AUCKLAND REGION ADVENTURE PACK
For the energetic holidaymaker, your motorhome holiday need not be a quiet one. In fact, in New Zealand (the home of adventure sports) you can have as much adrenaline as you desire.
Here are some ideas for “Adventure” in the Auckland Region.
4 Track Adventures
Restall Road, Woodhill Forest, Auckland
4 wheel motorbike safari tour. For when you want a change from driving the open road in your motorhome. No previous experience is required, full instruction and tuition is given. The guided safaris travel through Woodhill’s 36,000 acres of forest and along vast West Coast surf beaches on a 300 cc quad bike. There are 1, 2, and 3 hour safaris available. Other facilities on site include Quad Bike Obstacle Course, Archery, Air Rifles, Clay Bird Shooting, Team Challenges and Volleyball.
Climbing and Abseiling Adventures
Pureoutdoors NZ Ltd
Pureoutdoors abseiling adventures in Karamatura Valley, Huia Motu, Moana Tower, Green Bay, Hunua Falls, Hunua Ranges, Waipu Caves. They tailor all adventure to meet your needs and skills.
Google Earth Co-ords – Karamatura 37° 0’2.23″S 174°32’36.16″E
Cliffhanger Training & Adventures Ltd
Woodglen Road, Glen Eden, Auckland
Cliffhanger offer climbing experiences suitable to your abilities. Mt Eden Quarry, Whangarei Heads and Wharepapa are some of the fabulous locations they offer.
Google Earth Co-ords – Whangarei Heads 35°49’1.51″S 174°30’13.79″E
Victoria Street, Skytower, Auckland
Skyjump is the Highest Jump in New Zealand at 192 m. The ultimate leap from Auckland’s Skytower – the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere.
Mt Wellington, Auckland
Explore the Blue Canyon, the most beautiful gorge in the Waitakere Ranges or visit the challenging Sleeping God canyon in the outstanding Kauaeranga Valley region.
Transport, equipment, instruction, lunch and drinks provided. No experience needed.
Google Earth Co-ords – Waitakere Ranges – 36°57’59.96″S 174°31’0.91″E
Cycling/Mountain Biking Adventures
Throughout the cities and parks of New Zealand, cyclists are welcomed.
To locate city cycle paths contact the local I-Site via www.i-site.com
To locate national park cycle tracks contact the Department of Conservation at www.doc.govt.nz
Walking and Trekking Adventures
Get out of the drivers seat and enjoy walks in Auckland’s conservation areas.The Department of Conservation has all the information you could need to find and follow the walking trails to suit you.There are hundreds of walking opportunities on conservation land throughout New Zealand.These offer a variety of recreation opportunities to people of differing ability to explore New Zealand’s natural, cultural and historic heritage
Snowboarding and Skiing Adventures
Winter sport heaven is waiting for you on New Zealand’s stunning snowfields.
Whether you are a novice or seeking a new challenge you will be welcome on the slopes.
And when you stop to look around, the scenery will take your breath away.
New Zealand Surf ‘n’ Snow Tours
Box 17509, Greenlane, Auckland
The tours cater from beginners to snowboarding or skiing, through to the advanced levels.
New Zealand’s Mt Ruapehu comes to life when the snow falls, opening up an wonderland for skiers and snowboarders. Our skiing and snowboarding trips take in the thrill of Turoa and Whakapapa’s stunning ski fields.
Google Earth Co-ords – Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand – Lat: 39°16’43.35″S Long: 175°34’1.44″E
Small Rd, Silverdale
Snowplanet is New Zealand’s only all-year indoor snow resort where Aucklanders and tourists alike can experience the thrill of snow-sports. Snowplanet’s giant snowdome features 50 cm of real powder snow, three lifts, a terrain park for snowboarders, and separate learner area.
Snowplanet is a giant snow dome open 365 days a year from 9 am to Midnight.
www.snow.co.nz – For information and snow conditions