‘Packing in cosmopolitan cities, authentic opportunities to experience Māori culture, and the country’s bubbling volcanic heart, the North Island is an exceedingly versatile destination.’ Lonely Planet New Zealand’ North Island
Best for the whole of the North Island
Best for travellers to Auckland
Discover the freedom of open roads with Lonely Planet Auckland & the Bay of Island’s Road Trips, your passport to uniquely encountering Auckland and the Bay of Islands by car, featuring four amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you’ll visit along the way. Escape to Waiheke Island or visit the Coromandel Peninsula with your trusted travel companion.
- Lavish colour and gorgeous photography throughout
- Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interests
- Get around easily - easy-to-read, full-colour route maps, detailed directions
- Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads
- Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices
- Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
- Useful features - including Detours, Walking Tours and Link Your Trip
- Covers Auckland, Waiheke Island, Bay of Islands, Cape Reinga, Coromandel Peninsula, and more
Auckland boasts a huge range of beautiful environments, making the city and the country around it perfect for exploring on foot. Auckland's Best Bush, Coast & City Walks introduces the best walks, ranging from fascinating city walks and leisurely bay-side strolls to the more natural parklands and bush tracks beyond the urban fringes. Detailed descriptions, clear directions and colour maps help the reader explore Auckland's parks, bushland, coast and beaches, rivers and most interesting urban areas. The book is richly illustrated with over 150 full-colour photographs. A summary table of walks indicating distances, facilities and highlights is included to help the reader find exactly the right walk for the occasion.