A journey of culture and adventure. The North Island is a land of volcanoes, hot springs, waterfalls and unique combinations of flora and fauna. It's also home to most New Zealanders and is especially known for its Maori culture. Mountain bike in the forests, hike along the lakes and learn about local Maori culture in Rotorua. Hike through fascinating volcanic landscapes on the famous Tongariro Crossing. Discover the world underground at Waitomo, either adventure caving or a guided tour though a 'tame' cave. It's all up to you!
» Hike Mt Te Aroha for spectacular views
» Visit a geothermal wonderland and be captivated by a Maori cultural experience
» Cycle Whakarewarewa Forest
» Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
» Float along a subterranean stream to view Waitomo Cave glow-worms
Check out our blog about the Tongariro Alpine Crossing for more insight information.