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New Zealand: Day Trips & Extensions


Below are Goway’s New Zealand day tours and extensions listed in alphabetical order by city (there are many more options we haven’t listed). They combine well with our New Zealand stopovers/city breaks. As experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we look forward to being of service to you.

  • Akaroa: City Sights with Willowbank Wildlife Reserve Cruise Ship Full Day Tour

    Discover Banks Peninsula and the city of Christchurch. This tour departs Akaroa and travels via the Akaroa Highway with breathtaking scenery of Akaroa Harbour, Little River, Lakes Forsyth and Ellesmere, the Southern Alps and the Canterbury Plains. On arriving in Christchurch and following a stop at the botanical gardens join a brief sightseeing tour showing city landmarks and the earthquake damaged city centre. The tour then moves on to Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. The tour includes entry to the Wildlife Reserve and a guided tour of the reserves 'Natural New Zealand'. This tour illustrates some of the species that make up New Zealand's totally unique native wildlife, flora, and culture. Here you will see some of the most endangered species, including kiwi and learn about the work being done to preserve them.
    Duration:
    6 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland to Bay of Islands including Waitangi Treaty Grounds

    You will be collected from your hotel today taken on a full day tour to the Bay of Islands. Travel north over Auckland's Harbour Bridge and along the Hibiscus Coast. View mighty Kauri Trees before arriving in Warkworth for a morning tea break (own expense). The journey continues, travelling through Whangarei arriving in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Visit the Waitangi Treaty House before being transferred to your Bay of Islands accommodation.
    Duration:
    5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: A Taste of Auckland

    Spend the morning exploring the city on a small group tour and then from midday, taste some of New Zealand’s best wine, eat local food and drink in the dramatic scenery of Auckland’s west coast.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: America's Cup Sailing Experience

    Participate as crew on an authentic America's Cup yacht. Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or just sit back and enjoy the action and scenery as you sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour. Experience the excitement of sailing, no experience necessary.
    Duration:
    2 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Auckland Maori & Cultural Performance Full Day Tour

    See Auckland, a magnificent city with its 48 volcanoes, as well as the amazing West Coast with a local Maori guide as your host for the day, who will guide you around this fantastic city and region, giving you lots of information about its interesting history, places and people throughout the tour. You'll also see the Auckland region's very best sights, so bring your camera. Highlights include seeing some of New Zealand's finest scenery in the Auckland region, exploring historic sights and learning Maori history and culture along the way and discovering dramatic cliff tops, stormy seas, unique black sand beaches and a personal tour around the Maori section of the Auckland Museum with a Maori Cultural Performance including the famous Haka war dance.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Black Water Rafting and Kiwi

    This full day tour from Auckland to go black water rafting at Waitomo caves is designed to showcase the best of rural New Zealand landscape and enjoy all that the Waitomo area has to offer.
    Duration:
    11 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Caves and Kiwi - The Waitomo Experience

    This full day tour from Auckland to the Ruakuri cave system is designed to showcase the best of rural New Zealand landscape and enjoy all that the Waitomo area has to offer.
    Duration:
    11 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Discover the Bay including a Swim with the Dolphins

    Travel from Auckland to the magnificent Bay of Islands via the picturesque Hibiscus Coast. On arrival, Fullers Bay of Islands will take you on the ultimate eco-marine adventure in their jet powered catamaran out into the most beautiful of National Maritime Parks. Conditions permitting, you have the chance to get up close and even swim with Dolphins in their natural environment - a wonderful opportunity to experience these magnificent mammals at play.
    Duration:
    12 Hours
    Prices From:
    US$ 214
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  • Auckland: Fullers Harbour Cruise

    Escape the city and cruise the sparkling waters of Auckland's beautiful harbour. Sit back, relax and let the Fullers crew look after you with full commentary during the one and a half-hour harbour cruise. Visit the Viaduct Basin, see the harbour highlights including historic Devonport, the Auckland Harbour Bridge, Bean Rock Lighthouse, and the Devonport Naval Base. For those on a tight itinerary, the Fullers Harbour Cruise is an ideal way to experience Auckland taking in views of three major Auckland Icons: the Harbour Bridge, Rangitoto Island, and the Sky Tower.
    Duration:
    1 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Seaplane Fly and Dine Experience at Kawau Beach House

