While you’re here, you won’t want to miss – Bay of Islands – Paihia / Russell / Waitangi / Kerikeri Ninety Mile Beach and Cape Reinga Cape Reinga Walks Hokianga Harbor and Kauri Coast The birthplace of the nation… Called the “Winterless North” by the rest of New Zealand, the sub-tropical climate of Northland is…read more >>>
North Island Vacations
Explore New Zealand's North Island - beyond the ordinary - on your vacation to discover steaming volcanoes, gurgling mud pits, rich Maori heritage and much more. You'll uncover new adventures around every corner.
Click on the name of a region on the map, below, for more on what you'll find on your New Zealand vacation to the North Island.
While you’re here, you won’t want to miss – Matakana Village Matakana Wineries & Restaurants Relaxing Regional Parks Day Trips – Kawau Island / Leigh / Goat Island Where wine and art entwine… The Matakana Coast is a picturesque area situated an hour northeast of Auckland between Warkworth and Leigh. A popular weekend getaway for…read more >>>
While you’re here, you won’t want to miss – Waiheke Island Historic Neighborhoods Water, Water and More Water Foodie Highlights A feast for the senses in the City of Sails… With its location on a narrow strip of land between two harbors, water is the overriding feature of this cosmopolitan city. The Auckland City harbor…read more >>>
While you’re here, you won’t want to miss – Whitianga – Lost Spring Spa Driving Creek Railway Hot Water Beach Cathedral Cove Walk Where man-made innovation meets natural beauty… Mention the words Coromandel Peninsula and images of mist laden rainforests and sweeping white sand beaches instantly spring to mind. As do yoga retreats. When alternative…read more >>>
While you’re here, you won’t want to miss – Foodie Treats & Fine Dining Mt Maunganui Walks Best Place for Souvenir Shopping Whakatane / White Island Events: Garden and ArtFest Perfecting the art of relaxation… Even Captain James Cook breathed a sigh of relief when he first encountered the eastern coast of the North Island…read more >>>
While you’re here, you won’t want to miss – The Adventure of Getting to Gisborne All the Things to do in Gisborne Māori Culture in Eastland Eastwoodhill and Rere Falls Discoveries off the beaten track… Eastland – tucked away off the main tourist routes – is often neglected on vacation itineraries. This region, though, is…read more >>>