Access to roads in this area are changing. Visit Waka Kotahi (NZ Transport Agency) for the latest status of roads to help plan your journey. Additional information can also be found via Travel Alerts.
New Zealand's North Island offers island sanctuaries and lively cities with a large helping of culture and history for a truly diverse holiday experience.
Start your trip along the multicultural city of Auckland to the far north where New Zealand’s political history began. Experience the beauty of the upper North Island's coastlines, landscapes, and rich history.
From the stunning beaches in Coromandel to Rotorua's geothermal wonderland, here are some spots in central North Island you shouldn't miss.
No visit to the North Island is complete without exploring the vibrant capital city of Wellington. You can also find great wine regions in the lower North Island, including Hawkes Bay, Martinborough, and Wairarapa.
Whether you prefer mountains or beaches, here are some of the places you must visit when travelling around North Island.