Experience NZ in true
Taitokerau Northland is Aotearoa New Zealand’s northern-most and only subtropical region, with long summers and mild winters. From the spiritual top of the country to the contrasting east and west coasts, you’ll find a surprising combination of natural wonders and legendary experiences. Known for aquatic playgrounds, ancient kauri forests, authentic culture, and rich history, there’s more to Taitokerau Northland than meets the eye. Take the time to explore a little deeper, stay a little longer, and venture off the beaten track.
We know you’ll find something special here.
Experience Taitokerau Northland
Visit, explore & play!
Plan your trip by browsing the extensive range of experiences, activities, and attractions in Taitokerau Northland.
Journey Through Taitokerau Northland
Discover hidden treasures
Venture off-the-beaten-track with the Northland Journeys, a series of 50-150km routes that help you discover the hidden gems, local favourites, and best things to see and do in Taitokerau Northland.
Ancient Kauri Trail
Maungaturoto – Dargaville - Ōmāpere
Into the Wide Blue Yonder
Whangārei Falls – Tutukākā Coast – Hikurangi
Secret Coast Route
Russell – Helena Bay
Te Hiku o te Ika-a-Māui
Ahiparapara – Kaitaia – Te Rerenga Wairua
Uniquely Taitokerau Northland
Not sure where to begin? Base your trip around one or more of these themes, they are the essence of Taitokerau Northland and what makes this region utterly unique.
Legendary Māori Experiences
Discover the real Taitokerau Northland through legendary Māori experiences that tell the stories of the rich culture and history of the region.
Embracing The Journey
In the region where summer lingers longer and winters are mild, taking a little extra time to enjoy the journey is encouraged.
Ancient Living Forests
For thousands of years the mighty kauri trees have stood tall. Taking time to connect with nature and feel their energy is a must.
A visit to Taitokerau Northland is not complete until you’ve experienced both coasts in all their glory, from the windswept west to the picturesque east.
Te Tai Tokerau
Northland Visitor Map
Ready to hit the road? Find the Te Tai Tokerau Northland Visitor Map and Guide in your nearest i-SITE or select VisitorPoint displays.
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