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Top Water Sports trips in New Zealand:




There are many reasons for choosing Water Sports in New Zealand:

New Zealand is a top spot for water sports and one of the reasons is that it boasts truly amazing waters. Whether on the Pacific coast or on the magical lakes in the mountains, on its rushing rivers and splashing waterfalls, water makes itself seen in New Zealand and invites you to jump right in!



Good to know:

Country code



English, Maori

Best time to visit

November to March


New Zealand dollar (NZD)


The climate in New Zealand is temperate with cooler temperatures between June and September and warmer summer temperatures between December and March

How to get there

Fly into Christchurch International Airport (CHC), on the South Island and then arrange transport to your location of choice. Renting a car is worth considering

More info about Water Sports in New Zealand:

New Zealand is an island country in the Pacific Ocean that is made up of the larger North and South islands as well as 600 smaller islands. Its rich biodiversity and varied, magical landscapes make it a top spot for outdoor adventures. New Zealand is also famous for its local Maori culture, and for its high quality of life, which its pristine nature contributes to. Water sports in New Zealand are a big thing, and not only because of its paradisiacal beaches and surfer worthy waves. Awe-inspiring lakes and rivers make it a top spot for splashing in many different ways. Some of the best places for water sports in New Zealand include Auckland (a.k.a “City of Sails”), the amazing Lake Taupo and its nearby Tongariro River, Aratiatia Rapids and Huka Falls, and Rotorua, among others. Surfing, kayaking, rafting,  and scuba diving are just some of the water sports that you can practice in New Zealand



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