New Zealand is well known for its high-action tourist attractions; thousands of people from around the globe come here seeking thrills. But pushing the limit of your usual comfort zone needn’t involve fear. A multi-day hike, a kayak adventure on the Waitematā Harbour, or experiencing an event for the first time might also fit the description.
Here’s a selection to inspire your summer planning:
The classic two-way road follows the coast while winding through small Kiwi towns along the way.
Ziplining above native forest near Rotorua provides freedom and fun.
More than 150 years of housing dangerous and violent criminals has infused this place with dark history.
Tackling the five-kilometre journey across the Tamaki Straight under a carpet of stars feels intrepid.
New Zealand's first heavy equipment playground allows for lots of destruction and fun.
If you're not prepared to push the limits of your palate, then don't add this to your calendar.
The Northland gem is rated among the top ten best diving spots in the world.
Travelling by horseback is a rewarding experience.
Literally taking the plunge into deep, fresh water is a refreshing experience.
To the global community of fly anglers, New Zealand is known as the dream destination.