Tour New Zealand’s warmest region and discover picturesque beaches and marine adventures of every description. Scroll to discover more.
Head north to Whangarei enjoying the extraordinary food and wine experiences along the way. Whatever the season, if you’re driving around New Zealand you’ll be able to find roadside stalls selling fresh produce and vineyards offering tastings at the cellar-door. Take part in a cooking class or visit one of the local farmers' markets.
National Geographic Traveller rated Tutukaka Coast one of the top coastal destinations in the world. Check out the Mermaid Pools near Matapouri Beach, enjoy a walk to picturesque Whale Bay or hire a surfboard and catch some waves at one of New Zealand's top surf breaks.
The Tutukaka township is also the gateway to the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve, where abundant sealife and underwater caves combine to create a magical dive spot.
Today the Treaty Grounds are an opportunity to learn about Māori culture; marvel at the fully carved meeting house and one of the largest Māori war canoes in the country.