North Island

One of Auckland’s Best Day Trips Ironically, the youngest island in the Hauraki Gulf, Rangitoto Island, sits beside one of the oldest, Motutapu Island. The contrasts continue into the history of
Wine Sipping and Windsurfing in Waiheke Drink wine, explore, lazy on the beach, kayak, zipline through trees, drink more wine… Waiheke Island is a paradise for Aucklanders and backpackers alike.
The Must-Dos on Waiheke Island If there’s one Auckland city escape you can’t miss, it has to be Waiheke Island. Waiheke brings the best of city life, with good food and good drink, and mix
A 10-minute Getaway from Auckland Central Ever heard the phrase “it’s better to be in a cave and have the view of a palace, rather than be in a palace and have a view of a cave”? In
It’s Much More Than a City! Welcome to the Auckland Region, a land of volcanoes, forested hills, regional parks, beaches, islands and New Zealand’s largest city. Not only does Auckland str
Explore Auckland’s Rugged Side You may have seen the pretty white sand beaches stretching along Auckland’s east coast, but have you seen Auckland’s rugged side? By that, we mean the
Devonport Activities and Attractions You Can’t Miss Just a 12-minute ferry trip or a 20-minute drive from Auckland city, Devonport feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of Auckland city
Warkworth Activities and Attractions You Can’t Miss It’s a town that everyone passes through on a road trip to Northland or the Bay of Islands, but little people know how epic of a pitstop
The City of Sails, Volcanoes and Parks! As New Zealand does everything “huge” huge mountains, huge lakes and huge adrenaline activities the country also has a huge city. Auckland is the fo
Orewa Activities and Attractions You Can’t Miss! Just 25 minutes north from Auckland city, the stunning beachside boutique town of Orewa is the perfect place stop when making your way between Au
Jurassic Park: Just 90km from Auckland! … And that’s 56 miles for you American and British folk. Whether you arrive by air or sea, it’s instantly clear by the towering mountains dens
Make the Most Out of Goat Island! New Zealand’s first and most popular marine reserve is a day trip everybody’s got to take when staying in the Auckland region! It’s one of the best
Road Trip on the Coast of Auckland One of the great things about Auckland is the fact that you can enjoy many varied day trips from the city. One day you can be exploring the Hauraki Gulf, the next yo
Waiuku Activities You Can’t Miss When heading south from Auckland, don’t leave without visiting the charming heritage town of Waiuku. Waiuku is not only packed with interesting features it
The Summer City! When is the best time to be in Auckland? Other than when you first arrive in New Zealand, it’s summertime! Auckland has the best of both worlds: urban adventures and wilderness