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Finding the Perfect Holiday Rental in New Zealand’s North Island

The North Island of New Zealand is an extremely lovely place that homes the bustling cities of Auckland and Wellington, the adventurous towns of Rotorua and Taupo as well as the beauty of regions like the East Cape, Hawkes Bay and the Bay of Islands. On a holiday to New Zealand, you will be treated to and welcomed by amazing warmth and friendliness. Blessed with breathtaking landscapes, which are steeped in Maori legend, this is a beautiful destination for a family or romantic holiday.

Things to do

New Zealand is a country of sports, fun and enthusiasm. There is no dearth of activities that you can indulge in here, irrespective of where you are staying. Activities such as fishing, swimming, surfing, sailing and scuba diving are famous around the coastal regions. A holiday rentals at the surrounding beaches, are superb for relaxing and having a nice time away from the hustle-bustle of daily life. Visitors to the North Island can try out popular adventurous activities like bungee jumping, paragliding and rafting. The North Islands great outdoors, make great spots for playing some active games like rugby and golf.

The North Islands mainland is great for walking and cycling through because of the enchanting surroundings. There are a number of golf courses throughout New Zealand along with plenty of tennis courts and huge parks. Black water rafting (white water rafting in the pitch black of a cave!), bungee jumping, zorbing, sky diving or any manner of sports can be tried out here.

New Zealand has a number of tourist attractions to offer. The North Island is not only known for activities and adventures that give a true adrenalin rush, but also for the scenic beauty of the place. Travel guides offer a detailed and accurate description of the country’s development and a sneak peak into the enormous points of interests around the place.

North Island Places to holiday

Those who would like to relax by the beach side should pack up their bags for the Bay of Islands. There are a number of beaches that stretch far and offer a never-ending view to the eyes here. You can also take or rent a holiday rental home here if you are an ardent lover of beachside beauty. However, water surfers shall look for an accommodation on the west coast, with Raglan being the most famous.

While in North Island, do not miss the chance to explore the wonderful city of Auckland. The Auckland Tower, in particular, is globally famous not only for the spectacular view that it offers, but also for the bungee jumping that many attempt from its great heights. The marina, on the other hand, is a delight for sailors as it is filled with super yachts, as well as some great restaurants.

Weather

The summer in New Zealand warm, with temperatures averaging around 25 degrees Celsius. The months of December, January and February make up the summer months. Winters generally witness temperatures dipping to around 6 degree Celsius.

Getting There

To arrive in the North Island from Australia, you can fly direct to Auckland International Airport (AKL) from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Cairns, Perth and the Gold Coast. Otherwise you can fly to the National Capital of Wellington (WLG) from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

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    Bungalow #755892vb
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                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                    House #38033vb
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                        House #4500841
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                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                          Apartment #3711965
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                            Apartment #4483702
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                              Apartment #4274216
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                                  Apartment #4270494
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                                    Apartment #1036452vb
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
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                                      Apartment #4354838
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                                        • 1 BR
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                                        Apartment #3820410
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Apartment #890166vb
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
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                                              Apartment #4289478
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                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                    House #4206554
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                                                      Cottage #4466363
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                                                        Cottage #4436974
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                                                          Townhome #4328959
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                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                            Cabin #4437648
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              • 2 BR
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                                                              House #545668
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                                                                Apartment #4356703
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                                                                  Apartment #4289146
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                                                                    Apartment #4263564
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                                                                            Villa #3524439
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                                                                              Cottage #3876772
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                                                                                  Bungalow #4147248
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                                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                                    Villa #4191382
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                                                                                      Cottage #959306vb
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                                                                                          Cabin #4361461
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                                                                                              Recent Reviews

                                                                                              Enjoyed our two nights here, friendly host, clean and well equipped with a great view. Good value

                                                                                              4 of 5
                                                                                              Enjoyed our two nights here, friendly host, clean and well equipped with a great view. Good value but a steep drive to walk up to our car on the street. Thanks for having us.
                                                                                              • Review Submitted: Apr 07, 2017
                                                                                              • Date of Stay: Apr 2017