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Weather? When is the best time to go?

17 Jan 2011 Joale asked

Hey! I am definitely interested in a NZ tour but am not sure when is the best time to go weather wise.
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  • 17 Jan 2011 Explorer1228222 said


    Around now is a great time to go. Its very sunny here at the moment. Great weather.

  • 20 Jan 2011 GEM said


    Late October to early March. December, January and February are our summer months.

  • 6 Feb 2011 gba91 said


    Definitely Dec, Jan, Feb. Even heading in to March is decent weather.

  • 9 Feb 2011 Explorer1231905 said


    Depends on what kind of weather you enjoy. I have heard that Arrowtown (in south island) is best in autumn. But I would personally travel around Dec-March. It’’s pleasant during the day (nowadays its hot), and at night sometimes you can do without a light jumper. Summer is a good time to come. Avoid winter at all costs unless you’re into skiing. And anyway, winter just means more clothes to carry.

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