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New Zealand's gay and lesbian tourism industry has grown to a cohesive network of gay and lesbian friendly accommodation and other tourism services. Gay accommodation is available across New Zealand. more
Many towns and cities also have gay bars and clubs.
Select gay and lesbian accommodation in New Zealand by clicking on the map, using the region links or browse by the view all listings option.
New Zealanders tend to be a very tolerant race and a traditionally laid-back approach permeates all areas of life. Hence, New Zealanders are generally quite accepting of gays and lesbians and 'alternate lifestyles'.
By international standards, the pink and rainbow scene in New Zealand is small, however, especially outside Auckland, although other larger cities and centres may host one or two gay and lesbian pubs and clubs.
Pubs and clubs aside, New Zealand's gay and lesbian tourism industry has flourished over the years and now forms a cohesive network of gay and lesbian friendly accommodation and other gay and lesbian friendly tourism services.
Gay and lesbian-owned accommodation, in particular, often offers its gay guests a warm welcome, privacy and seclusion, plus tasteful décor. Your hosts can also offer some great recommendations on where to go, how to get there and what to see in New Zealand.
It is easy to find and book gay and lesbian accommodation online...(search NZ gay accommodation and lesbian accommodation directory)