Find things to do in Northland and Auckland
Craving a long weekend away? Start planning your summer travels with 12 great things to check out within an easy drive from Auckland. Read the story . . .
One of the world’s most successful conservation projects can be found just off the coast of Auckland’s Whangapāraoa Peninsula. Read the story . . .
Rākaumangamanga - Cape Brett at the entrance of the Bay of Islands simply has everything. There’s a spectacular headland, stunning views onto Motukokako Island with its famous Hole in the Rock, seals and dolphins and a historic lighthouse with a keeper’s cottage where you can stay for a night or two. Read the story . . .
From markets to vineyards, art and parks – head out of the city to discover some great spots on the outskirts of Auckland. Read the story . . .
Discover the secrets of the Hauraki Gulf aboard a day cruise with Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safaris. Learn about different whale species in Auckland and meet pods of dolphins, not far from the city. Read the story . . .
Auckland's west coast is synonymous with wild, black-sand beaches and you'll experience plenty of these on your road trip north to the Kauri Coast, along with gannets, stunning native forest and rustic hot springs. Read the story . . .