New Zealand: Gay and Lesbian

Land of the Long White Cloud

New Zealand Gay and Lesbian

New Zealand is known as an easy-going and liberal country, and is very welcoming to gay and lesbian holidaymakers. There are plenty of gay and lesbian friendly hotels across New Zealand, and several gay owned and operated travel companies dedicated to gay and lesbian holidays in New Zealand, including various tours and activities. The big cities like Auckland and Wellington have a number of gay bars and clubs, and there are several gay and lesbian events in New Zealand, such as Auckland’s Hero Festival in February and Gay Ski Week in Queenstown in August.