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5 Must book Tours New Zealand – North Island

We know that you will have loads of ideas already so comment below with your views but here are our top 5 must book tours in New Zealand – North Island.

And, in no particular order..

1) Zorb, Raft and Luge

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No trip to the North Island would be complete without a bit of craziness and fun.

Check out this tour Raft, Karting & Zorb

Lets face it you were heading to Rotorua anyway and with deals from $200 you would be crazy not to do it!

Looks like a bargain to me..

Zorbing is guaranteed to get the blood racing as you go bouncing off down the slopes in a big inflatable ball.

Just be glad Ronaldo isn’t sending you down the hiss as the way he spins the ball could make you go crazy.

Finishes Zorbing then Rafting has to be one of the most exhilarating experiences you can soak up in any country.

Gliding down the white water and catapulting out of the rapids in a big old inflatable raft down a crazy river is top of the list in my view.

Managed to survive the the Zorb and the rafting, then put your skills to the test  racing against your mates for the ultimate bragging rights…This just HAS TO BE BOOKED!

Fancy a different combo? Get in touch in the usual ways, we have loads of options for you.

Surely though this is one of the 5 Must book Tours in New Zealand – North Island.

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2) Waitomo Caves

Another awesome must book tour, here we take you to the Waitomo caves.

If getting underground and exploring is your thing you have to be all over this one..

Not only do you get to see the stalagmites and stalactites but you get to experience a whole new world lit by the majestic glow worms.

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The Waitomo glowworm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand.

Thousands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light while you make your way through Caves’ exploring their historical and geological significance.

Most tours include a boat trip and they start at around $58.

You can a boat trip, abseil down waterfalls or even go black water rafting (rafting in the dark) there are options.

We can offer Combos that include transport and other activities along the way so if you want to book this and other north island tours get in touch!

Book Waitomo tours though, do it, book now

If you haven’t tried before then this is a great place to start and a real hit in our 5 Must book Tours in New Zealand – North Island.

3) The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings

What trip to the North island would be complete without at trip to the shire?

You must have seen the Lord of the Rings movies by now but if you haven’t, where have you been??

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So many of the awe-inspiring scenes in the movies were filmed in New Zealand.

You have a unique opportunity to venture back to Middle Earth, head to Hobbiton and check out the shire.

Get behind the scenes, travel to Isengard or take to the skies to get the Ariel view of middle earth.

We have loads of tours and combos available to give you that fix you have been craving.

Get in touch and get something booked my precious…

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4) Skydive over Lake Taupo

When in New Zealand, jump out of a plane in Taupo.

After doing a Bunjy jump in Auckland the Boss was less concerned about doing a skydive but Skydiving has to be one of the best things you can ever do.

There is something mind bendingly surreal about leaping from a plane thousands of feet above the ground but that is what makes it so special.

You really can never recreate the feeling that you have the first time you find yourself floating through the air.

Yes that’s right, I said floating…

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Go Tandem or Go Solo

Book a tandem jump and you don’t go it alone.  Instead soak up the tension in the plane with a few mates and share banta with the instructors, sweeeeeeett.

Before you know it the door is open, your feet hang outside door and your instructor jumps over you, off you go.

It is a bit mental for a few seconds as you fall rapidly to terminal velocity.

Soon you will feel like you are laying on a massive cushion with some bloke strapped to your back.

Some of you may be very familiar with this pose but for some it is highly unusual i can assure you.

The next minute and a half (Again a few of you may relate haha) you float about pulling lots of funny poses and playing with the rushing air all around you.

Your feet will fly upwards as the chute opens and you dangle your way down to the ground hoping it isn’t you that stacks it on the landing.

Skydiving is an absolutely brilliant experience and 100% makes the 5 Must book Tours in New Zealand – North Island

Even the most scared people cant help but smile, hug the rest of the crew, laugh and kiss the ground after a safe landing.

Get it done!

There are loads of options but we have to pick one, its a decent price for a must do activity click here

Fancy somewhere else?

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Have to jump in the South?

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Get in touch and let a travel expert find you the perfect deal!

Cape Reinga, Sandboarding & 90 Mile Beach

Visit Cape Reinga.

At the very tip of New Zealand and where you can see the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean collide.

A place steep in Maori legend and Mythology and a must visit spot in the North Island.

Not to be missed.

Add a bit of 90mile beach and some Sandboarding and we have the perfet tour for you.

This experience just looks sooo awesome and we haven’t been Sandboarding yet. The crew love Snowboarding though so surely this is going to be brilliant..

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90 Mile beach is beach 90 miles long &  fantastic place to soak up some energy and reinvigorate your soul.

You will be faced with warning signs telling you all about the violent seas splashing up these shores.

It is quite a tranquil place despite the whistling winds and violent sea dragging along the beach, we love it.

People less aware of the dangers often lose their cars, vans and 4×4’s to the sea here so take care.

I wouldn’t take a dip if I was you.

Combining the 3 activities is surely a must and we have the perfect tour for you Click here to check it out.


So there you have our top 5 tour picks in the NZ North Island.

Come on with only 5 spots to pick we cant even begin to do the North Island any real justice.

There is loads of stuff we could recommend.

If you have the time, we have the time for you!

What your perfect trip? Let us know, wait 24 hours and bingo, we will find an awesome deal just for you. Get in touch!

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