North Island comprising of major New Zealand cities like Auckland, Wellington have brought a modern touch while maintaining the Maori culture in its full authenticity. From magnificent mountain ranges and bubbling volcano rocks to mesmeric golden beaches, North Island is a perfect destination to spend your holidays in peace and lively way. Catering to passengers from all over the world the International airports in the cities are equipped with all sorts of amenities that can accord comfort to the incoming tourists. Domestic interconnectivity is also at frequent speed amongst these major airports of North Island.
North Island is separated from South Island from a small strip of land called Cook Strait which is said to get most dangerous waters. North Island consists of main 12 urbanized areas of which at least half have officially been declared cities –
Wellington is the capital of New Zealand located in the extreme south west region of North Island. This part of the country comprises of 77% of the total population of New Zealand.
Peak season of a place hugely depend on the type of weather that place faces. Many activities especially all the outdoor ones, require good weather conditions like sunny days or warm pleasant windy days than the rainy or snowfall days wherein the tourists will have to spend a day indoors. Weather conditions, thus needs to be kept in mind while making plans for the visit. Some details regarding the weather of North Island is provided below:
North Island’s main airport hub in New Zealand is Auckland International Airport which caters for both International and domestic airlines to and from countries all over the world along with local towns and cities of New Zealand. Other international airports centered in North Island are – Rotorua, Wellington, Palmerston North and Hamilton. However, most of these airports cater for one or two odd flights to Australia only. There are other airports within this region of North Island which only serve as domestic airport for local towns and cities like Kaitaia, Whangarei, Whitianga, Whakatane, New Plymouth, Kapiti Coast, Gisborne, Whanganui, Napier, Taupo, Tauranga, Great Barrier Island and Kerikeri. Most of the airports, both International and domestic, offers hordes of facilities that make the travel and waiting of tourists more comfortable and convenient. Some of these facilities are:
Airlines landing in the airports constructed in North Island cater for both international and domestic cities. The main cities that serve International airlines are Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Hamilton and Palmerston North and have swift and smooth networking with other towns, states and cities of New Zealand in order to transport passengers to their correct destinations. Many airlines having home base in New Zealand only serves the inner areas of the country and helps to interconnect many far off cities with each other. Most of the domestic as well international airlines catered by North island are:
Food is one of the biggest attractions of New Zealand, and North Island is nothing short of incredible in this sphere of culture. Cooking food and serving it to others on this Island is considered to be a form of art that has been perfected by many experienced and popular chefs who have opened up their restaurants in this part of New Zealand. The restaurants itself are structured using specific kind of ambience in mind which comes out in the décor and style of restaurant that is created as end result. Many of them have even received huge amount of votes in Top Choices for various cuisines from both locals and tourists alike. Some of these restaurants are:
Experiences in North Island territory of New Zealand range from adventure and water sports to relaxing by the beach and getting some sort of tan if you wish to. The tourists can visit many important building scattered around the area, having historical and archeological value to North Island. Trekking through the lush green vistas perfected by Mother Nature or expanding the knowledge on Maori culture by visiting the many galleries and exhibits influenced by the culture, whatever you do in North Island, it will be nothing short of educational as the area is filled with many such sights.
Not going with confirmed percentage, but we would still like to bet that New Zealand comes within top 5 position of the list of countries to tour in. However, the problem comes when you wish to see the full country within possibly limited days. Thus we recommend opting for the excursion of Best of North Island. This tour is action packed with adrenalin pumping adventures, slow romantic dinners on the beach, and taking in the mesmeric view only accorded with some cultural infested places of North Island. Just seven days and you will be going home with memories worth seven years. From sea kayak and surfing to gaining more knowledge of Maori culture, this trip is worth every penny you will spend on it.
New Zealand might seem a little small geographically on the map, however don’t let its small stature fool you into believing that it will be much easier to roam all the cities in just few days of holiday. When you actually get down to breakdown your holiday as per the places you must visit, you will realize the whole country must be inspected from every crevice and curve as every single village and town has something different to show. This is where Best of New Zealand comes into picture with full plan to show you New Zealand from the expert locals of the country. 21 days on this tour and you are guaranteed with the best holiday of your lifetime. So just hop on and book your place on this tour to experience both North and South Island in just 21 days.
|Wheel Chair Availability||Yes|
|Prepaid Booth (TAXI)||Yes|
|Terminal Interchanging Facility||Yes|
|Domestic Flights Connectivity||Yes|
|One Day Shelter||Yes|
|Taxi Cost||$3.45/ km (NZ)|
|Apartments Rent||Starting from $250|
|Beer||$4.62/ 0.5l (NZ)|
|Mineral Water||$ 2.51 / 1.5l (NZ)|