8 Day Taste of the North Island
8 Day Taste of the North Island
Join the Taste of the North Island coach tour with Grand Pacific and spend 8 days touring the North Island. Visit cultural Rotorua and the beautiful Bay of Islands, then finish the tour in Auckland, the 'City of Sails'.
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|Tour Type:||Low Cost Coach Tour|
|From:||Wellington to Auckland|
|Departures:||Sep 2019 to May 2021|
|Price:||From (NZD) $2754 per person|
|Tour Operator:||Grand Pacific Tours|
|7 nights quality hotel accommodation|
|7 breakfasts (B) and 5 dinners (D), including 2 specialty dinners (SD): Māori Hāngī and Concert - Rotorua, Farewell Dinner - Auckland|
|Te Papa Museum of New Zealand|
|Skyline Gondola and Luge|
|Thermal mud pools and geysers guided tour|
|Traditional Māori hāngī and concert|
|Dolphin and Hole in the Rock Cruise|
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On arrival into Wellington you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel.
Stay: Ibis Wellington (2 nights) (D)
A highlight this morning will be time to explore Te Papa, with exhibits that embrace both Māori and European views. Re-board your coach for an extensive city tour that showcases the history and culture on show. Enjoy free time this afternoon and this evening is also free to choose your own dining arrangements. (B)
Depart Wellington and view the peaks of Ruapehu, Ngāuruhoe Tongariro as you travel along the Desert Road to Lake Taupō. Visit the spectacular Huka Falls, then travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway to the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua.
Stay: Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua (2 nights) (B, D)
Today begins with a gondola ride and breakfast at Skyline Rotorua where spectacular views are on offer. There is also time for a luge ride! Travel to the Agrodome for an action-packed hour of farming entertainment and education that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Visit Te Puia to see the boiling mud pools and awesome geysers that Rotorua is famous for. Enjoy some free time this afternoon, then this evening you will experience an entertaining Māori hāngī and concert. (B, SD)
This morning depart Rotorua and travel north to Auckland for a short stop. Continue via Whangarei to the beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy an introduction to the Bay of Islands, location of the signing of the treaty between the Māori and the British.
Stay: Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge (2 nights) (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. A range of optional activities are available or you may choose to relax and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of the waterfront. (B)
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 special farewell dinner with your new friends.
Stay: Rydges Auckland (B, D)
Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday. (B)
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