What to do in New Zealand - Create Your Bucketlist

New Zealand, the land of Maori and mystique, destination of escape and expeditions. This is an immersion in nature, a connection with the land and the thrilling authenticity of going off the trail. What to do in New Zealand is to not encounter other people. This is a country where you can getaway from everything, in the most magnificent of settings. Fjords, vineyards, mountains, islands, glaciers, rivers, stars - it's all what you do in New Zealand.

Maori carving at Rotorua, New Zealand. Photographed at Te Puia Visitor Centre. [url=file_closeup.php?id=12575142][img]file_thumbview_approve.php?size=1&id=12575142[/img][/url] [url=file_closeup.php?id=9359380][img]file_thumbview_approve.php?size=1&id=9359380[/img][/url]

Powhiri Maori Welcome on Titiraupenga

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aerial view of bays in Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand

Backcountry Helicopter Ride Over Fiordland

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Traditional Maoit _Hangi_ Oven, Rotorua

Kai Waho Maori Food Experience

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Makaroa River Bed, Mount Aspiring National Park

Jetboat Picnic on Makaroa River

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Helicopter View, Moutn Aspiring

Mt Aspiring National Park Scenic Heli Flight

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Drought striken Central Otago with Vineyards.

Central Otago Vineyards – Meet the Winemakers

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An aerial view over the Bay of Islands in New Zealand's Northland Region.

Bay of Islands Scenic Helicopter Flight

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Beautiful Turquoise Blue Icebergs with A Water Reflection on Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake with the Snowcapped Mountain Background in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, South Island, New Zealand

Wilderness Cruise on Terminal Lake

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Scenic Flight Over Aoraki Mt Cook

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Sunset view at Milford Sound with reflection of the Mitre Peak mountains on the calm lake, South Island, New Zealand.

Fiordland Wildfood Heli Picnic

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Helicopter on sandy beach, West Coast, New Zealand

Scenic Helicopter Tour to Ninety Mile Beach From Matauri Bay

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New Zealand Experiences

Experiences are itinerary ideas from leading travel designers. Use them as inspiration for planning a trip. When you want to travel Kated will connect you to a travel designer, a top professional who can plan your experience.

Glacier hiker on Franz Josef Glacier in Westland Tai Poutini National Park part of the Southern Alps, New Zealand.

New Zealand South Island Adventure

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Oceania Trip of a Lifetime

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Iconic New Zealand Experiences

The iconic things to do in New Zealand stretch from tropical North Island beaches to icy cold sounds and mountain peaks. Meet the winemakers, helicopter to world wonders, search for Middle Earth, hike empty trails and come face to face with epic marine life.

Wai-O-Tapu, Rotorua

Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Tour

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Helicopter landing on Franz Josef Glacier in Westland Tai Poutini National Park part of the Southern Alps, New Zealand.

Heli-Hike on Franz Josef Glacier

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Tourist cruise aboard the Milford Sound fjord. Magnificent waterfall crashes down from the cliff. Magical journey to New Zealand. Concept of exotic, active and photographic tourism

Milford Sound Small-Boat Cruise

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Private Wine Tasting, Marlborough

Marlborough Wine Tasting

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Scenic view along lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, New Zealand

Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Movie Locations 4WD Tour

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"TSS Earnslaw on Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, New Zealand, the Remarkables in the background."

Vintage Steamer Ship Dinner Cruise on Lake Wakatipu

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Stars Mount Cook, South Island - New Zealand

Stargazing at Sir Edmund Hillary Planetarium

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Photo of a vineyard on Waiheke Island near Auckland, New Zealand at sunset. Winding rows of grapevines lead toward hills in the background.

Waiheke Island Vineyards and Art Day Trip From Auckland

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Helicopter on the sounds.

Helicopter to Milford Sound

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A sperm whale breathing on the surface of the ocean, Kaikoura, New Zealand

Kaikoura Whale Watching Cruise

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A view of scenary along the Routeburn Track on the south island of New Zealand.

Hiking the Routeburn Track in Fiordland

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Where to Stay in New Zealand

Add these remote lodges to your New Zealand bucketlist and indulge in the space. Luxury isn't only where you get to stay, but the solitude and freedom of where you get to go.

