New Zealand’s major cities offer a diverse and vibrant night life. After dark, the familiar sounds of laughter and vigorous conversation issue from all kinds of people milling about or leaving the bars and restaurants.
With a wide range of nightclubs, restaurants and bars, live music and theatre, New Zealand’s nightlife offers something for all age groups. The legal drinking age for New Zealand is 18. Live bands are popular with young pub-goers and jazz venues accommodate the mature crowd. Nightclubs vary in dance styles and music, and the diversity of quality live theatre in New Zealand ensures all age groups and interests are catered for.
For a night of thrills and excitement, try your luck at one of New Zealand’s casinos. Casinos sometimes also offer restaurants, live music and dancing. For a quieter night, unwind in a bar or restaurant and enjoy New Zealand’s fine cuisine, wine and beer.