Northern Highlights (Auckland to Wellington)
New Zealand Tours
New Zealand's the land of stunning natural beauty, action-packed activities & laid back culture. Kick off this trip in the Bay of Islands & try some sand dune surfing! In the underground caves of Waitomo experience blackwater rafting before hitting Rotorua to try the Zorb or skyline gondola & end the day relaxing in a Polynesian thermal pool. Take a sunset cruise on Lake Taupo, brave the Rock'n Ropes course & head to the land of "The Lord of t... more
- What's included
- Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners
- Accommodation: Resort, Lodge, Hotel
- You will visit
- North Island, including Auckland, Bay of Islands, Waitomo, Rotorua, Taupo & Wellington
- 6 nights multi-share accommodation: 4 nights in hotels, 1 night in a resort, 1 nights in a lodge
- 9 meals: 6 breakfasts & 3 dinners
- An experienced & professional Tour Manager & Driver team
- Modern, air-conditioned coach with power outlets for charging
- Sightseeing tours of all major cities
- Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges
Itinerary + Backstage Pass & ME Time Optionals
- ME Time Optionals
- Backstage Pass
Kia Ora! Meet up with your Contiki Crew in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest and mos...
- Cross Auckland's Harbour Bridge
- See the impressive city skyline & Sky Tower
- Walk through native Kauri Forest
- See the 'City of Sails' harbour made famous by the America's Cup
- Bay of Islands BBQ dinner with champagne
With a full free day here, you’ll really get to enjoy the laid-back, natural beaut...
- See the Tribal Lands of the Nga Puhi Maori
- Return ferry ride to Russell & guided historical walking tour
- Kiwi Parasail NZ$99 (single) NZ$89 (tandem)
- Explore NZ Combo NZ$119
- Horse Trek'n NZ$115
- Coastal Kayaks NZ$85(half day) NZ$115 (full day)
- Carino Day Sailing NZ$119
- Cape Brett Cruise NZ$89
- Awesome Adventures NZ$115
- Ocean Adventure 'Fastboat' NZ$89
This morning, we stop at the Agrodome farm show for an interactive introduction in...
- Traditional Maori hāngi dinner & dance performance
- Visit the Agrodome to see the world-renowned Sheep Show
- Kaitiaki Rafting NZ$95, NZ$109
- Te Puia (Maori Arts & Crafts Institute) NZ$39
- Skyline Gondola and Luge Rides NZ$29
- Ogo Ranges from NZ$25
- Rainbow Springs NZ$35
On the way to Taupo, a visit to the raging Huka Falls will impress. Tonnes of wate...
- Walk through the Wairakei 'Craters of the Moon'
- View Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake
- Visit the mighty Huka Falls
- Dinner / Party Cruise NZ$69
- Huka Jet NZ$105
- Rock'n Ropes Adventure Course NZ$65
Spot the dramatic volcanic landscapes that were used as backdrops in the Lord of t...
- Dramatic drive along the Desert Road, through the volcanic landscape made famous in "The Lord of the Rings"
- See the active volcano Mt. Ruapehu
- NZone Skydiving 9,000 ft. NZ$269 / 12,000 ft. NZ$329 / 15,000 ft. NZ$429
No departures available during this time.
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