    Fly over the bays of the Pacific Ocean and enjoy a beautiful three course lunch on the beautiful island of Kawau
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Taste of Kumeu with Lunch

    Leave behind the bustle of Auckland city and head northwest to taste the flavours of Kumeu Wine Country, Auckland’s Heritage Wine Region. Enjoy lunch at a contemporary vineyard restaurant, sample world renowned wines and marvel at the rugged surf-fringed coastline nearby.
    Duration:
    5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Afternoon City Sights

    Auckland Afternoon City Sights
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Afternoon Gourmet Tour

    A three hour gentle paced food tour introducing the delightful Auckland food scene.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: America's Cup Match Race

    America's Cup Match Race
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Auckland to Rotorua including Waitomo & Hobbiton

    Leaving Auckland in the morning by coach, travel through the lush farmland of the Waikato and King Country regions. Enjoy a morning snack as you drive past Rangiriri, the location of an historic Maori Land Wars site. On arrival in the small town of Waitomo enjoy a guided tour through the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves with their amazing stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone formations. You finish the tour with a silent yet magical boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto - a subterranean cavern lit up by the lights of thousands of tiny glowworms. Leaving Waitomo enjoy a delicious picnic style lunch as you make your way to Rotorua. Enjoy a scenic drive across the Kaimai Ranges to the picturesque 1,250 acre farm near Matamata where scenes from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies were filmed. Learn how this beautiful farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-earth. Your guide will show you Hobbit holes, the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and many other structures from the movies. Upon completion of the Movie Set tour you will be transferred to Rotorua by the Hobbiton Movie Set coach where the tour concludes.
    Duration:
    10 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Coromandel Peninsula Full Day Tour

    Experience the Coromandel Peninsula, and its amazing landscapes. Spend the day in this unique area seeped in history associated with kauri logging and gold mining and stunning coastlines.
    Duration:
    12 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Discover the Bay with Cape Brett Full Day Tour

    Discover the Bay with Cape Brett
    Duration:
    12 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Discover the Bay with Russell Full Day Tour

    This tour takes you across the Auckland Harbour Bridge, to the beautiful Bay of Islands. Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds before taking a ferry to Russell, New Zealand’s first capital.
    Duration:
    12 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Discover Waitomo from Auckland including Lunch

    Travel south from Auckland through the rich farmland of the Waikato on to Waitomo. 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). Return to Auckland by coach.
    Duration:
    7 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Flying Fox Ziplines & Forest Walk Tour (incl. ferry ticket) Half Day Tour

    Three dual ziplines, each over 600 feet long, will fly you smoothly and safely, side-by-side with a partner or friend over our working vineyard and then over, and into, a stunning tract of original and regenerating native New Zealand bush.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Harbour Cruise with Lunch

    A truly unique combination of afternoon sailing and lunch as you sail Auckland’s Inner Harbour on a Monohull Yacht. Sit back and relax or help the crew steer the yacht and trim the sails.
    Duration:
    1 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Harbour Dinner Cruise

    A truly unique combination of evening sailing and dinner as you sail Auckland’s Inner Harbour on a Monohull Yacht. Sit back and relax or help the crew steer the yacht and trim the sails.
    Duration:
    2 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Harbour Sailing Afternoon Coffee Cruise

    Take a sailing yacht out onto the harbour of the “City of Sails” to experience Auckland from a stunning vantage point. Sail the inner Waitemata Harbour, pass beneath the Harbour Bridge, and sit back and relax with a fresh coffee as the ocean breeze takes you along some of the city’s most famous landmarks.
    Duration:
    1 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Maori Full Day Tour

    See Auckland, a magnificent city with its 48 volcanoes, as well as the amazing West Coast with a local Maori guide as your host for the day, who will guide you around this fantastic city and region, giving you lots of information about its interesting history, places and people throughout the tour. You'll also see the Auckland region's very best sights, so bring your camera. Highlights include seeing some of New Zealand's finest scenery in the Auckland region, exploring historic sights and learning Maori history and culture along the way and discovering dramatic cliff tops, stormy seas, unique black sand beaches and much more.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Auckland: Morning City Sights

    Auckland Morning City Sights
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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