New Zealand Bucket List
Everything bucket list worthy to do in New Zealand!
- Heli-hike Fox Glacier.
- See the glow worms at Waitomo.
- Bungee jump at AJ Hackett.
- Explore Auckland on a Lime scooter.
- Go on a boating trip at the Bay of Islands.
- Kayak Bay of Islands.
- Hike Tongariro Pass.
- Explore Hobbiton.
- Bask in the sights of Milford Sound.
- Watch a Haka dance.
- Go jet boating in Lake Taupo.
- See the bioluminescent plankton at Bay of Islands.
- Zipline in Rotorua.
- Go canyoning in any major mountain city.
- Roll down the hill in a Zorb.
- Go rafting in Rotorua.
- Go skydiving.
- Take a mud bath and give yourself a mud facial at Hell’s Gate Geothermal Reserve and Mud Spa
- Eat edible cookie dough in Queensland.
- Try seafood from a caravan in Kaikōura .
- Try some New Zealand lamb.
- Eat traditional Māori food cooked under the ground (hāngī).
- Drink a Lemon & Paeroa in Paeroa.
- Travel to a New Zealand vineyard.
- Drink Hobbiton wine.
- Go on the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail.
- Go to a local farmer’s market.
- Try some local beers at a brewery in most major cities.
- Try, sample, and buy Mānuka honey from The Huka Honey Shack.
- Have a luxurious glamping trip in The Yurt Wai Rua.
- Stay in a repurposed Silo at SiloStay.
- Sleep in the Hobbit House, a war plane, a navy boat, or a steam train at the Woodlyn Park Accomodation.
- Immerse yourself in the stars by sleeping in a glass pod under the stars at PurePods.
- Sleep in the Island Bay Lighthouse.
- Stay behind bars at the jail themed hostel Jailhouse Hostel.
- Pamper yourself in a treehouse at Hapuku in Kaikoura.
- Go glamping at the Magic Cottages at Takou River
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