Auckland Itinerary

Auckland Itinerary: Best Way to Spend 1, 2 & 3 Days in Auckland

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Stroll through Viaduct Harbour, enjoy the view from the Sky Tower, day trip to Waiheke or Rangitoto Islands, go whale watching, and day trip to the Waitakere Ranges…these are just some of the things you can do in Auckland. If you are planning your Auckland itinerary, the biggest factor in planning your visit here is the length of time you …

North Island New Zealand

30 Amazing Things to Do on the North Island of New Zealand

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Cruise the Bay of Islands, go blackwater rafting, spend a day on beautiful Waiheke Island, go sandboarding, hike the spectacular Tongariro Alpine Crossing, see glowworms and kiwi birds, visit Hobbiton, and explore the geothermal areas around Rotorua and Taupo…these are all things to do on the North Island of New Zealand. There is something here for everyone. Sample some of …

Auckland New Zealand

Auckland Bucket List: 20 Best Things to Do in Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and one of the largest cities in Oceania. With its beautiful setting on the Hauraki Gulf, its parks and walking trails, vibrant food and wine scene, and endless day trip options, the list of things to do in Auckland is relatively long. In this guide, we list the best things to do …

Waiheke Island New Zealand

Waiheke Island Day Trip: Things to Do & One Day Itinerary

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Taking a day trip to Waiheke Island is one of the best things to do in Auckland, New Zealand. This small island is home to long stretches of beautiful beaches and coastlines, olive oil and gin distilleries, hiking trails, and restaurants. But for many people, the biggest draw are the wineries. Waiheke Island is covered in vineyards, so wine tastings …

New Zealand Itinerary

New Zealand Itinerary: 3 Week North & South Island Road Trip

Julie Itinerary, New Zealand 59 Comments

New Zealand…this is the land of fiords, volcanoes, black sand beaches, glaciers, glowworms, hot springs, and breathtaking landscapes. On this New Zealand itinerary, you can road trip through one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Along the way, go hiking, test your wits and go bungy jumping, go wine tasting, and much, much more. It’s no secret that …

New Zealand with Kids

Ten Fun Things To Do with Kids on the North Island of New Zealand

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The second half of our New Zealand adventure took us through the North Island. Although the North Island lacks the stunning scenery that we were wowed by on the South Island, there are still heaps of fun activities for families. The North Island has it all…beaches, volcanoes, fabulous cities, famous movie sets, more adrenaline generating activities, and even caves filled …