Travelling to New Zealand's North Island

December 18, 2019

Travelling to New Zealand’s North Island is something you have never seen before, from the incredible natural beauty on the drive down to Wellington to the delicious food and wine of Auckland’s Waiheke Island. See below for the best way to travel the Northern Island in freedom.

How long is the flight to New Zealand?

It's around a 3-hour flight from the east coast to Auckland.

 Flight Centre flight time


What’s the best way of getting around the North Island?

Driving is the best way to get around hands down. If your driving between Auckland and Rotorua stop by Hamilton and Hobbiton for its walks, gardens, cafes and nightlife.

 Flight Centre getting around the North Island


What to do when travelling with kids

There is heaps of action on the north islands for kids all ages, see the adventure parks, hikes and mountain biking trails. I your heading to Hobbiton it's a must see know as “The Shire” in The Lord of the Rings.

How do you get from the North Island to the South Island?

Interisland ferry is the way to go, it takes just over three hours and will take you from Wellington to Picton.

 Flight Centre Interisland ferry


What are the best action-packed activities on the island?

The north island is filled with the best foods, incredible scenery and friendly locals. Only in Auckland, you can Kayak to a volcanic island and base-jump off the country’s tallest man-made structure on the same day.

See Flight Centre’s full blog on New Zealand’s North Island.

Travelling to New Zealand’s North Island is something you have never seen before, from the incredible natural beauty on the drive down to Wellington to the delicious food and wine of Auckland’s Waiheke Island. See below for the best way to travel the Northern Island in freedom.

How long is the flight to New Zealand?

It's around a 3-hour flight from the east coast to Auckland.

 Flight Centre flight time


What’s the best way of getting around the North Island?

Driving is the best way to get around hands down. If your driving between Auckland and Rotorua stop by Hamilton and Hobbiton for its walks, gardens, cafes and nightlife.

 Flight Centre getting around the North Island


What to do when travelling with kids

There is heaps of action on the north islands for kids all ages, see the adventure parks, hikes and mountain biking trails. I your heading to Hobbiton it's a must see know as “The Shire” in The Lord of the Rings.

How do you get from the North Island to the South Island?

Interisland ferry is the way to go, it takes just over three hours and will take you from Wellington to Picton.

 Flight Centre Interisland ferry


What are the best action-packed activities on the island?

The north island is filled with the best foods, incredible scenery and friendly locals. Only in Auckland, you can Kayak to a volcanic island and base-jump off the country’s tallest man-made structure on the same day.

See Flight Centre’s full blog on New Zealand’s North Island.