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Episode 2 – Exploring New Zealand’s Stunning North Island: A 5-Day Road Trip Adventure

In Episode 2 of the Global Travel Planning Podcast Tracy and Doug talk about their recent 5-day visit to New Zealand’s North Island.

Join them as they share their experiences and insights from their trip including recommendations, and practical tips for first-time visitors.

Discover the beauty of Hobbiton, immerse yourself in the healing waters of the Polynesian Spa, and explore the geothermal wonders of Wai-O-Tapu.

In this episode discover

  • Transportation options from Auckland International Airport into the CBD, including private transfers and public transport.
  • Our one day itinerary for Auckland including where we stayed, what places we visited and how we got around the city.
  • Experiences at Hobbiton, including our thoughts about the tour and accommodation and restaurant recommendations
  • Our 2 day itinerary for Rotorua including what we did, where we stayed and our favourite experiences.
  • Tips and recommendations for visitors including packing appropriate clothing.
  • Click this link for an AI-generated copy of the transcript of this episode.

🇳🇿Links to relevant articles and podcasts

  • Episode #3 Global Travel Planning Podcast – New Zealand South Island itinerary