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The Ultimate New Zealand Surf Trip
Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with an action-packed two-week itinerary, filled with perfect waves, stunning scenery, and plenty of good vibes.
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Two weeks you won’t forget
If you're looking for the ultimate New Zealand surf adventure, we've got you covered. This action-packed two-week itinerary is perfect for anyone looking to catch some waves and explore the stunning scenery of this beautiful country. From camping on the beach to exploring local pubs and restaurants, we've got everything you need to make the most of your trip.
Day 1-2: Auckland/Takapuna
Meet up with your travel crew and get settled in at the beachside campsite
Explore the local surf scene and catch some waves at Takapuna Beach
Take a day trip to Waiheke Island for some wine tasting and relaxation
Day 3: Muriwai
Hit the surf at Muriwai Beach, “one” of the best surf spots on the west coast
Enjoy a coffee and some tasty treats at the beachside café
Relax and take in the stunning views of the rugged coast
Day 4: Piha
Head south to Piha, another top surf spot and home to some epic breaks on North or south Piha
Savor some local pizza and beer after a long day of shredding waves
Take in the scenery with a hike in the nearby Waitakere Ranges
Day 5-7: Raglan
Arrive in the surfing Mecca of NZ and the setting for "Endless Summer" (check the section in the Endless Summer movie: click)
Spend three days hitting the waves and soaking up the surf culture
Take a break from surfing and hike Mount Karioi for some breathtaking views
Day 8: Rotorua
Visit the hobbits in Lord of the Rings country
Relax in a geothermal spa and soak up the natural beauty of the area
Day 9-10: Mount Maunganui
Head to Mount Maunganui for some serious surf and turf action
Explore the stunning beaches and the beauty of the Bay of Plenty
Take a break from surfing and hike to the top of the Mount for panoramic views of the region
Day 11-12: Pauanui/Whangamata
Hit the east coast beaches for some final surf action
Explore the stunning scenery and take a hike to Cathedral Cove
Day 13-14: Takapuna
Return to Takapuna for a farewell dinner and to celebrate your amazing surf trip
Continue your New Zealand adventure or head back home.
Whether you're an experienced surfer or a novice, this itinerary has something for everyone. New Zealand is suited for families with most of the spots easy accessible. So pack your bags, grab your board, and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
And if you've already experienced the magic of surfing in New Zealand, we want to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your favorite spots and tips. And don't forget to subscribe to our blog for more travel inspiration and surf trip itineraries.
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