New Zealand adventure destinations
If you are looking for a serious holiday destination with adventure, New Zealand is an ideal place to describe an adventure paradise. In fact, New Zealand is probably the world’s adventure capital thanks to its abundance of stunningly varied terrain, consisting of spectacular mountains, rivers and the sea, which are ideal for all adventure activities and extreme sports, including cycling, hiking, mountain climbing, rafting, bungee jumping, sky jumping, jet skiing, water skiing, snowboarding and parasailing. New Zealand offers every visitor who is looking for adventure a great opportunity to take part in extreme adventures, which can be found in its various geographical locations.
Fiordland National Park
If you are a lover of hiking, New Zealand boasts what you might call the world’s largest hiking trail. The Milford Track is a 33-mile trail that runs through the center of Fiordland National Park and is surrounded by a magnificent scenery. Mount Ruapehu is an active volcano which is located in the Fiordland National Park on the North Island, and during the winter months, it is a great place for snowboarding and skiing lovers. This location is not only one of the most popular adventure destinations in New Zealand but has also been recognized by gadling.com as one of the top 10 adventure destinations.
New Zealand National Parks, as well as Great Walks, offer adventure tourists a unique opportunity to explore the spectacular landscapes of New Zealand parks during backpacks, tramping, camping, trekking, bush walks, horseback riding and hiking. During adventure tours, around the Great Walks, you can admire the spectacular landscapes that compete with the Lord of the Rings. Some of the Great Walks that can be explored during an adventure trip in New Zealand are Milford Track, Kepler Track. Stewart Island, Dart Rees Track, Heaphy Track, and Routeburn Track.
New Zealand’s numerous national parks and hundreds of thousands of hectares of recreational areas present every adventure seeker’s adventure with unlimited wilderness to experience. The unpredictable climate of the country can quickly shift from blistering heat and clear blue skies to heavy rain and dramatically low temperatures, making your adventure even harder.
Hot Rocks Tour: North Island
While in New Zealand, don’t miss the opportunity to take part in the famous Hot Rocks Route. This is a trip to the North Island, which offers adventure tourists the best experience of the thermal north. This tour will take you through the active volcanic places of the North Island, where you will be treated with a mixture of dramatic volcanic wonders, Maori culture, as well as the ancient forests of Kauri, which are lined with golden coastlines and tempting turquoise waters. There are so many attractions and activities to do that you’ll be spoiled to choose from. You can visit the thermal mud pools in Rotorua, take part in sea kayaking or sand food, visit the Waitomo Caves, swim with dolphins or swim on New Zealand’s largest lake. This trip offers a rare and exciting opportunity to explore New Zealand’s culture, diversity and magnificent beauty.
Summer Blast Tour: South Island
Another interesting way to explore New Zealand is the popular “summer blast track” and the experience of what the South Island has the best to offer. The trip will take you through a wide range of natural wonders, including mountains, glaciers, dramatic fjords, and beautiful beaches. During the trip, you can meet many wild animals because on the raw coast there are dolphins, penguins, whales, seals and other sea creatures. If you’re thirsty for adrenaline, you can take advantage of the many attractions such as glacier hikes, dolphin swimming, kayaking, paragliding, parachute jumping, bungy jumping, white water rafting, and surfing.
If you are a fan of extreme sports, you will quickly discover why New Zealand is the undeniable world capital of extreme sports. New Zealand’s extreme athletes have a special respect for their abilities and are proud to exceed the expectations of adventurers. Extreme sports in New Zealand can be found in Dunedin Extreme Sport, Queenstown Extreme Action, Christchurch Extreme Action, Palmerston Extreme Action, Waikato South Extreme Action Sports and Auckland Extreme Sports, to name but a few. Some of the extreme sports you can take part in our bungee jumping, spider, waterfall descents, rock climbing, air flights.