18 Reasons To Travel New Zealand In 2018
Although we could sit here and reel off hundreds of reasons why backpacking in New Zealand in 2018 is probably the best thing you’ll do all year, we’ve narrowed it down to just a few…
1) The Beaches
Miles of pristine coastline, first-class surf and hot water beaches… pure heaven!
2) The Atmosphere
You’re probably not going to want to leave.
3) You MUST Visit Hobbiton When Backpacking In New Zealand
A dream come true for every fan of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
4) The Nightlife
If dancing the night away is your jam, New Zealand’s got you covered!
5) Rotorua’s Geothermal Parks
They’ve got bubbling mud pools, stunning lakes, and that’s even before we get to the unreal Redwood Forest!
6) The Landscapes
Sometimes being in New Zealand feels a bit like being in a movie.
7) The Sunsets
Honestly, there are no words!
8) The Beer, Wine, and Food
Make sure a Fergburger is on your must-try list!
9) The Majesty of Milford Sound
Arguably the most picturesque place in the whole of New Zealand: quite the accolade given the competition.
10) Heli-Hiking the Franz Josef Glacier
A helicopter trip, a hiking adventure, a pristine glacier. What’s not to love here?!
11) The ‘OMG I Can’t Believe I Just Did That’ Opportunities
Bungee jumping, skydiving, canyoning, quad biking along riverbeds… And those are some of the shenanigans on offer to keep you busy!
12) The Wildlife
From Kaikoura’s cheeky fur seal population, to dolphins, whales and more, New Zealand is a dream destination for all wildlife lovers.
13) Stargazing Around Mt Cook
Marvelling at the constellations of the night sky surrounded by the Southern Alps is a pretty unforgettable experience.
14) The Coffee
New Zealanders know how to make a top cup of coffee, that’s for sure!
15) Waitomo Glow-Worm Cave
You know when something looks too magical to actually be real? That’s definitely how we feel about the glow-worm cave.
16) The People
17) The Water Sports
Kayaking, jet boating, surfing, paddle boarding… You name it, they’ve got it!
18) The Forever Friendships You’ll Make
You’ll be travel BFFs for life!
Have we convinced you how awesome New Zealand is yet? Book your Wild Kiwi adventure today!