New Zealand... you've really got it going on! The world is already well aware of New Zealand's down right sexiness... the stretching landscapes, towering mountain peaks, mirror lakes, untouched beaches and of course, us good looking locals. As we enter the midst of winter, New Zealand is really starting to show off, and hey, we aren't complaining! So we took to Instagram to find and share with you our favourite "New Zealand in Winter" snaps... caution: may contain photographic content unsuitable for those with wanderlust but no annual leave days left!
'That Wanaka Tree'
... in Lake Wanaka (of course)...
Ruapehu Crater at the top of the Tongariro Crossing
... one of New Zealand's 9 Great Walks
Flying over the Southern Alps... that blue though!
The black sandy coastline of Piha Beach, very near to Auckland in the North Island
Lake Marian nestled in the Fiordlands National Park
On the top of Roy's Peak
... in Wanaka again
Treble Cone Ski Field, Wanaka in the distance
check out our guide to the Queenstown & Wanaka Ski Season
And Queenstown doing it's thing in winter...
And again... because we CAN'T get enough of beautiful Queenstown...
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Tasman Glacier in the Southern Alps
Mt Cook - New Zealand's tallest mountain, near Lake Tekapo in the South island
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The famous "Mirror Lake" near Milford Sound looking good with a bit of snow in the background
Do these spectacular images make you want to visit New Zealand? Then why not check out this Complete Guide to Winter in Queenstown & Wanaka, or for general New Zealand travel tips do not miss our extensive Backpacking Guide to New Zealand.
Main image: By Tom Hall [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons