With beautiful landscapes and warm people, New Zealand deserves a spot on your travel list
A sovereign island-country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, New Zealand is mainly divided into two main landmasses; the North Island and the South Island. Depending on your to-do-list, your trip to New Zealand can be mellow or action-packed because New Zealand is fully equipped to make your stay pleasant either way. Immerse yourself in nature and thrilling adventures!
Have you ever wanted to fly a plane when you were little? At Motueka, you can make your dreams come true. Head towards U-Fly Extreme where its possible to take to the skies with an instructor in a stunt plane. Even with no prior experience you can spin the plane into loops, twists and figure eights. How fun is that!
New Zealand is also one of the best places to skydive because everywhere you go, the view is postcard perfect. With many places such as Taupo, Tauranga, Auckland and Wanaka stacked with equipment and ready to help you chuck skydiving out of your bucket list, this is one experience not to be missed.
Talking about picture perfect views- have you heard of a human catapult? The Nevis Catapult located in Queenstown is the world’s biggest human catapult. Soar through air and embrace you inner super-hero as you cross the Nevis Valley at exhilarating speeds.
Along the way why not try for some white-water rafting? Whatever rapid you ride in New Zealand, you will be in for a wet and exhilarating experience. Take a gander at Hawke’s Bay, Rotorua, Queenstown and Christchurch for an amazing white-water rafting experience. At Vector Wero Whitewater Park, a man made attraction in Auckland, you can even try out all three; kayaking, rafting and paddle boarding.
New Zealand has thousands of kilometres of hiking trails but sitting above them all are the nine Great Walks that journey through the country's most magnificent places and iconic locations. They include the Lake Waikaremoana Track, Whanganui Journey, Tongariro Northern Circuit, Abel Tasman Coast Track, Heaphy Track, Routeburn Track, Milford Track, Kepler Track and the Rakiura Track. Containing three of the Great Walks, Fiordland National Park is one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand. With stunning fiords, spectacular waterfalls and snow-capped peaks, the scenery is absolutely captivating. Don’t forget to traverse into the other Great Walks of New Zealand. If not for the photos, do it for the bragging rights.
As well as being a sight to behold, Pohutu is the most reliable geyser on Earth. Erupting once or twice every hour, it sometimes reaches heights of 30 metres. Situated in Rotorua, this place is also known for its deep connection to Maori culture. The Maori people are the indigenous people of New Zealand. Their history, language and traditions are central to New Zealand’s identity. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the Maori people by seeing their traditions in action.
Most of all don’t forget to loose yourself to the fun experience!!!