The Must Do New Zealand travel guide website is a great place to start, where travellers both domestic and international can plan their New Zealand holiday or if you are travelling already then enjoy one of the best countries on earth. Here you can check out more than 101 things to see and do and places to visit as you plan your kiwi road trip throughout the North Island and South Island of New Zealand, we can even suggest some of the great places to stay from Holiday Parks to Motels, Hotels and Luxury Lodges
New Zealand is jam packed with things to do and must see places to visit, the hardest part of planning your kiwi holiday will be choosing which to do first. Whether you’re into adrenalin filled adventures, family outings, visiting wineries or a relaxed sightseeing vacation there’s something of interest for everyone on the Must Do New Zealand website, making it a fantastic checklist of all the things to do around New Zealand.
Exploring New Zealand’s stunning landscape and coastline is the favourite choice for many from just appreciating the scenery, to a roadside picnic stop to short walks along rivers, coastline and amidst native bush. For the tramping enthusiast New Zealand boasts nine great premier walking tracks seeing some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes that pass through diverse and spectacular scenery including native rainforests, along lakes and rivers to rugged mountain terrain. …… more info on NZ’s Great Walks
Looking for adrenalin adventure activities.We are spoilt for choice with every adventure activity and extreme sport you can think of. New Zealand has it all including a few activities you will never have heard of and all set in some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery. Bungy Jumping is where you take that heart-stopping leap of faith and there are a choice of bungy sites around NZ where you can leap from bridges, rail viaducts, climbs and specially constructed platforms perched on the edge of cliffs. Skydiving, is a popular adventure activity for many visitors to NZ and what better way to appreciate New Zealand’s lanscape than from thousands of feet up. There are many skydiving operators throughout the North & South Island and all offer Tandem sky-diving jumps with experienced skydivers. Caving:- There are many awesome guided caving trips to experience from a laid back drift on a tube through glow worm grotto’s to rope dangling subterranean adventures abseiling, climbing and squeezing through narrow spaces. Whitewater Rafting:- The mountains of New Zealand provide a myriad of fast flowing rivers passing through forests to the sea, with rafting trips lasting from a couple of hours to multi-day adventures led by qualified rafting guides, you can choose from a quiet drift through wilderness (Grade 1) to white knuckled journeys down turbulent rapids (Grade 5) with all gear and special clothing provided.
It’s so easy to travel around New Zealand and with a great road network, there’s nothing easier than hopping in a car or campervan (motorhome) and heading off on a real kiwi road trip adventure, just use the Must Do New Zealand website for all your activities, videos of the regions highlights and accommodation There is also an excellent choice of Intercity bus networks that cover both the North & South Islands of New Zealand. for those with limited time Air New Zealand and Jetstar provide regular domestic flights to major towns and cities throughout New Zealand.
Know the New Zealand Road Rules and travel safely. When it comes to driving around New Zealand remember to drive safely and familiarise yourself with the ‘Road Rules & Safety‘ codes, The driving speed limit is generally 50 km/hr (30 miles per hour) in urban areas, with an upper limit of 100 km/hr (70 miles per hour) on open roads and motorways. And remember to stick to the left; as in Australia or the UK, the driving is on the left-hand side of the road.