This was by far one of the best bucket list experiences of my life. Ryan, my instructor and tandem parachute buddy, was so supportive and encouraging. I would repeat the experience in a heartbeat!
If you're looking for things to do in Central North Island, you've come to the right place. Known for its volcanic activity, national parks and cosmopolitan cities, there are plenty of activities and things to experience in New Zealand's North Island. Famous for being the home of middle-earth, visit Hamilton and Waikato to experience the Hobbiton tour and actual film set from the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The Hobbiton movie set guided tour is an absolute must-do experience for not only the film buffs but if you're looking for the ultimate things to do in New Zealand.