Water Activities

New Zealand is a country of lakes, rivers and has a significant relationship with the ocean. Get on the water yourself with awesome experiences from sailing to kayaking to scuba diving!

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7 Water Activities in the Bay of Islands

Get out on the water in the Bay of Islands! Since the […]

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Guide to the Whanganui Journey

Everything you need to know about the Whanganui Great Walk! Paddle your […]

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The Best Surf Regions in New Zealand

Where to surf in New Zealand. More that 15,000km of coastline sits […]

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11 Stunning Sights Seen From a Milford Sound Cruise

Milford Sound’s natural attractions! Drift through one of the stupidly scenic locations, […]

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5 Best Beaches for Snorkelling in Auckland

Auckland’s five marine reserves. Think of New Zealand’s marine reserves as national […]

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10 Islands to Kayak to From Auckland

Paddle to these island sanctuaries! Little pieces of what looks like the […]

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7 Impressive Canyoning Locations in New Zealand

Adventure in extreme environments! A fun activity mixing an element of danger […]

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11 Stunning Backpacker Cruises in New Zealand

Just try and keep us out of the water! Staying out of […]

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5 Places to go Sailing in New Zealand

“A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind.” – Webb […]

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10 Places to Scuba Dive in New Zealand

What’s that? New Zealand is awesome underwater too? Divers are spoiled with […]

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7 Places to go White Water Rafting in New Zealand

Where to go white water rafting in New Zealand. Due to its […]

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Top 8 Water Sports Activities to do in New Zealand

There is a lot of water in New Zealand – a lot. If […]

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10 Places to Surf on the North Island

With New Zealand being two relatively small islands, you are not too […]

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5 Places to Surf in the South Island

Ride the South Island’s waves! Delving into the waters of New Zealand’s […]

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