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RAGLAN WATERSPORTS - Raglan

Location: Waikato - Raglan

Raglan Watersports invite you to join them in the wonderful setting of Raglan on a surfboard, paddleboard, mountain bike or in a kayak. Take a kiteboarding, paddleboarding or surfing lesson or a spot of fishing. A one-stop-shop for so many different watersport experiences, whether for pleasure, relaxation or for the more extreme adrenalin-pumping kiteboarding...(more)

PUNAKAIKI BEACH CAMP - Punakaiki

Location: West Coast

Located an easy 45 min drive from Westport or Greymouth in a picturesque beachside setting adjoining Paparoa National Park. Entrance on Owen Street, off SH 6, 1km north of Pancake Rocks. Perfect for overnight or extended stay, the Punakaiki Beach Camp is a great location to explore Pancake Rocks, bushwalks, beaches and the limestone gorges...(more)

MURIWAI SURF SCHOOL AND ADVENTURE CENTRE - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Piha and Muriwai Beach

Located only 35 minutes drive from the Auckland's central city is Muriwai Surf School & Adventure Centre. Surf lessons are 2 hours and include wetsuit and surfboard hire. Introduction to Surfing Lessons are held daily at 10:30am and 3:00pm. Group and Corporate Bookings available. BloKarting can only be done on a windy day, 2 hours either side of low tide...(more)

CATHEDRAL COVE DIVE - Hahei, Coromandel

Location: Coromandel - Whitianga

Located at the base of Cathedral Cove, Hahei offers excellent diving and snorkelling, both within the stunning Marine Reserve and outer-islands. Trips 9:30am and 1:30pm daily. Hahei is the ideal spot for the DISCOVER SCUBA DIVE - no previous experience necessary, allow three hours. Quality PADI training, hire SCUBA and snorkel-gear, sales and air fills available...(more)

PADDLE WANAKA - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

Paddle Wanaka SUP & Sail specialises in Kayak, Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Board and Catamaran rentals. Our locally based, friendly guiding team will take you through the history and development of the stunning Wanaka region while taking you through your paces on the water. The ideal day out for people of all experience levels, from beginners through to experienced kayakers...(more)

FLYING KIWI PARASAIL - Paihia and Russell

Location: Paihia

New Zealand's highest and most experienced Parasailing at 1300ft of towline. Parasail over the beautiful Bay of Islands with Flying Kiwi Parasail. Enjoy breathtaking views in our Single, Tandem and Triple flights. Suitable for everyone as NO physical or age restrictions. Great fun for families, couples or bigger groups. No getting wet unless you want to. CELEBRATING 20 years...(more)

NIGHTSUP - Akaroa

Location: Canterbury

The sea floor comes to life under custom LED light kits as you follow your guide around the shore for a full hour. Expect to see plenty of fish species darting along the sea floor. All equipment provided. Akaroa Paddle Board School offers professional Stand Up Paddleboard lessons along with NZ's FIRST & ONLY guided illuminated night time paddleboard tour...(more)

SALTWATER ECO - Matakana

Location: Auckland - Matakana Coast

Experience New Zealand's Leading Eco Focused Surf and Snorkel Specialists. Here at Saltwater Eco we pride ourselves on offering quality eco-focused products with purpose. Our unique Saltwater Offerings are designed to excite, energize and most importantly connect our clients to New Zealand’s incredible natural environments...(more)

GULF ECO ADVENTURES - Sandspit, Auckland

Location: Auckland - Hauraki Gulf

Fully guided and catered charters on our beautiful 11m launch, Kokomo. Ready to take you on an adventure of your choice. Discover remote islands and great dive spots in the 1.2 million hectares of Hauraki Gulf Marine Park...(more)

FLYBOARD - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

This amazing new extreme water activity will be an amazing new experience unlike anything you've ever felt before. It's a cross between feeling like a superhero and a dolphin. Feel the adrenalin thrill of jet propelled flight. Book your flight today at www.flyboardqt.com We guarantee you will fly, we keep training till you do...(more)

MY KIWI ADVENTURE - Tongariro National Park

Location: Ruapehu

Try stand up paddle boarding, the fastest growing water sport, We offer fully guided stand up paddle boarding alpine lake tours with stunning views of Tongariro World Heritage National Park from only $50 per person including gear rental, instruction and return transfers from National Park & Whakapapa Villages. Great fun for the whole family with no experience needed...(more)

KARIOI LODGE BACKPACKERS HOSTEL & CAMPERVAN SITE - Raglan

Location: Waikato

Karioi Lodge is home to Raglan Surf School. Located on Mt. Karioi along the coast in Whale Bay, Raglan.We cater to travellers, backpackers, campervans, families and large school groups wanting a unique New Zealand accommodation experience. Free Pool Table, Sauna, Internet, Surfboard and Wetsuit rentals. FREE pick-ups & drop offs for guests arriving in Raglan...(more)

