Did you know that New Zealand is one of the first countries in the world to see in the new year? So if you choose New Zealand as the new year destination, you may wish to become one of the first people in the world to celebrate the new year. New Year party in New Zealand is nothing more than a festival. Regardless of the budget, you have on hand and no matter what time frame you will find something or other great options to make the New Year celebration in New Zealand in a unique way.
All of the events below happen on December 31, just to clarify that.
As the most populous city in New Zealand, you can ensure a vibrant atmosphere. If you find yourself in the City of Sails, the viaduct area of the riverside bars will be the place to go. You'll see most other people around will also be tourists and the bars will probably be quieter than regular Saturday nights. At midnight, make sure you have a good view of the 328m Sky Tower (the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere), the center of the big fireworks display.
If you are a party lover and have the mood to celebrate New Year's Eve in Queenstown, New Zealand, you must not miss this celebration that lasts for a month, yes, you've read it right, one month of partying and celebration. Queenstown's famous nightlife is just a bit more exciting after the free celebration by the lake, music events, and fireworks. The venue of the event is in Earnslaw Park, Queenstown and it begins on December 31. Here you can enjoy a beautiful location, lovely music, and spectacular fireworks. It is like a festival where you will find something or other to entertain you, be it delicious food, almighty entertainment or communicate with your party lovers.
Hot Water Beach
Start your Kiwi experience on New Year's Eve? Hot water beach on the Coromandel Peninsula is a very popular destination for Kiwis and tourists during the summer, with a booming population of 500%. The peninsula is surrounded by beautiful white sand beaches nestled among Pohutukawa trees that are blooming red flowers called New Zealand's Christmas tree. What a great start to your holiday, early in the afternoon, choose kayaking along the beautiful coast into the marine reserve and see the famous Cathedral Cove, digging and soaking in the lake Your natural hot water right on the beach during low tide and fish and chips for dinner while communicating with the rest of your bus at the cool beach camp just off the shore when you count up to midnight. If you want to watch the sunrise, head down to the beach and be the first person in the world to watch the start of a new year before the bus leaves at 7:30 am.
Get ready to join the party here because it starts on December 31 at Whairepo Lagoon (Frank Kitts Park Lagoon), Wellington. This is one of the most happening parties to celebrate your New Year's Eve in New Zealand. Here, you can enjoy the music of all genres, starting from the melody of 1980 to this day. This is a great place for lovers of live bands. You will not feel like stopping your feet with the wonderful melodies in the New Year's Eve celebration. You can also enjoy the amazing fireworks performance from 9 pm to midnight.
On our largest lake shore, "Adventure Capital of the North Island" is another attraction for both New Zealanders and vacationers. With a lot of things to offer on and around the lake, this is another small town that exploded at this time of year. There are many things to do from water sports such as paragliding, water skiing, boating, independent boating, kayaking and fishing; Land activities like hiking, mountain biking, golf, mini golf and check out geothermal features at Craters of the Moon; and extreme air activities including parachuting and bungee jumping. With stunning views across the lake towards the volcanoes of Tongariro National Park, Taupo is famous for its spectacular sunsets, so watching the sunset from the lake when the new year is near will be great Great before entering the festival of the night. The main bars are a 2-minute walk from the lake shore and with DJs and live bands there will be plenty of choices. In the middle of the night, there was a large firework display on the shore of the lake.