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New Zealand glamping:
What you need to know

Why Choose Glamping in New Zealand?

Found in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, New Zealand is made up of two main islands, North and South. These have been carved out by centuries of volcanic and glacial activity. The volcanoes and glaciers mean that New Zealand’s landscape is a true paradise, with unlimited opportunities for a new adventures.

Whether you’re seeking hang-gliding to mountain biking in Queenstown, cruises through the fjords or trekking Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand has it all. This makes it an amazing holiday destination in its own right. Try glamping here to find the perfect beaches and holiday homes to rent on either island. 

Top Things to Do in New Zealand

On the west coast of the South Island in New Zealand, you will find dramatic fjords and glacial landscapes. Among these, the Milford Sound is popular to visit. Milford Sound is a breathtaking destination that will leave you dreaming of the spectacular glacial valleys and vistas. Also on the South Island is Aoraki / Mount Cook. Mount Cook, or Aoraki in the native Maori language, is the tallest mountain in New Zealand. Some key highlights include scenic Lake Pukaki, stargazing far away from the city lights, and the Tasman Glacier. Plus, it is considered the best climbing region in Australasia, so get your carabiners ready and head outside! 

New Zealand's North Island, like the South, is filled with different things to do outside. Waitomo is a small town that has been made famous for its Glowworm Caves. You can take a boat ride through the glowworm grotto and marvel at this landscape 30 million years in the making. The North Island is also home to the Bay of Islands, an enclave encompassing more than 140 subtropical islands. The Bay of Islands is an amazing holiday destination and has become known for its pristine beaches, big-game fishing, and Maori culture and artifacts. 

No matter where you go in New Zealand, you will find islands brimming with plenty to do and lots to see. This makes it a perfect family getaway destination! 

When is the Best Time to Visit New Zealand?

The seasons here are opposite to the Northern Hemisphere and the climate is extremely variable. New Zealand's summer season runs from December to February and has the best overall weather, with temperatures averaging from 20 - 30ºC (65 - 85°F). 

Autumn, or fall in New Zealand, is from March to May and is a time of spectacular color changes, especially when you visit places like Wanaka and the Otago region

Winter in New Zealand runs from June to August with temperatures between 10 - 15ºC (50 - 60°F). 

Spring is a great time of year to visit New Zealand, from September to November. This provides perfect conditions for whitewater rafting as the mountain snow starts to melt!

When you choose to visit New Zealand will ultimately come down to where you want to stay and what you want to do whilst on your trip. No matter when you decide to go here, you will find plenty of adventures at every twist and turn.  

Where is the best place to glamp in New Zealand?

It can be difficult to find the best place to glamp in New Zealand as there are so many great areas to choose from. With places like Akaroa, Rotorua, Queenstown, and many more, these destinations offer something unique for different travelers. 

We would recommend using our search filter to narrow down your glamping type and destination, this way you can pick the perfect getaway for you! 

Is there dog friendly glamping in New Zealand?

Yes! There are loads of glamping accommodations in New Zealand that accept pets. Choosing a dog-friendly getaway means that you can explore the great outdoors of NZ with your four-legged friend right beside you.

Are there glamping pods in New Zealand?

You will find some beautiful glamping pods in New Zealand. These are often in breathtaking settings with incredible natural vistas at every twist and turn. This allows for the perfect break here, all whilst immersing yourself in the neverending beauty.

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