Suggested packing list - New Zealand

Last Updated: 28th May 2014

<p>More <a href="/contikipedia/articles/tour-and-travel-advice-new-zealand">Tour and Travel Advice</a> for New Zealand</p> <p><a href="/contikipedia/articles/what-to-pack">What to pack</a> for travel to other parts of the world</p> <p><img src="" class="rightwise" title="huka falls new zealand packing list" alt="huka falls new zealand packing list" /></p> <p>The following is a suggested packing list for a <a href="/contikipedia/articles/tours-new-zealand">New Zealand tour</a>.</p> <p>New Zealand is well known for having &#8216;4 seasons in one day&#8217; &#8211; In other words, you should expect almost any type of weather at any time of day.</p> <p>People are individuals and often have personal preferences and opinions as to what to bring. The following then is not a definitive list, but should give you a good guide as to what you should pack for you to enjoy your New Zealand tour.</p> <h2>Clothes</h2> <ul> <li>1 Rainproof jacket</li> <li>1 Warm jacket</li> <li>1 or 2 pairs of Jeans</li> <li>Shorts/skirts</li> <li>2 or 3 Casual shirts</li> <li>2 T-shirts</li> <li>1 or 2 Jacket and trousers/Dress (for evenings out)</li> <li>1 thick sweater/jumper</li> <li>1 Tracksuit</li> <li>Socks (lots)</li> <li>Underwear (lots)</li> <li>1 or 2 Nightwear</li> <li>1 or 2 Swimwear and towel</li> </ul> <h2>Shoes</h2> <ul> <li>Thongs/flip flops/sandals</li> <li>Going out shoes</li> <li>Comfortable walking shoes (for outdoor activities)</li> </ul> <h2>Toiletries</h2> <ul> <li>Toiletry bag and contents</li> <li>Sun tan lotion</li> <li>Insect repellent</li> <li>Aspirin/Medicines, etc.</li> <li>Handkerchiefs/tissues</li> </ul> <h2>Miscellaneous</h2> <ul> <li>Washing powder</li> <li>Clothes pegs</li> <li>Sewing kit</li> <li>Writing materials</li> <li>Address book</li> <li>Alarm clock</li> <li>Small overnight bag</li> <li>Motion sickness pills</li> <li>Camera, batteries, film/memory sticks/storage devices</li> </ul> <p>Label your suitcase inside and out with your name and your home address and perhaps attach a sticker, ribbon, patch or other unique identifier to your luggage to make it easier to spot.</p> <p>Carry a copy of your <a href="/contikipedia/articles/passports">passport</a>, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/visas-travelling-to-new-zealand">visas</a>, travel and other important documents as well as your <a href="/contikipedia/articles/travellers-cheques-new-zealand">travellers cheque</a> numbers (if you use them) with you in your luggage. You should also leave a copy of all this information at home with someone trusted and contactable while you are away.</p> <p>Don&#8217;t pack your travel documents and passport in your luggage, rather take it with you in your carry luggage.</p> <p>Remember to bring more than enough of any medication you might need along with you and carry prescriptions for any medications that you carry with you.</p> <h2>Laundry Facilities</h2> <p>More information on <a href="/contikipedia/articles/laundry-facilities-new-zealand">laundry facilities</a> for your tour in New Zealand.</p>