The South Island may get more attention, but the North Island of New Zealand has an extraordinary variety of beautiful landscapes to explore. Check out the subtropical Northland and Coromandel Peninsula for wild, untamed beaches ideal for surfing. Or explore the mountains and forests on the island, perhaps on one of the Great Walks? Kayak to a dormant volcano, or abseil down a majestic waterfall. Head to Auckland, a small city by world standards, but still home to some of the best coffee you'll find. In fact, New Zealanders are obsessed with high-quality espresso coffee, and no matter where you go in the country you're sure to discover multiple high-quality cafes. New Zealand will be the adventure of a lifetime, so why not book one of these unique vacation rentals to ensure yourself a truly unforgettable vacation?