Planning your road trip from Auckland to Wellington? Forget about taking the most direct route – it’s all about taking the most adventurous way! Here are a few RedBalloon experiences you should add to your travel itinerary on the way.
Auckland Harbour Bridge climb
Before you set off on your road trip why not begin with an adventure in Auckland? Take in the views of the city from the top of the Harbour Bridge! For those who are looking for the ultimate thrill – you can bungy off the bridge as well!
Learn to surf in the Bay of Plenty
Your first stop is the Bay of Plenty where you’ll enjoy a two-hour surf lesson at Mount Maunganui. You’ll be catching waves like a pro in no time.
Hells Gate Reserve walk with a mud bath and sulpha spa
At this point in the road trip it’s time for a touch of luxury – and yes, this involves a lot of mud. Rotorua is famous for its geothermal mud baths. So it’s time to sit back, relax and take a sulphurous spa!
Jet boat ride at Huka Falls
Thought you were on a relaxing getaway? Think again! Get set for 30 minutes of super high speeds and 360 degree spins as you take in the sights of the Huka Falls.
Take a scenic flight over Napier
After a couple of days on the road, it’s time to take to the skies. Strap in and get set for takeoff as you enjoy a 20-minute scenic flight over Napier in a vintage open cockpit 1930’s Tiger Moth biplane.
Taste buds tour of Petone
Congrats, you’ve arrived at your destination! First things first, find out where the best coffee is in town. This tour will help you explore the hidden culinary delights in one of Wellington’s oldest settlements so you can make the most of café and bar hopping throughout your stay.