Getting Around The Pacific Coast Highway

At just 3 hours from Australia's east coast, you can arrive in Auckland, jump in a car and discover the Pacific Coast. Read our practical travel advice before you depart for your North Island holiday.

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North Island offers many adventures...

Discover one of the four touring routes below and discover a huge range of experiences, from swimming with dolphins to hiking an active volcano.

Wero - the challenge, Rotorua


ROTORUA Where nature's power meets Māori traditions.

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

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