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5 - 9 day touring ideas

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Maori meeting house in Rotorua
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Honeymoon, Maori culture, The Hobbit & LOTR, Wildlife & nature
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Explore the North Islands major visitor cities from Auckland the ‘City of Sails’ to Rotorua the Maori culture capital and the art deco city of Napier and finally the quirky capital city of Wellington. Along the way you’ll pass through the picturesque landscapes and small towns of rural New Zealand.

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NZD$1,464
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Sunset over Lake Taupo
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Maori culture, Scenic cruises, Wildlife & nature
  • Motels
  • Travel through the heart of the North Island on this short 'highlights' New Zealand self-drive tour. From Auckland journey south through the Waikato countryside to Rotorua, the Maori culture capital of New Zealand. It’s then on to the Art Deco city of Napier in the Hawkes Bay, home to New Zealand’s oldest vineyards.  The final leg of your whirlwind tour of the North Island takes you past sheep farms and wineries as you travel through the Wairarapa region to your final destination, the capital city of Wellington.

  • Viewed 26 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$985
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The vibrant Champagne Pool in the Rotorua geothermal area
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Food & wine, Honeymoon, Maori culture, National parks, Scenic cruises, The Hobbit & LOTR, Wildlife & nature
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Explore the North Islands major visitor cities from Auckland the ‘City of Sails’ to Rotorua the Maori culture capital and the art deco city of Napier and finally the quirky capital city of Wellington. Along the way you’ll pass through the picturesque landscapes and small towns of rural New Zealand.

  • Viewed 15 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,318
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Auckland harbour bridge in the 'City of Sails'
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Maori culture, National parks, Scenic flights, The Hobbit & LOTR
  • Motels
  • A tour through the heart of the North Island highlighting its incredible diversity. Experience the rich culture of Rotorua with a visit to Mitai Maori Village plus a full day to explore the thermal wonders. Visit Taupo, the largest lake in New Zealand and then onto the world famous Waitomo Glow Worm Caves and Aranui Cave before heading back to Auckland.

  • Viewed 15 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,666
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Wander through the majestic Redwood forests of Rotorua
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Maori culture, National parks, Scenic cruises, Scenic flights
  • Motels
  • Explore the highlights of the North Island including the Bay of Islands and Rotorua, 2 of the most popular destinations.  In the Bay of Islands you’ll take a cruise amongst the many islands home to an abundance or marine wildlife, including dolphins which you might be lucky enough to see.  In Rotorua you’ll enjoy a thrilling cultural encounter at Mitai Maori Village and you’ll return to Auckland via the fascinating limestone formations and glow worm caves of Waitomo.

  • Viewed 12 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,871
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St John Anglican church in rural Wairarama, Hawkes Bay
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Food & wine, Maori culture
  • Motels
  • Explore the North Island Auckland to Wellington on this short 'taster' tour. Rotorua, the cultural and adventure centre of the North Island plus the art deco city of Napier, wine regions of Hawkes Bay and the cosmopolitan capital city of Wellington will showcase the diversity on offer.

  • Viewed 13 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,510
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Explore Cathedral Cove on the Coromandel Peninsula
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Maori culture, Scenic cruises, The Hobbit & LOTR
  • Motels
  • This tour takes you through the heart of the North Island, highlighting its incredible diversity. Begin with a local’s favourite, the Coromandel Peninsula – here you’ll explore Cathedral Cove Marine Reserve.  Then it’s on to Rotorua to experience the rich culture of the area with a visit to Mitai Maori Village and Rainbow Springs, plus a full day to explore the thermal wonders. Next stop is Taupo, the largest lake in New Zealand where you’ll ride the thrilling Huka Falls Jet Boat.  Returning to Auckland you’ll stop at the world famous Waitomo Glow Worm Caves for an underground adventure.

  • Viewed 11 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,859
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Auckland harbour bridge at night
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, National parks, Scenic cruises, Wildlife & nature
  • Motels
  • This 5 day tour takes you to the sandy beaches and warm waters of the Bay of Islands, with time to explore on land or by sea.  Then travel via the ancient Kauri forests of Waipoua to the food and wine producing region of Matakana.

  • Viewed 9 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,005
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Kauri trees in the beautiful Waipoua Forest
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Maori culture, Scenic cruises, The Hobbit & LOTR, Wildlife & nature
  • Motels
  • Starting and finishing in Auckland this 8 day tour highlights the best of the upper North Island, including Rotorua, the Bay of Islands and Hobbiton.  With great family friendly accommodation and a range of awesome activities for kids big and small, this will be a holiday to remember for the whole family.

  • Viewed 4 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$2,080
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The powerful Huka Falls in Lake Taupo
  • North Island Self Drive
  • Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Maori culture, Scenic cruises, The Hobbit & LOTR, Thermal parks and attractions, Wildlife & nature
  • Motels
  • Visit some of the North Island's iconic attractions including the culture and adventure capital of Rotorua.  You'll begin with a journey to the idyllic holiday destination of the Coromandel Peninsula where you'll ride the quirky Driving Creek Railway line before continuing to the beachside village of Whitianga.  Next stop is Rotorua for two nights where there's an exciting day of animal encounters included.  This family friendly tour also visits the magical Hobbiton Village before returning back to Auckland.

  • Viewed 9 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,767
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