Auckland has a lot of lovely scenic destinations, but nothing can beat the way you see a country while on a road trip.
Auckland to Wellington via Napier and Auckland to Napier via Whakatane are two of the best road trips that Auckland has to offer. And if you are a beach lover, well, this becomes a must for you. So before you embark on an exciting road trip, the first thing you need is a reliable car which would never let you down. This is where we come in to provide you with a host of car options for your various trip needs. Economy or large, budget or expensive- we have everything for you. So once you are sorted with your travel companion, the next big thing you need is nothing but loads of enthusiasm!
Auckland to Wellington via Napier
The total travel distance is about 1,272 km (795 miles) with the starting point as Auckland and you finish off at wellington. The most preferable route that travellers take is Auckland to Whitianga, moving on to Tauranga, the sunny city. From Tauranga the route moves towards Gisborne via Rotorua. From Gisborne starts the last lap of the journey travelling towards wellington via Napier.
This route would make the beach lovers feel like there is no tomorrow! Great beaches and even better vineyards, make for an ultimate combination. Once you are done enjoying the urban pleasures of Auckland, move on to the tranquillity of the Coromandel Coast.
After enjoying the sunny city of Tauranga, you could head off to enjoy the geothermal marvels of Rotorua. After Rotorua your memorable road trip would take a turn towards the edge of East Cape. Once you have enjoyed the beauty of this entire stretch of coast, wellington awaits you with all its cultural and historical grandeur.
Auckland to Napier via Whakatane
The total travel distance is about 1,220 km (763 miles) with the starting point as Auckland and you finish off at Napier. The most preferable route that travellers take is Auckland to Coromandel, moving on to Tauranga, the sunny city. From Tauranga the route moves towards Gisborne via Whakatane. From Gisborne starts the last lap of the journey travelling towards Napier.
Coromandel, the old gold town and the Firth of Thames make this route extraordinary. Whakatane would welcome with you with an active volcano. To wrap off, you reach Napier, awaiting with all its architectural splendour.