5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS NORTH ISLAND TOUR
Our five (5) days four (4) nights North Island tour brings you to different tour destination around the city of Auckland. Get to enjoy a free and easy itinerary with optional tours that fit your schedule. Our seat in coach (SIC) tours brings you to the “Glow Worm Caves” of Waitomo and the popular site “Hobbiton” in Matamata. Enjoy the best of New Zealand north island tour and its popular destinations!
TOUR PACKAGE ITINERARY:
DAY ONE: ARRIVAL & TRANSFERS
Arrive at the airport for transfer pick-up going to the designated hotel. Hotel lobby check-in and free leisure time all throughout the day. Tourists can also try the Auckland city tour featuring iconic landmarks, streets, and museums for three (3) hours.
Auckland City Sightseeing Afternoon Tour (OPTIONAL TOURS) – Start off your city tour along the main road of Queen Street, and pass through Ponsonby. Enjoy the view of Hauraki Gulf, and the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Visit the University of Auckland for a quick historic tour about the volcanic landscape. A quick stopover at Parnell Village followed by our drive through the waterfront route of Tamaki Drive. Finish up your tour along savage memorial park overlooking the Eastern bay. Transfer back to the hotel viewing the waterfront of Tamaki Drive.
DAY TWO: GLOW WORM CAVE , WAITOMO
After your breakfast, the guest will join the seat in coach tour heading towards Waitomo Cave. The tour starts with a boat ride going to the underground tunnels where glowing insects light up the cave roof like midnight stars. Glow Worms is often found in damp places during night time. A guided tour along the closed rivers is a great way to see more in New Zealand.
Skyline Rotorua Gondola + Buffet Dinner (OPTIONAL TOURS) – The 900m long skyline Gondola brings you the spectacular view of Lake Rotorua. Skyline Rotorua gives the perfect venue for a day of family fun, romantic dates or eventful gatherings. The package also comes with buffet dinner per adult entry.
DAY THREE: ROTORUA CITY TOUR – HOBBITON
Join the seat in coach (SIC) tour of Rotorua City & the famous Hobbiton at Matata known for the “Hobbit” the movie. Start off your journey with a quick tour around Te Puia, the geothermal wonderland is full of geysers and mud pools for visitors. Enjoy an entertaining farm show at Agrodome featuring sheep shearing demonstrations. Then visit one of Rotorua’s nature park filled with native flora and fauna at Rainbow Springs. Visit Hobbiton and go through their movie set tour where scenes from the LOTR and Hobbit were filmed. Finish off your tour with a picturesque drive across “Kaimai Ranges” leaving the farm near “Matamata”.
DAY FOUR: AUCKLAND CITY – FREE DAY
The guest will enjoy a scrumptious breakfast. From that point on, they have a choice whether to join the Taste of Waiheke and Bay of Islands Day Tour.
Bay of Islands Day Tour (OPTIONAL TOURS) – Sit back, relax and enjoy the informative commentary as you cross the iconic Harbour bridge, and soak up New Zealand’s spectacular scenery of rural countryside and sub-tropical bush en route to the beautiful Bay of Islands. After arriving in Paihia, you’ll board the Dolphin Seeker, our purpose-built catamaran licensed by the Department of Conservation for dolphin and whale viewing. Enjoy the large outdoor viewing decks as we cruise past the islands of the Bay. Keep a look out for common and bottlenose dolphins, whales and other marine life as our experienced local skippers get you close to the action. Cruise past the Cape Brett lighthouse, before arriving at the majestic Hole in the Rock. Admire the rock walls towering above you as the skipper navigates right through the narrow space (conditions permitting) before heading back in the inner islands of the Bay.