60 days in Auckland Region & Wellington Itinerary

60 days in Auckland Region & Wellington Itinerary

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Orere Point
— 4 nights
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Matakana
— 6 nights
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Kawau Island
— 6 nights
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Wellington
— 17 nights
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Auckland
— 15 nights
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Waiheke Island
— 8 nights

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Orere Point

Orere Point ©
Head to Clevedon Village Farmers Market and Woodzone - NZ Made Woodware and Furniture Shopfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Nikau Cave and Rotoroa Island. Go for a jaunt from Orere Point to Bombay to see Beretta At Bracu about 54 minutes away.

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Lagos, Nigeria to Orere Point is an approximately 36-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lagos to Orere Point, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lagos in November, things will get cooler in Orere Point: highs are around 22°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Matakana.

Things to do in Orere Point

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tapapakanga Regional Park ©
Tapapakanga Regional Park
Nikau Cave ©
Nikau Cave
Waharau Regional Park ©
Waharau Regional Park

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Matakana

Matakana ©
Matakana is a small town in the Rodney District of New Zealand. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Couldrey House & Garden and Silverdale Pioneer Village. Let the collections at Of Hand & Heart and The Vivian Gallery capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Matakana side-trips: Orewa (Orewa Beach, Alice Eaves Scenic Reserve, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Tawharanui Regional Park, look for gifts at Morris & James, make a trip to Matakana Village, and trek along Brick Bay Sculpture Trail.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Matakana tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Orere Point to Matakana takes 2 hours. Traveling from Orere Point in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Matakana, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kawau Island.

Things to do in Matakana

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tawharanui Regional Park ©
Tawharanui Regional Park
Orewa Beach ©
Orewa Beach
Goat Island Marine Reserve ©
Goat Island Marine Reserve

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nights
Kawau Island

Kawau Island ©
Kawau Island is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Mansion House.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kawau Island trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Matakana to Kawau Island with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Kawau Island can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Wellington on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Kawau Island

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mansion House ©
Mansion House

17
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Wellington

Wellington ©

Harbour Capital

Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edwin Fox Maritime Museum and Wellington Cable Car. Appreciate the collections at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and Cable Car Museum. Explore Wellington's surroundings by going to Picton (Queen Charlotte Track, Queen Charlotte Sound, &more), C'est Cheese (in Featherston) and Martinborough (Muirlea Rise & Olivo). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Nga Manu Nature Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Otari-Wilton's Bush Native Botanic Garden, take an in-depth tour of The Great War Exhibition, and brush up on your military savvy at National War Memorial.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Wellington trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kawau Island to Wellington. Traveling from Kawau Island in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Wellington, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Edwin Fox Maritime Museum ©
Edwin Fox Maritime Museum
Queen Charlotte Track ©
Queen Charlotte Track
Staglands Wildlife Reserve ©
Staglands Wildlife Reserve

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Auckland

Auckland ©

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Visit Howick Historical Village and St Ninians Church for their historical value. We've included these beaches for you: Piha Beach and Takapuna Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Arataki Visitor Centre (in Piha), Kerr Farm Wine (in Kumeu) and Muriwai Gannet Colony (in Muriwai Beach). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Karekare Beach, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Transport and Technology, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and enjoy the sea views from Manukau Heads Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Auckland day trip website.

You can fly from Wellington to Auckland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Wellington in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Auckland, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Waiheke Island.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Piha Beach ©
Piha Beach
Muriwai Gannet Colony ©
Muriwai Gannet Colony
Bethells Beach ©
Bethells Beach

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Waiheke Island

Island of Wine

Head to Waiheke Island, a place of white sandy beaches, palm trees, great wine, and relaxation, just 35 minutes off the coast of Auckland.
Get some cultural insight at Peacock Sky Vineyard and Obsidian Vineyard. Let the collections at Connells Bay Sculpture Park and Whittaker's Musical Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wild on Waiheke, do a tasting at Batch Winery, look for all kinds of wild species at Stony Batter, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

Find out how to plan Waiheke Island trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can ride a ferry from Auckland to Waiheke Island in 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in January: highs in Waiheke Island hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Waiheke Island

Wineries · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Obsidian Vineyard ©
Obsidian Vineyard
Peacock Sky Vineyard ©
Peacock Sky Vineyard

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