2 days in Auckland, Hamilton & Rotorua Itinerary

2 days in Auckland, Hamilton & Rotorua Itinerary

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Auckland
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Hamilton
— 1 night
Drive
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Rotorua
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Auckland Museum and then make a trip to SkyTower.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Auckland. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hamilton.
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Hamilton — 1 night

Tron

On the banks of the Waikato River lies Hamilton, a pretty, active city on North Island.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamilton trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Auckland to Hamilton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Rotorua.
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Rotorua

Sulphur City

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rotorua itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hamilton to Rotorua in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Rotorua can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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