Seeking the ultimate adrenaline thrill ride in some of the world's most spectacular surroundings? Then look no further, for New Zealand is known as the top gap year adventure destination for a very good reason! Vast stretches of unspoilt natural beauty are just waiting to be explored on your gap travels and nothing beats a leisurely tour round this extraordinary country. Hop on and off a bus and check out all of New Zealand's hidden secrets, laze on the beautiful beaches or dive in the clear blue waters. When you're well and truly chilled out, shake yourself up with some high-octane activities; plummet from a plane, bounce back from a bungee, or try a glacier trek for a full-on gap year high!New Zealand Key Facts
Up to 12 months or longer
Our most popular round-the-world trip – in reverse!
Head west across the globe and explore 5 fantastic countries. See the USA, New Zealand, Fiji, Australia and Thailand in one perfect round-the-world package!
Up to 12 months
Paid work in Australia + flexible travel in New Zealand
Earn money in Australia on our Absolute Oz Jobs paid work programme, which includes one week of exciting activities in Sydney. Hop across to New Zealand to enjoy fun, flexible travel with our Kiwi Discovery Pass!
Up to 12 months
Paid work + flexible travel in Australia and New Zealand
Aged 18-30? This trip combines our Absolute Oz Jobs paid work programme in Australia with fantastic flexible travel passes in Australia and New Zealand! You could earn between £10 to £15 an hour, and then spend that cash exploring these beautiful countries - Perfect!
4 months or longer
An epic round-the-world adventure of a lifetime!
Tick off four continents on this unforgettable globe-trotting experience! Look after wildlife in South Africa, get adventurous in Thailand, go beach-hunting in Australia, explore stunning landscapes in New Zealand and enjoy an unforgettable American road trip – all in one incredible package!
20 weeks or longer
Become the ultimate explorer!
Travel the whole world with this incredible package trip! Tick off South Africa, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, USA, and Brazil - you’ll have seen and done it all!
Unforgettable 19 days exploring New Zealand's North & South Islands!
A fantastic adventure tour of New Zealand. Explore all the main sights of both the North and South islands, including Auckland, Tongariro National Park, Fox Glacier and Queenstown.