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New Zealand Northern Wonders - NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT!

No Single Supplement!

Journey through landscapes that blend magnificent beaches, sprawling farmlands and geothermal wonders, as you make your way to the Far North.

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$2,650PP
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DURATION
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7 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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About this holiday

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Tamaki Māori Village
8 Day Guided Holiday | Wellington to Auckland

Explore fertile heartland, showcasing lush forests, rugged mountains and steep gorges. Experience Māori culture through fascinating legends and prepare yourself for the energy of the haka.

Inclusions

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  • Cruise through ‘Hole in the Rock’ to Cape Brett
  • Relax in the Bay of Islands
  • Explore Auckland’s city sights
  • Discover the fascinating Glowworm Grotto at Waitomo Caves
  • Immerse yourself in Māori culture at a Hangi & concert 
  • Experience farm life at the Agrodome Farm Show
  • View mighty Huka Falls
  • Marvel at crystal clear Lake Taupo
  • Journey through spectacular scenery of Tongariro National Park
  • Discover New Zealand’s capital Wellington on a city tour
  • Breathtaking views over Wellington from Mt. Victoria
  • Explore Te Papa Museum of New Zealand 
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)
  • 7 Full buffet breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 Highlight Dinner, 1 Dinner & 1 Farewell Dinner

Accommodation

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Travelodge Wellington

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.

The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Travelodge Wellington
  • Ibis Rotorua Hotel
  • VR Queen Street Hotel & Suites
  • Copthorne Resort Bay of Islands, Water View Rooms
  • VR Queen Street Hotel & Suites

Need accommodation before or after your tour? Our friendly travel team can arrange this for you, contact us on freecall 1300 414 198.

Travel dates

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From $2650 per person twin share / Solo traveller from $3480 per person

2020 departures:

14 & 21 October; 4, 11, 18 November; 2, 16, 23 & 30 December;

2021 departures:

6, 20 & 27 January; 3, 10, 17 & 24 February; 3, 17, 24 & 31 March

From $2475 per person twin share / Solo traveller from $3255 per person

7 & 14 April

From $2650 per person twin share / Solo traveller from $3480 per person

13 & 27 October; 17 November; 1, 8, 15 & 22 December

More options available for 2022.

Itinerary

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Day 1, Welcome to Wellington
Settle into your hotel and then enjoy a sightseeing tour around the city. Stop at the Parliament buildings, home to New Zealand’s politicians. Visit Te Papa Museum of New Zealand and explore the fascinating exhibits. Join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and dinner.
Hotel: Travelodge Wellington

Day 2, Wellington – Rotorua
From the Kapiti Coast head inland for views of Mt. Ruapehu and the plains of Tongariro National Park. Drive along the shore of Lake Taupo, and stop to view Huka Falls before continuing to Rotorua. Experience a powerful Haka challenge, witness a concert showcasing Māori culture, and dine at a traditional Māori Hangi feast Highlight Dinner.
Hotel: Ibis Rotorua Hotel, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Highlight Dinner

Day 3, Rotorua
Today is at leisure. Perhaps visit Rainbow Springs and take a ‘behind the scenes’ tour through the working kiwi nursery and hatchery or visit Te Puia and view the geothermal mud pools and geysers.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4, Rotorua – Auckland
Explore the amazing Waitomo Caves. Tour through the magical caves and then glide silently through the starry Glowworm Grotto. Travel to Auckland, for a city sights tour on arrival.
Hotel: VR Queen Street Hotel & Suites
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5, Auckland – Bay of Islands
Depart Auckland via its impressive Harbour Bridge, travelling to Orewa and on to the scenic Hibiscus Coast, and then it’s off to Paihia in the Bay of Islands. Cruise through game fishing waters to Cape Brett and, weather permitting, through the famous ‘Hole in the Rock’ formation. The return cruise to Paihia meanders through picturesque islands and past deserted secluded bays.
Hotel: Copthorne Resort Bay of Islands, Water View Rooms, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6, Bay of Islands Free Time
Today you can experience the beauty of the Bay of Islands at your own pace. Take a coach trip to Cape Reinga via idyllic 90 Mile Beach, enjoy a day of sailing on a tall ship, or tour the historic town of Russell. Ask your Travel Director about other optional experiences.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7, Bay of Islands – Auckland
After time at leisure this morning, depart the Bay of Islands. Then, walk among the Kauri trees at Parry Kauri Park. Relax as you make your way down through Northland’s lush farmland scenery into Auckland.
Hotel: VR Queen Street Hotel & Suites
Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 8, Farewell from Auckland
Say farewell to your new-found friends when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Questions

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What to Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in cooler months

Flight Information

Day 1 Flights to arrive prior to 2.00pm into Wellington Airport
Day 8 Flights to depart anytime from Auckland Airport

Our travel team can provide a prices for airfares, please call on freecall 1300 414 198 to get our best price of the day.

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Fine print

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.