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North island in winter

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North island in winter

Hi,

Is it worth visiting the north island in winter or is it to wet?

Thank you

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1. Re: North island in winter

Hi there

Yes it rains quite a bit in winter, also some areas of the North Island will have snow at certain times, but you will still get a decent proportion of nice days, so it is well worth coming as long as you are prepared for all possibilities weather-wise.

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We just are deciding weather to Leave the north island and spend the 6 extra nights in Australia going from cairns down to the whitsundays. Our plan is raglan , rotorau , waitimo , taupo , whakahro the national park and Wellington !

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3. Re: North island in winter

I take tours to the North Island in July and although based in Hamilton for 3weeks, we nearly always have plenty of sunny days. My office wall is plastered with photos of rugged-up students and brilliant blue skies.

If this is going to be your only opportunity to visit NZ go for it but if you might come back to NZ for a better visit then stick to OZ for this trip.

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All the places you mentioned is lake and water areas. Rotorua is a must see it has so much to see and do. Hope you decide to stay and explore the north island it's well worth it!!

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We going to the South Island of nz for bout 18 days , we just didn't know weather to do the north island of nz or whitsundays . we are already spending 5 nights in sydney and 5 nights in cairns .

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