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Look South from Auckland

Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 701

Travel from Auckland to Wellington experiencing the scenery of New Zealand's north island. Explore Waitomo Caves, visit Rotorua and Napier, then enjoy the capital city of Wellington, known for its wine regions, and Oscar-winning films.


Offering great flexibility to those with minimal time, this 5-day itinerary takes you from Auckland to Rotorua. En route, visit the Waitomo Caves believed to be over two million years old and a major attraction for visitors fascinated by their large population of glowworms and beautiful stalactite and stalagmite formations. On arrival at Rotorua, check into your hotel for 2 nights’ accommodation. Here you will experience spouting geysers and boiling mud pools which showcase geothermal New Zealand at its best. You may also enjoy the option of a traditional Maori concert and Hangi (feast) for a taste of New Zealand’s indigenous culture. A visit to the Agrodome gives you an insight into New Zealand's important farming industry before going on to Napier for 1 night in one of most picturesque of the country's less 'touristy' areas. Enjoy the serenity of Hawke's Bay before going on to the capital, Wellington for 1 night. The drive to Wellington is punctuated by towering mountain peaks and breathtaking rocky seascapes. Consider a sightseeing tour in New Zealand’s capital, or add an extra day to explore the city’s famous wine regions.

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Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 701

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Day 1

Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo incl Lunch

Travel south from Auckland, through the rich farmland of the Waikato, and onto Waitomo. Here you will enjoy a guided tour through the long galleries and lofty chambers of the world famous Glowworm Caves. Your tour continues with a boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto, illuminated by thousands of tiny lights from the glow worms suspended from the cave ceiling. Following your tour there is time for lunch (included). You will then continue to Rotorua by coach.

Duration6 Hours

Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua

Set on the shores of beautiful Lake Rotorua, Sudima Lake Rotorua is the largest hotel in Rotorua. Adjacent to the world famous Polynesian Spa, Rotorua Museum and Government Gardens, the hotel is a short stroll from Rotorua's vibrant city centre, Convention Centre and the Energy Events Centre. Sudima Lake Rotorua offers 250 guest rooms in a range of accommodation options, many with superb views across Lake Rotorua.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration2 Nights
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Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua

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    Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua



    Set on the shores of beautiful Lake Rotorua, Sudima Lake Rotorua is the largest hotel in Rotorua. Adjacent to the world famous Polynesian Spa, Rotorua Museum and Government Gardens, the hotel is a short stroll from Rotorua's vibrant city centre, Convention Centre and the Energy ...

    Set on the shores of beautiful Lake Rotorua, Sudima Lake Rotorua is the largest hotel in Rotorua. Adjacent to the world famous Polynesian Spa, Rotorua Museum and Government Gardens, the hotel is a short stroll from Rotorua's vibrant city centre, Convention Centre and the Energy Events Centre. Sudima Lake Rotorua offers 250 guest rooms in a range of accommodation options, many with superb views across Lake Rotorua.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Conference Facilities
    • Golf
    • Laundry facilities
    • Massage Treatments
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Spa

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Day 2

Discover Rotorua Morning Tour

Today on your morning tour you will visit Te Puia and the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute where you can view mighty geysers, boiling mud pools, and the traditional arts and culture of the Maori People. You will also experience Rainbow Springs which is a unique showcase of New Zealand's flora and fauna including New Zealand's national icon, a kiwi bird. Last but not least, you will have a hands on experience at the Agrodome Sheep Show, giving you an animated insight into New Zealand's farming history.

Duration4 Hours
Day 3

Rotorua to Napier

Duration4 Hours

Bella Tuscany Motor Lodge Napier

Bella Tuscany Motor Lodge Napier is conveniently located 5 minutes from the city centre. All the rooms are architecturally designed and furnished along a stylish Mediterranean theme for your comfort and privacy. Relax, unwind and enjoy the great Hawke's Bay lifestyle and glorious weather.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Bella Tuscany Motor Lodge Napier

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    Bella Tuscany Motor Lodge Napier



    Bella Tuscany Motor Lodge Napier is conveniently located 5 minutes from the city centre. All the rooms are architecturally designed and furnished along a stylish Mediterranean theme for your comfort and privacy. Relax, unwind and enjoy the great Hawke's Bay lifestyle and glorious weather.

    Bella Tuscany Motor Lodge Napier is conveniently located 5 minutes from the city centre. All the rooms are architecturally designed and furnished along a stylish Mediterranean theme for your comfort and privacy. Relax, unwind and enjoy the great Hawke's Bay lifestyle and glorious weather.

    Facilities

    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Bicycles
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Parking
    • Playground
    • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

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Day 4

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 5

Napier to Wellington

Duration5 Hours

Wellington City Hotel to Wellington Airport

Duration30 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUSIONS:

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • All transportation except air fares
  • Sightseeing as indicated

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Optional excursions
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

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27 Aug 2018
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