For adventure lovers, our NZ holidays come packed with adventure activities. In a whole host of our other destinations too, we can add-on adventure activities. Global hotspots include Interlaken in Switzerland, Zell Am See in Austria, Voss in Norway, Bled in Slovenia, Knysna in South Africa, Las Vegas in USA and so on. Options are mentioned for each country on the relevant country pages on our website or you can request specific activities to be added to any customised holiday that we plan for you.
New Zealand – the adventure capital of the world
New Zealand is the undisputed world capital for adventure sports, with Queenstown at its epicentre. So, if you are an adventure junkie then we can design a New Zealand holiday for you that focuses more on adventure activities, with attractive discounts over what you would pay on the spot and assured slots. Sky-diving, paragliding, river-rafting, canyon-swinging, bungy-jumping, heli-hiking, caving, fly-boarding – you name it and we’ll add it to your itinerary!
Adventure New Zealand
All the NZ itineraries featured on our website have loads of adventure built-in, even the honeymoon one! But for someone who is only looking for an adventure-packed holiday above all else, here is an absolutely amped up NZ Adventure itinerary!
Day 1: Auckland
Arrive in Auckland today and relax after your long flight. Later, when you wish to head out, visit the Skycity Tower for panoramic views and then spend time at leisure at the Skycity casino & restaurants. Overnight at Auckland.
Day 2: Auckland – Queenstown
Fly to Queenstown today and settle in. Later, take the Skyline Gondola cable car, which not only offers amazing panoramic views of Queenstown but where you can kick-off your adventures with thrilling Zip-lining, Paragliding & Luge Rides. Overnight at Queenstown.
Day 3: Queenstown
Have a blast in the world’s adventure capital and one of NZ’s most fun places, with a line-up of virtually every imaginable outdoor activity. Adrenalin high guaranteed! White-water rafting, Fly-boarding, Quad-biking, Sky-diving – you name it and Queenstown has got it!
Start off the day with the iconic, original AJ Hacket Kawarau Bridge Bungy. Follow it up with the daredevil, entertaining and highly-rated Shotover Canyon Swing. Overnight at Queenstown.
Day 4: Queenstown
Experience the exhilarating Shotover Jet Boat Ride today. Follow it up with your choice of adventure sports. Possibly, add an Off-road Quad-biking adventure or the new adrenalin activity of Fly-boarding. Sky-diving in Queenstown itself is quite a favorite and you can certainly do it here (though in this itinerary, we’ve kept sky-diving for Franz Josef where it has an additional twist!). Overnight at Queenstown.
Day 5: Queenstown
Spend another day indulging in your pick of adventure activities in Queenstown, including White-water Rafting in one of Queenstown’s pristine rivers or the even more adrenalin-packed River-sledging activity, where you actually float through the rapids. You can also choose to do Canyoning (rappelling down waterfalls) or Hang-gliding from Coronet Peak. Overnight at Queenstown.
Day 6: Queenstown
Spend one final day indulging in your pick from the unlimited activities on offer. You can also choose to go on a picturesque drive to nearby Glenorchy and experience the Dart River Funyaks. Choices abound and there are literally no dull moments in Queenstown. Overnight at Queenstown.
Day 7: Queenstown – Wanaka
Drive from Queenstown to Wanaka today, a picturesque town en route to NZ’s West Coast. After your four action-packed days at Queenstown, spend the day at leisure here, soaking in the beautiful surroundings. Overnight at Wanaka.
Day 8: Wanaka – Franz Josef
Proceed to Franz Josef along the South Island’s stunning West Coast – take your time getting there as the journey’s the goal here! Overnight at Franz Josef.
Day 11: Franz Josef
Go for a thrilling Glacier Heli-hike today, where you land on the glacier by helicopter and then hike on the frozen ice. Later, you can relax in the glacier hot pools. Spend the rest of the day at leisure in the backdrop of picture-perfect alpine scenery. Franz Josef also has great quad-biking options. Overnight at Franz Josef.
Day 10: Franz Josef
Sky-diving is one of the top adventure sports that enthusiasts like to tick off their bucket list in New Zealand. Do it in style: amongst Franz Josef’s adventure activities is the chance to experience the highest Sky-diving in the world from 19,000ft. Overnight at Franz Josef.
Day 11: Franz Josef – Christchurch
The drive from Franz Josef to Christchurch is again very scenic – so take your time! In Christchurch, catch up on any last minute shopping or spend the day at leisure after an adventure-packed holiday! Overnight at Christchurch.
Day 12: Christchurch – India