From Auckland (just 3 hours from Australia's east coast) jump in a car or hop on a quick flight to sunny Northland. Read our practical travel advice before you depart.
There's a lot to do on a Northland holiday, all within easy driving distance. At Cape Reinga see oceans collide, swim with dolphins in the Bay of Islands or surf massive sand dunes at Ahipara. Need more inspiration? Check out the Top 10 Northland experiences.
Take your time and experience it all!