East Cape Road Trip
New Zealand Campervan Itinerary

14 days North Island Campervan Itinerary | Central North to East Cape

Starting your motorhome hire in Auckland, head south and then east to the Coromandel Peninsula. Follow the east coast to Gisborne and the Hawke’s Bay. Return through the central North Island taking in Taupo and Rotorua and then the caves at Waitomo, before stopping at Raglan, one of the world’s best surfing spots, and finally heading back to Auckland.


Itinerary highlights:

  • East Cape Lighthouse - first place in the
    world to see the sun!
  • Unspoilt white sandy beaches
  • New Zealand’s easternmost point
  • The longest wharf in New Zealand – half an hour to walk to the end
  • Hawke’s Bay wineries
  • The magical glowworms and underground river at Waitomo Caves
  • One of the world’s top surfing spots
Auckland to East Cape road trip campervan itinerary

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