Bungy jump in the place it all started, taste wine on an island: what to do in New Zealand
Explore the home of Bilbo Baggins, The Shire, in Hobbiton
Take a literal trip to Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set as seen in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings movies. Here you can check out famous spots such as the original place where Bilbo's and Frodo's adventures began - Bag End. Explore the hobbit holes, listen to how the area came to be and visit the Green Dragon Inn.
Do some adventure sports in Queenstown
Travellers looking to get an adrenaline fix need look no further than this city that has more adventure options than you knew existed. Jump out of a helicopter and hit the slopes on skis, zip-line at incredible speed, skydive above a beautiful landscape, hit the rapids on a river raft or just go bungy jumping in the city that birthed the activity.
Go wine-tasting on Waiheke Island
Wine-tasting on an island in New Zealand, can you imagine anything more leisurely? Take a gentle ferry trip from Auckland and take in the panoramic views of Rangitoto and Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf. Once on the island there are a selection of different wineries where travellers can enjoy premium tastings of products as diverse as Syrahs and Cabernet blends to Chardonnay and Pinot Gris.
Soak up Maori culture and hospitality in Rotorua, the cultural heart of New Zealand
A trip to New Zealand would not be complete without an authentic experience of indigenous Maori culture. Here you can delight in a traditionally cooked Hangi meal, experience an authentic Maori performance and marvel at warriors as they paddle an ancient waka.
Explore geothermal phenomena like geysers, boiling mud pools & huge volcanic craters in Rotorua
Thousand of years of geothermal activity have created a landscape that is pocked with colour and energy. Bubbling mud, volcanic craters, colours of orange and turquoise and bright silica terraces make a visit to the Wai-o-tapu Thermal Valley a must-do.
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