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.
Fiji has lots of adventure to look forward to and enjoy, allowing you to check many things off your bucket list. Those who like land or water will enjoy Fiji’s beauty from under or over Fiji’s surface.
Whether you are a family with children looking to bond together or backpackers, whether you are a lone traveller or yet still a couple or a group of friends, Fiji offers something for everyone.
Where do you derive your adrenaline rush from?
Some of the adventure options available on land in and around Fiji Islands are listed below:
Fiji has adventure parks that provide unlimited fun. From huge walk through enclosures of parrots, doves, water birds and reptiles to marine displays of ocean turtles. From rollercoaster zip rails to big mountain jungle water slides. Wooden walkways and bridges to trek through the Park along with amazing activities like The Flying Fijian, Commando Course, Leap of Faith etc. make Fiji’s adventure parks worth visiting.
Mud pool tours
If you have never been covered in mud before, you are missing out on a satisfying therapeutic experience in the mud pools and hot springs of Fiji. It’s not only enjoyable for children but for adults too. Besides the fun factor, it also has age defying benefits and healing properties.
Zip-lining is an unprecedented adventure that can be extremely enjoyable. As you go speeding down on the zipline with the wind blowing on your face and through your hair, noticing all the beauty of spectacular wilderness and breathtaking ocean views from high up, you will feel on top of the World!
Sky diving and free fall adventures
Experience the heights with as high as 14,000 feet tandem sky-dive jump from the iconic Denarau Island.
Hidden away by the lush vegetation that Fiji boasts of are waterfalls and hot springs. Hike up to the waterfalls and then enjoy swimming in the crystal blue waters.
Hiking and trekking
Be engulfed by green vegetation and mountains filled with pure clean air as you take a mesmerizing hike across various terrains.
If ever there was a landscape ideally suited to air travel, then the island paradise of Fiji must be it. Hidden tropical sanctuaries, miles of pristine coastline and crystal clear water, spectacular inland rainforests and mountain peaks. Scenic helicopter and seaplane tours assure you of a spectacular experience you won’t ever forget.
Cultural and Historical Tours
Visit National Archaeological Heritage Sites that are worth exploring. The Sigatoka Sand Dunes and the quaint little town of Levuka, Fiji’s first capital are some of the heritage sites in Fiji. The Nakabuta village is home to Lapita pottery making and other souvenirs, which shows the cultural heritage of Fiji.
Off road driving
Discover another side of Fiji – its interiors. Take a thrilling ride on a two seater quad bike into the mountains for incredible views, luscious greenery, and fun!Whether you’re splashing through mud puddles, crossing rivers, or taking in spectacular views – you’re going to have a blast.
Enjoy horse back riding along the beach and explore other parts of Fiji in this beautiful way!
There is much more to Fiji than seaside! If you are craving for adventure, discover one of Fiji’s best kept secrets on the eco cycling tours using mountain bikes. These tours offer spectacular views, wildlife, fresh water swimming activities and an insight to life in rural Fiji. Silence is the key word when the wind whispers through the pine trees. Aromas, views and sounds will captivate your senses.