Northland stretches downwards from the very tip of the North Island, encompassing the Bay of Islands, Kauri Coast and Whangarei.
Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and main transport hub. Make sure you stop and enjoy the shopping, dining and natural wonders Auckland has to offer.
The Coromandel, with its pristine beaches, native forests and laid-back vibe, is one of New Zealand’s most popular and best-loved holiday destinations.
Just south of Auckland lies the Hamilton-Waikato region; a land of lush pastures that was chosen to play The Shire in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
Rotorua is known for bubbling mud pools, shooting geysers and natural hot springs, as well as showcasing our fascinating Maori culture.
The Bay of Plenty region is home to spectacular beaches, juicy kiwifruit and New Zealand's only active marine volcano.
Eastland is the place where the first Polynesian canoes landed, Captain Cook made his first landfall and Maori and European first encountered each other.
No region in the North Island has more defined character than Taranaki. Wherever you are, the symmetrical cone of Mount Taranaki gazes down at you.
The Ruapehu region is defined by the three volcanoes that stand sentinel over a landscape of tussocked desert, rivers, lakes and thermal springs.
The beautiful Lake Taupo is about the size of Singapore – more of an inland sea really.
There are two words that best describe Hawke’s Bay and they are Wine Country - but there is much more than wine to this sunny region.
The Manawatu is heartland New Zealand. A landscape that sweeps from the sea to the Tararua Ranges, it offers an exciting range of adventure activities.
Whanganui was one of the first cities to be founded in New Zealand. Whanganui, meaning ‘big river’, comes from the great river that flows through it.
Situated at the southern end of the North Island, Wellington was recently named "the coolest little capital in the world" by Lonely Planet.
Wairarapa is an hour’s drive north of Wellington. Visit the vineyards of Martinborough or Cape Palliser, the southernmost point of the North Island.
Experience vibrant cities, serene beaches, geothermal hotspots and our awe-inspiring Maori culture in New Zealand's North Island.