7 days in Auckland Region Itinerary

7 days in Auckland Region Itinerary

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7 days in Auckland Region Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  8​h 30​min
1
Waiheke Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Auckland
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Waiheke Island

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.
On the 28th (Sat), trot along with a tour on horseback, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wild on Waiheke, then learn about winemaking at Obsidian Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Man O' War Vineyards.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Waiheke Island trip planning website .

Sydney, Australia to Waiheke Island is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Sydney to Waiheke Island, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Waiheke Island reach 24°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Waiheke Island

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games
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Obsidian Vineyard ©
Obsidian Vineyard
Man O' War Vineyards ©
Man O' War Vineyards
Wild on Waiheke ©
Wild on Waiheke

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
You've now added Magic Broomstick Segway Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): cruise the town with Magic Broomstick Segway Tours, stroll around Mount Victoria Reserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheltenham Beach, and finally stroll through Browns Bay Beach.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Devonport visit website .

You can drive from Waiheke Island to Devonport in 2 hours. Traveling from Waiheke Island in December, expect nights in Devonport to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Auckland.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Browns Bay Beach, Cheltenham Beach
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Magic Broomstick Segway Tours ©
Magic Broomstick Segway Tours
Cheltenham Beach ©
Cheltenham Beach
Mount Victoria Reserve ©
Mount Victoria Reserve

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Muriwai Gannet Colony and Bethells Beach. Get outdoors at Takapuna Beach and Tawharanui Regional Park. Explore Auckland's surroundings by going to Warkworth (Goat Island Marine Reserve & Kowhai Park), Matakana War Memorial (in Matakana) and Brick Bay Sculpture Trail (in Snells Beach). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Orewa Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get engrossed in the history at Bohemian Museum, and stop by Pauanesia.

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Auckland is very close to Devonport. In December in Auckland, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Warkworth, Mangawhai, Bohemian Museum, Muriwai Gannet Colony, Brick Bay Sculpture Trail
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Tawharanui Regional Park ©
Tawharanui Regional Park
Orewa Beach ©
Orewa Beach
Muriwai Gannet Colony ©
Muriwai Gannet Colony

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