Ultimate North Island escape
with Grand Pacific Tours
- Small group touring
- Save up to $275 per person
- Bonus free night in Auckland
An unforgettable ultimate experience of New Zealand’s cultural North Island.
- Return airfares from your homeport
- Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival
- Return airport transfers in New Zealand
- Ultimate Small Group Tour Coach with 20 luxury leather reclining seats on a full size vehicle, 2 door access and panoramic windows
- Professional Coach Captain
- 8 nights 4.5 star hotel accommodation
- 2 two night stays
- Hotel porterage
- 1 cruise
- All sightseeing and pre paid attractions
- Comprehensive documentation pack
- BONUS Group photo
Day 1. Arrive Auckland (bonus pre-tour night)
On arrival into Auckland you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel, spend the day and night at leisure
Day 2. Auckland
Today you will meet your travelling companions over a complimentary pre dinner drink.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Auckland
Day 3. Auckland to Bay of Islands
Board the luxurious Ultimate Coach, travel to the Parry Kauri Park to see a magnificent example of a Kauri Tree. Enjoy a visit at the Kauri Museum in Matakohe, then travel to Paihia, situated in the heart of the beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the location of the signing of the treaty between the Maori tribes and the British.
Hotel: Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands (Deluxe Room. 2 nights)
Day 4. Bay of Islands
Today is a free day to choose from the many optional activities available including an evening dinner cruise (optional).
Day 5. Bay of Islands – Auckland
This morning travel aboard a luxury catamaran to Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock. Keep an eye out for bottlenose and common dolphins before returning to Paihia. Travel south via Whangarei to Auckland.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Auckland
Day 6. Auckland to Rotorua
Enjoy a city sights tour including a visit to Sky Tower. Continue through the picturesque countryside to Hobbiton for a buffet lunch followed by a guided tour of the Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.
Hotel: Regent of Rotorua (2 nights)
Day 7. Rotorua
Today begins with a gondola ride at the Skyline Rotorua for breakfast, spectacular views and time for a thrilling luge ride! Next stop is the Agrodome for an action-packed hour of farming entertainment. Enjoy some free time this afternoon before travelling to Te Puia to see the boiling mud pools and awesome geysers that Rotorua is famous for. Experience an entertaining Maori cultural performance followed by a Hangi feast prepared in the traditional way, over hot coals and buried in the ground.
Day 8. Rotorua – Napier
Travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway to Huka Falls and Lake Taupo. Continue to Napier known as ‘The Art Deco Capital’. Board the Hawke’s Bay Express, where you will journey in style and hear informative commentary on the city’s fascinating history. Enjoy free time this afternoon.
Hotel: Scenic Hotel Te Pania
Day 9. Napier – Wellington
Travel south this morning into Wellington for a city tour of the nation’s capital which will highlight the history and culture on show here. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner including selected beverages with your new found friends.
Hotel: InterContinental Wellington (Deluxe Room)
Day 10. Depart Wellington
Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.
|9 December 2019||$5,399*|
|2 January 2020||
|18 April 2020||
|16 May 2020||$5,299*|
* Prices are per person, twin share
* Prices subject to change
* Single supplements apply
- Prices are based on per person, twin share
- Single supplements apply
- Subject to availability
- Sale ends 31 December 2019
- Prices valid ex. Perth (economy class)
*Terms and conditions apply: see RAC Travel general terms and conditions