Must Do's in Northland, New Zealand

Anei te pai o Te Taitokerau / Here’s the best of Northland


Māori Culture

→ Waitangi Treaty Grounds
→ Paddle a 40ft Māori war canoe
→ Forest walk with Māori guides
→ Manea Footprints of Kupe

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Top of NZ

→ Two oceans collide at Cape Reinga
→ Sandboard down Te Paki dunes
→ Journey along 90 Mile Beach

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Nature & Wildlife

→ Walk among ancient kauri forests
→ Encounter kiwi in the wild at night
→ See kiwi and tuatara at Kiwi North

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Subtropical Diving

→ Famous Poor Knights Islands
→ Rikoriko, world’s largest sea cave
→ Dive wrecks on the ocean floor

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Aquatic playground

→ Check out the marine life like dolphins, penguins and fish
→ Sail or cruise through the islands and out to the Hole in the Rock
→ Explore the islands like Urupukapuka Island

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Art and heritage

→ Explore Tohu Whenua landmark sites like Kororipo Heritage Park
→ Award-winning Kauri Museum
→ Wander historic Russell
→ See the new Hundertwasser Art Centre

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Luxury, Food & Wine

→ Farmers & Growers’ Markets
→ Cellar door at local wineries
→ Play golf at coastal courses
→ Indulge & relax at a day spa

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Explore off the beaten track

Explore the countryside and the hidden gems of Northland

Explore off the beaten track

→ Follow the Northland Journeys
→ Cycle New Zealand's northern-most Great Ride
→ Tackle some of the best short walks and day hikes in New Zealand

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