Top of the North to Top of the South Itinerary

15 Jours
2002km
1244mi

Route

Auckland Central de Christchurch

Caractéristiques

  • Coastal scenery
  • Caves and geysers
  • Lakes and mountains

Meilleur moment de l'année

Toute l'année

This two week tour takes you to many of New Zealand's most famous places. From Kaitaia you'll drive through the orange groves of Kerikeri to the Bay of Islands, where you can enjoy maritime adventures and learn about New Zealand history. Browse the East Coast surf beaches on the way to Auckland's urban attractions.

See the twinkling glowworms of Waitomo Caves before investigating the geothermal attractions of Rotorua and Taupo. Napier, Hastings and Martinborough are wine growing regions to enjoy on the way to Wellington.

Explore the Nelson Lakes district, then move to the wild scenery of the West Coast. Arthur's Pass takes you over the Southern Alps to Christchurch.

Info

Take a coach tour along the famous Ninety Mile Beach

Photo by Fullers

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Auckland - Kaitaia

45 min

Auckland

Kaitaia is the main centre for the ‘winterless north’. From here you can catch a bus tour along Ninety Mile Beach, or visit the very top of the North Island, Cape Reinga. Other local attractions include Ahipara Beach, the Far North Regional Museum and the nocturnal park.

Arrange to pick up your hire car here for your journey down the country.

Auckland vue du Mt Eden

Départ de Auckland Central

Le milieu urbain de la moderne ville de Central Auckland se situe au cœur d'un paradis naturel de volcans, d'îles, de plages et de bush.

Endless 90 Mile Beach in the far North is a short drive from Kaitaia.

Arrivée à Kaitaia

From Kaitaia you can plan your expedition to Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach. This town has an interesting mix of Maori and Dalmatian ancestry.

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