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Explore the North Island’s highlights including the beautiful Bay of Islands, the geothermal wonders of Rotorua and the fascinating Maori heartland.
- Style: Guided Group Journey
- Duration: 8 days/7 nights
- Starts in: Auckland
Guide Price £1745
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Scenic cruise to Cape Brett & the Hole in the Rock
- Explore the Bay of Islands
- Guided tour of the Waitomo Caves
Day 1 Auckland
Arrive in Auckland and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Auckland to Bay of Islands
Journey north to Parry Kauri Park and see a mighty kauri tree. Continue to the Bay of Islands.
Day 3 Bay of Islands
Enjoy a day at leisure exploring the idyllic subtropical surroundings. Perhaps enjoy a scenic walk or relax on the beach.
Day 4 Bay of Islands to Auckland
Explore New Zealand’s finest national maritime park on a marine watching cruise to Cape Brett. In the afternoon, return to Auckland.
Day 5 Auckland to Rotorua
Journey south to the Waitomo Caves. Take a guided tour of the underground limestone caverns, lit by thousands of tiny glowworms. Continue to Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see the erupting geysers that Rotorua is renowned for.Later, enjoy a hangi feast.
Day 6 Rotorua
Visit one of New Zealand’s best loved attractions, the Agrodome, with its entertaining farming displays.
Day 7 Rotorua to Wellington
Travel to Lake Taupo, the largest freshwater lake in New Zealand. Visit thundering Huka Falls, before heading south through the volcanic plateau of Tongariro National Park to Wellington.
Day 8 Wellington
After breakfast your tour concludes with a transfer to the airport.
Departs:Frequent departures, Jan - May & Sep - Dec 2020; Jan - May & Sep -Dec 2021; Jan - May 2022.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Return airport transfers in New Zealand
- 7 nights 3 accommodation including the Rydges Hotel, Auckland
- 7 breakfasts & 3 dinners
- International flights
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