All of the adventure activities you've ever dreamed of - right on each others doorsteps.

Sandboarding in Opononi, New Zealand

Boarding the Te Paki Sand Dunes

Lawrence of Arabia meets Shaun White at Te Paki near Kaitaia and Cape Reinga – where you can surf down the giant Te Paki sand dunes. An absolute must-do. Sorry, no chairlifts.

Northland & Bay of Islands
Meet the locals at the Poor Knights, Northland & Bay of Islands

Beneath the waves at the Poor Knights Islands, an ocean of diving has been compressed into a relatively small area.

Exploring the Poor Knights Islands

With its crystal-clear waters and inquisitive, friendly marine life, The Poor Knights Islands and Marine Reserve on the Tutukaka Coast are rated as one of the top dive areas in the world. Photo by @chrissheath4(opens in new window) on Instagram.

The Pohutu Geyser, Rotorua

Take in the beauty of the Pohutu Geyser in Te Puia - an exceptional experience.

Pohutu Geyser in Rotorua

Rotorua is famous for its prolific geothermal activity, literally bursting with geysers (including the famous Pohutu Geyser at Te Puia(opens in new window)), bubbling mud pools and hot springs. Meet the locals and experience the best of Maori culture from performances to the traditional food.

Kaituna River Rafting, Taupō

Whitewater rafters brace themselves for a waterfall while rafting the Kaituna River

Charge rapids near Rotorua

No New Zealand holiday is complete without a trip on one of our rivers. Have the rafting experience of a lifetime (opens in new window)on the Kaituna river - whether its grade 4 or 5, we’ll leave up to you. Of course, you could always do both. Photo by @h__olly(opens in new window) on Instagram.

Wētā's Famous Trolls, Wellington

The famous trolls at Wētā Workshop in Wellington.

Visit Wētā Workshop in Wellington

Wellington’s Wētā Workshop(opens in new window) has produced some of the world’s biggest and best-loved films like The Hobbit, The Lord of The Rings, King Kong and others. While in Wellington, also make sure to check out Te Papa(opens in new window), New Zealand’s national museum and art gallery. Both are a must-do. Photo by @danniduric(opens in new window) on Instagram.

Nelson Tasman
Kayaking in Nelson Tasman, Nelson Tasman

Kayakers enjoying the crystal clear waters and beautiful beaches in sunny Nelson Tasman.

Kayak the Bays in Nelson

With its stunning backdrop, beautiful, secluded beaches, tranquil waters and rich marine life, Nelson offers some of the most awesome sea kayaking in the world. All trips are fully guided and no experience is necessary. Photo by @serenalisney(opens in new window) on Instagram.

Christchurch - Canterbury
Whale Watching Kaikōura, Christchurch - Canterbury

A whale breaches close to the coast in Kaikōura.

Meet the whales in Kaikōura

 A life changing moment can be had in Kaikōura, whose waters are teeming with whales and dolphins. And all against the stunning backdrop of the South Island’s spectacular Kaikōura Ranges. Photo by @kiwivraverra(opens in new window) on Instagram.

The Shotover Jet in Queenstown, Queenstown

The ultimate jet boat ride.

Jetboat in Queenstown

Queenstown is commonly regarded as the adventure capital of the Southern Hemisphere. It was here that both jet boating and bungee jumping were invented – and both are at the top of most thrill-seeking visitors’ to-do lists. Photo by @iluvnewzealand(opens in new window) on Instagram.

The original Queenstown Bungy, Queenstown

Taking the plunge in Queenstown at the AJ Hackett Kawarau Bridge Bungy.

Take a leap in Queenstown

Once you've dried off from the jetboat ride, get ready to take a leap of faith. Queenstown is the birthplace of the bungy. If you want to push yourself to edge and beyond this is the perfect place to do it; take a deep breath and experience what so many before you have. Photo by @emriga(opens in new window) on Instagram.

West Coast
The Magnificent Fox Glacier, West Coast

Hiking the stunning blue ice on Fox Glacier on the West Coast of New Zealand.

Walk on a Real Glacier

It’s not the cold air at these two world-heritage listed glaciers that will take your breath away – it’s the experience. Do not leave New Zealand without walking on the Fox or Franz Josef Glaciers on the West Coast. Photo by @ruliak(opens in new window) on Instagram.

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