Known as the adventure capital of the world, New Zealand is a perfect destination for visitors looking for thrill and excitement. Whether you are an experienced hiker, sky diver, adrenaline enthusiast, mountain climber or just a nature lover, there are so many adrenaline pumping activities to do during your stay.
New Zealand’s popular Adventure activities:
Abseiling or Rappelling is a thrilling adventure activity where one rappels down a rock face, water fall or even a cave and is suitable for anyone at any skill level. New Zealand has a wealth of abseiling opportunities in places like Egmont National Park amongst others
Home to Bungy jumping, New Zealand has numerous destinations that offer an amazing experience. The Nevis Bungy is the biggest in New Zealand at 134 meters above the raging waters of Nevis River in Queenstown.
Caving & Glow- Worms
New Zealand has some of the most challenging and spectacular caving systems in the world. Walk or float (Black water rafting) through amazing caves such as Waitomo Caves which are popular for its glow-worms providing a completely magical experience.
Travelling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, sliding, climbing, jumping, abseiling, leaping and swimming can be extremely exhausting but an amazingly wild experience for adventure lovers. This can be done in remote mountain locations such as Canterbury and Wanaka.
Enjoy ziplining on Waiheke Island with stunning harbor views or enjoy it in the wilderness in Rotorua. Gaze through treetops and remarkable mountain ranges and enjoy the combined adrenalin of nature and speed.
A heart stopping adventure that is one of the craziest and most amazing experience a person would want to experience in life. Embrace the excitement and soak in the views as you tandem skydive or go solo in various locations across New Zealand including Lake Taupo, Queenstown and Bay of Plenty.
Off- roading in New Zealand could be anything from a chauffeur- driven safari in a luxury Land Rover to a self- drive scoot around the forest on a quad bike. Try your luck on the colossal sand dunes of the popular Ninety Mile beach in Northland or country roads and tracks. Buckle up, hold tight and head out on a scenic wilderness and test your extreme driving skills.
Hiking and Trekking
Hike and trek through some of New Zealand’s amazing nature including the red colored environment of volcanoes and Sulphur at Tongariro crossing or the 1,551 foot climb hike at Mou Waho Island. Enjoy stunning views and camp the night for a true nature experience.
There is no better way to experience the mountainous peaks, glaciers, and the lakes of the Southern Alps than by taking a breathtaking flight from Queenstown.
Visit an Authentic Working Farm
A Farm tour is a unique experience with numerous activities available to participate, including sheep shearing, wool spinning and lavender farming. Enjoy this wildlife experience while local farmers welcome you with a good old Kiwi BBQ.
Cycling and Mountain Biking
New Zealand is a great destination for cycling and or Mountain biking with accessible tracks and riding trails located near most cities and towns. Enjoy stunning sceneries, national parks and interesting detours as you discover the arts and culture along your journey.