North Island is famed for having an eclectic mix of buzzing cities and vast, volcanic wilderness. It is for this reason among many others that it has become such a popular destination for lovers of the outdoors, and when people come to visit, they find they never want to leave. A trip here wouldn’t be complete without having one of the best places to stay in as your home for the holiday, so it’s a great idea to choose one that will place you right in the heart of nature. Explore the sparkling Waitomo Caves, which are lit up with glow worms, and head to Tongariro National Park to hike across volcanic land. Sky Tower offers city views, as well as bungee jumping opportunities for those who want to get their hearts racing.