Whether you live in New Zealand or you’re just visiting, there are truly so many epic things to do here! New Zealand is a natural playground, and there is something for everybody. From rafting to snowboarding, NZ offers it all.

As adventure enthusiasts, we have put together this bucket list of things to do in NZ so that you can get inspired and start ticking them off! If you’re a nature lover and an adrenaline junkie, then this bucket list was made for you!

Snowboarding/ Skiing at Mount Ruapehu

Mount Ruapehu and its surrounding peaks form part of the UNESCO Dual World Heritage Tongariro National Park, so just visiting this area should be a bucket list item as the views you’ll experience are truly breathtaking. But if you want to be a little daring, you can always try out skiing and snowboarding during the snow season, which is generally from late June to late October.

Skyline Skyrides Rotorua

Enjoy a view from above with a Skyline Skyride in Rotorua. But this gondola-styled Skyride is not all Skyline has to offer. At the same venue, you can try out luge rides, sky swings, and so much more.

Kaituna Cascades – Rafting on the Kaituna River

White water rafting is an exhilarating experience that allows you to connect with nature in a way that may be new to you. The Kaituna River is absolutely stunning and offers the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world! The waterfall is called Okere Falls and is roughly 7 metres high. The area is also home to Hell’s Gate Hot Pools that you can enjoy at the end of your rafting session.

Mountain Biking in Rotorua

Rotorua is an area that is known for its stunning natural beauty. And one of the best ways to experience the forests and mountains of Rotorua is through mountain biking. You can opt to go on your own or make the most of the experience through a guided tour.

Canopy Tours -Zip Lines

If you have never tried ziplining before then, you absolutely have to make space for it on your bucket list! This exhilarating experience takes you from tree to tree and is great for people of all ages!

This is just a handful of the epic things to do in NZ! Can you think of any others?

Start ticking items off your bucket list with an unforgettable day with Kaituna Cascades spent white water rafting down the Kaituna River. Our friendly team would love to help make this experience a memorable one. Feel free to get in touch with us.