Travel Itinerary: 14 Days North Island of New Zealand
New Zealand is on many traveler’s “bucket list” to visit, as it was on ours. And I can honestly say that we were not disappointed with our visit to New Zealand – a dream come true to say the least. Based on our experience, we’ve put together useful New Zealand travel itinerary for anyone who wants to visit this amazing place. This itinerary specifically focuses on the North Island of New Zealand, which is quite different from the south. You really need a couple weeks to see it all — but if you are short on time, there are some things that can be eliminated. Happy planning!
North Island of New Zealand Travel Itinerary – 14 Day Trip
* PoP Travel Tip: New Zealand is home to a great camping culture – “freestyle camping” as it is often called, means that you are legally able to camp on land in New Zealand as long as it isn’t private owned, or if there are not signs prohibiting it. As a result, locals and visitors alike enjoy the freedom of RVs or converted minivans to explore without restrictions or constraints of a hotel. The only place camping can be an issue is if you are in a city or larger town, because there is a lack of open / non-private land that is convenient to town. However, holiday / camping parks are also throughout New Zealand – and they offer a good location, lots of amenities, and are an affordable option to many hotels.
Accommodations We Recommend for Your Trip to New Zealand – North Island
Through careful research and our own experience, we’ve put together some quick links to some recommended hotels based on their location, amenities, value-value added services (such as breakfast), and ratings / reviews from other travelers.
|Auckland||Princes Wharf Grace Apartments|
|Scenic Hotel Auckland|
|City Lodge Backpackers|
|Rotoura||Malfroy Motor Lodge Rotorua – Accommodation and Mineral Pool|
|NZ Rotorua Hot Spring B&B Kiwi|
|Wylie Court Motor Lodge|
|Wellington||Quest on Thorndon|
|Wellesley Boutique Hotel|
|** Campervan! (throughout New Zealand – it is one of the most popular ways of getting around and sleeping)||Many websites and a variety of options to choose from.|
Activities & Tickets During Your trip to New Zealand – North Island
One of the great aspects of visiting New Zealand is all the beautiful outdoor activities. From hiking, biking, rafting, skiing – and even extreme activities like bungee. For the north island of New Zealand, there’s also some really great geothermal areas as well as some really cool local culture and history of the Maori people. To assist you with your trip planning, we’ve picked out some of the top things to do in the most popular areas of the North Island of New Zealand and included them below.
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