Adventure Travel in Auckland
Tourism in New Zealand is a well established industry with thousands of international visitors arriving each year. The country has been identified as the most preferred tourism destination in notable surveys, with the natural scenic beauty a major attraction.
Auckland, the largest and most populus city in New Zealand offers a variety of heart pumping adventure travel options, of which some of them internationally famous. Sail along the harbour, bungee jump off the Auckland Harbour Bridge and savour an adrenalin rushing experience on a quad bike amid breathtaking countryside.
Leap from the Sky Tower
The Sky Tower offers a great experience in the heart of the city. Walk to the edge of a 1.2 metre (four-foot) platform that juts out at the 192 metre (629 feet) mark of the building. With safety equipment in place, visitors can freely roam around a platform that has no railings but plenty of amazing views of the city. Topping off the experience is the ability to base-jump by wire off the platform at Sky Tower.
Biking, hang gliding, rafting
Auckland adventure tours are always a memorable experience for the visitor. The area surrounding the city of Auckland provides many opportunities for adventure travel, from hiking and mountain biking to such extreme activities as bungee jumping, hang gliding and white-water rafting.
Situated just 600 metres from the Sky Tower, Copthorne Hotel Auckland Harbour City offers quick access to Viaduct Harbour precinct as well, making it a conveniently placed accommodation option.