North Island

The North Island of New Zealand is often the first stop for visitors with many flights arriving into Auckland daily. Auckland is a vibrant and diverse city. Experience the urban environment of the city and then half an hour later enjoy the beautiful beaches, mountain trails and holiday islands in the surrounding areas.

To the north is the Bay of Islands region with its 144 islands and secluded bays. In the South are the Waitomo Caves with their famous glow worms. Experience Maori spirit and geothermal wonderland in Rotorua and tour the capital city of Wellington on the islands south coast.

The North Island Regions are:

  • Northland
  • Auckland
  • Coromandel
  • Waikato
  • Rotorua
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Eastland
  • Taranaki
  • Ruapehu
  • Lake Taupo
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Manawatu - Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Wairarapa

In the North Island the climate varies from warm subtropical in the far north to cool temperate climate in the south. The mountainous regions experience a alpine conditions. In Auckland the average daily temperature in Summer is 22 degrees celcius whilst the average overnight temperature is 16 degrees celcius. In the Winter time the temperature during the day is around 14 degrees and overnight it is approximately 8 degrees. Down to the south of the Island in Wellington the temperatures are lower with average Summer temperatures of 20 degrees celcius during the day and nightly temperatures of 13 degrees celcius. In Winter it is usually around 11 degrees celcius during the day and 5 degrees celcius during the day.

Dominated by natural wonders the North Island of New Zealand is the perfect place for relaxing and educational holiday.