New Zealand is jam-packed with things to do. The hardest part of planning your holiday will be deciding which to do first!
Exploring New Zealand’s magnificent landscapes and coastline tops the list for many. Fantastic cycling and walking trails dot the country from north to south or try kayaking, sailing or diving.
If you’re after New Zealand’s famous adventure activities and extreme sports, there’s a myriad to choose from. For adrenaline lovers, going bungy jumping here is a must-do; rafting, jet boating, sky diving and zip lining all offer a similar rush.
For the More Adventurous
Thousands of kilometres of coastline, lakes and rivers herald New Zealand as a water sports mecca.
Sailing, surfing, diving, fishing – Kiwis love the water and we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to water activities. Indulging your passion for the water is easy to do here in New Zealand and limited only by your imagination.
If you enjoy the outdoors and you enjoy a sense of adventure, you’re not going to be able to beat this place anywhere in the world.
Walking and Hiking
Hiking New Zealand is the best way to see beautiful landscapes and explore vast wilderness areas. So grab a pack and put on your walking boots.
Ranging between 30 mins and 3 hours, short walks are everywhere and easily fit into travel itineraries. For something a little longer our day hikes of 4 hours to 8 hours offer an amazing array of landscapes. Or check out one of the country’s stunning multi-day hikes, including New Zealand’s nine iconic Great Walks, which feature some of the country’s most spectacular scenery. For hikes in a particular region visit our North Island and South Island hiking pages.