19 Must-Do Activities in New Zealand for Adventure Junkies

20 Most Incredible Stuff To Do In New Zealand

New Zealand is renowned all over the world for its spectacular landscape, from the stunning mountains to massive ground walls, giant glaciers to hot springs, golden-sand beaches, and rough coasts. It is full of cool towns, secret areas, wonderful wildlife, etc. In reality, we struggled to reduce it to an important 19-series list for adventure junkies in New Zealand.

Split into two North and South Islands, these are the highest places we believe any traveler oughtn’t to miss in New Zealand tours. To go straight to South Island, click if you like.

Good Luck at Hawke’s Bay

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Dawn over Te Mata Peak, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Attention thrill-seekers! Hawke’s Bay is the ultimate destination for adventure in New Zealand, with its mountain ranges, beaches, forests and more. Take your time exploring, whether you’re visiting a big winery or simply soaking up the stunning scenery.

Meet One of the Most Violent Volcanoes in the World

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For the ultimate adventure junkies experience, check out the Taupo volcano. Witnessing some of the world’s most extreme volcanic eruptions in recent history, take in the breathtaking views of Lake Taupo and its unbelievable landscape.

Go the Dead’s Paths

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Calling all adventure junkies! You may recognize the Putangirua Pinnacles from Lord of the Rings as the road to reach the army of the dead. But even if you’re not a fan, this rocky formation is a thrilling experience you won’t forget

Hang on the Hot Water Beach

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For adventure junkies seeking a unique experience, head to Mercury Bay and dig into the sand. Enjoy the gloriously hot water from underground thermal sources and create a wide enough hole for a geothermal bath all to yourself.

Drop for Dropping Huka

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Attention adventure junkies! Check out the stunning Waikato River waterfalls, with their beautiful blue waters and dramatic crashes. Take a walk on the tourist bridge and soak up the views.

Hire a Motorhome: Your Next Adventure Junkies’ Road Trip

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If you’re looking for a truly immersive experience, consider hiring a camping car to see all of New Zealand’s attractions, above and below. It’s the perfect option for adventure junkies seeking complete versatility in their accommodations.

Go to Auckland Canyoning

Outside the city, there are some unbelievable ecosystems such as rivers, canyons, and waterfalls. How to explore them easier than to take them down? We guarantee that it’s just a little scary.

Try Kite Foxton Beach Land Boarding

Can’t swim, but would you like to try windsurfing? Landboarding for you is great! Place your feet on the surface, stick closely to a dancefloor, and go skim down the beach (not on your face hopefully).

Go to Lake Taupo Skydiving

Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s unofficial skydiving capital, is an incredible spot to fly away. Tongariro National Park, bush, mountains, volcanic plains, and more around the area are all ignored.

Try Rotorua Zorbing

Zorbing is completely ludicrous and wild. Stick in a big swelling ball and roll across the countryside! It gets the adrenaline pump but is fully healthy.

Thrill-Seeker Alert: Ascend (and Jump Off) Auckland Harbour Bridge

A guided tour to Auckland Harbour Bridge provides stunning panoramic views of the city in 360 degrees. And if you feel audacious, you can hop right down to make it happen.

Check Rotorua’s Sky swing

Stick to the swing, as it hovers 50 meters above Rotorua, then push the button to send 150 km/h into the sky. In New Zealand, there are no such drastic attractions.

River Rafting At Tongariro River

An outstanding white water rafting spot is one of New Zealand’s most popular rivers. The challenge is exciting with views of the gorges, volcanic cliffs, ancient beech trees, and local wildlife.

Meet the Wildlife Sanctuary in Zealand

Zealand is a convenient place for wild animals, which include numerous birds and reptiles, on the outskirts of the suburb of Wellington. A special fence to protect pest animals is situated around the sanctuary. The sanctuary.

See the Mt Victoria Lookout of all Wellington

Wellington is one of New Zealand’s top sites, but it is a tiny capital, so scaling Mt. Victoria, 650 feet, allows you to see it all in a stunning view.

Riding the Cable Car in Wellington: A Thrill-Seeker’s Adventure

From Lambton Quay to Kelburn, you can find a lookout, museum, and observatory (although the ride itself is a genuine attraction) The famous Wellington Cable Car runs through to Kelburn.

Sample the Beer Scene of Wellington

There are pubs in Wellington almost everywhere, and most of them engage eagerly in the prosperous craft beer scene of New Zealand. You can also visit the brewery itself–see the ParrotDog, Tuatara Third Eye, the Garage Project.

Wellington Waterfront Rollerblade

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Thrill-seekers, don’t miss the Waterfront trail! Take in stunning ocean and city views while discovering street art and cool bars. For an extra adrenaline rush, try it all on rollerblades.


Spend an evening at the Museum Te Papa

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Te Papa Museum, with a collection of nearly 800 thousand artworks, artifacts, and display items from the dinosaur to modern art, is one of NZ’s best tourist attractions. This is the best place to grasp the culture and past of New Zealand.

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