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Top things to do in New Zealand for solo travellers

New Zealand is a paradise for solo travellers who would like to experience the great outdoors. With a focus on nature conservation and small-scale locally owned companies, we have personally found the best activities in New Zealand.

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Go birdwatching. Take a scenic flight. Play golf in world-class locations. Camp in nature. Catch a trout. Snorkel. Hike. Cycle historic trails. Paddle across the waters of Doubtful Sound and Abel Tasman.

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10 of our best active activities for solo travellers

In the heart of the North Island in the Central Volcanic Plateau. A natural wonder with three active peaks - Mount… read more

Deep in the South Island is the region of Central Otago. This region holds the driest climate in the South Island.… read more

Kapiti Island is a bird sanctuary and marine reserve that lies five kilometres off the west coast of the North… read more

Wairakei International Golf Course is one of New Zealand’s most exclusive golf courses, where nature and golf… read more

The Abel Tasman National Park is an outdoor adventurer’s dream. A coastal paradise featuring granite and marble… read more

Golden Bay is a remote and diverse region, bordered by the ranges of the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks.… read more

"I recommend going mountain biking and tramping in New Zealand. You can spend hours in the beautiful, unspoilt nature."

Bart, Travel specialist

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