Auckland is the Perfect Destination for Those Looking for Adventure

Auckland is the Perfect Destination for Those Looking for Adventure

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

There are many different reasons to go on holiday. Many people go to relax, but others are looking for a bit more out of their holiday. Some want to take part in something a bit more bold and daring. Auckland, the largest city in the northern region of New Zealand, is a great destination for the traveler that enjoys extreme activities and other adventure sports. A city surrounded by the sea and breathtaking landscapes, there are a ton of different options for those who want to spend their holiday with a rapid heartbeat and flair for a challenge.

As there is so much to do in Auckland, consider staying a bit longer when you come for your adventure holiday. This will allow you to take your time and enjoy all the extreme events the city has to offer. You can save money on your transportation costs during a long stay by looking into car finance options that will allow you to take out a short-term lease on a car. This will make it possible for you to go wherever you want to go, without incurring the high costs of hiring a car for every activity.

Extreme Activities on Land

There are tons of extreme activities to take part in as Auckland has a varied landscape offering beaches, bush and even rainforest. Zip lines through the canopies of these beautiful forests are a fun way to get a look at the beauty of the region and is less extreme than some of the other options to be discussed. It gets your adrenaline going, but doesn’t require near the gumption as some of the other options for those who want something a bit more extreme.

Go bridge climbing in Auckland and get a unique look over the city at death-defying heights. This is something you will not soon forget. For the even more adventurous person, check out the paragliding and handgliding options or even consider skydiving. There are tons of licensed, quality places that will take you up in the sky. If you want to take part in extreme jumping, but not from a plane, consider bungee jumping.

Extreme Activities at Sea

If you like to be out on the water, consider renting a jet boat and speed through the seas, enjoying a day on the water. The waters are perfect for things like snorkeling and surfing. The waves are great and there are instructors available for those of every skill set from beginner to expert. Freshwater activities are also available, so look into taking a kayak out and enjoy a day on the water.

There are so many things to do in Auckland, and tons of things to do for the extreme sports lover or person who wants a bit more action in their holiday. From activities on land, to activities at sea, you could spend weeks taking part in all the different activities available. From zip lines through the rainforest, viewing the city from atop a bridge, or speeding across the waters in a jet boat, Auckland will not disappoint the adventurous spirit.

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