New Zealand is the perfect destination for outdoor activities and family adventures. Whether it’s zip lining in the forest, jet boating on the Dart River or gold panning in Arrowtown, there’s something for everyone.
Begin your adventure in Auckland, where you’ll find yourself surrounded by stunning subtropical rainforest, soaring cliffs, roaring surf and gorgeous black sand beaches.
Onto Queenstown, the “adrenaline capital of the world.”
Set on beautiful Lake Wakatipu with the dramatic Remarkable Mountains as a backdrop, Queenstown offers an abundance of family adventure activities including zip lining, jet boating, kayaking, rafting, canyoning, horse riding and more!
While in Queenstown, don’t miss the chance to take a day trip to Milford Sound. The Fiordlands are absolutely breathtaking.
After an adrenaline rush, head to the historic township of Arrowtown- born of gold in 1862. Travel in your very own quad bike up the Arrow River and discover the colorful history, stories and hardships of early gold miners. Take the opportunity to try your luck at gold panning in one of the richest gold bearing rivers in the world!
After discovering gold, visit “Lord of the Rings” filming locations in Arrowton and important historic sites before taking in the gorgeous views of the Wakatipu Basin.
New Zealand is a perfect holiday for family adventures and for those who love nature and the outdoors.