Auckland, New Zealand - Wellington, New Zealand 12 days trip


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  • Great FoodGreat Food
  • CultureCulture
  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places
  • BeachesBeaches

Trip itinerary


Auckland, New Zealand

2 nights Fri. Jan 01-Sun. Jan 03

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Coromandel Town, New Zealand

2 nights Sun. Jan 03-Tue. Jan 05

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Rotorua, New Zealand

2 nights Tue. Jan 05-Thu. Jan 07

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Taupo, New Zealand

2 nights Thu. Jan 07-Sat. Jan 09

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Napier, New Zealand

2 nights Sat. Jan 09-Mon. Jan 11

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Wellington, New Zealand

1 night Mon. Jan 11-Tue. Jan 12

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Things to do in and around Auckland

  • Auckland skyline
  • Giraffes at Auckland Zoo
  • Sky Tower above the CBD
  • Auckland view
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum
  • Waitakere Ranges
  • Tiritiri Matangi Island off the Whangaparoa Peninsula
  • Twin Oak Drive - Cornwall Park - Auckland - New Zealand
  • 200510 underwater tunnel
  • Rangitoto
  • Upminster Avon Road LT RLH 50 MXX250
  • Waiheke Island
  • Hershey Park
  • North Head, Auckland
  • Friday Ride
  • Hand me that Butterfly
  • Bridge, Auckland Botanic Garden
  • Layered Sunrise
  • Waterworks


New Zealand, Auckland region

CultureFoodNight lifeHistoric2 nightsFri. Jan 01 - Sun. Jan 03

Famed for its cultural diversity and vibrant energy, this metropolis boasts parks and museums, two harbors, and great restaurants.

Auckland in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest and most populous urban area in the country. Auckland has a population of 1,454,300 - 32 percent of New Zealand's population. It is part of the wider Auckland Region, which includes the rural areas and towns north and south of the urban area, plus the islands of the Hauraki Gulf, resulting in a total population of 1,570,500 that is governed by the Auckland Council. Auckland also has the largest Polynesian population of any city in the world. In Maori, Auckland's name is Tamaki Makaurau and the adaptation of Auckland, to suit Maori phonetic rules, is Akarana.
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Things to do in and around Coromandel Town

  • Coromandel Town
  • Coromandel Town
  • ostrich eggs
  • Auckland skyline
  • Waterworks
  • Tiritiri Matangi Island off the Whangaparoa Peninsula
  • Bade- und Grabespass am Hot Water Beach
  • Waiheke Island

Coromandel Town

New Zealand, Waikato region

BeachesNatureFoodActive2 nightsSun. Jan 03 - Tue. Jan 05

Feel like you're in paradise in this gorgeous town, known for its beautiful bays, majestic waterfalls, and delicious fresh seafood.

Coromandel is a town on the Coromandel Harbour, on the western side of the Coromandel Peninsula, which is on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is 75 kilometres east of the city of Auckland, although the road between them, which winds around the Firth of Thames and Hauraki Gulf coasts, is 190 km long The town was named after the peninsula, which was named after HMS Coromandel, which sailed into the harbour in 1820.[2] At one time Coromandel Harbour was a major port serving the peninsula's gold mining and kauri industries. An old gold stamper battery is still in fully operational working order. Today, the town's main industries are tourism and mussel farming.
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Things to do in and around Rotorua

  • Looking Down At Rotorua
  • Maori Performers, Tamaki Maori Village, Rotorua
  • Rotorua - Hells Gate
  • Whakarewarewa Thermal Village, Rotorua
  • Geyser, Te Puia, Rotorua
  • bambi
  • Huka Falls 7
  • Rotorua Government Gardens
  • green & blue
  • Kuirau Park, Rotorua
  • Mountain Biking in Rotorua, New Zealand (c) TRAILSOURCE.COM
  • Agrodome
  • IMG_6709
  • Ohinemutu Maori meeting house
  • Rotorua
  • museum
  • St. Faiths church, Rotorua
  • Devil's Bath, Wai-o-Tapu, North Island, New Zealand.
  • Dx Okere Falls


New Zealand, Bay of Plenty region

NatureActiveCulture2 nightsTue. Jan 05 - Thu. Jan 07

Famed for its geothermal activity, this city is favored by travelers and offers an array of geysers, hot springs, and mud pools.

