By Chris Sisarich
If adventure sports and extreme activities press all your buttons, get ready for the trip of a lifetime.
For anyone looking for thrills, visit the adventure tourism capital of the world, New Zealand. From bungy jumping, skydiving and jetboating. Check out this list of the top adventurous things to do.
For many visitors, bungy jumping in New Zealand has almost become a rite of passage, that they take that heart-stopping leap of faith while they're here.
Jet boating is suitable for all ages and levels of fitness and can be enjoyed the whole year round. Sit back, buckle yourself in and feel the acceleration.
New Zealand’s relatively short, fast-flowing rivers offer a range of rafting experiences, from tranquil to extreme adventure.
Skydiving in New Zealand is a popular adventure activity. What better way is there to take in the amazing views than from thousands of feet above it all?
The growing trend of ziplining involves an exhilarating mix of adrenaline, speed and nature.
A wonderful by-product of New Zealand’s agricultural heritage is our comprehensive network of back-country roads and tracks. Try some off road driving while you're here and get a taste for true adventure.
Climbing - whether it's on rock faces or mountain peaks - is a popular outdoor pursuit and New Zealand offers a range of options for all levels of climber.
New Zealand has a wealth of abseiling opportunities, see this page for tourist information.
Canyoning is the ultimate adrenalin adventure. Leaping off waterfalls, sliding down rocks and experiencing forest and river areas that few ever get to see.
New Zealand offers some of the most challenging caving systems in the world, from beautiful limestone formations to deep caving systems. See this page for tourist information.