Activities in New Zealand

If you're after adventure, we can think of no better place than New Zealand to visit, with vibrant culture, remarkable scenery and awe-inspiring adventures around every corner! Take a trip to the North Island, and visit the bay of islands, an area with masses of activities; from snorkelling and diving, to fishing and sailing, and even swimming with dolphins. Past Auckland, lies the 'Ninety Mile Beach', stretching from Ahipara to Scott Point, this boasts the perfect spot for sand duning and body boarding. A visit to the north of New Zealand isn't complete without a trip to Rotorua, home to true Maori culture, where you can discover all about New Zealand traditions, and even learn how to Haka. Alternatively you may prefer to visit south of the island, where Queenstown is a firm favourite for adrenaline junkies. Take a helicopter trip to the icy glaciers, take a thrilling Nevis bungee jump or go luging down hills at the Skyline, a variety bound to provide the wow factor for your tip! Or for a slower pace of life a gourmet tour of New Zealand, may be just what you are looking for. The possibilities are endless - New Zealand is a place to get active. Here are our suggestions of what to do in New Zealand:

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Gourmet New Zealand

Australasia & the Pacific Islands > New Zealand

Food glorious food. Gourmet New Zealand, is a trip in its own right, as the country is full of culinary delights, from fresh seafood to home grown roasted lamb and even great chocolate confectioneries. New Zealand is also rather famously known for its wine; therefore visitors could spend their... Read more

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