New Zealand's spectacular and varied natural environment, as well as its friendly and adventurous people, provides excellent opportunities to participate in a huge range of sightseeing, cultural, and outdoor activities.
Like to test your nerve against the stretch of a bungy cord? Keen to try 'zorbing'? Or are art galleries, wine tasting and casinos more your style?
On the land:
From thrilling bungy jumps to gentle hikes through scenic native bush, New Zealand offers a huge range of outdoor activities. Discover fascinating native wildlife, including kiwi, tuatara, and a huge range of native birds.
Climb mountains in the Mount Cook range, slide and jump and abseil down canyons (canyoning) in the mountains around Wanaka, mountain bike in the stunning scenery around Queenstown.
On the water:
A water-lover’s paradise, New Zealand’s beaches, lakes and rivers provide some of the most exciting kayaking, surfing, jet boating, fishing and sailing in the world.
Along New Zealand's coast you can go whale-watching, swim with dolphins, spot rare dolphins, penguins, seals, albatros and much more.
In the Air:
Hot air ballooning, skydiving, parapenting and gliding are all popular