Designed for the time conscience traveler but still providing an extensive tour at a relaxed pace. Enjoy the wonders of the North Island including Wellington, cultural Rotorua, the beautiful Bay of Islands and Auckland.
Day 1: Arrive Wellington (D)
On arrival into Wellington you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Wellington (B)
Today enjoy an extensive city tour of New Zealand's capital, Wellington. A highlight will be time to explore Te Papa, New Zealand's National Museum,
and see the Gallipoli Exhibition. Enjoy some free time to explore at leisure this afternoon. This evening is also free to dine at one of the many
fine local restaurants.
Day 3: Wellington - Taupo - Rotorua (B,D)
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.
Day 4: Rotorua (B,SD)
The day begins with a Gondola ride and breakfast at Skyline Rotorua. There is also time for a luge ride! Next stop is the Agrodome for an action packed
hour of entertainment. This afternoon travel to Te Puia to see the boiling mud pools and awesome Geysers that Rotorua is famous for. This evening
experience an entertaining Maori Hangi and Concert.
Day 5: Rotorua - Auckland - Bay of Islands (B,D)
This morning travel north to Auckland for a short stop. Continue via Whangarei to 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.
Day 6: Bay of Islands (B,D)
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.
Day 7: Bay of Islands - Auckland (B,SD)
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 and a complimentary drink with your
new found friends.
Day 8 - Depart Auckland (B)
Time to say goodbye. You'll be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.
- 7 nights quality accommodation
- 7 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast: Stratosfare Restaurant, Rotorua
- 6 dinners including 2 specialty dinners: Maori Hangi & Concert, Rotorua; Farewell Dinner, Auckland
- Luxury Coach Transportation
- Professional Coach Captain
- Airport Transfers
- Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival
- Hotel Porterage
- Introduction to Te Papa, NZ’s National Museum
- Skyline Rotorua Gondola & Luge Ride
- Thermal mud pools & geysers
- Traditional Maori Hangi & Concert
- Dolphin / Hole in the Rock Cruise
- Kauri Museum
- City sights tour of Wellington & Auckland
|Sep 27, 2016
|Oct 8, 13, 15, 26, 2016
|Nov 4, 11, 13, 22, 29, 2016
|Jan 26, 2017
|Feb 8, 10, 14, 20, 26, 2017
|Mar 3, 12, 16, 21, 24, 2017
|Apr 3, 8, 14, 21, 26, 2017
|May 10, 2017
Pricing is based on per person in Canadian Dollars