Make the most of your time in New Zealand by downloading some of the best travel planning apps.

Whether you are planning your trip or ready to book, use these top apps to find everything you need. Most are even available offline.

Whether you are planning your trip or ready to book, use these top apps to find everything you need. Most are even available offline.

Trip planning apps

MetService

Plan ahead with detailed weather, snow and marine forecasts of New Zealand’s towns and cities, also available offline. MetService provides information on hourly, daily and 10 day weather forecasts to help you best prepare. 
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Google Maps

Navigate New Zealand with voice-guided maps from Google using real-time GPS, accurate driving times and distances, automatic re-routing and live traffic reports. Download a map to use offline later.
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Air New Zealand

Check out the latest travel deals and book international and domestic flights. You can also book rental cars, accommodation, activities and valet parking. See your Airpoints balance and test your general knowledge with the trivia quiz. 

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Rankers Camping NZ

Locate self-contained camping spots and holiday parks and discover the many Department of Conservation campsites throughout New Zealand. You can also search for activities, short walks and find local wildlife areas. Download the map and continue your search offline. 

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CamperMate

This is a handy app if you're planning a campground or motel based holiday. Get information about road warnings and receive Mountain Track Safety Alerts. Find free wifi spots, public toilets, supermarkets, petrol stations, hostels and more. Available in English, Chinese, German and French. 

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Find things to see and do

Great Rides App

The New Zealand Cycle Trail consists of 22 great rides spread over the North and South Islands. Find your favourite trail and plot the route via the embedded GPS. Navigate yourself offline with the easy to read instructions.  

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Star Chart

New Zealand is famous for Dark Sky Reserves. Simply point your device to the night sky and virtual stars and planets will appear through the app. See exactly what is in the sky and learn fun facts about the constellations.  

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 AA Traveller 

This easy to use app will point you in the right direction for booking accommodation through Expedia. You can search for available rental cars and campervans and purchase ferry, and train tickets. Find everything you need to know in the detailed online guidebooks. AA members can search for specific discounts and benefits.

Download for iPhone(opens in new window) | Download for Android(opens in new window) 

New Zealand's Great Walks

Everything you need to know about hiking the Great Walks of New Zealand can be found on this app. It includes safety information, a packing list, trail directions, maps, and distances. Be educated about the history of each walk, New Zealand native birds, and listen to native birdsong through the app.  

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Walk Auckland

Explore Auckland on-foot on one of the apps 23 walking tours, incorporating themes such as heritage walks, writers’ walks, and shopping walks. Learn about the local history of each walk and view photos from the past on the app. 
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Welly Walks by My Tours

Visit Wellington’s museums, galleries, breweries, heritage buildings and most popular restaurants with the themed walking tours on this app. Find nature reserve walks or city walks to suit all fitness levels and find quirky local cafe hangouts along the way. 
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New Zealand Travel Guide by Triposo

Discover the important places, restaurants and things to do for each of New Zealand’s main cities. This app also incorporates mini-guides for smaller destinations. 
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