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Auckland Tours, Vacation Packages & Travel Experiences


  • A view of Auckland's impressive skyline - always a great photo opportunity on your New Zealand vacation.
  • The City of Sails - sunset over the Auckland marina
  • Auckland at night is a great time to explore the city on your New Zealand vacation.
  • Downtown Auckland
  • Auckland - home of the America's Cup
  • Auckland harbour bridge

Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand on the North Island, is known as the “City of Sails” due to its attractive harbour, home to thousands of sailing boats, a beautiful sight on a New Zealand vacation. It occupies a narrow isthmus between the harbour and the sea. It also has the largest Polynesian population of any city in the world.

This modern city combines urban with beautiful beaches, hiking trails, islands and a rugged West Coast. For amazing views of the city during Auckland tours on a New,Zealand vacation, visit the Skytower, the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere or Mount Eden, an extinct volcano crater and the highest point in Auckland. Both have 360 degree panoramic views of the city and surrounding area.

Auckland offers excellent shopping mainly on Queen Street as do several nearby neighbourhoods such as Newmarket and Ponsonby, the latter a good place to stroll day or night for its cafes and nightlife on New Zealand tours.

On the other side of the harbour reached by a short ferry ride is Devonport, a picturesque seaside village with attractive Victorian villas. A half hour ferry ride will take you to Waiheke Island, very popular with locals in the summer with its beaches and pretty countryside dotted with vineyards and olive groves is where you can enjoy shopping or dine in one of the many restaurants here If you like a remote location, try a trip again by ferry to nearby Rangitoto, a black lava volcanic island and totally unpopulated.

 


 

New Zealand Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to a New Zealand vacation. 

Learn about the history and culture of New Zealand, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about New Zealand's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering New Zealand for yourself. Start exploring...book a New Zealand vacation today!

 

Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your New Zealand vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from  our selection of Australian vacationsTahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from New Zealand. 

 

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Auckland, New Zealand

  • Classic New Zealand

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: This is the ultimate classic New Zealand tour. Begin in Auckland and then it’s on to Rotorua, next head South to the capital, Wellington before embarking on the scenic South Island with stops in Queenstown, the West Coast and Christchurch. Experience one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world as the TransAlpine takes you from Greymouth to Christchurch.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,789
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Best of Both Islands Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: An excellent way to acquaint yourself with both islands, this self-drive program brings you to must-see destinations throughout New Zealand including Rotorua and the rugged Glacier region while also setting aside ample free time to simply unwind.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,579
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic New Zealand: Small Group

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: This is the ultimate classic New Zealand tour. Begin in Auckland and then it’s on to Rotorua, next head south to the capital, Wellington before embarking on a trip through the scenic South Island. See stunning Milford Sound, and enjoy the day in exhilarating Queenstown before heading into glacier country.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,156
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Ultimate New Zealand: Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Queenstown

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Embark on a journey through the scenic attractions of diverse New Zealand, staying at some of the most luxurious accommodation available in Auckland, Hawkes Bay and Queenstown. Participate as one of the crew on an authentic America's yacht in Auckland, experience one of New Zealand's best wine regions, fly over the snow capped Southern Alps and cruise magnificent Milford Sound.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 7,439
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Signature New Zealand

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Experience New Zealand in style with private-guided touring and deluxe accom­modations. See Auckland from above as you soar in a seaplane to a stunning beach house for a fine 3 course meal in a natural setting. Pamper yourself in Rotorua at the Polynesian Spa along with experiencing the Maori culture before enjoying a gourmet taste of Wellington. Fly to Milford Sound onboard a scenic flight and witness the cascading waterfalls as you cruise the stunning Fjords.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,948
    Trip Type:
    Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Nature Lovers Essential New Zealand

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Explore the natural beauty of New Zealand with small group touring. Be introduced to the unique and richly diverse landscapes, cultural highlights and rich Maori culture of Rotorua, the untouched nature of the Able Tasman National park, Hot Water Beach in the Coromandel, an overnight in Milford Sound and much more.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,543
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • New Zealand Rail Adventure: Value Plus Escorted Vacation

    MODERATE | ESCORTED COACH TOUR: Hop aboard and rediscover the romance of rail travel, taking in some of the world's truly remarkable landscapes from a unique vantage point on this escorted vacation including travel on the Northern Explorer train from Auckland to Wellington, the TranzAlpine train from Christchurch to Greymouth plus other great New Zealand rail experiences.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,995
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Rail Travel Ideas, Single Friendly
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  • New Zealand Getaway : Value Plus Escorted Vacation

