List of New Zealand Holidays 2013 | New Zealand Public Holidays 2013
01 – New Year’s Day (Tuesday)
06 – Waitangi Day (Wednesday)
29 – Good Friday
01 – Easter Monday
25 – ANZAC Day (Thursday)
03 – Queen’s Birthday (Monday)
28 – Labour Day (Monday)
25 – Christmas (Wednesday)
26 – Boxing Day (Thursday)
Traveling for New Zealand Public Holidays in 2013
If you’re thinking about taking a few holidays off to New Zealand, you can be sure that you will get the rest and relaxation that you deserve while on your trip. The best thing about New Zealand is that not only does it have great natural beauty, but also great man-made beauty. One of the best regions in the country is the Southern Alps in Southern Island, where there are stunning mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, and even glaciers that will leave you breathless.
Much of New Zealand is also very geologically active and contains many volcanoes, natural hot springs, and geysers. Because of the country’s isolated location, it is home exclusively to numerous plants and animals. One place that is one of my personal favorites is Westland National Park, which has amazing views of glaciers and mountains. If you’re a fan of Lord of the Rings, you will be happy to know that much of the film was filmed in New Zealand and you can actually visit many of the filming locations.
You can participate in many activities during your holidays to New Zealand. Some of the most fun would probably have to be hiking at one of the many national parks, mountain climbing, going on a hot air balloon, water skiing, visiting a museum, water rafting, surfing, diving/snorkeling, whale/dolphin watching, and much more! There are hotels in New Zealand to fit just about any budget so don’t think that you can’t afford a vacation.