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Discover the many sides of New Zealand's salt-tinged, subtropical north – from ancient forest, amazing marine life and dreamy beaches, to Māori culture, vibrant arts scene, fine wine and cuisine.

Twin Coast Highlights

Northland & Bay of Islands
Cape Reinga Lighthouse, Northland & Bay of Islands

By Alistair Guthrie

Auckland
West Coast, Auckland

By Tourism Auckland

Auckland
Waitakere Ranges, Auckland

By Julian Apse

Auckland
Waiheke Island vineyard, Auckland

By Camilla Rutherford

Northland & Bay of Islands
Dolphin spotting, Northland & Bay of Islands

By Fraser Clements

Northland & Bay of Islands
Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Northland & Bay of Islands

By Sara Orme

Northland & Bay of Islands

Northland & Bay of Islands

NORTHLAND Endless ocean, timeless beauty and rich history.

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Highlights

  • Stand where Māori spirits meet two ocean
  • Visit the birthplace of the nation
  • See ancient forest & amazing wildlife
Auckland

Auckland

AUCKLAND Blending big city excitement & outdoor adventure.

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Highlights

  • Explore the Hauraki Gulf's islands
  • Tour Waiheke, Matakana & Kumeu wineries
  • See wildly dramatic black-sand beaches
Auckland

Auckland

AUCKLAND Blending big city excitement & outdoor adventure.

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Highlights

  • See wildly dramatic black-sand beaches
  • Hike up a volcano for epic views
  • Explore the Hauraki Gulf's islands
Auckland

Auckland

AUCKLAND Blending big city excitement & outdoor adventure.

Fill your trip with top experiences

Find more now

Highlights

  • Tour Waiheke, Matakana & Kumeu wineries
  • Explore the Hauraki Gulf's islands
  • Discover waterfalls on rainforest walks
Northland & Bay of Islands

Northland & Bay of Islands

NORTHLAND Endless ocean, timeless beauty and rich history.

Fill your trip with top experiences

Find more now

Highlights

  • See wildlife in stunning ocean surrounds
  • Visit the birthplace of the nation
  • Stand where Māori spirits meet two ocean
Northland & Bay of Islands

Northland & Bay of Islands

NORTHLAND Endless ocean, timeless beauty and rich history.

Fill your trip with top experiences

Find more now

Highlights

  • Visit the birthplace of the nation
  • See ancient forest & amazing wildlife
  • Stand where Māori spirits meet two ocean

Start Planning Your North Island Tour

  • Getting around

    Easy journeys, scenic highways, clear signage and convenient vehicle rental make road-tripping a breeze.

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  • Weather & Seasons

    Spring & Autumn are top times for a New Zealand trip, with no crowds, vibrant colours, and plenty of winning weather.

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  • Where to stay

    Expect plenty of warm welcomes in accommodation ranging from budget backpackers to luxury lodges & hotels.

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  • Visa Information

    The good news is that you won't need a Visa to travel to New Zealand if you have an Australian passport.

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