Travel Hacks

6 Adrenaline Activities To Do On New Zealand’s South Island

By Wild Kiwi Team
on  March 28, 2017

When you think of New Zealand holidays, the opportunity to join in with some adrenaline inducing activities is probably one of the first things that springs to mind – especially when it comes to the South Island!

Out and about in South Island - Things to get your adrenaline pumping
Soar Through The Sky

If launching yourself from the top of a cliff and swinging through some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery is firmly on your bucket list, there’s no better place to have a go at bungee jumping or canyon swinging. It’s the experience of a lifetime, and you’ll get a VERY Instagrammable picture out of it!

Quad Biking

If you’ve got your heart set on an action-packed off-road adventure, New Zealand’s South Island won’t disappoint. Try to keep your eyes on the track as much as possible, the spectacular views can be quite distracting!

Take To The Skies On A Heli-Hike

We’re all about making memories that’ll stay with your forever, and a thrilling helicopter tour through a frozen landscape before stepping foot onto the glacier for a three-hour hike is definitely something you’ll never forget!

Hit The Water

Whether kayaking, wakeboarding or water-skiing floats your boat, there are plenty of opportunities to head out on to the water, and we promise we won’t push you in!

New Zealand Holidays Aren’t Complete Without A Jet Boating Excursion

If you’ve had a go at all the typical water sports and want to kick it up a notch, a thrilling jet boat ride could be just the thing to get your heart racing. Make sure you hold on tight and try to take in as much of the stunning scenery as possible as it whizzes past, it’s going to be one heck of a ride!

Carry On Canyoning

We’re not ones to choose favourites, but canyoning might just be the most fun it’s humanly possible to have. Jump from waterfalls, slide down natural chutes into water pools, and abseil down canyons made from natural rock. And don’t forget to go for a drink afterward with your new canyoning BFFs. You’ll have earnt it!

Adventures in New Zealand - Enjoy canyoning

Ready to tick a few of these adrenaline activities off your bucket list? Book our Big South tour of New Zealand’s South Island.

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