Grade

Moderate

Date

11 - 16 January, 2022

Tour Length

6 Days, 5 Nights

Start & End

Auckland

Transportation

Van

Accommodation

Private Room

$1,199

11 – 16 January, 2022

Explore the Bay of Plenty & Waikato Regions of New Zealand. Depart Auckland and travel along the Coromandel Peninsula, stopping by picturesque locations. Hop on a kayak and immerse yourself into pristine nature at the Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctuary (Donut Island). Travel south and climb up Mount Maunganui for a sweeping view of New Zealand’s Eastern Coast. Head to Rotorua and be awed by otherworldly geothermal wonders and massive redwood forests. Experience Māori culture with an evening performance and a traditional hāngī buffet dinner. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride through the Waitomo Caves as you get up and close to sparkling glowworms. Conclude the tour with a visit to two gorgeous waterfalls in Piha before returning to Auckland.

Price is per person based on a double occupancy.

A 10% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your space.

Day 1
Auckland - Coromandel - Whangamatā

Meet in Auckland. Stop by the Original Pokeno Ice Cream & Coffee Shop for a quick snack before heading to the Coromandel Peninsula. Dig up a hole and relax your feet in the natural-made Hot Water Beach. Watch the sky turn into brilliant hues of sunset at Mt. Paku before resting for the night.

Day 2
Whangamatā - Tauranga

Start the day with a kayaking tour to Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctuary (Donut Island), a secluded island off the coast of Whangamatā. Drive south to Tauranga with a stop at the gorgeous Kaiate Falls. Walk up Mt. Maunganui for sweeping views. After dinner, optional visit to the Mount Hot Salt Water Pools.

Day 3
Tauranga - Rotorua

Drive to Rotorua and spend the morning being awed by otherworldly geysers and geothermal wonders at the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. After lunch, soak in natural hot springs at the Kerosene Creek. Check-in our hotel in Rotorua, and get dressed up to visit the Mitai Māori Village for a cultural experience & dinner buffet.

Day 4
Rotorua

Start our day with a TreeTop walk among massive hundreds-year-old Redwood Trees. Afterwards, free time to do optional activities such as Zorbing, Skyswing, Gondola, Luge, 4X4 off-roading, or a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set. In the late afternoon, wrap up our Rotorua Experience with a visit to the Hell's Gate Mud Bath & Spas.

Day 5
Rotorua - Waitomo - Hamilton

Depart Rotorua & walk among the natural Blue Spring Putaruru known for its stunning clear blue water. Hop on a boat and enjoy a leisure ride through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, getting up and close to thousands of sparkling glowworms. Rest in Hamilton. 

Day 6
Hamilton - Piha - Auckland

Drive back to Auckland with a morning sightseeing tour at Piha, stopping at two gorgeous waterfalls. Drop-off in Auckland.

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Included

  • 5 nights of accomodation
  • Kayak Tour to Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctuary (Donut Island)
  • Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Rotorua TreeTop Walk
  • Mitai Māori Village Cultural Experience & Dinner Buffet
  • Hell's Gate Mud Bath
  • Waitomo Glowworm Cave
  • Shuttle transportation
  • NZSL guide on-call at all times

 

Not Included

  • Transportation to and from Auckland
  • All meals and personal expenses

Important Information

  • Adventure itinerary and price are subject to change.