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!

Milford Sound

#milford #milfordsound #nzmustdo #nz #queenstown

A post shared by Visit Milford Sound (@visitmilfordsound) on

'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
View this post on Instagram

Lion Rock at the Piha black sand beach #canyouseethelion? #piha #pihabeach #lionrock #blacksandbeach #auckland

A post shared by Jacqui Connell (@jacalina_co) on

Lake Marian nestled in the Fiordlands National Park

On the top of Roy's Peak

... in Wanaka

NZ 2017 . . . #NZ #travels #newzealand #2017 #royspeak #mountain #winter

A post shared by 人生を楽しむ (@charliethornsworth) on

Treble Cone Ski Field, Wanaka in the distance

Morning mist #mynikonlife #landscapecaptures #purenewzealand #lakewanaka #treblecone

A post shared by Landscape + Creative (@tmatelier8) on

And Queenstown doing it's thing in winter...

And again... because we CAN'T get enough of beautiful Queenstown...

Tasman Glacier in the Southern Alps

Mt Cook - New Zealand's tallest mountain, near Lake Tekapo in the South island

The famous "Mirror Lake" near Milford Sound looking good with a bit of snow in the background

#mirror #newzealand

A post shared by joebkksiam (@joebkksiam) on

Do these spectacular images make you want to visit New Zealand? Then why not check out our 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

Like this post? Please share it