Visit Northland Region with Mighway

Hire a campervan in Northland Region


Be amazed by the dramatic beauty and diversity of an adventure through Northland. Be sure to allow plenty of time to get the most out of your trip through Northland. Mighway recommends you allow a minimum of 7 days to do this part of the country justice. Start by taking a road trip from Auckland to Kerikeri - the first European colony in New Zealand. The route is 242 breathtaking kilometres of Highway 1 all the way to the Bay of Islands. There are some amazing views to be seen on the drive, before you even get out of your vehicle. Don't miss out some of the great stops along the way, like glow-worm caves and local towns, and be sure to check out our top ten tips for exploring the region. And of course, make your way to the northern tip of the country to visit Cape Reinga. For a full Northland experience, try out the Twin Coast Discovery Highway. Head up along the Kauri Coast, up to Cape Reinga, back towards the Bay of Islands, and then back along the coast to Auckland.

Campervan Hire Northland Region


R2D2
$205 / Day

R2D2

Whangaparaoa, Auckland

Sleeps 6
Length 7.3m
Toilet
Shower

Tiki Tour Aotearoa (Dargaville) as new 2018 Dethleffs
$300 / Day

Tiki Tour Aotearoa (Dargaville) as new 2018 Dethleffs

Dargaville, Northland

Sleeps 4
Length 7m
Toilet
Shower

No Matta Wot
$156 / Day

No Matta Wot

Whangarei, Northland

Sleeps 4
Length 7m
Toilet
Shower

Hanny's 2 / 3 Berth HiAce
$160 / Day

Hanny's 2 / 3 Berth HiAce

Waipu, Northland

Sleeps 3
Length 5.4m
Toilet
Shower

Jayco Conquest - The Ultimate Adventurer. Airport Pickup and Drop Off.
$230 / Day

Jayco Conquest - The Ultimate Adventurer. Airport Pickup and Drop Off.

Kaukapakapa, Auckland

Sleeps 4
Length 7.1m
Toilet
Shower

Petal
$95 / Day

Petal

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 3
Length 5m
Toilet

Richard's Motorhome
$195 / Day

Richard's Motorhome

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 4
Length 5m
Toilet
Shower

Betty
$275 / Day

Betty

Whangaparaoa, Auckland

Sleeps 6
Length 6.9m
Toilet
Shower

Places to Visit near Northland Region


Otuihau Whangarei Falls

Otuihau Whangarei Falls is a picturesque waterfall, falling for 26 metres over basalt cliffs, surrounded by park, native New Zealand bush and walkways. You can view the waterfall from a choice of 3 platforms above the falls or by walking down a well-maintained gravel track to the bottom. The pool at the base of the falls is also a popular swimming spot. Traditionally this area was a good eeling spot for the local Māori.

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

The Treaty Grounds features Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi, the Treaty House, the carved Meeting House and the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe. Enjoy strolling through one of New Zealand’s great beauty spots with its panoramic views of the Bay of Islands. Visitors to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds purchase a Day Pass that includes a guided tour of the grounds and a cultural performance in the carved Meeting House. Hāngi & Concert evenings are scheduled from 1 December to the 30th March.

The new award winning Museum of Waitangi opened in February 2016 and tells the story of Maori and European contact and the ongoing development of New Zealand as a nation through a mix of traditional museum displays and interactive technology; including digital labels and large-scale audio-visual displays.

Cape Reinga Lighthouse

Perched at the spectacular northern tip of the North Island, the white-washed Cape Reinga lighthouse is reached by a gentle 1km stroll flanked by some of New Zealand's most spectacular beaches. To the southwest and fringed by dunes, Te Werahi Beach curves gently to touch Cape Maria van Diemen, while east from Cape Reinga, the gob smackingly beautiful Spirits Bay is known to local Maori as the final departure point for souls heading to the spiritual homeland. This is the northern most point of New Zealand so really is a most-stop location. You can see where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean and the area has a large role in Maori mythology. This really is a special place so do try to make it up here, it's worth the effort.

Koutu Boulders

If you feel a game of bowls with balls up to 3 metres in diameter is just what you need, take a walk on the beach between Koutu and Kauwhare points on the south shore of the Hokianga Harbour where you will find the Koutu Boulders, one of the Hokianga’s better kept secrets.

The boulders are excellent examples of concretions : hardened nodules that form within sedimentary rocks. They are composed of the same material as the surrounding rock and they form when a cementing mineral binds grains of sediment into a cohesive mass. It has been estimated that the largest of the boulders may have taken 5 million years to grow.

Explore Northland


Sit back and enjoy watching Tim and Leo hit the road and head north of Auckland in the first video from our On the Road series. The Northland area is rich in New Zealand history and a great destination point for a weekend trip or even an overnight visit. You can make the most of your time here by visiting the remarkable Cape Reinga, sand boarding down the great Te Paki Dunes, or taking a ferry to sight-see across the beautiful Bay of Islands.

Campgrounds and Parks near Northland Region


Waipu Caves

A self-guided underground adventure!

The Waipu Caves are completely undeveloped, unguided and absolutely free. Entry is at your own risk. The Cave System is considered regionally important for geomorphology, because it includes the largest cave passage in Northland. Bones of bats, birds, amphibians and reptiles may be found along with the remains of fossil invertebrates. Entry to the cave is wide and the ground can be muddy. Stalactites hang from the ceiling and just to the left of the entrance is an enormous stalagmite. Even with torches, it is recommended that you pause inside the cave’s entrance for a few minutes to allow your eyes to adjust.

Continuing in, there are no tracks or paths in the cave and wading through water and clambering over mud banks may be necessary. There is a cold shower outside the cave that you can use to clean up afterwards. In places, it will be narrow and tight. The cave is in three sections with the third chamber being the best for viewing the ‘galaxy’ of glow-worms. This area also features limestone /karst rocks and boulders that have weathered into beautiful, surreal shapes. These rocks provide habitats for plant that grow on calcerous soils.

Visit Waipu Caves

Whatuwhiwhi Top 10 Holiday Park

The Most Northern Top 10 Holiday Park.

Located in the beautiful Far North, on the Karikari Peninsula, (only a 45 minute drive from 90 Mile Beach) is the most northern TOP 10 Holiday Park. Set overlooking Doubtless Bay and adjacent to the shores of Perehipe Beach, Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park offers legendary fishing, easy boat launching, safe swimming and plenty of relaxation for your total enjoyment. We have a choice of powered or non-powered sites perfect for tents, caravans and campervans.

Self contained accommodation, as well as Family Bach's with communal showers toilets and Kitchen.

Visit Whatuwhiwhi Top 10 Holiday Park

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