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NZ Auckland Maori Bay

Forget the city’s high-rise centre; the beauty of Auckland is the scenery surrounding it. From surf beaches to the islands of Hauraki Gulf, volcanic peaks to fertile farmland, it’s no surprise that the greater Auckland region features high in lists of the world’s most liveable places. This is the perfect introduction to New Zealand.

14 days

New Zealand wildlife and waterways

New Zealand in two weeks
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11 days

Bay of Islands and South Island escape

Off-the-beaten path New Zealand
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14 days

New Zealand self drive

Wine, wildlife and winding roads
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19 days

New Zealand Lord of the Rings route

Head into Mordor, explore Isengard and chill out in Hobbiton
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10 days

Northern adventure route

Adventures on New Zealand’s North Island
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20 days

North to south white knuckle

Epic adventures from North to South Island
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