Travel south for 270 kilometres, you'll reach Wellington, the capital of New Zealand.
Watch the horizon and the endless sky when visiting one of the enjoyable beaches. Make the journey to Kawhia Beach, 85 kilometres to the north. You might also enjoy Oakura Beach, 65 kilometres away.
Are you interested in checking out the ski fields and resorts of Taranaki? Whakapapa Ski Area, 95 kilometres away, is considered to be one of the area's finest. Turoa Ski Area, 95 kilometres from Tongaporutu, is another recommended option.
You're certain to meet both fellow tourists and local people at Tongapurtu Sea Cave.
Set aside a bit of time to explore the surrounding area. Locate Awakino just 20 kilometres to the north of Tongaporutu, while Urenui can be found approximately 25 kilometres to the southwest.
You won't run short of interesting things to do in New Plymouth, a popular destination 50 kilometres from Tongaporutu. There, you can visit Observatory, Saint Mary's Church and the Wind Wand. While you're on the go, why not also pass by Pukekura Park and the Puke Ariki?
Experiencing the festivities over the countrywide holiday, Waitangi Day, should not be missed. This holiday falls on the 6th of February.
Pack up your bags, snap some final photos, and say goodbye to this spellbinding and unforgettable corner of the Earth.
New Plymouth Airport (NPL) is the nearest airport, and it is located about 40 kilometres away from Tongaporutu.
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