Get outdoors in Auckland Region
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From black sand beaches to secluded islands, sculpture trails to artistic playgrounds, vineyards and volcanoes – there is plenty to discover on a safe, socially-distanced outing in 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 . . .
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 . . .
The coastal route between Auckland and Whangārei is packed with activities that will get you on, near or in the sea. From surfing to snorkelling, horse treks, boat tours and unique kayak trips, we've picked five great options for your next journey. Read the story . . .
Creative Inspiration: 5 great gardens and galleries on a road trip between Auckland and the Kauri Coast
The journey north from West Auckland is rich in creativity. From art galleries to sculpture gardens and even some unique geology – we've picked five places to stop at along the way. Read the story . . .
Head north from Central Auckland to discover the best of the rest in North Auckland and Northland. These are the top five spots worth stopping for. 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 . . .
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 . . .
From native falcons to water parks, epic playgrounds, go-carts and movie-making magic, we've rounded up 11 Kiwi Gems around New Zealand that will delight the kids this 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 . . .