Are you adventurous? If not, try to step out of your comfort zone and you will see that your options in New Zealand are unlimited. The country is full of extreme sports like parachuting, rafting and bungy jumping, which actually originates from New Zealand. But of course, there are more laid back things to do as well. Like golf, sailing and bathing in hot springs.
If you're into the Tolkien's fantasy world, living in New Zealand will bring your dreams to life!. The beautiful and dramatic locations from the movies do exist and make for perfect places to visit when you have time off from school.
Try something unique
Fun fact about New Zealand: the number of sheep in the country is 15 times the number of human inhabitants. Yes, herds of them can be seen everywhere. And this is not a joke: sheep shearing is a sport! You should really try the sport sheep shearing. To shave off the wool is more difficult than you might think. Take the chance to try something unique, it might be a once in a lifetime experience.
Spend your holiday on tour
In New Zealand, we offer all our exchange students the chance to join a North Island Tour in April and a South Island Tour in September/October. There will be an additional cost for the tours, covering all coach travel, accommodation, most evening meals and breakfasts and optional activities.
The South Island Tour is an 11 day adventure where you will experience New Zealand's wilderness with glaciers and spectacular nature. You might also see some whales and sea lions. The North Island Tours is also 11 days of exceptional experiences. We will visit the country's capital Wellington, the country's largest city Auckland and enjoy the mild climate and a beautiful coastline.