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The ultimate, most comprehensive guide to travelling in New Zealand's North Island includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets – all the essentials to get to the heart of New Zealand's North Island.
This guide is the result of over 16 weeks of research by five dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in New Zealand's North Island, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed.
Regions covered: Auckland, Bay of Islands & Northland, Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato & the King Country, Taranaki & Whanganui, Taupo & the Central Plateau, Rotorua & the Bay of Plenty, the East Coast, Wellington Region.
Inside Lonely Planet New Zealand's North Island:
• Full color styling and images
• Clear, easy-to-read color maps
• A brilliant new page layout for fast and hassle-free reading while on the go
• Itineraries organized by region or length of trip
• Up-to-date recommended points-of-interest – covering eating, sleeping, going out, shopping, activities and attractions
• In-depth features to uncover the world's iconic sights
• Hundreds of money saving tips
• Our latest trip planning tools to help you get around smoothly
• Additional sections including Top Experiences, Active North Island, History, Culture, Maori Culture, Food, and an A-Z survival guide.
Special eBook enhancements
• Scalable maps – enabling you to zoom in for greater detail
• Comprehensive interlinking – enabling you to seamlessly flip between pages, jump between maps and reviews, or visit the websites of places we recommend
• Search – go straight to what you are looking for with the inbuilt search capability
• Add notes – touch a word to add notes and personalize your guidebook
• Bookmark – use bookmarks to quickly return to a page
• Dictionary – look up the meaning of any word
• Plus pinch and zoom images and scalable font size
Written and researched by Brett Atkinson, Sarah Bennett, Peter Dragicevich, Charles Rawlings-Way, Lee Slater