7 days in Northland Region Itinerary

7 days in Northland Region Itinerary

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Russell
— 2 nights
2
Kerikeri
— 3 nights
3
Whangarei
— 1 night

2
nights
Russell

Russell ©
Russell, formerly known as Kororāreka, was the first permanent European settlement and sea port in New Zealand. Step out of Russell with an excursion to St Paul's Anglican Church in Paihia--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Pompallier Mission and Printery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, do a tasting at Omata Estate, and trek along Tapeka Point Track.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Russell trip itinerary maker.

Gisborne to Russell is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kerikeri.

Things to do in Russell

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

St Paul's Anglican Church
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Pompallier Mission and Printery ©
Pompallier Mission and Printery
St Paul's Anglican Church ©
St Paul's Anglican Church
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

3
nights
Kerikeri

Kerikeri ©
Kerikeri, the largest town in Northland New Zealand, is a popular tourist destination about three hours drive north of Auckland, and 80 km north of the northern region's largest city, Whangarei. Kerikeri is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Waitangi Treaty Grounds, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St James Anglican Church, admire the striking features of The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kerikeri trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Russell to Kerikeri in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Whangarei.

Things to do in Kerikeri

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Paihia, Haruru Falls, Blue River Orchard
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Waitangi Treaty Grounds ©
Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Paihia Harbour ©
Paihia Harbour

1
night
Whangarei

Whangarei ©
Whangarei is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of Northland Region. On the 10th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Kiwi North - Kiwi House, Museum & Heritage Park, don't miss a visit to Mount Parihaka War Memorial, then admire the sheer force of Whangarei Falls, and finally wander the streets of Town Basin.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Whangarei trip app.

Getting from Kerikeri to Whangarei by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Whangarei

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Mount Parihaka War Memorial
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Whangarei Falls ©
Whangarei Falls
Town Basin ©
Town Basin

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