North Islands top 6 adventure activities

New Zealand's North Island has some of the best adventure activities. Check out our top 6 North Island adventure activities.

1. Taupo Tandem Sky Diving

This is one of the best adventure activities to do in the North Island, especially for all those adrenalin junkies! Skydive with Taupo Tandem Skydive and enjoy the most incredible views over New Zealand’s largest lake and in the winter the snow-capped mountains are stunning. Choose to jump from a plane at either 9,000ft, 12,000ft or 15,000ft and free fall at 200kms per hour. What a rush!

2. Taupo Bungy

The Taupo Bungy is New Zealands highest water touch bungy jump. Jump from 47 metres above the blue waters of the Waikato River and submerse yourself in the inviting water, or choose to stay dry in the chilly months. The experienced team will make sure it is an adventure activity you will never forget.

3. River Rats Whitewater Rafting

Let River Rats take you on a thrilling Grade 5 rafting experience down the Kaituna River. The Kaituna River has the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world which makes it a must do in New Zealand. No experience necessary, the experienced guides will give you all the training and ensure you are safe while Whitewater rafting.

4. Legendary Black Water Rafting Co.

Head underground into Waitomo’s Raukuri Cave for a rafting adventure of a different kind. The glow-worm studded cave has been there for 30 million years and is totally out of this world! Walk, float, climb and zipline throughout this unforgettable guided blackwater rafting tour.

5. Rotorua Canopy Tours

This unique ziplining experience is like no other, experience New Zealand native forest via a network of ziplines and walking bridges. The 3-hour tour is guided by two experienced kiwi guides who will tell you all about the history of the forest and the conservation programme that is in place to save our native animals and birds.

6. OGO

OGO is another one of Rotorua’s awesome adventure activities. Roll down a hill in a large inflatable ball at the world’s largest downhill park. You can choose to race your family and friends go on the sidewinder track. At the bottom, enjoy the spa overlooking stunning views of Lake Rotorua.

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