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Why Your Road Trip Will Be Even Better Than Those You See in the Movies

By Wild Kiwi Team
on  February 07, 2018

Okay, so you’ve grown up watching those iconic road movies; Thelma and Louise, Little Miss Sunshine, the Muppet Movie, Crossroads (come on, you know it’s got its merits!) and although things never quite go as planned (plot advancement and all that) the thought of embarking on a road trip remains inherently exciting. Well, here’s why a road trip soaking in the best of South Island New Zealand will be even better than the movies.

Make Your Own Adventure

Whether you want to skydive for the first, second, or millionth time, eat your way around New Zealand’s culinary scene, or have a go at a bit of everything, you totally can! This is your trip and the perfect opportunity for you to do you.

See The Very Best Of South Island New Zealand

Take in the views of the Franz Josef Glacier by helicopter, stargaze in the Mt Cook National Park, and look for glimpses of the dolphins in the waters of UNESCO protected Milford Sound. If it sounds magical, well, it’s because New Zealand is kind of magical!

Book a New Zealand road trip - Choose your own adventure

Be Spontaneous

No fixed plans mean zero pressure so you’ll get the most out of every second. Take to the waters by kayak or soak in impressive views on horseback. And, if you want to take things up a notch, go jet boating to really get the adrenaline pumping. Waiting to see what you feel like doing on any given day means your trip will be exactly what you want it to be.

Make Friendships That’ll Last A Lifetime

You may begin as strangers, but you’ll be firm friends by the end. Journeying between different locations along your route will give you all plenty of time to bond. Whether it be over your favourite movies or even singing along to that epic road trip playlist. You’ll treasure these connections formed with people you otherwise wouldn’t have met and that’s pretty cool!

Firm friendships to find in New Zealand - Why road trips bring people together

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