Some great South Island adventure activities to complement your tour or self-drive experiences in New Zealand.

Choose to depart from Kaiteriteri, Nelson, Queenstown, Makarora, Milford Sound or Wanaka.

Visit the Ancient Glaciers from Franz Josef, glacier hiking on Fox or Franz Josef is something that will easily make the highlights reel of your NZ trip. If you’ve got a bit more cash to splash combine it with a helicopter scenic tour and do the heli hike!

If you’re wanting to take the adrenaline down a few notches then head down to Milford Sound at the bottom of the South Island where you can soak up some more of the stunning scenery that people fall in love with in New Zealand. Spots like Mirror Lake are always a highlight and you’ll no doubt pack your camera full of goodness!

From Nelson's quiet streets head out to the most visited National Park in New Zealand- Abel Tasman. Abel Tasman is the smallest National Park in New Zealand but perfectly formed. A coastal paradise that you can walk through or explore by cruise boat, sailing catamaran, water taxi or sea kayak.

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Skydive over Queenstown

Skydive Queenstown

Face your fears! Book your Skydive over Queenstown today!

Take to the skies with a skydive over Queenstown! Skydive in Queenstown and freefall from up to 15000ft over spectacular lakes and mountains. The best tandem skydiving in New Zealand

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Guided jet boat ride along Shotover River

Shotover Jet

The World’s Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride and the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons.

World famous as the ultimate jet boat experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1965, and now it’s your turn! Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360 spins!

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Exciting jet boat ride along glacier-fed Dart River

1 Day Wilderness Jet and Funyaks

Explore the scenes and backdrops from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, Queenstown to Glenorchy scenic drive, one hour Dart River jet boat, gentle drift along the river in inflatable canoe 'Funyak'.

The Funyak trip is truly unique – it’s the only experience of its type in the Queenstown region and is the most fun way to explore and experience every aspect of this amazing area. Our professional and friendly guides will take you on an inspiring adventure as you gently drift in your own Funyak.

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Thrilling jet boat ride through the canyons on the Shotover River

Half Day Jet Boat Tour

Thrilling jet boat ride through the canyons on the Shotover River

Take a spectacular guided tour of Skippers Canyon via the infamous Skippers Road, followed by a thrilling jet boat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River. You will discover a land rich in gold mining history and breathtaking scenery just a short distance from Queenstown. Skippers Canyon Jet is the must do jet boat trip in Queenstown.

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Scenic Tour and Jet Boat

Journey into a land of outstanding natural beauty rich in gold mining history and experience an exclusive tour or Winky’s Museum and the Sainsbury Gold Claim plus the jet boat ride.

Enjoy a Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour and Jetboat while you are in Queenstown. Experience the thrills of a high speed jet boat with the beauty of scenic tour of New Zealand

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Five-hour scenic sailing cruise and a four-hour self- guided coastal walk

1 Day Abel Tasman Sailing Tour

Full day sailing in the Abel Tasman National Park

Imagine ghosting along effortlessly through pristine waters while relaxing aboard a spacious catamaran, surrounded by secluded coves, beaches, islands and lush forest. Treat yourself to the only scheduled Full Day sailing tour in New Zealand's coastal paradise...The Abel Tasman National Park.

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intimate Milford Sound experience

Milford Sound Encounter Nature Cruise

Intimate Milford Sound experience, cruise out to the famous Fiordland

Get up close and personal with Milford's pristine environment on our small boat. Reach out and touch sheer rock cliffs and drink pure glacier water straight from the waterfalls, see seals sunning themselves on the rocks, dolphins riding the bow wave or spot rare Fiordland crested penguins.

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Soak up the sun on our large viewing decks with 360-degree views of the towering fiord

Milford Sound Scenic Cruise

This Milford Sound cruise is perfect for spotting wildlife, stopping at tumbling waterfalls and other points of interest along the way.

Check out Milford's awe-inspiring scenery from our spacious observation lounges or large, outdoor viewing decks on one of our modern, purpose-built catamarans. Move freely around the boat and enjoy the comfort and stability that only a twin-hull vessel can provide.

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Enjoy a 2 hour cruise on Milford Sound

Milford Sound Cruise from Milford Sound

Take a relaxed 2 hour cruise on Milford Sound

Milford Sound is one of the must-see destinations in New Zealand. Tick one of NZ’s iconic destinations off your bucket list this year. Free food, beanbags, rip-roaring crew, wildlife, nature, free shower*... what else could you need? #ENOUGHSAID

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Travel from Te Anau to Milford Sound in comfort and style with our personal, small group tour

Milford Sound Day Trip

Travel from Te Anau to Milford Sound in comfort and style with our personal, small group trip through Fiordland's spectacular snow-capped wonderland!

Great one day from Te Anau to visit Milford Sound the most famous highlight of New Zealand's South Island. Enjoy a small intimate cruise to see the pure glacial water from towering waterfalls and native wildlife including seals, dolphins and penguins.