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Unusual Adventurous Activities To Try In New Zealand

By James Baker
on  December 05, 2017

If experiencing new things features highly on your travel to-do list, you’re certainly in for a treat on your New Zealand road trip! With so many different things to try, here are a few things to tempt you…

Clearyaking On Goat Island

There’s something extra-special about taking to the waters in a transparent kayak. Explore the waters in the Goat Island Marine Reserve and look out for rays and other marine life from a unique vantage point. Your guide will be on hand to share their intricate knowledge of the area’s Maori history. As well as showing the views of the surrounding untouched islands and spectacular waterfalls.


Canyoning In Queenstown

Canyoning is an adrenaline-inducing adventure. Also its best way to explore the unique canyons beneath Queenstown’s ancient beech forests. Abseil down waterfalls, slide down naturally formed slides into plunge pools, and take in the views as you zipline through the spectacular landscape. This is one adventure on your trip to New Zealand you’re not going to forget in a hurry!


OGO In Rotorua

Who doesn’t want to roll down a giant hill in an inflatable ball? Opt for a straight run or a zig-zag path through some of Rotorua’s spectacular scenery. And you can even chuck a bit of water in there for some added fun.


Snowmobiling In Queenstown On Your New Zealand Road trip

After a helicopter tour over the stunning Remarkables mountain range, you’ll be dropped off at the base of the Garvie Mountain range ready to begin your snowmobile adventure. Suitable for beginners and experienced adventurers alike, this is an unforgettable way to explore the South Island’s mountains.


Jet boating On Shotover River

Taking in the surrounding sites at around 85kmph is an exhilarating experience. You’ll be manoeuvred through nail-bitingly narrow canyons along this fast-running river.

Heart pounding action on the water - Ride in a jet powered boat

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