic buildings, harbor connected to the Mount Maunganui which is a beach town with hot saltwater pools.

  • May is the fall season of New Zealand, so it’s the best time to enjoy divine Owharoa Falls, Whangarei Falls and the Bay of Island Russell.

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Detailed Itinerary


Day 1-2: Welcome to New Zealand (Auckland)

Start your beautiful journey in New Zealand by staying in one of the best and most comfortable hotels in Auckland chosen by New Zealand tour agents.  Amazing hotels will be at your service to give you a perfect start to your New Zealand tour. The places where you stay give you the first pleasure of your tour. You can enjoy your stay in the hotel with free Wi-fi, air conditioning and flat TV screens in your hotel rooms to make your journey comfortable. You can also choose beach side hotels.

Start your morning with mouth-watering breakfast. You also can relax in hotel’s spa therapy and can swim in swimming pool. Now you are ready to explore Auckland. New Zealand tour agents will provide you convince to start the journey in Auckland. Auckland Art Gallery is one of the most beautiful Art Gallery for the art lovers which is about 550 m away from your hotel. Now you can to the Muriwai Beach and relax enjoy the sun in these autumn days which is about 54 km away from the Art Gallery. After the Muriwai beach you can also enjoy beachside at Pihu Beach which is about 54 km from Muriwai Beach. You can also enjoy the cruise in Waiheke Island.  With the help of New Zealand tour agents you start and enjoy your journey in New Zealand.

Day 3: Travel to Hamilton

You’ll need one hour thirty-two minutes from the state highway to reach from Auckland to Hamilton. Welcome to the Hamilton city in Waikato region, New Zealand.  Waitoma, a small village of Hamilton, is known for its extensive underground cave system. Thousand of the glow-worm light up the glow worm caves. You can found many of the kiwi species in this small village. A zoological garden, Hamilton Zoo covers 25 hectares, is situated on the Brymer road in the Hamilton Suburb of Rotokauri. A regional museum known as ‘Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga O Waikato’, manages a art space, a shop, a gallery space for New Zealand art and design. The city has a lot of artwork and different type of species, nobody want to miss in this beautiful weather of May.

Day 4: Wine lovers welcome to the Napier

In three hours and forty five minutes you’ll reach to the most amazing place, Napier from Hamilton. Allow yourself at least one day to explore these amazing wines place. This place is destroyed by the earthquake nut rebuilt in the Spanish mission style. Most of the New Zealand’s wineries are located in the Npaier’s. High sunshine hours and variety of soil type make the region suitable for the wine farming. You can enjoy the fresh wine here in Napier’s only.

Day 5-6: Visit the Capital of New Zealand, Wellington

Welcome to the capital city of New Zealand, Wellington. You’ll need approx. four hours to reach here by state highway from Napier. You can enjoy cruise ship tour in Wellington also.  The National Museum of New Zealand ‘Te Papa Tongarewa’ is the mix of Art Gallery and the National Museum of New Zealand. You can have fun in the Zealandia Ecosanctuary, a wildlife sanctuary where about 225 ha of biodiversity is being restored. 100 years old Zoo the Wellington Zoo is spread in about 13- hectare where 100 species of fauna are being restored.

DAY 7-8: Visit Christchurch

You’ll need fifty minutes by flight to reach Christchurch from Wellington. Close to Christchurch international airport there is International Antarctic center, which is one of the major tourist attractions in the city. From Antarctic center you can visit to Christchurch Botanic Garden. In the Botanic garden the main attractions are the history of the garden, visitor center, cafes, gift shop etc. In Hagley Park you can enjoy the cycling in the paths of the park. After enjoying the ride you can take a look to the beautiful Canterbury Museum which is established in 1867. Also you can enjoy the sightseeing in flat bottomed, small boats by a guide.

Day 9-10: Milford Sound and Mount Cook

From the state highway you need approx. nine hours to reach the Milford Sound from Christchurch. Now you are going to enjoy the most beautiful part of this New Zealand journey, the Milford Sound. Enjoy the journey in this beautiful mountains and falls with the cruise & kayak also. The Bowen falls is epic and the most beautiful waterfall. The height of this waterfall is astounding and when it rains (you now this is the month of May) the sheer volume of water is mesmerizing. In Milford Sound there is a Discovery Center & Underwater Observatory. This is an amazing place to dive in with unique marine life and its natural environment. It’s going to be the fantastic experience of yours. From the state highway 6 and 8 you can reach to the Mount Cook from Milford Sound in approx 6 hours of drive. Fantastic nature view from Aoraki National park of mountains full of rocks where you can hike and take a boat ride on the Glacier Lakes. You can relax in the lap of mountain. The Tasman Glacier is the New Zealand’s largest Glacier, with the experienced guides in custom built MAC- boat you can explore the ever-changing glacial landscape. This is best part of your journey in Milford Sound and Mount Cook.

Day 11-12: Travel to the City of Lakes, Queenstown

After the mesmerizing trip, you are going to make memories in some of the most amazing adventure sports in Queenstown, New Zealand. There is a skiing and snowboarding mountain with trails and terrain parks, with the lots of cafes option and on mountain bars, which you are going to love the most. Imagine that in the chilly weather you are doing the skiing and snowboarding, isn’t that an amazing thought. You can also do freefalling swing ride and zip lines over sheer river canyon walls, here in Queenstown. If you love River Rafting then the Challenge Rafting is the best place for your adventure. In the Fear Factory Queenstown, you will be going to love the dark creepy maze, and it is one of the scariest experiences in the New Zealand. And you can shop in Remarkables Market.

DAY 13: For the history lovers, Tauranga is the best place

In Tauranga there is the shopping complex inspired by vintage which is made up of original & replica buildings & cobblestone streets known as Historical Village. The Elms is the historic mission house, which is a guided tour offered a library & a serene.

Day 14: Off to Whangarei Falls and Bay of Island

After Tauranga head to Whangarei Falls in about four hours of road trip. This Whangarei Fall is situated 26 m high from the Hatea River with beautiful scenic beauty. Continue in this mesmerized beauty of the nature head to the Bay of Island. The Bay of Island is encompassed with more than 140 subtropical Island. It is famous for big-game fishing and Maori cultural artefacts. And this is how your last day of New Zealand Tour comes to an end.

Day 15: It’s time to end the fun-filled Tour

Everything which starts, comes with an end and so does your New Zealand tour. After having your delicious breakfast it’s time to say goodbye to all the beautiful sites you have been watched in last fourteen days. The New Zealand tour agents will take you to airport for your flight. You are leaving with the countless memories of all the beautiful sights, adventures, and fun-filled activities with a comfortable home flight.


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