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Try Something New - Explore Experiences

Your gift recipient has 15 sensational experiences to choose from, all specially hand picked - the hardest part is choosing just one!

Waitomo Adventure Haggas Honking Holes

 1 person  Waitomo

Are you up for an intense action adventure? On this caving expedition you'll encounter abseils (often in waterfalls), rock climbs, unique limestone formations and get up close to incredible glowworms. Feel like Indiana Jones exploring this fantastic cave system, see stalactites, stalagmites and more unique formations. This adventure has your fix of adrenaline and exciting fast moving action. 

Experience includes:

  • Allow 4.5 hours

Minimum age 15, weight restriction 40kg - 120kg, height restriction 1.4m-2m

Waimarino Big Kanu 

 2 people  Tauranga

Appreciate the beautiful scenery, birdlife and glow worms at Lake McLaren in the Big Kanu. Departing at sunset you’ll launch from the lakes edge and paddle together through the calm waters towards the head of the lake. You'll see thousands of glow worms scattered like the stars in a narrow, high-sided canyon and learn a thing or two, right from your seat in the incredible Big Kanu.

Experience includes:

  • 2-hour glow worm tour in the Big Kanu with Waimarino
Coromandel Sailing

 2 people  Whitianga

Let the wind fill your sails! Have some pure sailing fun onboard a racing grade catamaran, exploring Mercury Bay and taking in the Coromandel icons. Set anchor at the impressive Cathedral Cove and choose to relax on the boat, or have a swim or snorkel in the marine reserve with the amazing fish life.

Experience includes:

  • 2-hour sunset cruise for two with Boom Sailing
EcoZip and Sail Waiheke

 1 person  Auckland

Sail from downtown Auckland, taking in the stunning Hauraki Gulf on the ferry across to Waiheke Island.

On the Island, you'll be met by an EcoZip guide and have a short Island highlights tour on the way to their base. Once at EcoZip, you'll have a blast soaring through the air on three epic ziplines, and walking the inspiring eco-immersive forest experience.

Experience includes:

  • Return trip to Waiheke on the Fullers Ferry
  • EcoZip tour

Weight restriction 30kg - 125kg

Raglan by Horseback

 1 person  Raglan

Explore the magnificent Mt Karioi and Ruapuke beach on a horse trek that will take your breath away. Any nature lover will enjoy the bush, the birds, the streams and the stunning Ruapuke Beach - you even get into the ocean on horseback! The awesome guides and amazing horses will make this a memorable adventure, this ride definitely has it all. 

Experience includes:

  • 2.5-3 hour Extreme Horse Adventure with Wild Coast Ruapuke

Eden Park Roof Walk

 2 people  Auckland

Take in incredible 360-degree views of the Auckland city skyline and volcanic range from the most famous field in New Zealand - Eden Park. On the tour your guides will share intimate knowledge of the history of this renowned stadium and insights on Auckland's iconic landmarks. The tour encompasses parts of the stadium even its famous sporting heroes haven’t seen.

Experience includes:

  • Sky Sport Eden Park Rooftop Tour

Wairoa River Rafting

 1 person  Tauranga

Experience the thrill of one of New Zealand’s best whitewater rafting trips on the Wairoa River. This fantastic rafting adventure offers a stunning rock and tree lined gorge that combines turbulent rapids with exciting drops to produce top whitewater action. There's no better way to experience New Zealand rivers than this epic rafting adventure.This River is Dam-controlled and only rafter 26 days a year – get in quick!

Experience includes:

  • Rafting the Wairoa River with River Rats (approximately 1.5 hrs on the water, allow 3 hours total)

Suitable for active people 13 years and over, recommended weight 40kg-125kg

 
Ultimate Canopy Tour Rotorua

 1 person  Rotorua

Glide across wide open valleys and deep gorges as you immerse yourself in a native New Zealand forest filled with towering trees, native flora and beautiful birdsong. Designed to be the best zipline experience in the world, this adventure includes a 50-metre high suspended cliff-face walkway, swing bridges, controlled descent and an impressive 400-metre long tandem zipline and more - it's New Zealand like you've never seen it.

Experience includes:

  • 3.5 hour Ultimate Canopy Tour with Rotorua Canopy Tours

Minimum age 10, maximum weight 125kg

The Squeeze RiverJet Taupo

 1 person  Taupo

Your jet boat journey starts with a gentle cruise down the Waikato River into an active geothermal area. Then disembark the boat into knee deep warm water and manoevere through an ancient rock passage that leads you to a hot geothermal waterfall and natural hot pool. After relaxing in the hot pool, get the adrenaline going as you dart through narrow gaps on your jet boat ride home. It's the perfect combination of nature, adventure and relaxation.

Experience includes:

  • The Squeeze and jet boat experience with NZ RiverJet

Minimum age 3

Taupo Quad Adventure

 1 person  Taupo

Jump on the Quad Bike for an impressive off-roading experience with jaw-dropping views around every corner. Ride through scenic, fern-clad native bush and test your technique at one of the world’s most dramatic volcanic backdrops. The purpose-built trails will have you riding through muddy bogs, streams and slip n’ slide sections that are sure to take you by surprise.

Experience includes:

  • 2-hour quad bike tour with Taupo Quad Adventure

No licence required, minimum age 9

Raglan Surf

1 person  Raglan

Catch some waves in Raglan with a completely personalised surf lesson. This coastal town with its magnificent black sand coastline is an absolute surfing mecca. With world-class surf breaks and some of the most consistent surf in the country, you'll be riding the waves like a pro in no time.  

Experience includes:

  • 2-hour private surf lesson with Raglan Surf School
Muriwai Surf Lessons

 1 person  Muriwai

Get ready to hit the waves on Auckland’s beautiful West Coast at Muriwai Beach. This popular black sand beach is  great place for surfing and after three group lessons your qualified professional instructor will have you surfing like a pro. You'll be in a fun and safe environment with the crew from Muriwai Surf School and it's perfect for surfers of any level.

Experience includes:

  • Three group lesson package with Muriwai Surf School
  • 6 hours professional tuition
  • Includes surf board and wet suit hire
    Rotorua Kart Racing

    1 person  Rotorua

    Feel the need for speed as you jump into the driver’s seat for an exhilarating Raceline Karting experience. Go for a personal best or race your friends to beat the clock and cross that finish line on the longest outdoor KartSport circuit in New Zealand. Experience the rush of G-Force as you take on hairpin corners and reach speeds close to 100 km/hour on the 150-metre straight.  

    Experience includes:

    • 30-minute Raceline Karting experience with Offroad NZ

    Minimum age 14, minimum height 1.4m

    Paddleboard Rotorua

     2 people  Rotorua

    Discover for yourself why stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is one of the world’s fastest growing water sports and enjoy a one-hour tour on one of Rotorua's beautiful lakes. You will have the opportunity to swim, explore the shorelines and test your skills on a stand-up paddle board. Don't worry if you’re out of your comfort zone, your instructors will teach everything you need to know as you master new SUP skills.

    Experience includes:

    • Paddleboard Adventure with Paddleboard Rotorua

    Maximum weight 105kg

    Fat Tyre Forest Trail Taupo

     2 people  Taupo

    Have a blast creating memories and zooming around on the incredibly fun Fat Tyres. First learn the skills to ride these unique bikes before following your guide off into the forest to enjoy rolling trails and a peek at some of the regions amazing geothermal activity. Enjoy the nature and get some incredible views exploring New Zealand's first and only E-venture Park in a unique and fun way.

    Experience includes:

    • 1hr 15min Fat Tyre Forest Trail with Pure Kiwi Adventures

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