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.

Visit the Bay of Islands on a Group Tour from Auckland

 

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

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Wellington Taupo Rotorua Auckland Bay of Islands

 

Tour Inclusions

  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • 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)
  • Lunch (1)
  • Highlight dinner (1)
  • Dinners (1)
  • Farewell Dinner (1)
  • Explore Te Papa, Museum of NZ
  • Sightseeing in Wellington
  • See Huka Falls and Lake Taupo
  • Maori Hangi and Concert with the Tamaki Family Marae
  • Waitomo’s Glow Worm Caves
  • Free day in the Bay of Islands
  • Cruise through the Hole in the Rock in the Bay of Islands

Prices for the period 01 October 2019 - 31 March 2022

Start Date

End Date

Single Traveller

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6 January 2021

13 January 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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13 January 2021

20 January 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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20 January 2021

27 January 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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27 January 2021

3 February 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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3 February 2021

10 February 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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10 February 2021

17 February 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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17 February 2021

24 February 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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24 February 2021

3 March 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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3 March 2021

10 March 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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10 March 2021

17 March 2021

$3,520 NZD

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17 March 2021

24 March 2021

$3,520 NZD

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24 March 2021

31 March 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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31 March 2021

7 April 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

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7 April 2021

14 April 2021

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

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14 April 2021

21 April 2021

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

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21 April 2021

28 April 2021

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

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12 May 2021

19 May 2021

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

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15 September 2021

22 September 2021

$3,335 NZD

$2,550 NZD

No Enquire

13 October 2021

20 October 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

27 October 2021

3 November 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

3 November 2021

10 November 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

10 November 2021

17 November 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

17 November 2021

24 November 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

1 December 2021

8 December 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

8 December 2021

15 December 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

15 December 2021

22 December 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

22 December 2021

29 December 2021

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

29 December 2021

5 January 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

5 January 2022

12 January 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

12 January 2022

19 January 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

19 January 2022

26 January 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

26 January 2022

2 February 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

2 February 2022

9 February 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

9 February 2022

16 February 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

16 February 2022

23 February 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

23 February 2022

2 March 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

2 March 2022

9 March 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

9 March 2022

16 March 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

16 March 2022

23 March 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

23 March 2022

30 March 2022

$3,520 NZD

$2,695 NZD

No Enquire

30 March 2022

6 April 2022

$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 city tour. 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.

Stay: Travellodge Wellington

DAY 2 - WELLINGTON / ROTORUA

Your special packed lunch today won’t only be wholesome, it will also feed a Kiwi child who may otherwise go without, through the charity ‘Eat My Lunch’. 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. A very entertaining cultural experience awaits you at the Tamaki Māori Village. Experience a powerful Haka challenge, witness a concert showcasing Māori culture, and dine at a traditional Māori Hangi feast Highlight Dinner.

Stay: Hotel Ibis

DAY 3 - ROTORUA

Enjoy a day at leisure. Perhaps visit Te Puia and view the geothermal mud pools and geysers.

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.

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.

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. Take an orientation tour of the city before joining your Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.

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.