North Island Tour

Auckland to Wellington.

Day 1 - Pick up from Auckland Airport and Transfer to Auckland City Accommodation. Auckland City and Harbour sights after Lunch.

Day 2 - Bay of Islands. Drive north from Auckland through rural settlements, rolling countryside, to the bay side town of Paihia with accommodation right on the shoreline.

Day 3 - Bay of Islands. Choice of a Sailing Ship Cruise or the adrenilian rush speed boat to the Hole in the Rock in the outer Islands.

Day 4 - Hokianga. Travel across to the Hokianga Harbour on the West Coast with a harbour crossing on the Rawene Car Ferry, through Rawene, Opononi and to stay overnight at Omapere.

Day 5 - Kauri Forest.  Back to Auckland today passing the 1000 yr old Giant Kauri Trees in the Waipoua Forest.  At Matakoe we visit the Matakoe Kauri Museum. Showing the history of the local region. Then onto Auckland.

Day 6 - Rotorua. We drive south through farmlands to the Thermal region of Rotorua.

Day 7 - Rotorua.  Around Rotorua . There are many interesting attractions from the Agrodome farm Show. Maori Culture Show (evening). Polynesian Spa hot pools. Thermal village.

Day 8 - Central Platuea Mountains.  Rotorua through to Taupo and then onto Central Plateau region with three active Volcanoes of Ruapehu, Tongariro & Ngauruhoe. Overnight at The Chateau at the foot of Mount Ruapehu.

Day 9. Wanganui. The drive take you out of the mountians to the coast through rolling farmlands to the river side town of Wanganui.

Day 10 - Wellington. A shorter drive today down to our Capital City of Wellington. There may be time to take in some of the city sights our just a nice stroll along the walkway at Oriental Parade.

Day 11 - Wellington. Time to take in the sight of Wellington. A Cablecar ride at Kilbirnie, Te Papa Museum. Mount Victoria Look out over the City and Harbour. Parliament Buildings. Transfer to Wellington Airport  in the mid afternoon for your return flight home.


  • Quality Accommodation.
  • R Tucker Thompson Sailing Ship or Mack Attack high speed boat at Paihia. Bay Of Islands.
  • Waipoua Forest Walk.
  • Polynesian Spa and Tamaki Maori Culture Show with dinner in Rotorua.
  • Cable Car  Wellington.

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NZD $6430

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