- 8 days/7 nights
- 7 nights accommodations
- Roundtrip airport – hotel transfers
- Breakfast daily and 6 dinners
- Daily touring as per itinerary in a luxury motorcoach
Escorted Tour from Wellington to Auckland
Spend 8 days touring New Zealand’s beautiful North Island. Visit cultural Rotorua, and the thermal mud pools and geysers. Experience a traditional Maori Hangi feast & Concert. Travel to the beautiful Bay of Islands, and finish the tour in Auckland, the City of Sails.
Day 1: Arrive Wellington Day 2: Wellington Day 3: Wellington – Taupo – Rotorua Day 4: Rotorua Day 5: Rotorua – Auckland – Bay of Islands Day 6: Bay of Islands Day 7: Bay of Islands – Auckland Day 8: Depart Auckland
On arrival into Wellington you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel.
Stay: Ibis Wellington
Today explore this exciting region and enjoy an extensive city tour which explains the history and culture on show in New Zealand’s capital, Wellington. A highlight will be a guided tour of Te Papa, New Zealand’s National Museum, with exhibits that embrace both Maori and European views of the land, environment and people. Enjoy some free time to explore at leisure late this afternoon. This evening is also free and you may choose to dine at one of the many fine restaurants.
Depart Wellington and view the snow capped peaks of Mt Ruapehu and Mt Tongariro as you travel to Lake Taupo. Visit the spectacular Huka Falls, then travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway to the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua.
Stay 2 nights: Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua
Today begins with a Gondola ride to Cableway Restaurant where a buffet breakfast and spectacular views are on offer. Travel to the Agrodome where you see performing sheep, a shearing display and sheep dog trial. Next visit Paradise Valley Springs, a superb wildlife park where you can hand feed rainbow trout. Some free time is available before an afternoon transfer to see the boiling mud pools and the awesome geysers that Rotorua is famous for. This evening you will experience an entertaining Maori Hangi & Concert.
This morning depart Rotorua and travel north to Auckland for a short stop. Continue via Whangarei to Paihia, situated in the heart of the beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy an introduction to the Bay of Islands, location of the signing of the treaty between the Maori tribes and the British.
Stay 2 nights: Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge
This morning cruise through the beautiful Bay of Islands on board a luxury catamaran to Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock. Keep an eye out for bottlenose and common dolphins before returning via Russell to Paihia for a free afternoon. A range of optional activities are available or you may choose to relax and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of the waterfront.
Depart the Bay of Islands this morning and travel via Whangarei and Dargaville to Matakohe. Enjoy a visit and informative talk at the Kauri Museum before continuing to Auckland for a city sights tour. This evening you will be treated to a farewell dinner with your new found friends.
Stay: Copthorne Hotel Auckland City
Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand vacation.
Day 1: Arrive Wellington
Day 2: Wellington
Day 3: Wellington – Taupo – Rotorua
Day 4: Rotorua
Day 5: Rotorua – Auckland – Bay of Islands
Day 6: Bay of Islands
Day 7: Bay of Islands – Auckland
Day 8: Depart Auckland
|Feb 8, 10, 22; Mar 4, 14, 18, 30; Apr 3, 8, 21,26; May 10, 2016||$1,456|
|Sep 27; Oct 8, 2016||$1,518|
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- Land only package, add airfare by asking a Travel Team Agent
- Based on double occupancy
- Prices in US dollars unless otherwise noted
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