Delve Deep: New Zealand North Island

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-36722
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ends Wellington, New Zealand
  • +7
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit Whangarei Falls
  • Visit Mt Eden
  • Visit Waitomo Caves
  • Overnight stay in a traditional Maori marae and hangi dinner
  • Visit Te Puia geothermal reserve
  • Visit Lake Taupo and Huka Falls
  • Orientation walk of Tongariro National Park with Trip Leader
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The tour "Delve Deep: New Zealand North Island" starts in Auckland and ends in Wellington. It is an explorer tour that takes 9 days taking you through Wellington, Auckland, Paihia and 3 other destinations in New Zealand. "Delve Deep: New Zealand North Island" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Iconic sights and in-depth adventures with a local Trip Leader. Eye-popping landscapes. Jaw-dropping activities. And local know-how by the bucketload. This trip isn’t about seeing the North Island – it’s about experiencing it. In all its spectacular, quirky, historic glory. Expect: towering volcanoes, roaring waterfalls, magical caves and out-of-this-world views. The adventure starts HERE.
  • Day 1 : Auckland (North Island, New Zealand)
  • Day 2 : Auckland – Whangarei Falls – Paihia (Bay of Islands)
  • Day 3 : Paihia
  • Day 4 : Paihia – Auckland
  • Day 5 : Auckland – Waitomo – Marae Stay
  • Day 6 : Marae – Rotorua
  • Day 7 : Rotorua – Lake Taupo – Tongariro National Park
  • Day 8 : Tongariro National Park
  • Day 9 : Tongariro National Park – Wellington
  • -7 nights in hotel-style accommodation (twin or double)
  • 1 night in a traditional Maori marae (multi-share)
  • 8 Breakfasts
  • 3 Dinners
  • Air-conditioned minicoach
  • Trip Leader throughout the tour
Optional Activities
  • FYI: these are optional activities available locally. Things might change – prices are here to give you a rough idea.
  • Skydiving in the Bay of Islands: from $299
  • Hole in the Rock cruise: from $120
  • Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach tour: from $145
  • Visit Ruakuri Cave: from $70
  • Blackwater rafting at Waitomo Caves: from $109
  • Visit the Hobbiton movie set: from $150
  • Canopy tour: from $169
  • Zorbing in Rotorua: from $145
  • Whitewater rafting in Rotorua: from $119
  • Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing with a local guide (June to September): from $295
  • Quad biking in Tongariro National Park: from $155
  • Any international flights to Auckland and from Wellington are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Delve Deep: New Zealand North Island tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Delve Deep: New Zealand North Island tour. You can cancel the tour up to 64 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 63 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 09 August 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 09 August 2023, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 63 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Delve Deep: New Zealand North Island tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Delve Deep: New Zealand North Island tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • The crew in this tours are trained in COVID-specific hygiene standards and equipped with the skills required to keep every traveller safe.
  • Coaches are immaculately cleaned before each trip starts and regularly throughout.
  • This trip requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 atleast 14 days before departure, unless you are medically exempt from having the vaccine.
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