6 days in North Island Itinerary

6 days in North Island Itinerary

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6 days in North Island Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Hot Water Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Taupo
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Paihia
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Toronto

1
day
Hot Water Beach

Hot Water Beach ©
Named after the geothermal springs that supply the coast with pleasantly warm water ideal for swimming and soaking, Hot Water Beach attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Beach.

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Toronto, Canada to Hot Water Beach is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from Toronto to Hot Water Beach due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Toronto in February, with highs in Hot Water Beach at 28°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Taupo.

Things to do in Hot Water Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
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Hot Water Beach ©
Hot Water Beach

1
night
Taupo

Taupo ©
The resort town of Taupo lies on the banks of Lake Taupo, the largest body of water in the whole of Australasia.
On the 14th (Fri), push the limits with an extreme tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Kinloch Beach, and then admire the sheer force of Huka Falls Walkway.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Taupo tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hot Water Beach to Taupo takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paihia.

Things to do in Taupo

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Huka Falls Walkway ©
Huka Falls Walkway
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Kinloch Beach ©
Kinloch Beach

2
nights
Paihia

Paihia ©
The main tourist town in the Bay of Islands area, Paihia gives visitors a good range of accommodations, a convenient town center, long sandy beaches, and interesting architecture.
On the 15th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Waitangi Treaty Grounds, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Paihia Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paihia trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Taupo to Paihia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paihia

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Waitangi Treaty Grounds ©
Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Paihia Harbour ©
Paihia Harbour
Scuba & Snorkeling

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