Auckland to Cape Reinga Road Trip
Campervan Itinerary

8 Days New Zealand Itinerary | North Island | To the Top and Back

Head north from Auckland following the Twin Coast Discovery Highway. Take a detour along the Whangaparaoa Peninsula north of Auckland, before travelling further north over the Brynderwyn Hills to Whangarei. Cross to the = West Coast and over the Hokianga Harbour to Kaitaia, Ahipara and then Cape Reinga at the very top of New Zealand. Return via the lovely island-studded East Coast.

 

Itinerary highlights:

  • Tiritiri Matangi predator-free island and bird sanctuary
  • Waipoua Forest and the majestic ‘Tane Mahuta’
  • Surfing (or watching surfers) at Shipwreck Bay
  • Cape Reinga – where the Tasman and Pacific oceans meet
  • Secluded and unspoiled white sandy beaches
  • Swimming with dolphins, tall ship sailing and learning about New Zealand’s history in the Bay of Islands
Auckland to Cape Reinga road trip itinerary

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