Adventure Sports in New Zealand

New Zealand is blessed with its landscape that includes mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, coast, ocean, and many other beautiful natural spots. As a result, is titled “adventure capital of the world” since it caters to all kinds of adrenaline seekers and enthusiasts. If you are planning to spend some time in this exceptional country, besides the exploring cities and hiking we would like to recommend you try some of the most popular adventure sports to experience the true New Zealand up to the maximum. The variety of thrilling and satisfying experiences are nothing but great, so adrenaline seekers will be satisfied. However, if you are not one of those crazy adrenaline addicted people, there is still something that New Zealand can offer to you to taste some new emotions without dying of fear. Here are some the most common options for adventure sports in New Zealand.

Adventure Sports in New Zealand
Adventure Sports in New Zealand

Jet Boating

Jet Boating is one of the most emotional water adventure sports in New Zealand. How does it seem? You sit in a boat and it takes you on a speedy ride through river gorges, shallow waters, past rocks, and riverbeds. There is no doubt that you must wear helmet, lifejackets, and safety equipment if the service provider is asking you. However, the experience is unforgettable as well as challenging for you because the activity will test your guts. It is recommended to wear sport clothes or clothes of some light and natural materials because consistent splashing of water will make you all wet. This adventure activity one of the most popular things to do in New Zealand. Best places to do jet boating in New Zealand might be Queenstown and Canterbury, Buller and Makarora area in South Island, and Whanganui, Waikato River, and Rangitaiki rivers in North Island.

Heli Skiing

New Zealand heli skiing and heli boarding is an essential experience for every enthusiasts of winter sport. Of course, it will cost a lot more than a casual skiing in some resort, but the experience is worth of that money. The helicopter rides up in the spectacular Southern Alps alone are something incredible, and then you also get to ski or board down the fresh white snow. With heli skiing in New Zealand, getting lifted to the top of a mountain by helicopter in a matter of minutes is the ultimate ski lift. This country has some fantastic snow-covered peaks, so the life-changing skiing experience is what you cannot miss. One of the benefits of heli boarding and heli skiing is that you do not have to be a hard-core extreme skier or snowboarder, so everyone who has been standing on skies or snowboard at least a few times before are able to enjoy this adventure ride. Of course, you can choose from different service providers and many different routes according to your skiing skills. If you have no equipment, there is no problem as you can rent everything from skies up to socks, glasses, and hats.  

Heli Skiing
Heli Skiing

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