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New Zealand-Best of the North Island

Prices From: A$799.00
Tour Code: ONNI
Tour Duration: 7
Countries Visited: New Zealand


Admittedly, we haven’t checked the numbers too closely, but we’re confident that New Zealand ranks among the world’s leading producers of excitement. This quick trip across the North Island jams as many thrills as permissible by law into seven electrifying, activity-packed days. Sea kayak remote waterways to secluded caves and beaches, learn to surf New Zealand's world famous waves, experience Maori culture directly from the Maori themselves and more, all in a breezy week that always feels full and never feels hurried.

Tour Map

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Auckland - Arrive at any time.
  • Day 2-3 Raglan (2B,1L,2D) - Visit a special conservation farm to learn about their methods before sea kayaking to a remote and historic site on the harbour for a picnic lunch. Enjoy an included surf lesson in one of the world's most famous surf areas, then opt to go on a bush walk, take bone carving lessons with local Maori or try paddle boarding.
  • Day 4 Rotorua/Maori Village Visit (1B,1D) - Opt to go caving before heading to Rotorua, notable for its geothermal activity and culture. Explore some bubbling mud and visit a local village to gain insight into Maori culture. Enjoy a traditional 'Hangi' experience.
  • Day 5 National Park (1B,1D) - Travel around Lake Taupo and explore the volcanic World Heritage-listed national parks in the area. Conquer the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand's top-rated 1-day trek (seasonal).
  • Day 6 Wellington (1B) - Hit the nation's capital and visit Te Papa, the national museum, or stroll along Oriental Parade. Check out some of the area's great bars and cafés.
  • Day 7 Auckland (1B) - Travel back to Auckland, where tour ends upon arrival.

Tour Dates

Start DateEnd DatePrice
02 Feb 201308 Feb 2013A$799.00
02 Mar 201308 Mar 2013A$799.00
16 Mar 201322 Mar 2013A$799.00
13 Apr 201319 Apr 2013A$799.00
27 Apr 201303 May 2013A$799.00
11 May 201317 May 2013A$799.00
25 May 201331 May 2013A$799.00
08 Jun 201314 Jun 2013A$799.00
06 Jul 201312 Jul 2013A$799.00
20 Jul 201326 Jul 2013A$799.00
03 Aug 201309 Aug 2013A$799.00
17 Aug 201323 Aug 2013A$799.00
31 Aug 201306 Sep 2013A$799.00
14 Sep 201320 Sep 2013A$799.00
28 Sep 201304 Oct 2013A$799.00
12 Oct 201318 Oct 2013A$799.00
26 Oct 201301 Nov 2013A$799.00
09 Nov 201315 Nov 2013A$799.00
16 Nov 201322 Nov 2013A$799.00
23 Nov 201329 Nov 2013A$799.00
30 Nov 201306 Dec 2013A$799.00
07 Dec 201313 Dec 2013A$799.00
14 Dec 201320 Dec 2013A$799.00
21 Dec 201327 Dec 2013A$799.00
28 Dec 201303 Jan 2014A$799.00
04 Jan 201410 Jan 2014A$799.00
11 Jan 201417 Jan 2014A$799.00
18 Jan 201424 Jan 2014A$799.00
25 Jan 201431 Jan 2014A$799.00
01 Feb 201407 Feb 2014A$799.00
08 Feb 201414 Feb 2014A$799.00
15 Feb 201421 Feb 2014A$799.00
22 Feb 201428 Feb 2014A$799.00
01 Mar 201407 Mar 2014A$799.00

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