3 days in Auckland & New Plymouth Itinerary

3 days in Auckland & New Plymouth Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Island tour itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

3 days in Auckland & New Plymouth Itinerary

Start: Auckland
1
Auckland
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
New Plymouth
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  2​h 45​min
End: Auckland

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Muriwai Gannet Colony and then learn about all things military at Auckland War Memorial Museum. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Bay Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Helier's Bay.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Auckland trip itinerary builder .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Auckland. In December, daily temperatures in Auckland can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to New Plymouth.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Muriwai Gannet Colony
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Muriwai Gannet Colony ©
Muriwai Gannet Colony
Mission Bay Beach ©
Mission Bay Beach
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum

1
night
New Plymouth

New Plymouth ©
Where other cities run, New Plymouth prefers to stroll.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Back Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Taranaki Walkway, and then get to know the resident critters at Brooklands Zoo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New Plymouth travel planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Auckland to New Plymouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Plymouth

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Brooklands Zoo ©
Brooklands Zoo
Port Taranaki Walkway ©
Port Taranaki Walkway

Similar Plans

6 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM VIETNAM November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM CANADA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Auckland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in New Plymouth BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans