Some people come to New Zealand for rest and relaxation. However, this country is much better known for its adventure activities. When you are taking a holiday and looking for the best activities in New Zealand that will give you the thrills and chills that you need, there is plenty to choose from. There is no better way to discover such fantastic activities, then with a motorhome rental. Hiring a motorhome to make your way around NZ, offers travellers awesome flexibility to see and do as much as you want, when you want.
Here are our recommended top 10 adventures to check out while you’re in NZ:
1 – Ruakuri Cave, Waitomo: Here you can abseil 37 metres into a small hole that starts a five-hour underground tour of adventures beneath the sea. This can be booked at the Legendary Black Water Rafting Co.
2 – Auckland Bridge Climb: In case you’ve ever wanted to climb a huge bridge and bungee off the top, 67 metres down toward the water. This takes place in Waitemata Harbour.
3 – White water rafting: In the River Valley of Taihape, you can find some of the best rapids anywhere. This extreme tour can be booked with River Valley and is not for the faint of heart.
4 – Sky Tower: Located in Auckland, Sky Tower gives you two options. You can choose a daring base jump from the tower or a bungee bob jump that leaves you dangling for up to five minutes. Contact Sky Tower for more info or to book.
5 – Nevis Arc Swing: If you’re in Queenstown, head to Nevis Canyon. Here, you will find the highest swing that will give you an adrenaline rush like nothing else. You can book tours online or just show up.
6 – Ledge Bungy: Another stop while you’re in Queenstown, where you can jump, backwards, off the cliff and flip before bungee into the abyss. Book your jump online at AJ Hackett.
7 – Skydiving: In Wanaka, Auckland, and many other places throughout New Zealand, you can skydive with a tandem partners in some of the most beautiful countryside that you’ll ever see.
8 – Jet boating: If you head to Buller Gorge, Nelson, you can enjoy some of the best scenery and fastest speeds with a jet boat tour. Visit Adventure Tours online took book your excursion.
9 – Extreme Flying Fox: Located in Mokai Gravity Canyon in Taihape, this zipline will take you across a death defying plunge that is sure to leave you breathless. You can book your adventure at Gravity Canyon’s website.
10 – JAG aerobatics flying, allowing you to have a 20 minute ride with an ex-fighter pilot that will leave your head (and the rest of you) spinning. Book at JagAir for the ride of your life.