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Things to Do

Once the decision on visiting New Zealand is taken, the next thing to figure out is what to do while on vacation. Mountains, rivers, lakes, beaches, ocean…it’s impossible to do everything and it’s very hard to decide what to do first. Beautiful old cities, abandoned gold mines vineyards and farms, all welcome the traveler.

Water Sports

Having a very long coastline, lakes and rivers, New Zealand doesn’t lack the places to practice water sports. Canoeing, kayaking, diving, rafting, surfing and yachting are very popular among travelers and mostly among those seeking a thrilling vacation.

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The beautiful mountains are home to 14 commercial ski areas where everyone can practice their favorite winter sports: skiing and snowboarding. There are slopes for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers, as well as places to practice some adventure skiing. Enjoy the snow from June to November.

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Sporting Events

Sports are pretty much an obsession in New Zealand. Everyone is passionate about rugby but adventure sports are also high popular among both locals and tourists.


There are several glaciers in New Zealand but the most popular are, without a doubt, Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. Guided tours are available and offer the possibility to hike these wonders of nature.