There are all sorts of ocean-dwelling creatures who make the 93 kilometres between the North and South Island their home. And if you’re lucky, they might show face, fins or beaks on your journey with us.
Our cool and quirky city offers an abundance of activities beyond the typical tick offs. Whether you’re up for a cycle, a dive, a paddle or a walk, these hidden pockets of adventure are sure to thrill thrill-seekers and get go-getters going.
From short rides that take an hour, to trails that go on for days, the North Island of New Zealand is home to some of the world’s best cycling. Find out what epic cycling opportunities there are on the Northern Explorer train journey.