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  • 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

    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.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,242
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • Auckland & Rotorua Explorer

    Explore the wonders of New Zealand on this journey across the North Island. As you tour Auckland and Rotorua, you’ll cruise across the Hauraki Gulf to explore the diversity of Waiheke Island, delve into the illuminated glowworm tunnels of the Waitomo Caves, and see the bubbling mud pools and spouting geysers of the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,679
    Trip Type:
    Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Nature Lovers Self Drive

    A self-drive tour is a unique way to uncover New Zealand’s natural beauty. Beginning and ending in Auckland, see sights like Coromandel Peninsula, Whakatane, Napier, and Rotorua on route.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,044
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Lord of the Rings Self Drive

    Uncover the true “”Middle Earth and experience the magic of breathtaking scenery and majestic vistas while taking in the sites where the epic “Lord of the Rings” trilogy was filmed.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,604
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Classic Downunder from Melbourne to Auckland

    Get to know the true Downunder by experiencing the best of both Australia and New Zealand. Visit Australia's iconic sites and cities before commencing a journey through New Zealand’s incredible islands.
    Duration:
    19 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,776
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • Classic Downunder: Auckland to Melbourne

    Get to know the true Downunder by experiencing the best of both Australia and New Zealand. Journey through New Zealand’s incredible islands before embarking on a tour of Australia.
    Duration:
    19 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,535
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • Classic South Pacific

    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 on route.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,383
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • Waltzing Matilda: Holiday of a Lifetime

    Embark on an unforgettable journey across Australia and New Zealand with the Waltzing Matilda Holiday of a Lifetime. As one of Goway’s premier tours, Waltzing Matilda showcases the icons of two remarkable nations, taking you from the twin harbours of Auckland to the Outback and Uluru/Ayers Rock to the Great Barrier Reef and finally to cosmopolitan Sydney.
    Duration:
    20 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 9,379
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime, Single Friendly
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  • Auckland City of Sails

    Spend three days exploring Auckland, known as the “City of Sails” because of the many yachts in the harbour. See the sights and scenery that have made this city a favourite with tourists.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 421
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Auckland: Northern Hotspots Adventure Tour

    Experience the North Island’s hotspots on this New Zealand vacation. Beginning in Auckland, you’ll explore the geothermal marvels of Rotorua, take a magical visit to Middle Earth at the Hobbiton movie set, and venture through Kauri rainforests and along stunning coastline on the Coromandel Peninsula.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,025
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous
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  • Aussie Kiwi Explorer

    An adventure to keep the kids amused while the grown-ups enjoy the ultimate Downunder holiday.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Family Vacations
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  • Australia & New Zealand Combo

    Explore the two most popular cities of Australia and New Zealand on this air-land combo tour. Start in Sydney, where you'll tour the Sydney Opera House, cruise across the famous harbour, and see koalas and kangaroos at Taronga Zoo. Then head on to Auckland where you'll explore the twin harbours, learn about Maori traditions, and enjoy unbeatable views of the landscape.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,469
    Trip Type:
    Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Bay of Islands Self Drive

    Drive north from Auckland to beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy some leisure time and get to know the area before visiting the superb beaches of Cape Reinga, New Zealand’s northernmost point.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 390
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Bay of Plenty New Zealand Long Stay

    When 18th century explorer Captain James Cook sailed here he aptly named it 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, culture and lifestyle to visitors from near and far.
    Duration:
    31 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,674
    Trip Type:
    Snowbird Long Stays
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  • Beautiful Bay of Islands

    Enjoy the stunning coastal scenery and impeccable stretches of beach in 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$ 503
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Best of Both Islands Self Drive

    Get to know Auckland before heading to Rotorua then Queenstown. From Queenstown travel to the Glacier Region and Christchurch truly uncovering the best that both islands have to offer.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,050
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Best of New Zealand: Holiday of a Lifetime

    Take in the wonders of New Zealand on this Holiday of a Lifetime. Passing north to south, you’ll explore the cities of Auckland, Queenstown, and Christchurch, marvel at natural wonders in Rotorua and Milford Sound, and enjoy the incomparable hospitality and beauty of this South Pacific nation.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,959
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime, Single Friendly
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  • Classic South Pacific & South America

    Discover four unique destinations with the spectacular scenery of Santiago, Chile, the bustling tropical city of Papeete, Tahiti, the beautiful lagoons of Bora Bora and Auckland, the city of sails.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,826
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Coromandel Peninsula

    Only 90 minutes drive from Auckland, the Coromandel is one of New Zealand’s premier holiday destinations. Stay at Aotearoa Lodge, a relaxed accommodation in quiet semi-rural surroundings or at Carolyn’s on Parklands, an upmarket B&B and refuge for peace and privacy.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 869
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Essential New Zealand (Coach)

    Get to know both of New Zealand’s islands by taking in some of their most popular sites. Travel from Auckland to Christchurch, visiting Rotorua, Queenstown and Milford Sound in between.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,639
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • Essential New Zealand (Self Drive)

    Get to know both of New Zealand’s islands by driving through their most popular sites. Travel from Auckland to Christchurch, visiting Rotorua, Queenstown and Milford Sound in between.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,428
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • Explore Like A Local

    This immersive New Zealand vacation takes you beyond Auckland to explore some of the North Island’s most beautiful regions. Then fly to magnificent Queenstown, with the option of a trip to Milford Sound.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,253
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Grand Kiwi: Epic Trip for 18 to 39 year olds

    From the white sands of Bay of Islands to the lush forests and breathtaking glaciers of Franz Josef, New Zealand was the backdrop of “Middle Earth” and there is no country quite like it.
    Duration:
    17 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 3,440
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings, Single Friendly
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  • Great New Zealand Coach and Rail Experience – Premier Escorted Luxury Vacation: Auckland to Christchurch

    This escorted experience is perfect for train buffs. Travel on coaches, cruises and enjoy iconic New Zealand rail journeys while staying in comfortable accommodation. The journey will take you from Auckland and geothermal centre of Rotorua, to the capital of Wellington before moving onto the South Island and exploring famous Milford Sound.
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,966
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Great Northerner – Premier Escorted Luxury Vacation: Auckland to Wellington

    Take a New Zealand vacation that introduces you to the natural wonders and Maori culture of the North Island. Get acquainted with the country in picturesque Auckland before touring the ancient Maori sites of the Bay of Islands and Rotorua and closing out your trip in Windy Welly.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,572
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
    New Zealand See Trip Details
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