35 Epic Things to Do in New Zealand  (on your First Visit!)

This island that is home to over four million people has hidden treasures that create truly lasting memories when you visit.

No matter if you are seeking an adventure, time in nature or just to relax and unwind, New Zealand has the ideal environment for you.


The set of the village has been preserved and turned into a unique and popular attraction.

1. Spend the Day at Hobbiton on a Lord of the Rings Movie Tour

The best way to experience the glacier is to join a helicopter flight over the ice, taking in the aerial panoramic before landing at the summit.

2. Climb the Icy Walls of the Franz Josef Glacier

3. Be an Adrenaline Junkie in Queenstown

Queenstown is surrounded by mountain peaks, gorges, and fast-flowing rivers, making it perfectly suited for adrenaline lovers to take on extreme adventurers.

4. Climb the Auckland Harbour Bridge

The Harbour Bridge is one of the most recognizable sights in Auckland, connecting two halves of the city through an impressive feat of engineering.

5. Take to the Ocean for Whale Watching

Here, if you are lucky enough, you can spot the largest marine mammals in the world, including Sperm Whales and Blue Whales, just cruising on past the coast.

This small coastal town is absolutely charming, laid back and full of amazing things to do.

6. Explore the Beautiful Nature of Kaikoura

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