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The Best Things to do When You Study in New Zealand

Whether you’re studying abroad or visiting New Zealand, there’s something to do for everyone.

I feel fortunate that I got a chance to visit New Zealand. New Zealand is famous in the world for its incredible scenery, ranging from sweeping mountains to vast underground cave systems, gigantic glaciers, boiling hot springs, golden-sand beaches, rugged coastline and more.

Most of the cities are affordable and have much more to explore as the country is packed with hidden spots, wonderful wildlife, and more. In fact, there are so many things to do in New Zealand that cannot be mentioned in just one paragraph.

So, if you’re still deciding on where to study abroad, you might want to consider New Zealand.

Dunedin, Invercargill to Queenstown

Queenstown is breathtakingly beautiful and is considered the Adventure Capital of New Zealand. Students studying at The University of Otago can participate in an endless array of heart-pumping activities during the semester break – with activities such as bungy jumping, jet boating, quad biking, and even white water rafting.

A road trip – another exciting advantage for study abroad students in vast countries – can take you from Invercargill to Queenstown, via the Southern Scenic Route that covers Te Anau, Tuatapere, Riverton, Bluff, Invercargill, The Caitlins and Balclutha as well as other small rural townships.

Lake Wakatipu

This four-season alpine town is settled on a bend of Lake Wakatipu, a Z-shaped snaking monster that’s also New Zealand’s longest lake. Rising sharply from the lake are jagged peaks, with one mountain range aptly named the Remarkable.

Don’t miss this Fergburger

Food-wise, you might want to jot this down. Fergburger is considered by my travellers to produce some of the best burgers in the world. It’s so popular that sometimes, you might need to order in advance. It is located at 42 Shotover St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand. Trust me, you will not regret it.

Auckland, New Zealand

Located within walking distance of no more than 12 minutes from The University of Auckland and AUT University, students can definitely visit the Sky tower to have the best view of Auckland. Standing from that excellent vantage point, I consider that to be one of my best memories during my stay in New Zealand.

Apart from a range of top universities in New Zealand, the country is well-versed in the art of hospitality and food – the latter proving to deliver a wide range of options that can satisfy any international student.

If these activities are stirring your interest in wanting to find out more studying in New Zealand, simply book a session with our counsellors to find out more.

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