Experience the Best of New Zealand's North Island in 11 Unforgettable Days

Embark on an 11-day adventure through New Zealand's North Island, where every day promises a new discovery and unforgettable experiences.

Auckland - The City of Sails Explore the vibrant heart of New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, which consistently ranks among the world's top 10 cities to live in. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea, Auckland offers a unique blend of urban excitement and natural wonders. Take a leisurely stroll through the CBD or venture to the wild beaches of the Waitakere Ranges, the backdrop for the iconic movie "The Piano”. A short boat ride to Waiheke Island unveils a small paradise waiting to be discovered.

Bay of Plenty - Rotorua - Geothermal Marvels Discover the allure of two neighbouring gems: the Bay of Plenty and Rotorua. While Rotorua attracts international visitors with its captivating geothermal wonders, the Bay of Plenty boasts magnificent white sandy beaches with panoramic views of White Island, one of New Zealand's most active volcanic sites. Embrace the geothermal show at "Hidden Valley" (Orakei Korako) and experience the adrenaline rush by jet boating at Huka Falls. A scenic three-hour drive from Auckland, Rotorua beckons you to indulge in its unique charm for two to three nights.

Taupo - Tongariro - Adventure Awaits Lake Taupo, renowned for adrenaline-fueled adventures, is the Northern counterpart to Queenstown. Delve into the geothermal wonders of "Hidden Valley" and enjoy family-friendly attractions at the volcanic centre. Jet boating at Huka Falls adds a splash of excitement, while Tongariro National Park showcases three breath-taking volcanoes. Experience the thrill of a plane flyover to witness Mt Ruapehu's smoking turquoise crater lake. Winter enthusiasts can hit the slopes at one of the three ski resorts nestled on Tongariro's slopes.

Martinborough - Wairarapa - Wellington Venture into the under-explored beauty of Martinborough and Wairarapa, just an hour's drive from Wellington. While Wellington may be the most overlooked city, it offers a diverse urban experience and multiple points of interest. A short drive away, Martinborough awaits with its charming vineyards and attractive hotel deals, perfectly paired with local wines. Extend your journey to the spectacular coastline along Cape Palliser and Lake Wairarapa, and don't miss the chance to greet the local Cape Palliser seal colony — a true delight for nature enthusiasts.

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