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There is never a shortage of things to do in New Zealand.
You may be looking for a romantic getaway, a family holiday, or just some time to chill out in one of the most beautiful spots on earth.
Our compact yet diverse land offers a bewildering range of landscapes and activities, with something to suit all age groups and tastes.
Towering snow capped alps, golden beaches, rolling hills, thermal reserves and a stunning coastline combine to leave visitors craving for more and more of our special country.
Adrenalin junkies love us. Bungy off a cliff, raft down a waterfall, bike down a mountain trail, or dive in a subterranean cave.
For those of you looking for something a little more sedate, activities like winery tours, harbour cruises, scenic walks, Maori cultural experiences and leisurely bike rides are just some of the joys awaiting you in Godzone*.
*Godzone, or "God's Own Country", is a term used by New Zealanders for over 100 years, to describe our own little piece of paradise.
How to find the best things to do in New Zealand
From a practical point of view, what you decide to see and do will be determined by your itinerary and budget.
Whilst the two have many similarities, they each offer a very unique range of activities.
Have you planned your itinerary yet?
If you are in the early stages of planning your trip, why not have a look at our range of free itineraries. We've based these on the most popular routes for each island. They are a great starting point to help you plan your trip.
Once you decide on an itinerary that suits you, we can help with car or camper van hire. Then just use your chosen itinerary as a guide.
Or, if you don't want the hassle of booking everything yourself, we can build a bespoke self-drive package for you, that can include your accommodation, car hire, and selected meals and activities.
You can see some of our more popular packages here.
To make your search easier, we've created some links for you to follow.
We've categorised them into North and South Island and a range of special interest topics.
Just click on the images to see what's available, and importantly, what customers thought of each activity.
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Nelson Abel Tasman
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North Island - Please click image to view
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