20 days in Auckland Region Itinerary

20 days in Auckland Region Itinerary

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20 days in Auckland Region Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Waiheke Island
— 4 nights
Travel:  4​h
2
Great Barrier Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 45​min
3
Matakana
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Devonport
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
5
Auckland
— 8 nights
End: Auckland

4
nights
Waiheke Island

Head to Waiheke Island, a place of white sandy beaches, palm trees, great wine, and relaxation, just 35 minutes off the coast of Auckland.
Waiheke Island is known for adventure, wineries, breweries & distilleries, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Mudbrick Vineyard, stroll through Oneroa Beach, and stop by Rangihoua Estate.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Waiheke Island attractions planner.

Auckland to Waiheke Island is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Waiheke Island when traveling from Auckland in February, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Great Barrier Island.

Things to do in Waiheke Island

Tours Wineries Outdoors
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Connells Bay Sculpture Park ©
Connells Bay Sculpture Park
Stonyridge Vineyard ©
Stonyridge Vineyard

1
night
Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Glenfern Sanctuary and then trek along Aotea Track.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Great Barrier Island vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Waiheke Island to Great Barrier Island with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Matakana.

Things to do in Great Barrier Island

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glenfern Sanctuary ©
Glenfern Sanctuary

4
nights
Matakana

Matakana ©
Matakana is a small town in the Rodney District of New Zealand. Explore Matakana's surroundings by going to Mangawhai Beach (in Mangawhai), Snowplanet (in Silverdale) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Leigh). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Matakana Village, immerse yourself in nature at Tawharanui Regional Park, look for gifts at Unicorn Bookshop, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Parry Kauri Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Matakana tour itinerary planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Barrier Island to Matakana. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Matakana

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Warkworth, Snowplanet, Mangawhai Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Waiwera Thermal Resort & Spa
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Tawharanui Regional Park ©
Tawharanui Regional Park
Matakana Village ©
Matakana Village
Sculptureum ©
Sculptureum

2
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): cruise the town with MagicBroomstick (Segway) Tours, stroll through Mount Victoria Reserve, then stroll through Cheltenham Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Browns Bay Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Waiwera Thermal Resort & Spa and then have some family-friendly fun at Snowplanet.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Devonport trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Matakana to Devonport in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Spas Nature

Side Trips

Snowplanet, Cheltenham Beach, Waiwera Thermal Resort & Spa, Browns Bay Beach
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Magic Broomstick Segway Tours ©
Magic Broomstick Segway Tours
Snowplanet ©
Snowplanet
Cheltenham Beach ©
Cheltenham Beach

8
nights
Auckland

Auckland ©
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.
Auckland is known for nature, museums, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Sky Tower, explore and take pictures at Viaduct Harbour, meet the residents at Auckland Zoo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Devonport.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Auckland trip maker website .

Auckland is just a short distance from Devonport. In February in Auckland, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Museum of Transport and Technology
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 7:
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland War Memorial Museum ©
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Auckland Zoo ©
Auckland Zoo

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