Lupin-Spotting in New Zealand he lupins technically bloom from spring to summer (September-February) in New Zealand, however “peak” lupin season in Mackenzie Country is usually from mid-November until just after Christmas. The lupins at Lake Tekapo are best in late November, while the flowers hit full bloom a little later the further south you go.
Queenstown, New Zealand: love it or hate it, you shouldn't forget about the rest of the Southern Lakes region. Here are three options for day trips to take from Queenstown -- each one a beautiful drive, but also a worthwhile destination in its own right. | Photo by Michael Amadeus | #NewZealand