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Inspiring guides for your holiday to the North Island
Perfect for wildlife lovers, wine aficionados, nature enthusiasts and adventure junkies, the North Island is already an inspiring place.
Our guides below have plenty of recommendations and tips on where to go and what to do. Afterwards, how about giving us a call to start creating your holiday?
A self-drive tour through New Zealand is a trip of a lifetime. Driving's the best way to see the country's spectacular scenery as you can do it all at your own pace, take photos whenever you want and explore places you might not get to see otherwise.
The Coromandel Peninsula, a long spit of land that shields the Hauraki Gulf from the stormy Pacific Ocean, is where many New Zealanders come to get away from it all. So, given how laidback and picturesque the rest of the country is, you can imagine what it’s like here.
Welcome to Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. This modern metropolis is a haven for nature-lovers, surrounded by volcanic cones, rainforests, vineyards and a coastline fringed with black-and-white-sand beaches. Here are some of the top day trips from Auckland.
Wellington's a compact capital city with a diverse mix of European and Maori culture, shopping, food and a bustling harbour. And a great base for day trips to islands, nature reserves, vineyards and beaches.
New Zealand ranks highly in top travel spots, with lush rainforests, beautiful mountains and beaches, abundant wildlife and hot springs. Aim for three to four weeks, with options to tailor-make a perfect trip.
There are multiple ways to explore the spectacular country of New Zealand. No matter which you choose, a self-drive excursion, exploring by motorhome or an escorted tour, it’s bound to be an experience of a lifetime.
If you’ve been inspired to take a Tolkien-themed holiday to New Zealand, then you’ll be pleased to know that there is a wealth of locations and other points of interest running the length of the country that can be visited.