Day 1. Arrive Wellington, Freedom of Choice
Be met upon arrival and transfer to your hotel. Tonight, choose where to dine.
Two Nights: Amora Hotel Wellington FD
Day 2. Wellington, Freedom of Choice
Personalise your Wellington experience with a choice of included sightseeing activities. B
Day 3. Wellington, Napier
Travel through scenic Woodville and Waipukurau to the seaside city of Napier. On arrival, enjoy a tour and wine tasting at the New Zealand Wine Centre.
Napier, Scenic Te Pania Hotel BD
Day 4. Napier, Rotorua
Depart Napier and journey through Esk Valley and Te Pohue, stopping at Taupo. Continue to Rotorua, the geothermal capital of New Zealand. This evening, immerse yourself in traditional Maori culture at a Hangi Feast.
Two Nights: Millennium Hotel Rotorua, located on beautiful Lake Rotorua B, FD
Day 5. Rotorua, Freedom of Choice
In Rotorua, choose from a range of activities, including a 4WD Bush Safari; an eco-thermal tour; a round of golf; a visit to Hobbiton; or a trip to the Rotorua Museum. Tonight, head to Longlands Farm for a tour and a special dinner. B, FD
Day 6. Rotorua, Bay of Islands
Travel through Waikato farmland to Cambridge and then continue north to Auckland. Admire the view over Waitemata Harbour as we cross the busy Auckland Harbour Bridge. Follow the east coast Pacific Ocean Drive to Paihia in the spectacular Bay of Islands.
Two Nights: Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands BD
Day 7. Bay of Islands, Freedom of Choice
After breakfast, choose your preferred sightseeing activity. Take a tall ship sailing adventure or embark on a dolphin watching cruise. Play a round of golf or cruise to Russell. Discover Kerikeri, or visit Cape Reinga. B
Day 8. Bay of Islands Cruise, Auckland
Step aboard a catamaran and enjoy a cruise to Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock. Hear about the ecology and history of the area as you keep an eye out for dolphins. Afterwards, return down the coast to Auckland.
Two Nights: Auckland, Crowne Plaza Hotel B
Day 9. Auckland, Freedom of Choice
Choose from a range of included sightseeing activities. Perhaps take a cruise on Waitemata Harbour, explore the Auckland Museum, or visit Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium. Included with each of these options is an Auckland City Sights Tour. Other choices include a head, neck and shoulder massage, a Wilderness Adventure, and an Auckland Bridge Climb. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner. B, FD
Day 10. Depart Auckland
After breakfast, transfer to Auckland airport. B
Includes 15 Meals – 9 Breakfasts (B), 2 Dinners (D) and 4 Feature Dinners (FD)
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