12 Must-Do New Zealand Experiences

There is so much to see and do in New Zealand, from wine-tasting to bungy jumping, whale-watching to glacier hikes, gorgeous beaches to glow-worm caves, it can be difficult to choose.  Check out our recommended lists of experiences and talk to one of our free New Zealand travel experts for more advice.

  1. Try wine-tasting on Waiheke


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  1. Go bungy jumping in Queenstown


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  1. Say ‘kia ora’ to Māori culture in Rotorua


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  1. Kayak around Milford Sound


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  1. Explore the geysers of Rotorua

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6. Tour the The Lord of the Rings Hobbiton in Matamata



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7. Heli-hike Fox Glacier


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  1. Cruise with whales in Kaikoura


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  1. Kayak the Bay of Islands


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  1. Sip wine among the vines in Marlborough



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  1. Hike ancient lava flows at The Tongariro Alpine Crossing



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  1. Relax at The Coromandel’s Cathedral Cove


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For hotels in New Zealand visit https://www.visualitineraries.com/Explore.asp?only1country=NZ 

Find out more things to do at https://www.newzealand.com/us/feature/new-zealand-must-do-experiences/

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Annie was born and raised in Maui, Hawaii, she graduated from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon with her Bachelors of Science in Psychology. She has travelled to over 20 countries including the UK, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, Japan, Fiji and Argentina. Most recently in 2012, Annie spent three months travelling around Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. With a passion for helping people, Annie is interested in international humanitarian aid work and hopes to eventually pursue a Masters Degree from Portland State University. When she is not off exploring the far reaches of the globe, Annie enjoys riding her bike around Portland, drinking tea and attending music festivals.

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