50 things to do in New Zealand Part 2
New Zealand doesn’t get almost 2.5 million international visitors (from Statistics New Zealand) to its shores each year for nothing! If you’re planning a holiday to Aotearoa, make sure to pop a few of these ideas on your to-do list.
Huka Falls, Taupo
Imagine 220,000 litres of water per second roaring past. Now imagine seeing it from a jet boat. Yeah, you need to visit Huka Falls.
New Zealand’s premier whale-watching destination.
Karangahake Gorge, Bay of Plenty
A historic wilderness area with numerous walks. Come to see antique railway lines, tunnels and other pieces of mining history.
Kawarau Bridge Bungy, Queenstown
The world’s first commercial bungy operation, opened in 1988 and still going strong.
Wondering where to see kiwi birds in NZ? Try Trounson National Park, Te Puia, Orana Wildlife Park and any of our awesome zoos.
Once a volcano that exploded so ferociously thousands of years ago, the ancient Romans saw it over in Europe!
Lake Wanaka, Otago
A sparkling aquatic playground, perfect for sightseers, swimmers and, well, anyone, really.
Larnach Castle, Dunedin
Our only castle, built back in 1871.
Famous around the world for its healthy properties. Available around the country, but a must-try before you leave.
Milford Sound, Fiordland
Home to one of our greatest walking tracks – the Milford Track – as well as world-renowned cruises.
Moeraki Boulders, North Otago
These are surreal, spherical boulders that have become an iconic attraction.
Mount Cook, Mackenzie Region
Aoraki (Mount Cook) is our tallest mountain, at 3,724 metres.
Mount Hikurangi, Eastland
The first place in the country to see the sunrise, and a sacred Maori place to boot.
New Chums Beach, Coromandel
An untouched jewel in the crown that is the Coromandel Peninsula. Another absolute must-visit.
New Zealand salmon
If you love fresh salmon, you’ll love New Zealand. Visit Twizel or Golden Bay.
Tantalise your tastebuds with a wine tour through Otago. Pop by Wanaka, Cromwell and Gibbston Valley.