Things to do in New Zealand

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With two unique islands, 14 national parks, and dozens of diverse cities, there are plenty of New Zealand attractions and activities to choose from.

Explore golden coastlines fringed with native pohutakawa trees, follow walking trails to waterfalls hidden in beech forests, or cycle through gently rolling vineyards.

If you're after New Zealand's famous adventure activities and extreme sports, you can choose from bungy jumping, jet boating, skydiving or zip lining. Or relax and take it easy at beautiful hot pools, cultural attractions and art galleries.


New Zealand's people are down to earth and friendly. Get know Kiwi culture by practising a few words of Te Reo Māori, chat to local cafe owners while getting your coffee, or take a tour with an expert guide.


Find a beach where you can sunbathe the day away, splash around in a hot pool, or shop for quirky souvenirs. There are plenty of ways to enjoy downtime on your holiday in New Zealand. 

Plan your trip

What kind of holiday do you want to go on? New Zealand has everything from a fun backpacker scene to luxury lodges. 

To help you find the best things to do in New Zealand and make your planning easier, consider booking a tour.

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