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WHAT TO EAT & DRINK IN AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

From the sizzling barbecues, freshest seafood and finest wines, to the weird and wonderful desserts, Australia and New Zealand food is simply delicious.

Crayfish and fresh seafood

With thousands of kilometers of coastline, it’s no wonder Australia and New Zealand have some of the best seafood in the world. From the classic fish and chips, to barbecued prawns, you’ll have a blast sampling all the different seafood. Don’t forget to try the crayfish in New Zealand… It’s mouthwatering stuff.

Hokey pokey ice cream

Calling all ice cream fans! You’ll love the Hokey Pokey flavor in New Zealand, made with plain vanilla ice cream dotted with small lumps of sweet, caramel-y honeycomb toffee. The locals gorge on millions of litres of Hokey Pokey ice cream, and it’s the perfect treat to enjoy on a hot summer’s day… Or any day.

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WHEN IS BEST TO VISIT AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

Wondering when to visit Australia and New Zealand? Whether you want to hit the beaches in summer or catch the snow in winter, Down Under is the place to be 365 days a year.

Best time to visit Australia & New Zealand for beaches

Whether you want to swim, snorkel or lounge on the sand, the golden summer months of December to February are the best time to soak up the beaches of Australia and New Zealand.

Best time to visit Australia & New Zealand for winter magic

Ready to hit the slopes? New Zealand gets ski-worthy from June to October, while parts of Victoria and New South Wales in Australia also get snowfall in the winter months.

Best time to explore Australia & New Zealand’s iconic sights

PACKING TIPS FOR AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

HOW TO TRAVEL RESPONSIBLY IN ASUTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

Respect indigenous cultures

When you visit Australia and New Zealand, It’s important to learn about the history, customs, stories and sacred sites of the indigenous peoples including the Māori people and Aboriginal Australians.

Support the local communities

If you’re looking for a great meal or some authentic souvenirs, be sure to stop by the locally-owned restaurants and shops. You’ll meet the friendly locals, support local businesses and get to know the real Australia and New Zealand.

Be kind to the environment

You can help care for Australia and New Zealand’s beautiful environment by never leaving any food or rubbish behind, staying on the marked paths in national parks, and avoiding touching or feeding wild animals including sea life and live coral.