10 Things to do in New Zealand

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Things to do in New Zealand

A rapturous blend of nature, adventure, culture and wilderness – it’s hard to find the words to define the entrancing allure of New Zealand. Whilst there are countless things to engross yourself in, here’s a narrowed down list for you to check out.

Zip Lining


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Intensify your adrenaline rush by engaging in one of the most stimulating ventures the country is known for. As New Zealand is home to various zip lining activities, make sure to glide high while the scenic view of the native forest engulf you in a heightening race of rapture.

 Best places to go: Skyline Rotorua, Ziptrek Ecotours

Whale Watching in Kaikoura

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Witness the enthralling scene of satisfying marine life right in Kaikoura. Sight gigantic whales roam around their natural environment and get hypnotized as they play along the waves!

What to watch: Giant Sperm Whales, Pilot Whales and more 

Bungy Jumping in Queenstown

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Slash one daredevil thing from your bucket list and head on to a thrilling plunge in the original home of bungy jump, Queenstown.  Dare to soar the highest bungy in the country? Hop along from heart-racing jumps to timid leaps – the thrill is in your hands.

Bungy Activities to choose from: Nevis Bungy, The Ledge, Kawarau Bridge Bungy  

Discover Waitomo Glowworm Caves

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Behold on the unique ambience the soothing Waitomo Glowworm Caves brings. The whole place will make you marvel to your heart’s content!

Caves to visit: Ruakuri Cave, Aranui Cave

Skiing

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Plan fr a ski holiday and experience the heartwarming hospitality the country provides. Here, you can get the best accommodation for an exceptional ski adventure on the mountain peaks and lake shores, which you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

Top Places to Ski: Cardrona, Queenstown, Wanaka, Mount Hutt

Travel to Fiordland National Park

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If there’s one place you could totally get lost in New Zealand, this place is what you need. Wait until the dramatic waterfalls, enormous glaciers, spectacular fiords overwhelm your view. Wandering around this pleasing haven either by hiking or taking a boat cruise is a must.

Place to go: Milford Sound, Routeburn Track, Doubtful Sound  

Visit Middle-Earth for real

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Swooning over Lord of The Rings or The Hobbit Trilogy? Then, don’t let the chance of visiting the film’s most iconic homes slip away! At last your imaginations will fully turn into reality as New Zealand takes you to its picturesque Middle-Earth. And voila, you can be part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece!

Notable Film Locations: Hobbiton, Paths of the Dead, Edoras

Climb the Aoraki/Mount Cook

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Of course, you can’t leave New Zealand without breaking a tremendous amount of sweat. Challenge yourself and accomplish the ultimate feat of climbing the Aoraki/Mount Cook. Achieve this gratifying task and leave like a champ!

Required Experiences: superior fitness, previous climbs on terrains and more

Star Gazing

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To miss the ultimate chance of stargazing under the worlds’ best stargazing sites on earth is something to regret for. Unarguably, New Zealand is a pure refuge for stargazers.

Where to stay: Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve, Queenstown, Stewart Island

Relax on the Bay of Islands

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Calm your mind and choose from 144 wonderful islands in this natural haven. After all, you deserve it!

Places to visit: Piercy Island, Paihia, Cape Brett

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