Want to see the southern lights? Here are the 16 best places to see the southern lights on earth, stretching across three continents!
New Zealand is a space enthusiast’s dream. Stunning stargazing, regular rocket launches, and awe-inspiring aurora are all common sights in New Zealand, though most travelers visit for the beautiful vistas, friendly Kiwi locals, and delicious food and wine. Seriously, if you aren’t sold on New Zealand yet, what’s stopping you? If you’re planning a trip to New Zealand and you’re a fan of space, you might want to plan your trip to see the Southern Lights while you’re there. In this post, you’ll find everything you need to improve your chances of seeing the aurora during your trip. This post was originally published in April 2018, and was updated in September 2020.…