What To Expect:
New Zealand Travel Tour Highlights
With most of the country‟s major cities and more than a few notable sights, it‟s easy to spend over a week on the North Island alone. This itinerary begins in Auckland where you board a yacht for a relaxing sail down the Auckland Harbour. Spend the next day on a private tour exploring the many sights of Auckland, the “City of Sails”. Then, depart on your self-drive to Matakana, a journey that takes you along the spectacular Pacific Ocean through the beautiful countryside.
Spend a full day at leisure exploring this area home to a diverse range of artists and boutique wine estates. Drive to Paihia, a beautiful resort town known as the „Jewel of the Bay of Islands.‟ Enjoy a scenic flight to Cape Reinga where you will explore the area on a 4WD vehicle. Next, visit Rotorua, known for its hot springs and geysers; in addition to its natural beauty, Rotorua is considered the seat of traditional Maori culture. Conclude your journey with an afternoon tour of this thermal wonderland while soaking up the beautiful and welcoming Maori culture.