North Island Cities

A complete travel guide to the North Island cities of New Zealand. Find out what are the best sights, things to do, accommodation and activities in the North Island cities!

Waiheke Island – Guide for Backpackers

Wine sipping and wind surfing in Waiheke. Drink wine, explore, lazy on […]

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Auckland North Shore – Guide for Backpackers

A 10 minute getaway from Auckland central. Ever heard the phrase “it’s […]

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Rotorua – Guide for Backpackers

Backpacking in Rotorua. Also known as “Rotovegas” by the locals, the town […]

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Wellington City – Guide for Backpackers

Compact and creative capital city. Every backpacker passes through Wellington City at […]

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Auckland City Centre – Guide for Backpackers

The City of Sails, volcanoes and parks! As New Zealand does everything […]

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Waitomo – Guide for backpackers

Backpacking in Waitomo. Above ground Waitomo is exciting, but underground it is […]

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Wairoa – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Wairoa and northern Hawke’s Bay. On the banks […]

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Paihia – Guide for Backpackers

Guide to Paihia for budget travellers. Welcome to the jewel of the […]

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Taupo – Guide for Backpackers

The North ISland’s adventure capital! No wonder Taupo is a top backpacking […]

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Palmerston North – Guide for Backpackers

Hikes, bikes and nights to remember! Day or night, there’s always something […]

Hamilton & Waikato New Zealand

Hamilton – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Hamilton. The main hub of the Waikato region, […]

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Napier – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Napier. Sunshine, wine, funky architecture, cycling, mountain biking, […]

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New Plymouth – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in New Plymouth New Plymouth is for the indecisive. […]

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Wanganui – Guide for Backpackers

What to do in Wanganui. No wonder so many backpackers love spending […]

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Whangarei – Guide for Backpackers

caves to coastal adventures. New Zealand’s northernmost thus warmest city, Whangarei, is a […]

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Hokianga – Guide for Backpackers

Sand dunes, boulders and kauri… so much kauri! Some of the largest […]

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Tauranga and Mt Maunganui – Guide for Backpackers

A Kiwi holiday hotspot! When Kiwis are looking for a holiday escape […]

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Gisborne – Guide for Backpackers

The hub of Eastland! Gisborne, or “Gizzy” as the locals call it, […]

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Auckland Suburbs – Guide for Backpackers

Auckland has a wilderness and it wants you to explore it! With […]

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