Experience everything from beaches to snow-capped mountains, geothermal activity, rain forests and Maori culture.

Following well-established routes from our main gateway and regional airports, your experience starts the moment you embark.

Begin the journey anywhere along the eXplore Central North Island touring route and travel either anti-clockwise or clockwise, with many reasons to detour and stay awhile.

The region is compact, and the routes varied, covering diverse parts of New Zealand. eXplore Central North Island is the only place in New Zealand where you can experience everything from tranquil wineries to skifields, geothermal geysers to mighty rivers, wilderness forests to hidden lakes all in one day.

Our itineraries offer you a snapshot of how the Pacific Coast Highway, Thermal Explorer Highway and Volcanic Loop can be experienced. From short breaks to longer stays – we have it covered.

The eXplore Central North Island team is always happy to share local knowledge with you to create fantastic itineraries to suit every travelling style and bucketlist.

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