5 Day Head North
5 Day Head North
A quick trip up the North Island along the Desert Road and Lake Taupo into Rotorua. This independent coach tour includes a sightseeing tour of Rotorua's geothermal region, a Maori Village experience and entry to the Agrodome Farm show, Rainbow Springs Nature Park and a trip to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.
|Tour Type:||Independent Coach Tour|
|From:||Wellington to Auckland|
|Departures:||Jan 2019 - March 2020|
|Price:||From (NZD) $1299 per person|
|Tour Operator:||Relaxing Journeys|
|4 nights accommodation|
|All Coach, Ferry & Rail Transport & Transfers|
|Maori Village Experience, Hangi & Concert in Rotorua|
|Te Puia Geothermal Experience|
|Rainbow Springs Nature Park|
|Agrodome Farm Show|
|Waitomo Glowworm Caves|
Prices are per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel January 2019 – March 2020. Blackout periods may apply. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required at time of booking.
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Day by Day Tour Itinerary
Welcome to Wellington. Nestled in green hills and within a protective harbour, the capital city of Wellington has a laid back vibe yet offers some of the best shopping, arts and nightlife in the country. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your accommodation, the remainder of the day at leisure to explore.
Today your journey will take you north to Rotorua. View the spectacular Mt Tongariro, one of three volcanoes in the Tongariro National Park. To the southwest, the park also includes the majestic peaks of Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu. Continue on past Lake Taupo the largest lake in New Zealand and arrive in Rotorua early evening. (2 nights)
This morning you will experience Maori culture and the amazing thermal wonderland at Te Puia. Te Puia is also home to the Arts and Crafts Institute where the ancient teachings of Maori ancestors have been preserved, continuing to thrive. From here, continue onto the Rainbow Springs Nature Park, an attraction like no other.
Set in 22 acres of beautiful native trees and streams you will see a huge variety of New Zealand’s most precious inhabitants including the Kiwi Conservation Centre. New Zealand’s thriving agricultural industry is on show at the Agrodome, where you will witness a sheep shearing display and sheep dog trials. Tonight you will enjoy a Maori Village Experience as well as a Hangi and Concert. (D)
This morning you will depart from Rotorua and travel west through lush farmland towards Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour through the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves with their amazing stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone formations. After the tour you will continue on to Auckland arriving in the city mid-afternoon.
Sadly your trip has come to an end. We hope that you have thoroughly enjoyed your experiences in New Zealand. Today you will be met at your accommodation and transferred to the airport for your onward journey. Have a safe trip home.
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A quick trip up the North Island along the Desert Road and Lake Taupo into Rotorua. This independent coach tour includes a sightseeing tour of Rotorua... Read More
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