The Lodge, Acacia Cliffs Lodge, Lake Taupo

Stay at Acacia Cliffs Lodge, Lake Taupo

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Treehouses, Hapuku Lodge

Hapuku Lodge, Kaikoura

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Guest Living Room, Lime Tree Lodge

Lime Tree Lodge, Wanaka

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Outdoor Jacuzzi, Fiordland Lodge

Stay at Fiordland Lodge in Te Anau

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Clear sky in Milford sound, Fjordland national park, south island, New Zealand

Milford Sound Overnight Cruise

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Culture and More in New Zealand

From Maori encounters to meeting the winemakers, harvesting wild oysters to Christchurch's street art, what you do in New Zealand is never the same as the next person. Culture is alive here and you can always go in depth with the locals.

Glow Worm Caves, Waitomo

Footwhistle Glowworm Cave Tour

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Drought striken Central Otago with Vineyards.

Central Otago Vineyards – Meet the Winemakers

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Clifftop lighthouse high above the Ocean in New Zealand.

Harvest Wild Oysters in Bluff

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Lake Heron, Canterbury

Lake Heron Station Farm Immersion Tour

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Landscape near Omakau, Meadows and Hills on the Otago Central Rail Trail, New Zealand

Cycling the Great Taste Trail

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Christchurch Cardboard Chaple, Christchurch Transitional Cathedral, New Zealand

Christchurch Street Art and History Tour

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Autumn vineyard in the Marlborough region of New Zealand. More New Zealand:-

Marlborough Vineyards Cycling Tour for Couples

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Vineyard, Hawke's Bay New Zealand, showing dliapedated fence

Hawkes Bay Vineyard Tour

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Easy Immersion in Nature

New Zealand makes nature easy. You don't need adventure to enjoy the wonders of wilderness. From penguins to trains, mountain biking for beginners and vintage steamer ships, this is a country where you can connect with the outdoors on your level.

Railway in Mountain fields landscape, New Zealand alps

First-Class TranzAlpine South Island Rail Journey

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Mountain biker

Rotorua Mountain Biking For All Levels

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Little spotted kiwi, north island New Zealand

Stewart Island Nocturnal Kiwi Spotting Walk

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Sailboat on Queen Charlotte Sound of the Cook Strait in New Zealand.

Queen Charlotte Sound Private Eco Cruise

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Close up of yellow eyed penguin in New Zealand

Penguins, Seals and Albatross Otago Peninsula Wildlife Safari

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Hot Air Baloon Flight, Canterbury Plains

Hot Air Balloon Over the Canterbury Plains

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Doubtful Sound on the South Island on New Zealand

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise

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A sperm whale breathing on the surface of the ocean, Kaikoura, New Zealand

Kaikoura Whale Watching Cruise

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Private Boat Charter, Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman Boat Charter

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Private Sailing Charter, Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands Catamaran Charter

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New Zealand native Kaka parrot (Nestor meridionalis) perched on branch in rain forest of Kapiti island

Stewart Island Bird Safari

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Kid enjoying outdoor on his bike during sunset in Auckland, New Zealand.

Family Cycling on Rabbit Island

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New Zealand Adventure

Adventure reigns all across New Zealand. What to do in New Zealand is to hike on volcanoes and glaciers, kayak for days, canoe through the wilderness, swim with dolphins and so much more. Welcome to the wilderness and a journey that can take you in many different directions.

Kayak and Hiking expedition, Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman One-Day Hiking and Kayaking

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Wilderness Hike, Mount Aspiring National Park

Mt Aspiring National Park Wilderness Hike

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Cheering young woman jumping in front of the Mitre peak in Milford sound, New Zealand. She is carrying a backpack on her shoulders, Mitre peak reflections on the water.

Milford Track Privately Customised Hiking

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Canoe Expedition, Whanganui River

Whanganui River Five-Day Canoe Expedition

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Walking up the Mangatepopo valley with Mount Ngauruhoe in the distance. The foreground shows a mineral rich stream with a distinct orange colour.

Tongoriro Crossing One-Day Volcano Hike

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Kayak Expedition, Lake Taupo

Lake Taupo Kayaking Tour

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Soft Sunlight in Subtropical Native Bush Background in New Zealand National Park. Perfect for Wellness, Mental Health and Spirituality.

Hiking in Kahurangi National Park

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Rob Roy Glacier Hiking Trail Panorama Landscape, Wanaka, South Island New Zealand

Hike to Rob Roy Glacier from Wanaka

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Aerial view of a paraglider descending over Queenstown, New Zealand with Lake Wakatipu under a blue sky

Paragliding Off Bob’s Peak in Queenstown

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Hector's dolphins swimming next to boat in Akaroa, South Island, New Zealand

Swimming With Wild Hector’s Dolphins in Akaroa

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Kayak Adventure

Sunrise Kayaking Tour on Stewart Island

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