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Northern New Zealand Discovery

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Scenery and culture, from top to bottom

Experience the very best of New Zealand's North Island! Starting in Auckland and completing in Wellington, you'll visit the Bay of Islands, the Glowworm Grotto at Witomo Caves, Huka Falls, Tongariro National Park, Rotorua, and much more. With included cruises, tours, cultural experiences, and local meals, this once-in-a-lifetime vacation is the journey of your dreams.

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Auckland (AKL), out of Wellington (WLG)
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Accommodation in hotels listed or similar:
    • 1 night in Auckland at the VR Queen Street Hotel & Suites
    • 2 nights in Bay of Islands at the Copthorne Resort
    • 1 night in Auckland at the VR Queen Street Hotel & Suites
    • 2 nights in Rotorua at the Ibis Hotel Rotorua
    • 1 night in Wellington at the Travelodge Wellington Hotel
  • Guided sightseeing as described in the itinerary, including the following:
    • Bay of Islands sightseeing & cruise through the ‘Hole in the Rock’
    • Auckland city tour
    • Cruise through the Waitomo Caves & Glowworm Grotto
    • Evening concert at the Tamaki Maori Village with dinner
    • Tour of Lake Taupo and the Central Plateau
    • Wellington city tour
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 2 dinners
  • Services of an experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Travel by luxury coach

Note: Please schedule your arrival flight to arrive no later than 4pm so you don’t miss the welcome reception on Day 1! In addition, your flight should depart Wellington after 2pm on Day 8. 

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Great Ways to Explore
  • Cruise through the famous "Hole in the Rock" formation to Cape Brett.
  • Immerse yourself in Maori culture at a traditional dinner concert.
  • Snap amazing photos of Wellington from Mount Victoria.
  • Experience Rotorua's magical geothermal landscapes.
  • Enjoy the comfort and convenience of having a knowledgeable driver-guide by your side throughout your trip.
Package Overview

This is an escorted tour. It’s perfect if you prefer not to do your own driving and want to see as many sights as you can during your vacation. 

Ready, set, adventure! This magical vacation brings you to New Zealand's spectacular North Island. With a knowledgeable guide along for the ride, you'll learn all about the culture and history of each destination. Your guide will also be able to answer any questions you may have, and will show you local hidden gems! 

Your journey starts in Auckland, where you'll sightsee through the city. From Auckland, venture out to the Bay of Islands, known for its picture-perfect scenery and diverse marine life! Cruise through the "Hole in the Rock" to Cape Brett, feast your eyes on the twinkling Glowworm Grotto at Waitomo Caves and relax on sandy beaches. After another stop in Auckland, you'll discover the magic of Rotorua. Explore geothermal landscapes, and get a taste for authentic Maori culture as you attend a traditional dinner concert!

The next leg of your trip will be spent diving deeper into New Zealand's natural wonders. Marvel at crystal-clear Lake Taupo, feel the rush of Huka Falls, and journey through the one and only Tongariro National Park. 

Last but not least, you'll arrive in Wellington. Get lost in the beauty of this capital city, and enjoy included tours and museum visits! 

Show Detailed Itinerary

We have selected the most economical flight schedule for you. Please note that shorter and more convenient flight options may be available at an additional cost.

Advertised vacation package prices are per person based on two people traveling together, unless otherwise noted. Advertised package rates are based on select departures as noted on the booking calendar above, were available via the Great Value Vacations website and may not represent current prices.

Vacation packages include round-trip economy class airfare on valid international carriers as noted in specific package inclusions and as indicated on booking engine calendar, which may also include code share flight agreements between carriers as indicated during the booking process. Carriers may vary based on city of origin.

Air fares are based on a 14-day advance purchase and include round-trip economy class airfare, including carrier and government-imposed taxes and fees, and the September 11th Security Fee of $5.60 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. Fluctuations in exchange rates may affect some taxes or fees. Other departure dates and origins are available at slightly higher rates. Fares apply to North American originating passengers only, and are not eligible for accrual of frequent flyer points/mileage. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights. Child/infant discounts are not available, and stopovers are not permitted. Advance seat selection is controlled by the carrier(s), and may not be available on all flights. Baggage fees may apply; please check with carrier for specific policies.

Vacation packages are subject to availability, are capacity controlled, may not be available on every date or on all flights, and may be restricted to certain hotel room and car categories. Higher rates may also be available throughout travel period. Full payment is required at the time of reservation. Rates cannot be combined with any other discount/promotion, and are valid for new bookings only. Offers may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Website contains special pricing that is exclusively for Internet sale only. Bookings made through our call center may incur a concierge fee of up to $25 per person.

Escorted vacation packages are per person based on two travelers (unless otherwise specified), and typically include hotel accommodations; transportation with professional driver/guide; sightseeing as listed, some meals, local taxes, hotel service charges and porterage of one (1) suitcase per person, due to limited capacity on motor coaches. Space is limited and prices may be restricted to certain travel dates, length of stay or room type. Driver and guide gratuities are not included, and are at the discretion of the traveler. Terms and conditions apply. Minimum child ages and handicapped traveler restrictions may apply on escorted tours; please call for details.

Promo Code Offer Details: All promotions are subject to availability, valid for new bookings only, cannot be combined with any other promotion, discount, voucher or any other offers, and are not redeemable for cash. Offers are available for phone bookings via our reservation agents as well as online. This promo code can be input online on the payment screen. The call center is open Monday through Friday 9AM – 9PM ET, Saturdays 10AM – 6PM ET. Discounts will apply only once per passenger and are not valid for airfare only, or any other products or services. If a flight reservation is changed or cancelled, the original fare basis rules apply (plus any increase in fare). Additional restrictions may apply.

Cancellations/Changes: Rates are non-refundable. Substantial restrictions apply for cancellation/change, and depend upon the package type. Trip protection is recommended.

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