New Zealand is known as the adventure capital of Asia, providing thrilling experiences for adventure seekers who are looking for the best in adventure.
Queenstown is the “Adventure Capital of the World”, but there are many other exciting adventures and tours available throughout the country.
These top 7 adventure activities will take you to the New Zealand Wilderness.
1. Dragon’s Blackwater Cave Rafting (Greymouth).
Extreme Abseiling and Adventure Caving are the ideal activities for anyone looking for a thrilling adventure with a hint of mystery and intrigue.
You can spend the day floating through the glowing caves of glow-worms, or you can emerge into the lush wonders of the rainforest to tube your way down the river.
For those looking for a bit of adrenaline, the cliff jump is a popular choice. You can also abseil down the river’s top to get some adrenaline.
2. Kaikoura Whale Watch
Although it won’t get your adrenaline pumping high, it is certain to be an unforgettable adventure.
This tour, which offers a close-up view to the Giant Sperm Whale from New Zealand’s marine-based whale-watching company, is very popular with those looking for the ultimate whale-watching experience.
3. Queenstown Triple Challenge (Jet Boating and Helicopter, White Water Rafting)
This adventure pack, although a bit more expensive than others, is definitely worth it.
This Queenstown tour is considered the ultimate adventure challenge. It combines jet boating, helicopter rides, and white water rafting.
4. Bungy and Auckland Harbour Bridge
It seems only natural to participate in this extreme sport, given that New Zealand is known as the “Home of Bungy”.
Admire the breathtaking views from the top of the Auckland Harbour Bridge, then climb it (a feat in and of itself). This adventure is sure to thrill the adrenaline rush and unleash the chickens, so don’t miss it!
5. Heli Hiking, Franz Josef
Take a Heli Hiking Tour of Franz Josef to see one of the most stunning glacier environments in the world.
Drop off your luggage and get picked up by helicopter to spend some time exploring the amazing glacier.
6. Skydive Queenstown
Sign up for the unforgettable experience of a lifetime and embrace the fear. Skydive Queenstown is the best tandem skydiving experience and will surely get your heart racing.
You can drop from 15,000 feet at 200 km/hour and take in the stunning views of Queenstown.
Achievement doesn’t come sweeter!
7. Milford Sound Tour
One of the many tours that are available to the public will take you to Milford Sound’s wonders and beauty. You will be able to experience the Fiordland National Park while you explore the stunning highlights of the Sound.