    MODERATE | ESCORTED COACH TOUR: Outdoor travellers will love this tour of New Zealand, showcasing the natural wonders that have made these islands such an adventurer’s haven. Travel with a group on board a coach for a New Zealand getaway. Start in Auckland making your way south to Christchurch learning about Maori culture and seeing charming sights on route.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,095
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • North Island Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Drive from Auckland to Wellington discovering the many highlights that the North Island has to offer. Stop in Coromandel Peninsula and Rotorua then visit Lake Taupo and Napier along the way.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Explore Like A Local: Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: This quintessential New Zealand self-drive vacation begins in Auckland to explore a few of the North Island’s most beautiful regions including the Art Deco city of Napier, and Capital Wellington. Later fly to magnificent Queenstown, gateway to magnificent Milford Sound. Stay in Bed and Breakfast accommodation along the way.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,279
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Lord of the Rings Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Tolkein fans rejoice! On this two week adventure you'll visit Middle Earth to experience the breathtaking, almost magical scenery where the epic “Lord of the Rings” trilogy was filmed. Along the way, explore and discover wonderful New Zealand, always remembering that "not all those who wander are lost".
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,489
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Kia Ora Family Getaway

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: This family escape to New Zealand includes all the dramatic highlights, with plenty to keep the kids amused as well. Start in Auckland, one of the world’s most live-able cities. Then visit Rotorua before ending your trip in Queenstown.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,209
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Wine Lovers New Zealand

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: New Zealand is now on the map as one of the world’s best up and coming wine producing and grape growing countries, and the best part is that there is so much else to see and do: Maori culture, stunning mountains, lake and valley experiences, fresh air and fresh sustainable food choices, friendly kiwis and an overall sense that this is the way the world should be!
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,077
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • North and South Island Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: On this multi-week program, discover the top highlights of both islands at your own pace as you drive along winding roads and past postcard-perfect vistas. One of the most visually impressive countries on Earth, you're invited discover New Zealand in-depth.
    Duration:
    18 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,099
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Bay of Plenty New Zealand Long Stay

    MODERATE | LONG-STAY: The Bay of Plenty, one of New Zealand’s most popular holiday destinations and a thriving port city, the Bay continues to offer its bounty of beaches, restaurants, cafes and boutique shopping to visitors from near and far.
    Duration:
    29 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,879
    Trip Type:
    Snowbird Long Stays
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  • New Zealand Reflections from Auckland

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: If you want to explore the “best of New Zealand” on an independent basis but have limited time, try this classic 7 day tour that takes you to New Zealand’s vibrant cities and natural wonders including Auckland, Rotorua, Queenstown and Milford Sound.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,544
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • New Zealand Highlighter: Premier Escorted Luxury Vacation

    FIRST-CLASS | ESCORTED COACH: See the highlights of New Zealand with a group by coach while maintaining a great deal of freedom to choose your own activities. Explore the cultural and scenic sides of this unique country.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,295
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Beautiful Bay of Islands

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Extend your stay on New Zealand’s North Island with a trip to the Bay of Islands. Enjoy the stunning coastal scenery and impeccable stretches of beach in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Visit historic Russell and Cape Reinga before heading back to the Bay and on to Auckland.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 587
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Complete New Zealand

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Travel from Auckland to Queenstown experiencing the scenery of New Zealand's North and South islands. Explore Waitomo Caves, visit Rotorua and Napier, experience the Abel Tasman National Park by boat, see the famous Pancake Rocks then investigate the glaciers at Franz Josef.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,929
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Essence of New Zealand

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Travel from Auckland to Christchurch, visiting Rotorua, Queenstown and Milford Sound in between. Visit the rainforest and black sand beaches in Auckland, experience the Maori culture in Rotorua, cruise the magnificent Milford Sound with its rugged mountain peaks and cascading waterfalls, pass through the beautiful landscape of Otago before arriving in Christchurch.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,529
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic Downunder: Auckland to Melbourne

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Get to know the true Downunder by experiencing the best of both Australia and New Zealand. Journey through New Zealand and Australia’s most spectacular sights including Rotorua, Milford Sound, Ayers Rock and the Great Barrier Reef, with exciting, cosmopolitan cities to create the perfect Downunder experience.
    Duration:
    19 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,515
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic South Pacific: Nadi to Cairns

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Enjoy the Classic South Pacific by encountering Fijian, Maori and Aboriginal cultures. Travel from Fiji to New Zealand to Australia taking in fantastic sights and experiences enroute in Auckland, Rotorua, Sydney and the Great Barrier Reef.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,943
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Aussie Kiwi Family Explorer

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: An interactive family adventure exploring New Zealand and Australia . Explore glow worm caves, a visit to Hobbiton, learn about Maori culture in Rotorua, experience the thrill of jet boating and ziplining in Queenstown before rounding out the journey in Sydney.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Family Vacations, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Ultimate Downunder: Auckland, Queenstown, Sydney, Great Barrier Reef

    DELUXE | PRIVATE GUIDED: On this incredible voyage exploring New Zealand and Australia, relax as you fly to breathtaking Milford Sound, sail iconic Sydney Harbour and unwind in the paradise that is Hayman Island, all while overnighting in world-class accommodations.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,673
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences, Small Group Touring, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Highlights of Downunder

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the best of Australia and New Zealand’s culture, people and scenery from the cities of Sydney and Auckland to the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and Milford Sound. Experience Maori and Aboriginal cultures in with traditional feasts and dance.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,928
    Trip Type:
    Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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