Your guide to a fun-filled scavenger hunt, Off Road NZ-style!
Get the crew together for an adrenaline-fuelled adventure you’ll never forget at Off Road NZ! Located just 25 minutes out of Rotorua or 60 minutes from Tauranga, we’re the perfect day-trip destination, with a range of epic activities to suit every thrill-seeker.
Why not enhance your experience with the ultimate photo scavenger hunt? Whether to fill the scrapbook, jazz up your Instagram feed or just to look back and reminisce on; get inspired with our top photo spots that’ll add a unique twist to your off-road adventure.
Strap in tight, take a deep breath, and get set to satisfy your need for speed! On our Raceline Karting experience, you’ll reach speeds of up to 100km/h on the 1.2km long track (the newest and longest outdoor KartSport circuit in New Zealand), so don’t forget to smile for the camera!
- Be sure to take some before and after pictures – who’s left with the craziest adrenaline-filled eyes, and wind-swept helmet hair?
- Recreate the most iconic Nintendo game ever – Mario Kart! What’s your race name going to be; Luigi, Mario, or Princess Peach? Show some signature Mario moves on the track and claim the podium!
- From the sidelines, capture your friends as they cross the finish line – will it be a photo finish? Wave the chequered flag to complete the scene!
Embark on an off-road self-drive safari through the native Mamaku Forest, and be immersed in stunning flora, fauna, and birdlife. Tackle thrilling terrain, maneuver through tight twists and bends, confront steep climbs, and enjoy exhilarating descents. You’ll come across plenty of picture-perfect spots to stop and take a group pic.
- Make a splash! Drive through the deep muddy holes and swamps! Whose photo captures the sloshy fun best?
- With crazy leans, bridges, and waterfalls – nothing says 4WD-ing quite like a mind-bending picture of your Jimny in action!
- Not for the faint-hearted – but the perfect opportunity to film a video of the crew – the seven-metre-high luge is the ultimate drop zone. Capture the look of sheer terror, screams, and excitement in everyone’s eyes as they experience the daring descent.
- Wildlife will be all around you as you drive through the regenerating native forest – see if you can capture the perfect shot of a native bird or the lush green surroundings.
Let the experts take you on an unforgettable 4X4 journey deep into New Zealand native forest, while exploring tracks left from logging operations early last century. Your driver will show you a side of Aotearoa you’ve never seen before. There won’t be an obstacle the 4X4 won’t be able to tackle, so hold on tight and get ready to scream with glee!
- Before you start, it’s selfie time. Capture the whole squad strapped up in the 4X4 with protective gear on, waiting for the thrills to begin.
- Keep an eye and ear out for obstacles like ‘The Loggers Long Drop’, ‘The Widow Maker’, ‘The Roll Me Over’ and ‘The Log Climb’ – make sure to bring your go-pro for epic footage, otherwise chances are no-one will believe that you made it over these!
At Off Road NZ, let your fear quickly turn into excitement and adrenaline on an action-packed day filled with new experiences. You’ll be laughing and reminiscing over your visit, long after you leave the track!
Show off your race-kart driving or off-road skills with some awesome content that’ll amaze all your friends back home. Be sure to tag us on social media when you share @offroadnzrotorua, we love seeing all your epic adventures.