Getting Around The Volcanic Loop Highway

At just 3 hours from Australia's east coast, you can arrive in Auckland, jump in a car and discover the Volcanic Loop Highway. 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.

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Lake Taupō Boat Cruise, Lake Taupo

Lake Taupo

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  • Cruise or sail to Mine Bay rock carvings
  • Face off against the mighty Huka falls
  • Soak in natural geothermal hot pools

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