Highlights on NZ Vacations Departing From Auckland

Highlights packed tours on NZ vacations. Multiple day trips with their starting point in Auckland, are  filled with a compelling itinerary for anyone who has a set time frame, yet wants to see the most popular highlights of New Zealand in small organised and guided tour groups.

North Island and South Island

5-Day North and South Island HighlightsTrip

Journey through the North Island of New Zealand and explore Waitomo, Rotorua and Lake Taupo, and discover the natural beauty of Kaikoura and Christchurch on this 5-day trip from Auckland to Christchurch or vice versa. See the glow worms at Waitomo Caves, relax at Rotorua's geothermal wonderland, see giant sperm whales at play and be mesmerized by the natural beauty of New Zealand. This 5-day tour will have you travelling by coach, train and ferry with plenty of time at leisure to make this holiday truly magical.

North Island

8- DAY Private North Island Tour From Auckland
Including Rotorua and Wellington

Venture from Auckland to the North Island on this private 8-day tour that takes you by private, luxury vehicle to Coromandel, Whitianga, Rotorua, Tongariro National Park and Wellington.  Take guided sightseeing tours, discover natural hot springs, witness amazing geothermal activity, enjoy scenic nature walks through kauri tree forests, and admire views of majestic volcanoes and beautiful beaches, with plenty of free time to explore more on your own. Your private guide will teach you about Maori culture, as well as the history, geography and wildlife of New Zealand. You’ll experience North Island’s highlights as well as hidden gems not seen on normal coach tours.

5-Day Bay of Islands
Rotorua, Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Do and see it all on a five-day adventure from Auckland that takes you to Waitangi, Rotorua, Waitomo and Middle-earth! Your journey reveals the history and natural beauty of New Zealand's North Island on a dolphin-spotting cruise across the Bay of Islands and a drive along Ninety Mile Beach at Cape Reinga. Enjoy a magical boat ride through the glowworm grotto at Waitomo Caves, and dine at a Maori village in Rotorua. With sheep dogs, kiwi birds and Hobbit holes included, this five-day North Island tour highlights all the must-see sights, and provides a choice of standard or superior accommodation in Paihia and Rotorua.

Bay of Islands

4-Day Bay of Islands Tour From Auckland
Including Overnight Cruise

Explore the natural beauty and the historical and cultural significance of New Zealand's North Island on this 4-day Bay of Islands trip from Auckland. You'll spend a night on board a luxurious catamaran, travel to Cape Reinga, New Zealand's northernmost point, and visit a legendary kauri forest, one of the great natural highlights of New Zealand.

3-Day Bay of Islands Trip From Auckland

This comprehensive 3-day tour of the Bay of Islands is ideal for the first time visitor to New Zealand. With natural beauty, rocky islets and pristine beaches, the Bay of Islands is the water playground of the North Island. Learn about Maori culture, travel to the northernmost point of New Zealand and take a cruise through the famous "Hole in the Rock".

Bay of Island Overnight Cruise
Starting From Auckland or Paihia

Treat yourself on this Bay of Islands overnight cruise. Enjoy cruising the pristine tranquil waters of the Bay of Islands as you watch the sun rise and set from the privacy of your own sea view state room on this ultimate 2-day experience. You can either choose to join the cruise in Paihia or include coach transfers from Auckland.

Waitomo Caves

2-Day Waitomo Caves Tour From Auckland
See The Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua

2-Day Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua Tour from Auckland

Immerse yourself in the otherworldly beauty of New Zealand’s North Island on a two-day escape from Auckland. From Rotorua’s famous geysers and the glowing Waitomo Caves to the re-creation of Middle-earth at Hobbiton, you’ll discover scenic beauty and natural wonders, ancient Maori traditions and movie-making magic on this fascinating two-day tour.

3-Day Trip From Auckland
Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and Taupo

Discover the best attractions of the North Island on this 3-day trip from Auckland. See thousands of tiny glow-worms on an underground boat ride at Waitomo Caves, explore the picturesque lakeside setting of Taupo and the amazing Huka Falls, and experience the geothermal wonders of Rotorua.

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