New Zealand is a place that is well-known for having some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world and it is undoubtedly the place where you would want to rent a campervan hire and travel around in to discover all the beautiful places there are to see.
North Island is an especially interesting place for those who love to explore and do heart-stopping activities. Many world travelers and adventurers plan trips to New Zealand on a regular basis, as they know that when it comes to excitement, adventure, and beauty, it’s the place to see.
To help you plan your road trip on the north island of New Zealand, we have compiled the top thrilling things-to-do:
Tandem skydiving: North Island has many beautiful places for skydiving, from Taupo to Bay of Islands, you will have amazing views of lush forests and gorgeous coastlines. Of out of all the adventure that there is to be had in New Zealand, skydiving is undoubtedly one of the most thrilling activities that you can do.
Dive the Rainbow Warrior: If you are a diving aficionado, a dive to the wreck will be a thrilling and beautiful experience for you. It has become somewhat of an artificial reef where divers can see beautiful coral and a myriad of fish that will explore the wreck with you. It’s one thing to dive and explore the waters near the north island where you can expect to see incredible marine life, but there is just something magical about visiting the Rainbow Warrior wreck.
Waitomo Caves: There is something that you must not miss out on when you visit New Zealand and that is the Waitomo Caves. While you can simply visit them to admire the beauty, we suggest that you take a tour to truly take advantage of the adventures of abseiling, zip-lining, or black water rafting. Just imagine getting your heart pumping while exploring a gorgeous underground world. If you’re lucky, you may even be amazed by the amazing sight of hundreds of glow worms.
White Island Volcano: This is definitely an adventure that you will want to take, but be prepared to dedicate a day to it. To get to the White Island Volcano, you will need to take a helicopter ride-which will be a beautiful experience-and upon arrival, you will be able to explore and walk this incredible active volcano.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing: If you are looking for adventure in New Zeland, you are most likely an outdoors type of person and one of the best adventures that you can do while visiting the North Island of New Zealand is to go hiking on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, where you will be able to see Mt. Ngauruhoe, visit Summit Crater, and see the beautiful water of Emerald Lakes. It is both a challenging and rewarding hike.
As you can see, there are many adventures to be had and things to do in the beautiful north island of New Zealand. If you are an adventure-seeker, you won’t be disappointed.