The steaming, bubbling, otherworldly landscapes of the Volcanic Plateau.
Auckland, with its world-class restaurants, hopping bars, and museum celebrating Maori art and culture
Windswept, pristine Northland—especially the spectacular Ninety Mile Beach
What To Skip
The Sky City Casinounless you're a die-hard gambler
What For:Active + Adventure, Beach + Island, Family, Food + Wine, Green + Eco-Travel, Outdoors + Nature
When To Go:February, March, April, May
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