New Zealand is the Land of the Long White Cloud and offers an absolutely brilliant network of gay and lesbian friendly homes and even more of a friendly environment. In 2013 New Zealand finally made the leap to legalizing same sex marriage and now welcomes all gays and lesbian from Australia and all other Pacific nations that are less progressive on equality laws. Because of New Zealand's ridiculously gay friendly atmosphere, it makes for the perfecy destination for all gays and lesbians to enjoy a great vacation.
Where to Stay in New Zealand
These hotels are some of the lowest priced and high quality hotels all over New Zealand. Each and every hotel has different amenities that will suit your every vacation need. Be sure to check out what the hotels have to offer before making the final decision. Every hotel is unique in their own way and have great package deals.
Anchor Inn Motel
Waves on the Esplanade
Admiral Court Motel
Lobster Inn Motor Lodge
Bolton Hotel Wellington
Apollo Lodge Motel
The Lighthouse and the Keep
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
Best Gay Bars in New Zealand
1. Caluzzi Bar & Cabaret:
A great lesbian and gay bar with a well put together cabaret show.
2. The Eagle Bar:
Excellent for all ages. Bears welcome.
3. Ivy Bar & Cabaret:
Another amazing bear friendly bar with professional cabaret dancers.
4. Emperor's Mens Bathhouse:
One of the greatest bars in New Zealand for gays and most importantly, the bears.
5. Urge Bar:
This popular bar is great for all ages.
6. Scotty and Mals Cocktail and Lounge Bar:
A great place for gays and lesbians to go kick back and relax while sipping on a cold refreshing cocktail.