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The best things to do in New Zealand

The competition for the best things to do in New Zealand is fierce. With an enormous range of activities and interests to explore. New Zealand has a bit of everything for everyone: A world-class wine and cuisine industry, some of the best mountain biking and cycling trails on the planet, great surf beaches, wonderful relaxing beaches, adrenaline-pumping experiences and much more. Check out these top things to do in New Zealand for some inspiration, then get in touch with us to start planning your perfect New Zealand itinerary.

Wanaka Tree
Nine of what we think are the most charming towns in New Zealand
Kayak Tours New Zealand
Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, Coromandel
Fear Factory Tour QT
The Fear Factory, Queenstown
Agrodome near Rotorua
The Agrodome Farm Show
Weka, native birdlife
The Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary Experience
AJ Hackett bungy jump, New Zealand
Are you brave enough to jump?
Franz Josef Heli Hike with the Helicopter Line
Tongariro Crossing
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Milford Sound
Milford Sound Nature Cruise
Roy Roy Hike
6 things to enjoy in Wanaka
Mountain river New Zealand
Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tour
Auckland City
Auckland Adventure Duck
Northern Explorer
The Northern Explorer
Tomtit Stewart Island
Stewart Island Exploration
Adrenalin junkies! Wellington has got your fix
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Exploring New Zealand is easy with NZ Road Trip. We can design and create an itinerary that suits you perfectly. With hundreds of accommodation and activity ideas plus local first hand knowledge we are your best choice to guide you around.

Planning your New Zealand Road Trip

Planning your New Zealand Road trip or Holiday is easy. We have over 100 ideas on our website to inspire you and to give you some great starting ideas. You can even get an indicative cost immediately. However our speciality is creating tailor-made itineraries because we know that everyone is different. And it doesn't cost any more to have the perfect Road trip designed just for you.
To get started just get in touch with one of the team based in Wanaka, right in the heart of the South Island. They will chat with you about what you like to do, the kind of places you like to stay in and the experience you want to have. They can then design a package for you to review. Working with you to fine tune you then book with us when you are 100% satisfied. A custom made APP accompanies you as you travel and we also have 24 hour support should you need it. So what are you waiting for? Get Road tripping!

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North Island

New Zealand's North Island is incredibly diverse. Cities buzzing with life, deserted beaches, rainforests, volcanic plateaus and tons of great activities to enjoy. From the cafe quarters of Auckland city to the rugged coast line of the Wairarapa region, the North Island is a great place to explore.
See all North Island NZ Road trips here.

South Island

Home to much of New Zealand's iconic scenery from the golden sands of Abel Tasman National Park to the rugged West Coast and its glaciers to the majestic Southern Alps and the world heritage area of Fiordland National Park
See all South Island NZ Road trips here.