Lions Series Ultimate Route

37 Days


Auckland Central to Christchurch


  • Caves & Geysers
  • Alps & Coastal Scenery
  • Cosmopolitan Cities

Best time of year

June - July

Experience the British and Irish Lions tour on an ulitmate road trip of New Zealand. Discover the sights without missing a match. From Northland to Central Otago, this route is a guaranteed trip of a lifetime.

Day 1 / 37

2 June: Auckland


Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, lies between two enormous harbours and is dotted with 48 extinct volcanic cones. It’s a place to enjoy marine adventures, wine trails, forest walks and urban sophistication. Explore the city by foot or relax in preperation for the first test match.

Skyline view from Devonport

Auckland Central

This is the heart of Auckland, with a relaxed coastal living vibe by day and a night-time energy shared by the inner-city suburbs that surrounds it.

Driving in New Zealand

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