New Zealand Activities

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We have carefully planned and researched our New Zealand motorcycle tours so that you have time to 'see and do' amazing activities whilst on tour, so it's not all rush, rush, rush. All you have to do is let us know what you're interested in when you book with us and we'll arrange everything for you.

Whatever your passion you can 'do it all' here in New Zealand, just have a peak below at many of the amazing things you can do.

Remember that during peak season activities get booked up extremely fast, so please let us help you make the most of your vacation by organising these events well in advance.

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Must do activities - must see places!

Christchurch - The Garden City

  • Gondola and boating
  • Cultural evening (maori dancing/hangi etc)
  • Kiwi and other native animals
  • Farm tours/sheep shearing
  • Dolphins (swimming with)
  • Fishing
  • Four-wheel driving
  • Golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • International Antarctic Centre
  • Jet-boating
  • Kiwi/Wildlife Experience
  • Lord of the Rings Tours
  • Shopping
  • Wigram Air Force Museum
  • Wine-tasting
  • Wildlife Cruises (hector's dolphin/birds)

Hanmer Springs

  • Bungy Jumping
  • Claybird shooting
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding/trekking
  • Jet Boating
  • Massage
  • Off-road karting
  • Quad biking
  • River Rafting
  • Sun-bathing/swimming
  • Walking/tramping
  • Film Locations/The Hobbit/Pete's Dragon/The Lord of the Rings/Lion, Witch, Wardrobe
  • Paintball
 

Kaikoura

  • Bird-watching
  • Coastal Walking
  • Crayfishing
  • Fishing
  • Maori Tours
  • Whale-watching (sea or air)
  • Dolphin-watching
  • Seal-watching
  • Mountain walking/tramping
  • Wildlife Watching
  • Film Locations/The Hobbit
  • Wine-tasting
 

Blenheim

  • Aircraft Museum
  • Film Location/The Hobbit
  • Wine-tasting
 

Picton and Marlborough Sounds

  • Walking/tramping
  • Ferry to North Island
  • Sight-seeing (The Sounds)
  • Wine-tasting
  • Film Locations/The Hobbit
  • Fishing
 

Nelson and Abel Tasman

  • Beach sunbathing/swimming
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pottery
  • Sailing
  • Scuba-diving
  • Sea kayaking
  • Wineries & wine-tasting
  • Film Locations/The Hobbit
  • Walking & Tramping
 

Buller District

  • White-water rafting
  • Jet Boating
  • Argo Riding
 

West Coast

  • Fox & Franz Josef Glaciers
  • Wildlife Centre (Kiwi)
  • Hunting
  • Possum squashing!
  • Punakaiki Blow-holes
  • Rainforest Walking
  • Sight-seeing
  • Shopping (Jade/pounamu, bone)
  • Walking & Tramping
  • Glow-worms
  • Helicopter ride over glaciers
  • Seal-watching
  • Walking/tramping
  • Tramping
  • Sight-seeing (Glaciers/lakes/Mt Cook)
  • Film Locations/The Hobbit
  • Quad-bike riding - cool!
 

Wanaka and Cardrona

  • Argo-riding
  • Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Film Locations/The Hobbit
  • Monster-truck riding
 

Queenstown, Glenorchy and Arrowtown

  • Boat Cruises (Lake Wakatipu)
  • Body Surfing
  • Bungy Jumping
  • Farm Tours/sheep shearing
  • Fly By Wire
  • Gold-panning
  • Jet Boating
  • The Hobbit Tours
  • Lord of the Rings Tours
  • Mountain biking
  • Parascending
  • Paragliding
  • Scenic Flights
  • Sightseeing (coach/cruise etc)
  • Skiing
  • Sky-diving
  • White-water rafting
  • Wine Tasting & Tours 
 

Te Anau and Doubtful Sound

  • Boat cruises to Doubtful Sound
  • Glow-worms
  • Sight-seeing (lakes/mountains)
  • Wildlife watching
  • Tramping/hiking
  • Film Locations/The Hobbit
  • Walking
 

Milford Sound

  • Boat-cruises (day or overnight)
  • Underwater marine life-watching
  • Wildlife watching
  • Walking/tramping
 

Dunedin

  • Wildlife watching (albatross/penguin/seal/bird)
  • Sightseeing (castles historic buildings etc)
  • Otago Peninsula
  • Larnach Castle
  • Beaches, walks
  • Historic Buildings
 

Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook

  • Star-gazing
  • Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre
  • Salmon fishing
  • Sight-seeing
  • Flight-seeing
  • Walking/tramping
  • Hot Pools
  • Crazy Golf
 

Timaru, Ashburton, Oamaru

  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Skiing
  • Walking
 

Invercargill and Catlins

  • Widlife watching
  • Fishing
  • Walking & tramping

And this is just the South Island!  What else are you interested in? What have we fogotten?

If you want more information on ANY of these activities, just send us a quick email and we'll tell you which are the best websites to go to.

Don't forget, we can arrange bespoke custom-made tours for you.If you require more tour information or flexible itinerary options, just contact us.
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