8 Day Northern Wonders Guided Tour

Journey through landscapes that blend magnificent beaches, sprawling farmlands and geothermal wonders, as you make your way to the Far North. Explore fertile heartland, showcasing lush forests, rugged mountains and steep gorges. Experience Maori culture through fascinating legends and prepare yourself for the energy of the haka.

 

8 Day Northern Wonders Guided Tour

Journey through landscapes that blend magnificent beaches, sprawling farmlands and geothermal wonders, as you make your way to the Far North. Explore fertile heartland, showcasing lush forests, rugged mountains and steep gorges. Experience Maori culture through fascinating legends and prepare yourself for the energy of the haka.

 

Tour Type:

Group Tours

From:

Wellington to Auckland

Departs:

Selected dates

Duration:

8 Days

Tour Code:

LWBA

 

Regions Visited

Click on the region name to view more information about the region

Wellington Taupo Rotorua Auckland Bay of Islands

 

Tour Inclusions

  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (flights to arrive by 2:00pm on day 1, flight can depart anytime on day 8)
  • Full buffet breakfasts (7)
  • Highlight dinner (1)
  • Dinners (3)
  • Explore Te Papa, Museum of NZ
  • Journey through spectacular scenery of Tongariro National Park
  • Experience farm life at the Agrodome Farm Show
  • Immerse yourself in Maori culture at a Hangi & concert
  • Explore ancient limestone caves
  • Relax in the Bay of Islands

Prices for the period 01 October 2019 - 31 December 2020

Start Date

End Date

Single Traveller

Share/Twin

Guaranteed Departure

 

23 October 2019

30 October 2019

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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6 November 2019

13 November 2019

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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13 November 2019

20 November 2019

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 20 November 2019

27 November 2019

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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4 December 2019

11 December 2019

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 11 December 2019

18 December  2019

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 18 December 2019

25 December  2019

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 25 December 2019

1 January 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 8 January 2020

15 January 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 15 January 2020

22 January 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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22 January 2020

29 January 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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29 January 2020

5 February 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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5 February 2020

12 February 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 12 February 2020

19 February 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 19 February 2020

26 February 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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26 February 2020

4 March 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

No Enquire

4 March 2020

11 March 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 11 March 2020

18 March 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 18 March 2020

25 March 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 25 March 2020

1 April 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

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 1 April 2020

8 April 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

No Enquire

8 April 2020

15 April 2020

$3,560 NZD

$2,750 NZD

No Enquire

 15 April 2020

22 April 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

22 April 2020

29 April 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

 13 May 2020

20 May 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

 20 May 2020

27 May 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

24 June 2020

1 July 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

22 July 2020

29 July 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

 19 August 2020

26 August 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

 2 September 2020

9 September 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

9 September 2020

16 September 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

 16 September 2020

23 September 2020

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

 14 October 2020

21 October 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

21 October 2020

28 October 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

 28 October 2020

4 November 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

4 November 2020

11 November 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

 11 November 2020

18 November 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

 18 November 2020

25 November 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

 2 December 2020

9 December 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

 9 December 2020

16 December 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

 16 December 2020

23 December 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

 23 December 2020

20 December 2020

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

 30 December 2020

6 January 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

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 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. This evening, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Stay: Travel Lodge

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.

Stay: Hotel Ibis

DAY 3 - ROTORUA

Enjoy a morning at leisure. Perhaps visit Te Puia and view the geothermal mud pools and geysers. Later, visit the Agrodome Farm Show for a fun, interactive insight into Kiwi farm life. An evening of culture and traditions awaits you at the Tamaki Māori Village. Your Highlight Dinner is an authentic Māori Hangi, steamed underground in the traditional way.

Stay: Hotel Ibis

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.

Stay: VR Queen Street Hotel & Suites

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 and secluded bays.

Stay: Copthorne Resort Bay of Islands

DAY 6 - BAY OF ISLANDS

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.

Stay: Copthorne Resort Bay of Islands

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 Northland’s lush farmland scenery into Auckland.

Stay: VR Queen Street Hotel & Suites

DAY 8 - FAREWELL FROM AUCKLAND

Say farewell to your new-found friends when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.