Find things to do in Northland and Auckland
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 . . .
As if the breathtaking glory of Ninety Mile Beach wasn’t enough, right at the northern end, near the Te Paki Stream, are some seriously steep and seriously fun sand dunes. Read the story . . .
If you're into stunning scenery, succulent seafood, luxurious accommodation or beer, our top five picks for a coastal road trip between Auckland and Whangārei will be just the ticket. Read the story . . .
Walk the rugged cliff top from Bethells Beach/Te Henga to Murawai and drink in the most epic views of Auckland's wild west coast. Read the story . . .
The internationally renowned Hundertwasser toilet in Kawakawa has become one of New Zealand’s most photographed attractions. Read the story . . .
From ancient lava flows to tidal estuaries and pōhutukawa-fringed coastlines, there are many landscapes to explore in the 27 regional parks around Auckland. Read the story . . .