8 Day New Zealand Northern Explorer from $1,895



  • 7 nights accommodations
  • Immersive Insider Experiences
  • 7 breakfasts (B) & 3 dinners (D)
  • Expert Tour Director
  • Arrival & departure airport transfers in New Zealand
  • Luggage porterage
8 Day New Zealand Northern Explorer

Spend 8 days and 7 nights exploring New Zealand’s North Island. Discover the magical natural spectacle of the famous glowworms at Waitomo Caves. Tour the Maori Arts & Crafts Institute and incredible thermal geysers. Enjoy a traditional Maori Hangi feast. Cruise the Bay of Islands to Cape Brett and take in the sights of small coves and sandy white beaches. You will have an expert tour director, arrival and departure airport transfers in New Zealand, daily breakfasts and more! This is the perfect trip to discover New Zealand’s North Island.




Day 1 – Arrive Auckland

Be met and transferred to your hotel.

One Night: Rydges Auckland Hotel


Day 2 – Auckland, Bay of Islands

Travel to the Waipoua Kauri Forest Reserve. Later, continue to the stunning Bay of Islands for a Welcome Dinner. B D

Two Nights: Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands


Day 3 – Bay of Islands 

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the idyllic surrounds of the Bay of Islands. B


Day 4 – Bay of Islands, Auckland

Insider Experience: Explore New Zealand’s finest maritime park on a cruise to Cape Brett. Onwards lies pristine Motukokako Island, home of the fabled Hole in the Rock. Afterwards, return to Auckland. B D

One Night: Rydges Auckland Hotel


Day 5 – Auckland, Waitomo, Rotorua

Travel to Waitomo, home to the famous glowworm caves. Insider Experience: Discover the magical natural spectacle of Waitomo Caves with a local guide before continuing to Rotorua. At Te Puia, enjoy a guided tour of the Maori Arts & Crafts Institute, during which you’ll see the incredible Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley and witness geysers erupt and mud pools bubble. Insider Experience: Later, enjoy a Maori Hangi Feast. B D

Two Nights: Rydges Rotorua


Day 6 – Rotorua

Visit one of New Zealand’s best-loved attractions, the Agrodome, with its entertaining sheep shearing demonstration, dog trials and animal nursery. B


Day 7 – Rotorua, Taupo, Wellington

Travelling along the Thermal Explorer Highway, stop on the shores of Lake Taupo and see Huka Falls. Continue to Wellington. B

One Night: Travelodge Wellington


Day 8 – Depart Wellington

Transfer to the airport this morning. B





Pricing & Departures

Oct 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov: 1, 8, 15; Dec 13, 2019 $1,895
Jan: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb: 11, 14, 18, 21, 28; Mar 6, 13, 17, 2020 $2,195
Apr 14, 20, 2020 $2,095
May 8, 22; Jun 22, 2020 $1,995
Sep 4, 11, 18, 25, 2020 $2,095

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  • Land only package
  • Prices in US dollars unless otherwise noted
  • We have limited space on this package and it is subject to availability and prior sale
  • All package prices are per person based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted
  • Prices reflect cash discount
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