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Top things to do in New Zealand for families

As a family orientated country, New Zealand has all the ingredients to ensure you’ll have a relaxing holiday together. We have personally selected extraordinary local experiences for children of all ages. And our focus is on nature conservation and small-scale locally owned companies.

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Go kayaking, windsurfing, snorkelling, diving, sailing, fishing and more. With 15,000 kilometres of coastline, you don’t have to travel far to indulge in New Zealand’s beach lifestyle. Camp under the Milky Way. Soak up a bird’s-eye view of backcountry wilderness during an eye-opening helicopter ride.

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10 of our best adventurous activities for families

An underground adventure awaits you at Waitomo Caves. A magical world of caves, waterfalls and glowworms. You will… read more

An adrenaline-filled experience is waiting for you in the adventure capital of New Zealand. Queenstown is centred… read more

Jump on board! A powerful coastal racing catamaran is waiting for you at Buffalo Beach, Whitianga. Built by one of… read more

A diverse diving paradise is located 23 kilometres off the coast of Tutukaka. Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve… read more

Be guided through the untamed natural wilderness of the Paparoa National Park and the Te Tahi Cave System. Geoff… read more

Enjoy the scenic drive south-east of Christchurch to the historic French village of Akaroa. Home to the smallest… read more

“I was lucky enough to experience Mount Aspiring National Park with a local company. It was truly unique, and I can’t recommend it enough.”

Brooke, Product Manager

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