Maps & Travel Times

Confidence can be taken when travelling on the Pacific Coast Highway, Thermal Explorer and Volcanic Loop

Your Journey will be made easier by following two well established touring routes, the Pacific Coast Highway, Thermal Explorer Highway and Volcanic Loop. All routes are well signposted (every 14 kilometers) which clearly indicate that you are on the right path.

All routes offer an enjoyable way for travelers to experience New Zealand hands on and our selection of itineraries will help you plan your adventure along the Explore Central North Island Touring Route.

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Driving distances and times

Driving distance and times matrix