New Zealand is a dream destination for coastline lovers and adventure lovers. This small country is power-packed with adrenaline-packed adventures and equally supported by scenic natural beauty. From ski to surf, go for hiking at the glaciers and the end of the day go boating between the caves. For all who are planning to visit New Zealand, please go through the given list for getting some idea about how and which places and sports should be at your most priority.
Bungy Jump in Queenstown
A Bungy Jump is the most loved activity to do in New Zealand. AJ Hackett invented it in Queenstown. There are many to choose from. The original Bridge Jump, The Ledge Bungy and the terrifying Nevis Bungy located 134 meters over the middle of a gorge!. If you are visiting here, then this is one of the first adventure sports to be done.
Milford Sound was awarded the World’s Top Tourist Destination in the year 2008. Even the person named Rudyard Kipling named it as the 8th wonders of the world. This is one of the countries most famous travel destinations. The cruise ride in Milford sound is an essential part of any travelers visiting New Zealand. Its fiords demonstrate some of the highest cliffs in the world and is a remembering ride of one’s life.
Raft Class 5 Rapid
The class 5 Rapid Rafting is one of the wildest adventure ones can experience here in New Zealand. The river rafting has always attracted a lot of adventure lovers here in this country. But the whitewater Rafting and that too Class 5 is one of the most breathtaking and intense water rafting experience. It is just two hours from Christchurch. There are even small rapids that can be done without any expert’s view in progress with only having 3 – 6 meters of high ledges.
Everyone loves to have a walk on or near the Glacier. The Fox Glacier is one of the effortless and quickest Glaciers to walk. Here it is straightforward to complete one of the wishlists in your life and that too effortlessly. Here they provide you with a rain jacket as there could be a leaky water fountain anywhere and this should protect you from being overexposed to water and go with it a waterproof pant is also provided. Anyone who is alright and does not have a severe breathing problem can do as it is situated at a relatively low elevation.
Those who are afraid of heights should at least try paragliding once in their lifetime. It will surely help to relax your height fear and will let you enjoy the hidden natural beauty from 200 feet above the ground. The Skyline Gondola is just 5 minutes from the Central Queenstown, and here you find some of the best paragliders waiting to take the risk with you for an epic ride of your life. The journey may last for only 15 minutes or so, but the experience can’t be described in words. It is something that you should experience yourself.
Boulders are formed due to natural phenomena in a million years by sediments slowing turning into the form of rocks through soil erosion, wave actions and landslides. Moeraki Boulders are found along the Koekohe Beach on Otago Coast of New Zealand. They are located between Moeraki and Hampden On the South Island Of New Zealand.
Whale watching for any tourist is a fascinating and intriguing experience in life. In New Zealand because there are many beaches and you can whale watch it anywhere so it is most common that you can watch it in many more places. But in Kaikoura, the different kinds of species of whale that you can watch here is something you can’t find elsewhere, and they even refund you 80% of your money if you don’t spot a single whale. The whale here migrate through waters and hence making the chances of seeing them more from any other places.
This is ancient and one of the most exciting places to visit. The Apple Rock has been here for 120 million years and there are different theories of it getting split into two. According to the legends, the rock broke into two pieces when gods were fighting. Scientist theory went like when the ice age was there the water got into rock expanding it and then breaking it into two. But whatever be the reason if you are visiting New Zealand and then it is a must-watch, and it might help you get your different theory about what might have happened.
The adventure lovers like to hangout in Gorge Swing. If you are into bungy jumping, then this might also attract you. To swing by the rope and that too between the cliffs should be an adventurous ride for you. It is not a direct fall but a swing that is about 300 meters in an arc which will make you agitated and more pumped up. If you have never tried it then you should go for it.
Glowworms are small insects that emit bio-luminescent. They found in many caves in New Zealand. The insects never leave the cave as they survive in the dark. But they have a light of their own which makes them attract more insects that come into the cave and get catch in there threads which they make as a trap for insects.
Pancake rocks are part of Paparoa National Park. They are accessible by the walk right in the center of Punakaiki. These Pancake Rocks are an excellent place to visit. During the wave time, you can see the sea waters coming out through the holes in the walls
The Tongariro Crossing is one of the best day hikes in the entire world. It made you go through some vast valleys, volcanic lakes and even some extensive mountain slopes. This place is so beautiful. Filmmakers use this place for film sets. The Lord of the Rings Peter Jackson’s Mount Doom was this place from New Zealand.
This is an active volcanic lake present in New Zealand. The temperature of this place rises rapidly. Sometimes when the acid in the lake is on the boil. The tourist of this place can go for bubbling mud, volcanic caters and Hot grounds. For the safety of visitors, there is a defined path from which the peoples have to walk. They can also get the look for this natural beauty on this path. This was one of the 20 most surreal places in the World.
Dolphins In Bay of Islands
Have to swim alongside Dolphins is one of the most memorable moments of your life. They are the most friendly marine fish you can swim with. These fish can smile and make some beautiful noises too. In the Bay Of islands, you can swim with the bottle-nose dolphins. Here the waters are warmer. So you can not wet suit, and it is also refreshing.
Friends the above mentioned are some of the most adventurous places in New Zealand. So if you find these places interesting then go and have a look for yourself. Many travel agencies highly recommend it. For you, it will be an exciting experience.