7 days in Taupo District & Auckland Region Itinerary

7 days in Taupo District & Auckland Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Wellington
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Taupo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Auckland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Wellington

2
nights
Taupo

Taupo ©
The resort town of Taupo lies on the banks of Lake Taupo, the largest body of water in the whole of Australasia.
Explore hidden gems such as Great Lake Taupo and Aratiatia Rapids. Attractions like Fishing Charters & Tours and Tongariro National Trout Centre make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Spa Thermal Park and Riverbank Recreational and Scenic Reserve, make a trip to Maori Rock Carvings, examine the collection at Taupo Museum, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Taupo route maker website.

Wellington to Taupo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Taupo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tongariro National Trout Centre
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Great Lake Taupo ©
Great Lake Taupo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Tongariro National Trout Centre ©
Tongariro National Trout Centre

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.
Bring the kids along to Piha Beach and Muriwai Gannet Colony. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Virtual Reality Studio and Tawharanui Regional Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Auckland: Goat Island Marine Reserve (in Warkworth), Arataki Visitor Centre (in Piha) and Rummage Matakana (in Matakana). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Takapuna Beach, get your game on at Blastacars West Auckland, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Orewa Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Auckland tour builder tool.

You can fly from Taupo to Auckland in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Warkworth, Piha, Muriwai Gannet Colony, Rummage Matakana, Orewa Beach
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Piha Beach ©
Piha Beach
Muriwai Gannet Colony ©
Muriwai Gannet Colony
Tawharanui Regional Park ©
Tawharanui Regional Park

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