If you are planning for a luxury honeymoon, you must consider New Zealand. If islands fascinate you, New Zealand is one of the most beautiful islands here on earth. The mesmerizing beauty of the country attracts travelers from all over the world. Here are seven "must-do" things to make your honeymoon in New Zealand unforgettable.
7 Luxurious Activities to do in New Zealand
1 - Skydiving in Queenstown or Mt. Cook
Queenstown is situated on the bank of Lake Wakatipu, which adds a lot to the beauty of the place. Mt. Cook, also known as Aoraki, is the highest mountain having a height of 3,724 meters in New Zealand which fascinates thousands of tourists from all around the world. If you like adventures, you must do Skydiving at Queenstown or Mt. Cook. Skydiving is one of the most thrilling, exciting, and inspiring activities that one can do for their honeymoon in Queenstown. It ranges from 9,000 feet to 15000 feet and based on the strength of your mind, choose the right height option. No need to worry about the heights as it is quite safe and highly trained people will guide and assure you the safety. By jumping from a scenic plane, you will get the opportunity to look at the charming scenery of Queenstown or Mt. Cook from the sky. It will add to the beautiful memories of your life. Skydiving at any of these locations will cost you an average of around $500 including transferring of photographs & videos.
2 - Milford Sound Overnight Cruises
Milford Sound, also known as Piopiotahi, is a fjord in the South West of New Zealand. It is famous for rainforests and beautiful waterfalls and rich wildlife. If you are in New Zealand for any sort of vacation, you must not miss Milford Sound Cruises. You can go for either a single-day cruise or an overnight one based on your time and budget. Boarding to an overnight cruise at Milford is one of the most fascinating and mind-blowing experiences on the South Island. You will spend the night on board at the fjord and stay awake to dawn to see the gigantic mountains, beautiful rainforest, and spectacular waterfalls. Also, you will enjoy seeing a variety of wildlife including dolphins, penguins, and seals. Therefore, Milford Sound Overnight Cruises must not be missed during your honeymoon to New Zealand if you want to enjoy the best moments of your life.
3 - Snow Landing Scenic Flight from Franz Josef
Do you love snow and glaciers? If yes, you must not miss nature’s another thrilling spectacle which is offered by Franz Josef, a beautiful small town in New Zealand. Franz Josef is one of the most famous tourist destinations in New Zealand. Its popularity is owing to the deep blue snow and the glacier, also known as Fox Glacier. It is also the center of attention for many tourists who are in NZ. You will fly up over the deep blue ice of the glacier and see the high-top mountains. This is also one of the most thrilling adventures the memory of which will always stay with you throughout your life. A scenic flight ride with at least 30 minutes duration will cost you around $400.
4 - Hot Air Balloon Rides - By Ballooning Canterbury
Similar to the Franz Josef scenic flight, the hot air balloon ride is also a breath-taking adventure that you must do on the South Island. You must visit Canterbury, which is situated on the South Island of New Zealand. For the best and luxurious hot air balloon experience, we recommend, Ballooning Canterbury, which is just 50 KM from Christchurch. It is remarkable for beautiful meadows, clear lakes, and snow-clad mountains which offer fanciful scenery. If you take this flight, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the dramatic Southern Alps, including Mt. Cook and many other superb panoramas of mountains and plains. If you are concerned and a little frightened about safety, there is no need for that. Hot Air Balloons are quite safe to take a flight. You will be provided with all the necessary safety equipment. It will cost you around $400 for a ride.
5 - Waitomo Glowworm Cave
Did you ever see the magic or starry ceiling of a cave? If no, you can avail yourself of this opportunity by visiting Waitomo Glow-worm Cave. The Waitomo Glowworm Cave is famous for a specific species of glowworms that are particularly found in New Zealand. The Cave is named after these glowworms as Waitomo Glow-worm cave and these Glowworms lend a magical charm to the cave. Its magical, fanciful, and mesmerizing view attracts thousands of tourists from all around the world. This visit will also give the pleasure of an adventure. You will pass through the caves aboard a boat and will see the magical and starry ceiling of the cave. It will give you the feeling of a wonderland and add to the beautiful memories of your life. So, if you want to make your honeymoon worth enjoying, you must visit Waitomo Glow-worm Cave.
6 - Hobbiton™ Movie Set Tours
You might have watched the film series entitled ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’. There are many places and landscapes which are famous for film sets such as Cathedral Cove, Hobbiton™ Movie Set, Mt. Taranaki, Mt. Cook, etc. Hobbiton ™ Movie Set is in the center of the Waikato region and is quite rich with lush green pastures and meadows that are further enriched with the fragrance of beautiful flowers. The thing that makes this place much more interesting and exciting is its connection with ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’. When you go there, it appears that you yourself are part of the movie. When you open the green circular door of the House and enter through it, you will really feel like being in the seventh heaven. Moreover, when you look outside from the circular door, the landscapes look more fascinating and mesmerizing. Therefore, being or without being a fan of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’, visit Hobbiton ™ Movie Set to make your trip worth romantic.
7 - Diving at poor knights island
A group of islands that are situated off the east coast of the Northland Region of the North Island of New Zealand is known as The Poor Knights Islands. The Poor Knights Island also attracts a great number of tourists from all over the world. If you have planned a honeymoon to NZ, you must not forget to visit The Poor Knights Islands. Diving at the Poor Knights Islands will make your honeymoon romantic and memorable. Well, you might be thinking, how would you dive into the deep sea. There is nothing to worry about. You will be provided with safety equipment, and all the safety measures will be taken for you. Only you need to muster up the courage to see the wonders that exist underwater. Diving at The Poor Knights Islands will give an exceptional variety of underwater experiences. You can see a variety of beautiful sea creatures such as fish, shellfish, anemones, and urchins. There are famous arches in the islands, which are much more fascinating because you can see the animals fighting for space on the walls of the arches. Therefore, if you really want to make your honeymoon worth enjoying, you must not skip visiting and diving at the Poor Knights Islands.