• Cathedral Cove – The Coromandel
  • Tairawhiti Gisborne Winery
  • Gannets, Cape Kidnappers – Hawke’s Bay
  • Walking around Mauao – Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty

Pacific Coast Highway

Glittering white sand, crystal clear waters, rolling surf beaches, beautiful harbours…

The Pacific Coast Highway traverses the spectacular east coast of New Zealand’s Central North Island.

Be among the first people to see the sun as it rises to the new day, casting its first rays over the stunning white sand beaches along the length of the Highway.

Sample of the world’s best seafood, award-winning wines and innovative cuisine and indulge yourself in the luxurious and boutique accommodation establishments along the way.

Enjoy the diverse and unique heritage within the region. You’ll find an city of buildings from another era, ancient Maori pa sites, historical delights and living heritage in the stories and faces of the local people.

Marvel at the talents of the local artists and share with them the environment that so inspires them.

Discover the Regions of the Pacific Coast Highway:

The Coromandel

Bay of Plenty

Tairāwhiti Gisborne

Hawke’s Bay