Walking in North Island
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So many corners! From Central Auckland across to the Waitākere Ranges, up the coast to Hokianga and from Kaikohe back down SH1, there are many intriguing corners on this journey – but the delights en route make them all worthwhile. Read the story . . .
From country roads to offshore island detours, boats, beaches, snorkelling and surfing, this journey between Auckland and Whangārei is packed full of exciting activities. Read the story . . .
Head north from Central Auckland via the very scenic route to the Bay of Islands. This journey is full of things guaranteed to bring pleasure – food, wine and art. It’s one big, moveable feast. 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 . . .
We've picked five great attractions that will keep the whole family happy on a road trip journey between Auckland and Whangārei. From beach walks and gelato to donkeys and monster scooters, the kids are guaranteed to have a great time. Read the story . . .
Lighthouses are intriguing places. Rich in history, they are pinpoints that mark wild and often remote spots around New Zealand’s coastline. We’ve picked seven lighthouses to discover around the country… 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 . . .
From short city strolls to more challenging coastal climbs, we’ve picked eight walks around New Zealand to check out before the end of summer. Read the story . . .
This epic road trip covers the best of Northland – running from Auckland City to Cape Rēinga, and taking in both dramatic coastlines. Find six Kiwi Gems to discover along the way. Read the story . . .
Travel can be expensive. But we've picked 13 Kiwi Gems around the North Island that you can discover on your next road trip – for free! Read the story . . .
Head off the main route on the Thermal Explorer Highway to discover these six unmissable Kiwi Gems between Auckland and Hawke's Bay. Read the story . . .
From untouched forest to freshwater lakes, secret beaches and secluded islands, we guarantee you won't have discovered all 11 of these Kiwi Gems. Read the story . . .
Take a short, family-friendly walk on the Deliverance Cove Track to discover some of the most interesting coastline in the Wairarapa region. Read the story . . .