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9 adventurous activities to do in Auckland - Exciting outdoor excursions to experience in Auckland

As a nation that has some of the most heart throbbing activities, it does not come as a surprise that Auckland is home to most of the thrilling excursions you can come across in New Zealand.


Bungy Jumping

Although bungy jumping is available in so many different countries around the world, the experience is always different and unique. Bungy Jumping in Auckland involves a little bit of nature and a little bit of the urban city life. Most of the hotels such as Naumi Hotel Auckland Airport are able to provide you with information on how to plan for this activity.


Skydiving over the city

If you want to have a bird's eye view of the city then sky diving over the city is the best way to experience it while you get an intense adrenaline rush. There are crews to help you suit-up and jump off while you step out of your comfort zone.


SkyJump from the SkyWalk

Visiting the top of the 328-metre tall building is an experience in its self and if you cannot get enough of that you are able to live your dreams of being able to fly by sky jumping which will allow you to jump off a staggering 192 metres. From the top of the building, you are able to spot different locations spread around the city such as the museum, theatre, shopping malls and luxury hotels. Auckland is able to offer a stunning view of the beach along with the skyscrapers.


Tour on a speedy jet boat

If you are pressed for time and love speed boats you are in for a treat when you opt for the speed boat tour of the city. The jet boat carries only about 10 -12 people and it could be a group of people who are travelling together or individuals that came together for this experience.


Canyoning in a rainforest

The Waitakere rainforest is a little out of Auckland but offers a thrilling experience for those who wish to enjoy nature while doing a heart-pimping activity. Depending on the time of the month the activity can either be interesting or overwhelming.


Camping on an island

Spend time away from the hustle and bustle of the city life by going on a two-day camping trip to the Rangitoto island. You are able to go as a group or join other individuals or groups who have signed up to go on the same day as you. Not only a great way to bond with nature but also a great way to meet like-minded individuals,


Splash away at the water park

If you are a water baby you are bound to love the activities that are available at the Vector Wero Whitewater Park. There are numerous activities that include rafts, water slides, kayaks and even paddleboards. The best attraction about the water park is that there is a different excursion for a variety of ages from children to adults.


Explore the Snowplanet

If you would like to do some excursions in a more cooler environment the Snowplanet is where you need to go to. The slope is 200 metres long and allows both beginners and experienced visitors to enjoy the activity. If you are not a fan of skiing or snowboarding you can hop on to a tube and have a low-key experience.


Head to the Piha Beach

After thrilling activities, the Pina beach is the ideal place to head to in order to enjoy nature and treat yourself to some peace and tranquillity. The stunning view of the mountains outlining the beach and the white waves crashing along the sea is a serene experience be a vivid image in your mind.