With 10 Great Walks, thousands of hiking trails and 22 official cycle trails, New Zealand is a great place to get active in the outdoors.

There’s also plenty of water activities, golf courses, ski fields and excellent rivers for fishing. There are outdoor experiences to enjoy all year. In winter, our mountains play host to 27 ski resorts. In summer these transform to exciting mountain bike parks. And the stunning views make any outdoor activity rewarding.

Use the carousel below to view local operator video invitations and discover more. Suggested itineraries provide inspiration on how to include active outdoor activities in your itineraries.

Hiking & Cycling

Hiking & Cycling

There are plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors in New Zealand. Choose from 10 Great Walks, lots of day hikes and short walks, 22 Cycle Trails and multiple mountain biking parks.

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Meet Juliet from Wilderness Guides in the Marlborough Sounds

Wilderness Guides provide 1-5 day hiking, mountain biking and kayaking trips. All the guides are locals that have grown up here and have a wealth of knowledge

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Water Sports

Water Sports

As an island nation, New Zealand is surrounded by water. It’s easy to incorporate kayaking, canoeing, sailing, snorkelling and diving into any itinerary.

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Meet Charlie from Paddle Wanaka at Lake Wanaka

Paddle Wanaka provides guided kayaking & Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) trips on Lake Wanaka and the Clutha River. They cater to all levels, ages, and abilities.

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Winter Sports

Winter Sports

In winter the mountains provide plenty of options for winter sports. From tobogganing to off-piste heli-skiing, there’s something for all abilities.

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Meet Mark from Ridgeline Adventures in Wanaka

Mark and his team of local guides have a passion for Wanaka's incredible environment. They provide off the beaten track 4WD tours across high country farms, mountain getaways and lake cruises.

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Golf & Fishing

Golf & Fishing

New Zealand has 14 Marquee Golf Courses and numerous experience courses. From clients that like fishing, the rivers around Taupō, Mt Cook and Nelson Tasman are brimming with Trout and Salmon.

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Meet Jessica from Beachcomber Cruises Picton in the Marlborough Sounds

Beachcomber Cruises invite your clients to get off the beaten track and share in the excitement of Mail Day.

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8 Day - North Island - Active Outdoors
8 days Active Outdoors

From cycling around sparkling city harbours to landing on an active marine volcano - journey your way through the North Island's great outdoors.

10 Day - South Island - Active Outdoors
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Adventure through the South Island’s diverse landscapes, before a brief city break in cosmopolitan Auckland.