For a family adventure of a lifetime, North Island New Zealand is a destination that you must visit. From forests to caves, from beaches to snow-capped mountains, impressive scenery and geysers, the North Island has so much to offer families.
The North Island packs a lot into a limited space, meaning you can visit many of the main sights in a couple of weeks.
Auckland is the stopping point for most flights and what a great point it is. Explore the harbour in which Auckland sits on, climb to the top of the tower to see the sights or to the highest hill, take a picnic to Cornwall Park or along one of the stunning North Shore beaches. There is so much to see and do in this great city.
The Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Islands and the Bay of Plenty are studded with things to do with families, including some of the most breathtaking beaches. So much space to run and play for the kids.
Rotorua is a big must for families travelling the North Island. Learn about the Maori culture through the cultural shows, take a walk along some bubbling geysers of mud or even go in a mud bath – lots of fun.
Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and the city is always alive and happening with events for families, museums and walks and trails. A trip on the Cable Car, is a must with the view great for the parents to take in.
The North Island has so much to offer for a great family destination, the kids will never get bored. Click on a town below and start checking out what there is to see and do. You will be surprised and will want to make your next school holiday trip to one of these fantastic places!