NEW ZEALAND NORTHERN SPLENDOR   

7 days / 6 nights

Auckland - Waitomo Glowworm Caves - Makamu Ranges - Te Puia -

Rainbow springs -  Maori Hangi - Napier - Kapati Coast - Wellington

 

TOUR ENQUIRY

 

Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVE IN AUCKLAND

On arrival in Auckland, 'The City of Sails', seat in coach passengers will be met by our local representative and privately transferred to your hotel. Self drive passengers will collect your rental car at the airport and drive to your hotel.

 

DAY 02: AUCKLAND - WAITOMO - ROTORUA (B)

Travel south to arrive at Waitomo for a guided tour of the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Continue over the Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua.   

 

DAY 03: ROTORUA (B,D)

Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mudpools and roaring geysers. Following this, visit Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand’s trout, birds and wildlife before continuing to the Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the stars of our sheep industry. The afternoon is at leisure. This evening enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert.   

 

DAY 04: ROTORUA - NAPIER  (B)

Travel south to reach Taupo before travelling over rugged mountain ranges and well cultivated farmland to arrive in the 'Art Deco' city of Napier.  

 

DAY 05: NAPIER (B)

This morning is at your leisure to explore Napier, before joining an afternoon wine tour that will visit and include tastings at 3 local wineries 

 

DAY 6 - NAPIER - WELLINGTON (B)

Travel through the Manawatu Gorge to Palmerston North, travelling down the Kapiti Coast to arrive in the 'Capital City' of Wellington 

 

DAY 7 - DEPARTURE DAY (B)

Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. SWV vacations, hope you enjoyed your tour around New Zealand and look forward to organizing your next visit to New Zealand.  

 

Please note:

Accommodation is based on Run of House rooms unless otherwise stated. Seaview and lakeview rooms will incur a supplementary charge. If any of these properties are unavailable at the time of booking, similar accommodation will be provided and a surcharge may apply. SWV will endeavor to provide accommodation of a similar standard as requested, however as the choice of accommodation is limited in remote areas, we will use the best available options

 

Transport

 

Seat in Coad basis

With all seat in coach packages including a private meet and great on arrival,you will be transferred by private car to your hotel and not have to think about finding your way through the airport or driving directions after your long flight!

 

The remainder of your Seat in Coach holiday will be using a premier fleet of high quality, tourist coaches with driver/guides and commentary of most routes.  Majority coach services include hotel pickups and drop off's so you do not have to arrange any further transfers.

 

HOTELS AND PRICING

 

 

Daily departures available throughout the year

 

  • Auckland

  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves

  • Te Puia

  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi wildlife park

  • Maori Hangi

  • Napier

  • Wellington 

  • Agrodome

  • Tamaki Maori village - Maori village

  • Art deco guided morning walk

  • Te Pe Maori concert & Hangi

  • Panoramic country wineries

 

Tour Highlights

Inclusions

  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves

  • Te Puia Thermal Reserve

  • Agrodome Sheep Show

  • Rainbow Springs

  • Traditional Maori Hangi dinner & concert

  • Art Deco architecture in Napier

  • Wellington – ‘Coolest Little Capital in the World’

  • Daily breakfast

Exclusions

  • Return Airfare with taxes.

  • Visa Fees if applicable.

  • Medical Insurance.

  • Peak season surcharges if applicable.

  • Any compulsory Room Supplements on tour.

  • Meals other than specified.

  • Items of personal nature.

  • Tipping and Portage.

  • Entrance fees if applicable.

  • G.S.T @ 3.65%

  • Bank charges

  • Anything not specified in the Inclusions List

Tour Dates

Optional ROTORUA TOURS 

 

  • OGO Rotorua (H2OGO Straight Track / Harness OGO / H2OGO Sidewinder Track)

  • Lakeland Queen Cruises

  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park

  • Kaitiaki Adventures

  • Hells Gate Geothermal Park & Mud Sp

  • Paradise Valley Springs (Trout, Bird and Wildlife park, along with a pride of African Lions)

  • Kawarau Jet Rotorua

  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tours

  • Skyline Rotorua (Skyline Gondola Ride / Luge Ride)

  • Volcanic Air White Island

  • Rotorua Canopy Tours

  • White Island Day Tour

 

OPTIONAL AUCKLAND TOURS

 

  • AJ Hackett Bungy Auckland (Duration - Under an hour)

  • Auckland Whale & Dolphn Safari

  • Afternoon Harbour Sailing Cruise (Departs Auckland Viaduct at 1.00pm and 3.15pm)

  • Auckland Jet Boat Tours

  • Kelly Tarltons SEA LIFE Aquarium

  • SKYCITY Auckland Sky Tower

  • Pride of Auckland - Dinner Cruise

  • Wilderness Experience Tour (Waitakere Ranges)

  • America's Cup Yatch Sailing Experience

 

OPTIONAL WELLINGTON TOURS

 

  • ZEALANDIA: Karori Sanctuary

  • Wellington Cable Car

  • Flat Earth NZ Experiences

  • Hammonds Scenic Tours

  • Interislander Ferry from Wellington

  • Palliser Bay & Scenery With LOTR

  • Wellington City Sightseeing

 

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