7 days in New Zealand Itinerary

7 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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Wellsford
— 1 night
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Dargaville
— 1 night
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Cape Reinga
— Few hours
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Paihia
— 2 nights
5
Whangarei
— 2 nights

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Wellsford

Wellsford ©
Wellsford is a town on the Northland Peninsula in the northern North Island of New Zealand. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get interesting insight from Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Minniesdale Chapel, and then walk around Atiu Creek Regional Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Wellsford driving holiday planner.

Auckland to Wellsford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Dargaville.

Things to do in Wellsford

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Minniesdale Chapel, Atiu Creek Regional Park
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Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours ©
Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours
Minniesdale Chapel ©
Minniesdale Chapel

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Dargaville

Dargaville ©
Dargaville is a town in the North Island of New Zealand. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): hike along Tane Mahuta Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Sisters Walk, and then take a peaceful walk through Waipoua Forest.

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Drive from Wellsford to Dargaville in 1.5 hours. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cape Reinga.

Things to do in Dargaville

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Waipoua Forest, Tane Mahuta Walk
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Waipoua Forest ©
Waipoua Forest
Dargaville Museum ©
Dargaville Museum
Tane Mahuta Walk ©
Tane Mahuta Walk

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Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga
Cape Reinga or Te Rerenga Wairua is the northwesternmost tip of the Aupouri Peninsula, at the northern end of the North Island of New Zealand. Plan trip to Cape Reinga with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Dargaville to Cape Reinga takes 4 hours. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to Paihia.

Things to do in Cape Reinga

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Waitangi Treaty Grounds, then grab your bike and head to Waitangi Mountain Bike Park, and then steep yourself in history at Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with Coastal Kayakers, identify plant and animal life at The Parrot Place, then delve into the lush surroundings at Manginangina Kauri Walk, then trek along Puketi Nature Trail, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St James Anglican Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Paihia vacation tool.

You can drive from Cape Reinga to Paihia in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Whangarei.

Things to do in Paihia

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kerikeri, Waitangi, Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House
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Coastal Kayakers ©
Coastal Kayakers
Waitangi Mountain Bike Park ©
Waitangi Mountain Bike Park
The Parrot Place ©
The Parrot Place

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Whangarei

Whangarei ©
Whangarei is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of Northland Region. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Kiwi North - Kiwi House, Museum & Heritage Park, then get interesting insight from Adventure Forest, then walk around AH Reed Memorial Park, and finally make a trip to Mount Parihaka War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Packard Motor Museum, stroll through Bream Head Coast Walks, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Manaia Track.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Whangarei trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Paihia to Whangarei takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Whangarei

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Mount Parihaka War Memorial
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Adventure Forest ©
Adventure Forest
Mount Manaia Track ©
Mount Manaia Track
Bream Head Coast Walks ©
Bream Head Coast Walks

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