Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand. With over a third of the countries population you can see urban areas, green suburbs, rural areas and great beaches.
On the west coast you can experience the rugged beauty of the Waitakere Ranges and the black sand beaches of Piha and Bethels. On the east coast there are a wealth of beautiful, broad beaches with plenty of space to swim, build sand castles and enjoy a picnic.
With a rental car from Hitch you can explore the many dormant volcanoes, the bustling waterfront of downtown Auckland as well as the scenic beauty of the coast.