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Get your summer travel plans underway with these six road trips around the spectacular South Island. From coastal cruises to mountain vistas, inland highways, charming small towns, waterfalls and wildlife – it's all there to be discovered. 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 . . .
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 . . .
The Alpine Pacific Triangle takes you from Christchurch to Kaikōura, to Hanmer Springs and back again. Enjoy whale watching, hot pools and wineries. Read the story . . .
What better way to taste your way across islands and through three of New Zealand's major wine-producing regions than on the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail... Read the story . . .
If you want to take in Fiordland’s wilderness, vastness and beauty without being drenched in that seemingly perpetual rain, take the Piopiotahi Highway. Read the story . . .
This epic roadie connects the little coves, beaches and bays of the east and the immense dunes wild coastline and vast, sweeping harbours out west. Read the story . . .
Drive this remote 150-kilometre highway and pass over four mountain saddles, through a mysterious one-lane tunnel and along a meandering river gorge. 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 . . .