Taste of the North Island
with Grand Pacific Tours
- Flights included
- Savings offer
- Bonus night in Auckland
Explore the North Island’s iconic attractions and geothermal hot spots.
- Return airfares from your homeport
- Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival
- Return airport transfers in New Zealand
- 48 seat modern coach travel, 2 door access, restroom, reclining seats and panoramic windows
- Professional Coach Captain & Tour Guide
- 7 nights 3.5 star hotel accommodation
- 3 two night stays
- Hotel porterage
- 1 cruise
- All sightseeing and pre paid attractions
- Comprehensive documentation pack
Day 1. Arrive into Wellington
On arrival into Wellington you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel.
Hotel Ibis Wellington (2 nights)
Day 2. Wellington
A highlight this morning will be time to explore Te Papa, New Zealand’s National Museum with exhibits that embrace both Maori and European views. Reboard your coach for an extensive city tour which showcases the history and culture on show. Enjoy free time this afternoon and this evening is also free to choose your own dining arrangements.
Day 3. Wellington – Taupo – Rotorua
Depart Wellington and view the snow capped peaks of Mt Ruapehu and Mt Tongariro as you travel to Lake Taupo. Visit the spectacular Huka Falls then travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway to the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua.
Hotel Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua (2 nights)
Day 4. Rotorua
Today begins with a gondola ride and a buffet breakfast at the Skyline Rotorua, offering spectacular views. There is also time for a thrilling luge ride! Next stop is 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. This evening experience an entertaining Maori Hangi and Concert.
Day 5. Rotorua – Auckland – Bay of Islands
Depart Rotorua and travel via Auckland. Continue to Paihia, situated in the heart of the beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy an introduction to the Bay of Islands, location of the signing of the treaty between the Maori tribes and the British.
Hotel Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge (2 nights)
Day 6. Bay of Islands
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. Choose from the many optional activities available, including a tour of historic Russell, a classic sail on a tall ship or a spectacular scenic flight. This evening is also free and you may like to enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise (optional).
Day 7. Bay of Islands
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 enjoy a final dinner with your new found friends.
Hotel Rydges Auckland
Day 8. Depart Auckland
Time to say goodbye. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday
|4, 11, 16, 21, 26 November 2019||$5,596*|
|16, 26 January 2020||$5,596*|
|10, 13, 16, 20, 22, 27 February 2020||$5,596*|
|2, 10, 12, 15, 19, 24, 30 March 2020||$3,596*|
|1, 3, 14, 16, 22 April 2020||$3,596*|
|3, 10 May 2020||$3,496*|
* Prices are per person, twin share
* Single supplements apply
- Prices are based on per person, twin share
- Single supplements apply
- Subject to availability
- Sale ends 31 October 2019
- Prices valid ex. Perth (economy class)
*Terms and conditions apply: see RAC Travel general terms and conditions