KAITIAKI ADVENTURES - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Lake Rotoiti

Kaitiaki Adventures - satisfaction for all whitewater enthusiasts, mixing adrenalin and culture. Raft the Kaituna River, plunge down the seven metre Tutea Falls or sledge with our amazing guides on the rivers surrounding Rotorua...(more)

RIVER RATS RAFTING & KAYAKING - Rotorua

Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

Join River Rats and experience quality rafting in Rotorua, they have been operating for over 35 years. There's something for everyone, a gentle grade 2 scenic raft trip suitable for participants as young as 5, through to full on grade 5 action. Kayak freedom hire or tours. Paddle the local lakes to a secluded beach or hot pools...(more)

BAY OF ISLANDS PARASAIL - Northland

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands Parasail is owned and operated by two local families who have lived in the Bay of Islands for many years. We're passionate about the Bay of Islands, and we love sharing this special place with visitors from around the world. We have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the tourism and marine industries...(more)

BAZIL'S HOSTEL AND SURF SCHOOL - Westport

Location: West Coast

Centrally located Westport backpackers, close to bars, shops and cafes. Variety of facilities and accommodation for everyone. Standard dorm rooms (twins and doubles), self-contained rooms, twin, double and family, campervan power sites and tent sites. Facilities include: two TV rooms, two lounges, outdoor covered BBQ area. Lots of quiet garden areas to relax. Free yoga lessons...(more)

SOLSURFER SURF SCHOOL - Raglan

Location: Waikato - Raglan

Solsurfer Surf School is Solscape Eco Retreat's in-house surf school offering expert tuition for any level and a glimpse into the world of surfing and how we live as Raglan surfers. Our different options include: beginner level lesson, family lesson, next level coaching/one-on-one lessons, surf packages, (accommodation and surf lesson), surf camp, boards and wetsuit hire...(more)

JETPACK - Queenstown

Location: South Island

Welcome to the first commercial Jetpack operation in New Zealand, and one of the newest activities to hit Queenstown. Jetpack Queenstown is an amazing and unbelievable experience, not to be missed. The Jetpack is our newest hydro flight system. Our certified instructors will take you through in depth training in our Solo Session...(more)

PACIFIC PADDLE COMPANY - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Join the Pacific Paddle Company and take a private SUP lesson at a calm bay in Christchurch. Our company uses the highest quality boards and paddles designed by us here in New Zealand. See our website for excellent deals in an array of stand up paddle board gear. SPECIAL: Anyone who books through tourism.net.nz receives 20% off a new board...(more)

KAHU KAYAKS - Abel Tasman, Nelson

Location: Nelson

Enjoy a range of guided tours or freedom rental sea kayaking trips. Our guided kayak trips with will take you along a stunning stretch of coastline for a fantastic sea kayaking experience. Enjoy amazing views of Abel Tasman National Park, check out nesting cormorants, sea caves, islands and the world famous Split Apple Rock...(more)

ADVENTURE KAYAK & CRUISE - Manapouri, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland

Forget about the crowds and cruise boats and experience the sights and sounds of nature at a close personal level with the team at Adventure Kayak and Cruise. Be a little different and join them on an intimate small group lake cruise or rent a kayak on the lake...(more)

SERIOUS FUN RIVERBOARDING - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Join world pioneers surfing the historic Kawarau River, now celebrating 25 years. Choose from 3 levels of adrenalin adventure, Drifting, Sledging or Riversurfing. Small, personalized trips where our qualified guides will teach you how to surf the waves, ride whirlpools and play on eddy lines. If you’re going to do one water activity in Queenstown, it HAS to be this...(more)

KAWARAU JET ROTORUA & KJET PARASAILING - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

On the shores of beautiful Lake Rotorua, Kawarau Jet offers an endless range of activities, combining sightseeing and the cultural aspects of the surrounding area with speed, spins and adrenalin. People of all ages and any size group are welcomed aboard our jet boat to cruise with us across Lake Rotorua or enjoy the exhilaration of KJet parasailing...(more)

RAFTABOUT WHITE WATER RAFTING - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Rotorua rafting with a difference with amazing scenery; history; culture and adventure. Raft grade three to five rivers, including the world's highest commercially rafted waterfall. We also offer sledging river-run on the Kaituna River. Located three hours from Auckland and Waitomo. One hour from Tauranga and Taupo. Visit our website for pictures, information, maps, or to make bookings...(more)

GLACIERS COUNTRY KAYAKS - Franz Josef

Location: West Coast - Okarito and Whataroa

We invite you on a kayaking tour that you'll never forget. Ranked number one thing to do while in Franz Josef! Explore a glacial lake, native rainforest and views of the unique alpine environment with Glacier Country Kayaks. Read more about our team, before we meet you out on the lake! Unique kayak adventure just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier!..(more)