New Zealand is spoilt for choice when it comes to water activities. With thousands of kilometers of coastline, lakes, and rivers, indulge your passion which is only limited by your imagination.
Diving and Snorkeling
A popular activity for locals and visitors. New Zealand is located between 3 oceans and has a coastline of over 15,000 kilometers. You can dive wrecks, drop-offs, and sub-tropical reefs in clean and clear waters, explore huge kelp forests, swim with schools of fish or alongside dolphins for a different adventure and experience
New Zealand is a world class surfing destination with an astonishing coastline featuring variety of breaks, waves, points, and reefs. Head out of Auckland on North Island and find various choices towards the East or the West coast surfing. Including the black sand beaches, shipwreck bay and the popular Ninety Mile Beach to Cape Reinga.
Jet Skiing and Jet Boating
Jet boat was developed in the 1950’s and is suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. It takes you on a powering ride through narrow river gorges, almost brushing against sheer rock faces or skimming across surface of water channels.
Kite Surfing and Wind Surfing
Harnessing the energy of the wind to skim across the water is a very satisfying way to get close to nature. Kite surfing is an extreme sport gaining popularity in New Zealand, racing across the face of the wind mainly on water and at times in the air.
Canoeing and Kayaking
Canoe or kayak down one of the rivers peacefully and enjoy the calmness and serenity of the nature around you. A guided tour can take you from the crystal-clear waters in Abel Tasman National Park to the sheltered Marlborough Sounds.
White water rafting
One of the popular water sports in New Zealand, combined with other activities such as caving, abseiling and Canyoning that gives an amazing experience is white water rafting. Experience an exhilarating water adventure with family and friends at an ideal destination such as Lake Taupo, Bay of Plenty and Hawke’s bay where fast flowing rivers run through the forest to the seas.
Feel the thrill of seeing miles and miles of ocean from high above as you parasail over the most clear, turquoise blue waters of New Zealand
Fishing is a popular sport, hobby and pastime in New Zealand. With lakes, rivers, and ocean everywhere you look, fishing fanatics will be in their element. Fishing is also one of a major sport in the country.
Improve your balance and co-ordination while you explore the best of what New Zealand’s coastline and beaches have to offer. Paddle with fur seals in Abel Tasman and enjoy watching colorful marine life under the crystal-clear waters.