Most popular activities & experiences in New Zealand

Overwhelmed by our range? Have no fear - we’ve served up our most popular activities available across New Zealand right here. Keen to know the most popular activities by region? Check out what’s most popular on the:

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Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Luge Ride

Queenstown
from $39
If magnificent views and fast activities are your ultimate mix, then you can't go past this scenic Gondola and Luge experience. Travel high above Queenstown in the Gondola to a height of 450m and then jump on the Luge for the ultimate ride!

Full Day Epic Lost World Abseiling Adventure

Waikato
$490
An adventurous and dramatic caving experience in the world. You descend the highest commercial abseil into a cave in the world - engulfed by 330 feet of surrealistic beauty. Once down, the adventure has only just begun as you plunge into a raging subterranean river and head for the submergence.

Manfield 400kw Holden V8 Race Drive Experience

Wellington
$499
Experience the unique opportunity of actually driving a 400kw 5700cc 6-speed manual fully modified V8 Holden VZ Commodore race car under expert instruction on the full 3km Manfeild Park NZ Grand Prix race circuit. Put yourself in our Holden V8 Hot Seat and experience life in the fast lane!

Queenstown Skyline Gondola Ride

Queenstown
$30
Experience spectacular views high above Queenstown by Gondola. The best views in the region are found here spread out in a spectacular 220 degree panorama, with breath-taking views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables mountain range and across Lake Wakatipu to Cecil and Walter Peaks.

Shotover Jet Boat Ride

Queenstown
$129
Get ready for the world's most exciting Jet Boat ride! Acknowledged as the world's most famous Jet Boat operation, many may try to imitate this ride - but for sheer excitement, no one comes close.

90-minute Milford Sound Cruise

Fiordland
from $45
Cruise spectacular Milford Sound among towering mountains, vertical cliffs, and hanging valleys. See seals and majestic waterfalls from just metres away. We guarantee top personalised service on an uncrowded, boutique style nature cruise in one of the world's most magnificent wilderness areas.

90-minute Auckland Bridge Climb

Auckland
$125
Experience the adventure of the Auckland Harbour Bridge.The Auckland Bridge Climb is an unforgettable experience allowing you to experience the ultimate view of Auckland city, harbour, islands and the surrounding region. Climb to the summit and take in all that this wonderful city has to offer.

Full Day Milford Sound Coach & Cruise Tour

South Island
from $99
Return coach & cruise tours depart Queenstown and Te Anau daily. Tour includes nature walks and photo stops in stunning Fiordland National Park and a breathtaking cruise of Milford Sound.

Admission to Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium

Auckland
$36
Explore New Zealand's ocean depths and come face to face with incredible marine life from the Pacific and Southern oceans. See our 80-strong colony of King & Gentoo Penguins up close.

Auckland 400kw Holden V8 Race Drive Experience

Auckland
$499
Experience the unique opportunity of actually driving one of our 400kw, 5700cc, 6-speed manual, fully modified V8 Holden VZ Commodore race cars under expert instruction on the high-speed 2.8km Pukekohe Park race circuit. Put yourself in our V8 Holden Hot Seat and experience life in the fast lane!

Full Day Milford Sound Day Tour ex Queenstown

Queenstown
$194
Cruise Milford Sound and view stunning glaciated mountains, including the famous and much photographed Mitre Peak, as well as enjoying a picnic lunch

Hot Pools Private Bathing for 2

Queenstown
$88
Sink into the warmth of your private hot pool and let your worries float away! A soak in one of our hot pools is the perfect way for you and a friend to satisfy your senses and treat yourselves. Retractable roofs and windows mean your bathing experience can be as indoor or outdoor as you like!

2-hour Auckland Sailing America's Cup Experience

Auckland
$160
Participate as crew on an actual America's Cup yacht! The America's Cup is the world's oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy and ultimate yachting regatta. Usually the domain of billionaires and elite professional yachties.

Auckland 400kw Holden V8 Hot Laps

Auckland
from $249
Let us accelerate your life and take you on a truly unforgettable experience of a lifetime as you go for 2, 3 or 5 full flying laps as a passenger in our fully race modified 400kw 5700cc V8 Holden VZ Commodore racecar. If going at around 230kmh is your thing... then this is for you!!!

1.75-hour Milford Sound Scenic Cruise

Fiordland
from $59
Take a scenic cruise through the Milford Sound. Our cruise travels down the south side of the Fiord, out to the Tasman Sea and return up the north side, stopping off at all points of interest along the way. Take in the breathtaking scenery with a full commentary on the natural history of the Sound.

Scenic Gondola Ride & Dinner for 2

Queenstown
$164
There are many options when it comes to Queenstown restaurants - but none are quite like this! Feast on delicious New Zealand cuisine, served up with the best views in town at Skyline Queenstown Restaurant

Full Day Auckland Best of Both Worlds Tour

Auckland
$215
The best way to experience the best of New Zealand's largest city and its surrounding wilderness. Find yourself taking in the Auckland City Revealed tour by morning before embarking on a Wilderness Experience in the afternoon.

Half Day Christchurch Wine Trail Tour

Canterbury
from $99
Tour the flavours of Waipara Valley's North Canterbury Wine Trail. The Valley's unique microclimate and well-drained soils are well suited for premium grape production. Snuggled in the lee of the Teviotdale hills and open to the warming northwest winds, but protected from cool easterly winds.

4-hour Milford Sound Scenic Flight & Cruise

Otago
$490
Experience the ultimate package - a scenic flight from Wanaka to Milford Sound and a stunning boat cruise on the fiord. Take in views of Mt Aspiring and Fiordland World Heritage National Parks with their untouched wilderness, glaciers, snow-capped mountains, alpine lakes, rivers and valleys...

Gondola Return Trip and Buffet Lunch

Queenstown
$55
There are many options when it comes to Queenstown restaurants - but none are quite like this! Feast on delicious New Zealand cuisine, served up with the best views in town at Skyline Queenstown Restaurant