25 days in Auckland & Taupo Itinerary

25 days in Auckland & Taupo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Auckland
1
Auckland
— 21 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Taupo
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 45 min
End: Auckland

21
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stonyridge Vineyard (in Onetangi), Stockade Hill (in Howick) and Long Bay Regional Park (in Long Bay). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower, admire the masterpieces at Connells Bay Sculpture Park, go for a stroll along the water at Viaduct Harbour, and head off the coast to Waiheke Island.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Auckland trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Auckland. May in Auckland sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Taupo.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Auckland Region, Waiheke Island, Matakana, Piha, Devonport
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 20:
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Waiheke Island
Waiheke Island
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stop by Huka Honey Hive, then bet on your favorite at Formula Challenge Racing, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, and finally hike along Huka Falls Walkway. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Great Lake Taupo, then get in on the family fun at Huka Prawn Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Taupo trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Auckland to Taupo by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taupo

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:
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Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Formula Challenge Racing ©
Formula Challenge Racing
Maori Rock Carvings ©
Maori Rock Carvings

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