But the best part of Autumn down under is the colours. Yellow, red and bronze hues blanket the country making our diverse landscapes all the more spectacular (and popular with photographers). While both islands have dramatic leaf displays, the foliage down south is by the far the most vibrant - you’ll see entire hillsides burnished bronze.
So if Autumn’s your thing, read on for the top spots to see in New Zealand’s shoulder season.
Whether you're traveling through our cities or the countryside, New Zealand’s Autumn colours are spectacular. Come see for yourself!