48 days in Bay of Islands Itinerary

48 days in Bay of Islands Itinerary

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Russell
— 22 nights
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Kerikeri
— 24 nights

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Russell

Russell ©
Russell, formerly known as Kororāreka, was the first permanent European settlement and sea port in New Zealand. Explore Russell's surroundings by going to Cape Brett Walkway (in Rawhiti) and Paihia (Waitangi Golf Club, Opua Forest Lookout Track, &more). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Flagstaff Hill Historic Reserve, learn about winemaking at Omata Estate, and trek along Tapeka Point Track.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Russell travel planner.

Manchester, UK to Russell is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Russell is 12 hours. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kerikeri.

Things to do in Russell

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Golf Course
Waitangi Golf Club
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Architectural Building
St Paul's Anglican Church
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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. Explore Kerikeri's surroundings by going to Kaikohe (Te Waiariki Ngawha Springs, Hone Heke Memorial Park, &more). Spend the 9th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Waitangi Treaty Grounds, get in on the family fun at Action World, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire the landmark architecture of The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kerikeri day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Russell to Kerikeri takes 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kerikeri

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Spa
Spas
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