1 day in Rotorua, Tauranga & Auckland Itinerary

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Rotorua
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Tauranga
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Auckland

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Rotorua

Sulphur City

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rotorua day trip planning website.

Auckland to Rotorua is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Auckland in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Rotorua: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 59°F at night. You'll set off for Tauranga on the 29th (Thu).
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Tauranga — 1 day

The largest city in the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga features extensive sandy beaches, well-maintained hiking paths, and a good range of accommodations.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): gain a rich perspective with Custom Day Tours NZ.

Start your trip to Tauranga by creating a personalized itinerary on Klarna Trips.

You can drive from Rotorua to Tauranga in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Tauranga sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Auckland.
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Auckland

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Auckland trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tauranga to Auckland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Tauranga, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Auckland, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 64°F. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel back home.
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