Rotorua, ("The second great lake of Kahumatamomoe") is a city on the southern shores of the lake of the same name, in the Bay of Plenty Region of New Zealand's North Island. Rotorua is a major destination for both domestic and international tourists; the tourism industry is by far the largest industry in the district. It is known for its geothermal activity, and features geysers – notably the Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa – and hot mud pools. This thermal activity is sourced to the Rotorua caldera, on which the town lies. Rotorua is home to the Waiariki Institute of Technology. The Lakes of Rotorua are a collection of many lakes surrounding Rotorua.
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Things to do in and around Taupo

  • Tongariro & Lake Taupo
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  • Aukland botanical gardens, New Zealand
  • Taupo Museum & Art gallery
  • Huka Falls 7
  • Agrodome
  • IMG_6709
  • Devil's Bath, Wai-o-Tapu, North Island, New Zealand.
  • DSC00022
  • Elusive Kiwi


New Zealand, Waikato region

NatureActiveSmall towns2 nightsThu. Jan 07 - Sat. Jan 09

This town offers a multitude of adrenalin-raising activities, as well as a lovely lake and incredible views over the volcanoes.

Taupo is a tourist center, particularly in the summer, as it offers panoramic views over the lake and to the volcanic mountains of Tongariro National Park to the south. It offers a number of tourist activities including sky diving, jet boating and paragliding. Taupo services a number of surrounding plantation pine forests including Kaingaroa Forest, the largest man-made forest in the world, and related industry. A large sawmill is sited approximated 3 km to the north east of the town on Centennial Drive. The Wairakei geothermal power station is a few kilometres north of the town.
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Things to do in and around Napier

  • Napier Nov 2011
  • Marine Parade, Napier 2011
  • Under the New Zealand National Aquarium
  • Napier
  • Ahuriri beach near Perfume Point
  • Te Mata Peak
  • Highland Cow
  • Untitled
  • Otatara Pa Taradale
  • bluff hill lookout
  • Napier Botanic Gardens
  • Huka Falls 7
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  • Sunken Gardens, Napier
  • Museum Theatre, Gallery, Hawke’s Bay, Napier
  • Pania of the reef Napier New Zealand 3
  • Mission Estate Winery, Napier.
  • Cape Kidnappers
  • Into the beyond, Tongariro National Park


New Zealand, Hawke's Bay region

FoodCultureSmall townsHistoric2 nightsSat. Jan 09 - Mon. Jan 11

Full of Art Deco architecture, this city offers an array of cultural attractions, from museums, to monuments, to verdant gardens.

Napier is a popular tourist city, with a unique concentration of 1930s Art Deco architecture, built after much of the city was razed in the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. It also has one of the most photographed tourist attractions in the country, a statue on Marine Parade called Pania of the Reef. Thousands of people flock to Napier every February for the Tremains Art Deco Weekend event, a celebration of its Art Deco heritage and history. Other notable tourist events attracting many outsiders to the region annually include F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic events, and the Mission Estate Concert at Mission Estate and Winery in the suburb of Taradale.
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Things to do in and around Wellington

  • Monastery on the hill
  • Antique shops and others shops in main street of the heritage town of Carcoar New South Wales.
  • Wellington Botanic Gardens in spring.
  • Te Papa Tongarewa (Museum of New Zealand) in Wellington
  • Gainfully “employed”: cycling to the beach counts, right?
  • Got any food? - EXPLORED
  • Approaching Matiu/Somes Island
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  • carter observatory
  • Meercats @ Wellington Zoo
  • Weta Cave
  • Putangirua Pinnacles
  • Wrights Hill Fortress


New Zealand, Wellington region

CultureFoodBeachesNight life1 nightMon. Jan 11 - Tue. Jan 12

New Zealand's capital is a city with upbeat energies, boasting a thriving nightlife, rich museums, historic buildings, and more.

Wellington is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand. It is located at the south-western tip of the North Island, and is the world's southernmost capital city of a sovereign state. Wellington is marketed as the 'coolest little capital in the world' and its popular tourist attractions include Museum of Wellington Museum, Wellington Zoo, Zealandia and Wellington Cable Car. Cruise tourism is experiencing a major boom in line with nationwide development. Cafe culture is prominent and restaurants offer cuisines including from Europe, Asia and Polynesia.
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