Kerikeri and the Bay of
beaches and great trees where
colonial New Zealand began. Activities from
day hikes in paradise to
swimming with dolphins to
AUCKLAND New Zealand's largest city, cultural &
Island wineries, and the world's sailing capital.
PENINSULA: Sunny counterculture
with jungles, mountains, and beaches, and arts and crafts center. Golf, too!
Ocean and mountain activities
within reach of
sizeable towns. Excellent beaches
& trips to volcanic White Island.
Geysers & other geothermal oddities, great fishing lakes, extreme sports,
and native Maori culture. Even
North Island's great
championship golf, huge gannet colony,
plus Art Deco Napier.
Zealand's capital city, with excellent museums & beaches,
class golf, off-shore wildlife preserve, and nearby Martinborough boutique