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How long do you need to visit New Zealand?

Are you wondering how long you need to visit New Zealand? If you are travelling as far as New Zealand, the more time you have the better. We recommend a minimum of three weeks to experience the real New Zealand. To inspire you for your journey DownUnder, we have created a few example routes for couples.

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Visiting New Zealand for five or more weeks gives you a huge amount of flexibility. It allows you to see and do more. Dive deep into Maori culture and be surrounded by incredible landscapes. Meet the locals and experience their genuine Kiwi hospitality.

See all the corners of New Zealand, away from mass-tourism. Go places that you won’t find in any guide book and feel as if you are home, on the other side of the world.

Explore our favourite journeys for more inspiration

Would you like a holiday Down Under with the perfect mix of luxury and nature? This trip is perfect for you. New… read more

A luxurious road trip of New Zealand

5 weeks from Queenstown to Auckland

Would you like to visit some of New Zealand’s most spectacular sights and hidden gems? Starting in Queenstown, you… read more

Are you and your partner searching for an action-packed holiday in New Zealand? Then this trip is perfect for you.… read more

Discover the highlights of New Zealand

7 weeks from Canterbury to Auckland North

Do you seek once in a lifetime experiences? This trip is perfect for an adventurous couple who would like an… read more

"I would advise you to take your time in New Zealand and if you want to see both islands, I would recommend at least 6 weeks."

Simone, Travel specialist

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