Top five most thrilling date ideas

by Elisa Parry

Looking to make a grand romantic gesture this Valentine’s Day? Spoil your someone special with an experience that will take their breath away (in the case of skydiving, we mean that quite literally!). This year, why not go all out and gift them an adrenaline fuelled experience they’ll remember forever – like bungy jumping or white-water rafting? Here are some unique Valentine’s Day gift ideas to get you started.

Top five most thrilling date ideas

Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb and Bungy Jump with T-shirt

If you’re going to try bungy jumping, you may as well launch yourself off an iconic location like the Auckland Harbour Bridge. We suggest you do this one with your partner as you may need a hand to hold before you jump! This experience also includes the bridge climb so you can take in the views after your bungy.  

Top five most thrilling date ideas

Auckland Sky Tower SkyJump

Speaking off iconic locations you can jump off, you should add the Auckland SkyTower to your list. You’ll jump from 192 metres and reach speeds of up to 85kmph! This one is certainly not for the fainthearted.  

Top five most thrilling date ideas

Shotover canyon swing extreme experience

Are you ready for an extreme adrenaline rush? How does launching yourself from a cliff 109m over the famous Shotover River sound? Did we mention there’s a 60m vertical freefall? But wait, the best bit is, there is a tandem option, so you can do it with your date right by your side.  

Top five most thrilling date ideas

Shotover River jet boat ride

Hold on tight and try to take in the stunning scenery as it flies by on this thrilling jet boat ride. You’ll complete a series of awe-inspiring spins and watch as the canyon walls and waters of the Shotover River rush by you! 

Top five most thrilling date ideas

Full day canyoning adventure with lunch for two

Can you see yourself abseiling down waterfalls and swimming through rock pools? If you think a wetsuit, harness and helmet is appropriate "date" attire, this experience is for you! 

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