North Island Activities

Northland

The Northland NZ region incorporates the Bay of Islands and the Far North. The Bay of Islands is a sub tropical destination with golden sand beaches and a proud history as the birthplace of the nation. Paihia is the ideal town to base yourself for your Northland experience.

Auckland

Auckland is our premier city. Very cosmopolitan in nature with a strong Polynesian flavour and influences from all over Asia and the Pacific Rim. The result is a vibrant destination with international class hotels, excellent dining options and a range of activities.

Waikato / Coromandel

Situated in the heart of the North Island the diverse Waikato encompasses New Zealand's fourth largest city, Hobbiton Movie Set, and the world famous Waitomo Caves with its glow worms and other adventure tourism activities.

Rotorua

The cultural heart of New Zealand, Rotorua is famous for its Maori heritage and geothermal wonders. The Rotorua morning sightseeing tour includes visits to three well known attractions, Te Puia, Rainbow Springs Nature Park, and the Agrodome. Also included in the visit to Rotorua is a night out with Tamaki Maori Village.

Taupo

This popular tourist destination boasts the largest freshwater lake in Australasia. Enjoy world-class trout fishing, adrenaline pumping adventure activities, or just take a relaxing stroll along the lake front.

Napier & Hawkes Bay

Hawke’s Bay is part of the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail and show cases many top-class wineries all within easy access from Napier. Art Deco architecture that features in the main city of Napier is celebrated, especially since the city was rebuilt after an earthquake in 1931.

Wellington

Surrounded by harbour and hills, New Zealand’s capital is home to Te Papa, the interactive national museum and art gallery. Home to New Zealand’s movie industry (affectionately known as Wellywood) therefore a film tour or visit to Weta cave is a must especially for fans of The Hobbit, Tin Tin and Avatar.