If you are planning on visiting New Zealand, you are pretty much guaranteed to have an amazing time. New Zealand is a place with so much to do and see. There is something for everyone. Because of this, it is a good idea to have at least a rough idea of the things you want to do while visiting this amazing country. Read on to discover some great suggestions…
Trek the Fox Glacier – Who wouldn’t want to walk on a glacier? This is one of the coolest things you can do anywhere in the world, and the Fox Glacier is probably one of the quickest and easiest glacier walks, making it even better.
See the glowworms – Glowworms are weird little creatures. These are small insects that emit bioluminescent, and they are found all across New Zealand in the many caves. Glowworms are interesting to say the least, and your visit to one of these caves won’t be wasted. Did you know that they never leave the cave? Did you also know that they hang hundreds of threads to catch other insects? Their lights attract bugs and they trap them in their gooey string.
Go whale watching – If glowworms aren’t really your thing, maybe whales are? Whale watching is a thrilling activity, and Kaikoura is a good spot. You may be lucky enough to see both killer whales and humpback whales. Plus, a lot of companies will refund you a good chunk of your money if you do not get to see the whales, so you can always go back and try again.
See the Moeraki Boulders – A natural phenomenon, the Moeraki Boulders lay along a stretch of the beautiful Koekohe Beach on the Otago coast. They are a stunning sight to behold, and they are one of the many things you can do free while in New Zealand. You can check out this guide on the cheap way to explore New Zealand for more tips if you are planning your holiday on a budget. But what makes the Moeraki Boulders so special? Well, not only are they fascinating to see, but they were formed millions of years ago. Scientists claim that their formation occurred when muddy sediments began to slowly form the boulders through landslide, wave action and erosion.
Cruise Milford Sound – It would not be right to talk about New Zealand without mentioning Milford Sound. This is the most famous tourist destination in the country. Cruising through the highest sea cliffs in the world is a moment you will cherish for the rest of your life.
So there you have it: some of the best things to do while in New Zealand. Of course, the suggestions that have been provided merely scratch the surface regarding the different things you can do while you are in the country. However, hopefully, it has given you a good starting point for planning your trip.