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11 Epic Activities to do in New Zealand

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Experience New Zealand like a boss.

With magnificent landscapes and rare wildlife, New Zealand is the place for once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. The country is pumped with adrenalin; they’ve made an adventure activity out of everything!

Use this TOP list as a bucket list for New Zealand. If you manage tick all these activities off the list, then you have officially bossed New Zealand.

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1. Hike in the most scenic landscape on Earth!

This is simply achieved by hiking the 4-day Milford Track, one of New Zealand’s Great Walks.

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2. Skydive over Mordor.

Or skydive over, as New Zealanders know it, Taupo and the Tongariro National Park.

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3. Kayak in the “8th Wonder of the World”.

And that wonder is Milford Sound.

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4. Crawl under a glacier.

Glacier tours on Franz Josef, Fox Glacier, and the Tasman Glacier can take you deep into the ice.

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5. Explore the crater of an active marine volcano.

White Island, off the coast of Whakatane, is New Zealand’s only active marine volcano.

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6. Swim with dolphins in the wild.

Go into the dolphins’ natural habitat by swimming with them in Kaikoura or Paihia.

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7. Bungy jump from the world’s first bungy site.

The Kawarau Bridge just outside of Queenstown is the world’s first commercial bungy jumping site.

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8. Raft the highest rafting waterfall in the world.

Tutea Falls is the highest commercially rafted waterfall at 7m.

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9. Simply walk into Mordor.

The Tongariro Alpine allows you to walk to Mt Doom a.k.a. Mt Ngauruhoe.

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10. Dive with great white sharks.

From the waters of Stewart Island, you can have a too-close-for-comfort encounter with great white sharks in cage diving.

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11. Go Black water rafting in caves.

Do black water rafting in the cave networks of Waitomo and Paproa National Park.

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