Your New Zealand Holiday Experts
8 Days Central North Island Loop Itinerary
Start: Auckland
Finish: Auckland

Highlights

  • The rugged coastline & beautiful bays of the Coromandel Peninsula
  • The Mural town of Katikati
  • Beautiful beaches around the Bay of Plenty
  • Trips to the active volcano on White Island
  • The surf beaches near Gisborne
  • Exploring the vineyards around Napier
  • Art Deco walking tours
  • The National Aquarium at Napier
  • Cruising & fishing on Lake Taupo
  • The boiling mud, geysers and Maori culture of Rotorua
  • Horse studs & lush green countryside of the Waikato region.
Day Itinerary
01 Auckland to Coromandel 200 kms (2 hrs)
02 Coromandel to Tauranga 160 kms (2 hrs)
03 Tauranga to Whakatane 120 kms (1 hr 20 min)
04 Whakatane to Gisborne 210 kms (2 hrs 15 min) (or 394 kms via Hicks Bay)
05 Gisborne to Napier 215 kms (3 hrs)
06 Napier to Taupo 135 kms (1 hr 30 mins)
07 Taupo to Rotorua 80 kms (1 hr)
08 Rotorua to Auckland 235 kms (3 hrs 30 min)