Top Experiences On The Pacific Coast

Rotorua
Wero - the challenge, Rotorua

By Graeme Murray

The Coromandel
Cathedral Cove, The Coromandel

By Alistair Guthrie

Bay of Plenty
White Island, Bay of Plenty

By Chris Sisarich

New Zealand
Hot Water Beach, Coromandel, New Zealand

By Adam Bryce

Auckland
Piha, Auckland

By Luke Thurlby

Bay of Plenty
View from Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty

By Fraser Clements

Hawke's Bay
The Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay

By Kirsten Simcox Photography

Rotorua

Rotorua

ROTORUA Where nature's power meets Māori traditions.

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Highlights

  • See rousing Māori cultural performance
  • Encounter dramatic volcanic activity
  • Mountain bike through towering forests
The Coromandel

The Coromandel

COROMANDEL Beautiful beaches are just the beginning.

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Highlights

  • Kayak into Cathedral Cove's sea caves
  • Soak in Hot Water Beach's ocean-side spa
  • See gold relics on Hauraki Rail Trail
Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty

BAY OF PLENTY Natural wonders abound from east to west.

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Highlights

  • Visit volcanic Whakaari/White Island
  • Kayak after dark to see glowworms
  • Catch Kiwi surf culture at Mt Maunganui
The Coromandel

The Coromandel

COROMANDEL Beautiful beaches are just the beginning.

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Highlights

  • Soak in Hot Water Beach's ocean-side spa
  • Enjoy epic views on the Coastal Walkway
  • See Cathedral Cove's sea caves by kayak
Auckland

Auckland

AUCKLAND Blending big city excitement & outdoor adventure.

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Highlights

  • See wildly dramatic black-sand beaches
  • Explore the Hauraki Gulf's islands
  • Enjoy a cosmopolitan city culture
Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty

BAY OF PLENTY Natural wonders abound from east to west.

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Highlights

  • Catch Kiwi beach culture at Mt Maunganui
  • Visit volcanic Whakaari/White Island
  • Kayak after dark to see glowworms
Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay

HAWKES BAY Breath-taking wines and stunning landscapes

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Highlights

  • Experience a rich Art Deco culture
  • Visit the Kaweka Forest Park
  • Cape Kidnappers gannet colony

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The spectacular sights just keep coming on this refreshing road trip off the beaten track from Auckland. The Coromandel and Bay of Plenty’s legendary beaches are just the beginning.

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