5 Amazing Things to Do when Working in New Zealand
So you are planning a a break to work in New Zealand, the good news is you will get plenty of time to relax and take in this stunning country. We have put together a list of 5 incredible things you might want to do in your spare time.
1. Watch a live Sporting Event
The local passion in New Zealand is rugby and you will find teams throughout the country, you could try and get tickets to see the world famous All Blacks who are current World Champions but tickets can be difficult to get. Eden Park in Auckland is really impressive stadium. You could also watch a cricket or football game. Some people choose to work in hospitality at sporting events and you can too, casual positions can be found throughout the country.
2. Go Skydiving
New Zealand really is one of the best destinations for adventure sports and all through the country you can go skydiving. We recommend going skydiving over the Franz Joseph glacier which looks spectacular from the air. Other locations include the spectacular city of Queenstown. Did you know you can also work as a skydive instructor after completing training!
3. Bungee jumping
Places like Queenstown is full of adventure sports and also home to some of the highest and most scary bungee jumps in the world. Prepare to get scared!! You could apply to work as a bungee instructor - this job is a lot of fun and you'll get to meet other people from all over the world.
4. Whale Watching
Kairkora can be off the beaten track and not all bus tours stop here but we recommend visiting. This is a relaxing little town and the bets things to do is to go whale or dolphin watching. Search out the best prices on tours and sightseeing excursions, when the weather is warm you can also go swimming.
5. Abel Tasman National Park
If you like nature and trekking head to the Abel Tasman National Park, this is a spectacular place. There are lots of trips, hikes and water sports available all year round. This is a great place to kick back and relax after working hard.
These are just a few of the options available when choosing to work abroad in New Zealand, this country has it all and there are lots of different opportunities all year round.