7 Day Iconic North Guided Tour

Venture through the North Island from Auckland to New Zealand’s capital, Wellington and revel in New Zealand most iconic sights.

Cruise Milford Sound during a guided group tour around the South Island

 

7 Day Iconic North Guided Tour

Venture through the North Island from Auckland to New Zealand’s capital, Wellington and revel in New Zealand most iconic sights. Enjoy a local connection with an exclusive By My Guest lunch on a private Waikato dairy farm. Learn insider knowledge from your experienced Travel Directors and immerse yourself in the Maori culture as you are invited for the evening at Tamaki Maori Village to experience the centuries-old traditions of New Zealand's Indigenous.

 

Tour Type:

Group Tours

From:

Auckland to Wellington

Departs:

Selected Dates

Duration:

7 Days

Tour Code:

ZAAW

 

Regions Visited

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Auckland Rotorua Wellington

 

Tour Inclusions

  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers (flights to arrive prior to 4pm on day 1, flights to depart after 2:00pm on day 7)
  • Full buffet breakfasts (6)
  • Highlight dinner(1)
  • Dinner with wine (2)
  • Be my guest lunch (1)
  • Tauranga & Mt Maunganui
  • Immerse yourself in rich Maori Culture with a traditional Hangi
  • Explore Te Papa, the museum of New Zealand

Prices for the period 01 April 2020 - 31 March 2022

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8 September 2020

14 September 2020

$4,290 NZD

$3,195 NZD

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15 September 2020

21 September 2020

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22 September 2020

28 September 2020

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6 October 2020

12 October 2020

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13 October 2020

19 October 2020

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20 October 2020

26 October 2020

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27 October 2020

2 November 2020

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3 November 2020

9 November 2020

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10 November 2020

16 November 2020

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1 December 2020

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8 December 2020

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15 December 2020

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22 December 2020

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4 January 2021

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5 January 2021

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19 January 2021

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26 January 2021

1 February 2021

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2 March 2021

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9 March 2021

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16 March 2021

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23 March 2021

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30 March 2021

5 April 2021

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6 April 2021

12 April 2021

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13 April 2021

19 April 2021

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20 April 2021

26 April 2021

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27 April 2021

2 August 2021

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8 June 2021

14 June 2021

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27 July 2021

2 August 2021

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24 August 2021

30 August 2021

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7 September 2021

13 September 2021

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14 September 2021

20 September 2021

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21 September 2021

27 September 2021

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5 October 2021

11 October 2021

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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12 October 2021

18 October 2021

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$3,475 NZD

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19 October 2021

25 October 2021

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$3,475 NZD

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26 October 2021

1 November 2021

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2 November 2021

8 November 2021

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9 November 2021

15 November 2021

$4,660 NZD

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16 November 2021

22 November 2021

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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23 November 2021

29 November 2021

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30 November 2021

6 December 2021

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7 December 2021

13 December 2021

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14 December 2021

27 December 2021

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$3,475 NZD

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21 December 2021

27 December 2021

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$3,475 NZD

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28 December 2021

3 January 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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4 January 2022

10 January 2022

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$3,475 NZD

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11 January 2022

17 January 2022

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18 January 2022

24 January 2022

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25 January 2022

31 January 2022

$4,660 NZD

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1 February 2022

7 February 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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8 February 2022

14 February 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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15 February 2022

21 February 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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22 February 2022

28 February 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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1 March 2022

7 March 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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8 March 2022

14 March 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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15 March 2022

21 March 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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22 March 2022

28 March 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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29 March 2022

4 April 2022

$4,660 NZD

$3,475 NZD

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Prices are per person and in New Zealand Dollars

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE

Expenses of a personal nature such as meals (except where stated in the itinerary), beverages, travel insurance, laundry and optional sightseeing are not included in the tour cost.

Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1 - WELCOME TO AUCKLAND

Welcome to Auckland, New Zealand’s City of Sails. Flights can arrive any time prior to 4.00pm and you will be transferred to your Auckland hotel by private car. After you check in, you can head out and explore Auckland. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and your Travel Director at a welcome reception and dinner at your hotel.  

Accommodation: Stamford Plaza

DAY 2 - AUCKLAND

A city sights tour will start your morning in Auckland. Travel around the waterfront from central city out to Mission Bay. Prepare your camera for the stop at Bastion Point and the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial, as you will get stunning shots of Auckland, the North Shore and the Waitemata. 

Accommodation: Stamford Plaza

DAY 3 - AUCKLAND / TAURANGA

You’re invited to a Be My Guest lunch at the home of Lance and Bridgette O’Sullivan, New Zealand horse racing royalty. Enjoy a sumptuous country-style lunch at the Red Barn on their beautiful Waikato farm. Later, travel to the harbourside city of Tauranga, located in the Bay of Plenty region. A bridge over the harbour connects Tauranga to Mount Maunganui, where you’ll have an afternoon at leisure. Why not walk up the extinct namesake volcano with winding walking paths or relax on the main beach, this glorious stretch of golden sand has been voted the best in the country.

Accommodation: Trinity Wharf Tauranga

DAY 4 - TAURANGA / ROTORUA

Travel through Te Puke, known as the kiwifruit capital of New Zealand with around 80% of all kiwifruit grown in New Zealand, grown here. You’ll stop at Kiwifruit Country, a family owned business that is set amongst a 60-hectare orchard. Later, it’s on to Rotorua for an orientation tour that takes in views of Lake Rotorua. This afternoon you’ll visit Te Puia and tour through the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve. Tonight, an evening of culture, history and scrumptious food awaits you at the Tamaki Māori Village. Wander through the ancient forest village and learn about Māori art forms and traditions, followed by a concert featuring local performers. Experience an authentic Māori Hangi Highlight Dinner, steamed underground in the traditional way.

Accommodation: Millennium Hotel

DAY 5 - ROTORUA

Today choose from a range of Included Choice sightseeing experiences. You could take a fascinating tour of the Hobbiton movie set, enjoy a guided tour through the long galleries and lofty chambers of the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves or explore Rotorua and its lakes in an amphibious WWII era Duck.

Accommodation: Millennium Hotel

DAY 6 - ROTORUA / WELLINGTON

Say Haere Ra (goodbye) to Rotorua this morning and journey out through pine forests and farmland to a little hidden spot, the turquoise torrent of rapids known as Huka Falls. The road ahead unfolds in a broad panorama of Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake. The stunningly blue fresh water of Lake Taupo is home to some of the best trout fishing in the world. You will then journey south over the Central Plateau, New Zealand’s main volcanic area, and along the Kapiti Coast to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington. Tonight, you are free to dine as you wish.

Accommodation: James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

DAY 7 - FAREWELL FROM WELLINGTON

Discover more of Wellington this morning. There’s time to explore the Parliament buildings and the ‘Beehive’, home to New Zealand’s politicians, as well as the many fascinating exhibits at Te Papa Museum of New Zealand. Say farewell to your fellow travellers before you are transferred by private car to Wellington Airport for your onward flight.