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4 Magical Places to Spend Christmas in NZ!

Written by Sonia Kumar

With the weather warming up and and the days getting longer, it’s time to start planning how you’ll make the most of it this Christmas. There are plenty of amazing places to getaway to this summer, so read on and get ready to enjoy the sunshine!  Whatever your interest or style, whether visiting the North or South Island , you are sure to find something that delights at the Christmas season.

Malborough

First on the list is the Marlborough region, located on the north-eastern corner of the South Island. Known for some of the best wine in the world, and famous for it’s Sauvignon Blanc. Here you can follow your passion for the good life with over 40 cellars to visit and numerous wine tours available. Also known for some of the Island’s finest restaurants, enjoy a lunch or dinner. While in the region, you can also enjoy a cruise in the Sounds, a garden tour, or spend time on the Marlborough art and craft trail.

Lake Wanaka

The Lake Wanaka region is also located on the South Island. If you love outdoor activity and adventure, Lake Wanaka is the place for you. At New Zealand’s fourth largest lake, enjoy fishing, kayaking and jet skiing in the crystal clear waters. Take in the beauty of Mt Aspiring while biking, backpacking or for the more adventurous of you, skydiving. Enjoy the wide range of accommodations from beautiful B&Bs and luxury lodges to backpacker hostels.

Matamata

So you are a big fan of The Lord of the Rings then visit Matamata. Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton movie set. Included in the tour are the 44 hobbit holes and education on how they were created. Also while you are there, take in a breathtaking tour of Wairere Falls, the North Island’s highest waterfall. The falls descends 502 feet to it’s bottom. Use the walking track and lookout to observe the majestic scenery.

Auckland

And last, but certainly, not least is Auckland. If time is short on your New Zealand holiday, do not miss the Auckland Region, which has something for everyone. The region has two huge harbours which are perfect for sailing, surfing or swimming. Auckland has all the cultural excitement with modern city conveniences. Enjoy shopping, fine dining and all types of arts and culture. There will be no time to sleep on this holiday.


So warm up your holiday this year and enjoy all the wonder that New Zealand has to offer, and when your friends share your photos, they will wish they came with you! Start your journey, pick up a camper with Mighway and make Christmas a truly special one this summer!

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