Auckland is New Zealand’s most populous city and there is no shortage of amazing winter activities in which to partake while visiting. This North Island city is an economic hub of the country and offers plenty of cultural and adventure activities - there truly is something for everyone! All roads lead to Auckland, so it's a great start and end point for any North Island trip. The topography of Auckland features many intriguing natural highlights. From copious gulfs and bays to scenic mountains, there is certainly no shortage of lush outdoor beauty to set the scene for your perfect winter getaway. Whether you’re traveling with family or on a weekend trip with your sweetheart, you’ll find plenty to do - both indoors and out. Auckland has mild and slightly wet winters, which makes it an ideal option for summer vacationers. Snow rarely falls in the region, and even though winter is the rainy season, Auckland still has plenty of sunshine to go around. Great winter weather means that you can participate in any Auckland activities without worrying too much about wearing the right garb or dealing with nasty winter storms. Simply travel with a good pair of wellies and some comfortable layers and you can see and do whatever you want while in town. What a better way to travel from Auckland than with a motorhome. Hire a campervan with Mighway, and let the journey unfold!
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At 328 metres, it is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand and offers breath-taking views for up to 80 kilometres in every direction.
Travel up in the glass-fronted lifts to one of the three spectacular viewing platforms, or for more thrills and excitement, SkyWalk round the pergola at 192 metres up or SkyJump off the Tower!
The Sky Tower also offers various dining experiences to satisfy every palate. Peter Gordon’s chic and elegant restaurant – The Sugar Club, offers the finest dining experience. Orbit restaurant is Auckland’s only 360-degree revolving restaurant and boasts stunning views of Auckland city. If you want relaxed dining, the Sky Café is located on level 50 (now in partnership with Kapiti Ice Cream, another iconic kiwi brand).
The Sky Tower is one of New Zealand's most exhilarating and spectacular tourist attractions, you will be amazed at what you can see and do under one roof!
Piha is only one of a number of bays and beaches in the area, all wild surf beaches, some more accessible than others. While the main beaches – Piha, North Piha and Karekare – attract big crowds in the summer, on a wild dayÂ you could be the only person on the beach, and only small numbers make their way to the beaches where it takes more effort to get there, such as White’s Beach, Anawhata and The Gap, and you can only gaze in awe at cliff-locked Mercer Bay.
See a variety of native birds on the walks on this pest-free island, as well as views of the surrounding islands.
Tiritiri Matangi means "looking to the wind" or "wind tossing about". The island is officially called Tiritiri Matangi Scientific Reserve, and is one of the most successful conservation projects in the world.
Unwanted predators have been eradicated, and the once-pastoral island has been replanted with native trees. Rare native birds as well as tuatara have been returned to its now-safe and restored habitats.
You can visit this open sanctuary, and see some of New Zealand's most endangered birds in the wild including takahē, kōkako, saddleback/tīeke and hihi/stitchbird.
This world renowned island sanctuary attracts more than 20,000 visitors annually.
The island is managed by DOC in partnership with Supporters of Tiritiri Matangi – a voluntary community group and major contributor to the success of Tiritiri Matangi as an open sanctuary.
The popular summit track climbs through the world's largest pohutukawa forest. The peak is 259 metres above sea level, so you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf.
This campsite is set back from Medlands Beach amongst mature trees. With 30 non powered tent sites available it's the perfect spot to disconnect from civilisation and go back to basics. The estuary is safe for swimming and the beach is popular for surfing. For the keen fisherman there is spots to launch a boat as well as areas around the coastlands perfect for fishing.Visit Medlands Campground (DOC)
An attractive coastal farm park, Tapapakanga has a rich Maori and European history and offers an accessible, pohutukawa edged beach on the western shores of the Firth of Thames. Vehicle based campsite. Campervans and caravans permitted here except when ground conditions are unsuitable. Animals (except aid dogs) are prohibited at all times. There are no BBQ"s available at this campground, but there are toilets and potable water. Despite it's name, the campground does not have a sea view. Park gates open 8am-9pm in summer, 8am-7pm in winter. Restrictions: Max 40 people. Max. vehicle length 10m. Max. 7 nights stay. Campground closed from Tues after Queens Birthday weekend to start of daylight saving. Check availability before arrival.Visit Sea View CSC Campground
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