By Elle Kirsten
A volcanic cone is never far from view when you're in Auckland.
Explore a native rainforest and natural treasures like Kitekite Falls just 40 minutes west of Auckland's city centre.
Another natural jewel in New Zealand's crown, Cathedral Cove is one of New Zealand's most beautiful beaches and a fantastic spot for kayaking.
Dig your own natural spa pool metres from the Pacific Ocean at world-famous Hot Water Beach.
Get up close to spectacular geysers and colourful crater lakes, relax in a mud bath or enjoy a simple soak in a natural hot stream.
Relax in the naturally heated waters of Kerosene Creek, Rotorua, where hot spring and freshwater stream meet.
Reached only by boat or kayak, the Mine Bay Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo are a sight to behold.
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