Travelers are voting North Head as the best volcano near Auckland City. There are 2 volcanoes near Rotorua a city just 120 km from Auckland City and 1 volcano near New Plymouth which is 157 km distant. The most popular of these are Putauaki near Rotorua and Mount Taranaki in New Plymouth. You can find 2 volcanoes in Auckland and 10 volcanoes in the country of New Zealand. Our members favorite in Auckland is North Head and Mount Ruapehu is the top pick in New Zealand. Want more? Check out our map of volcanoes near Auckland City.