New Zealand's themed highways will lead you through some of the most famous landscapes and outstanding things to do.

New Zealand's themed highways have been road-tested, taste-tested and given the stamp of approval by travellers and authorities alike.

The routes are easy to follow too - just look for the distinctive brown signs along the way.

Themed highways in the North Island

Starting in the winterless north, a road trip through the North Island lets you experience Māori culture, dip your toes in thermal hot water and taste some of our finest wines. 

Themed highways in the South Island

From the snowy peaks of the Southern Alps to the deep fjords in Fiordland, a road trip through the South Island is sure to be a journey of a life time. 

New Zealand's themed highways on a map

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