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Iconic North

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  • Local culture
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 48
  • Footprint carbonneutralCO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ends Wellington, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover Rotorua
  • Explore the America's Cup exhibition at the Maritime Museum in Auckland, and a kiwifruit orchard with a Local Specialist
  • View Huka Falls, Mt. Ruapehu, farming lands, and spectacular scenery along the Kapiti Coast
  • Visit a kiwifruit orchard in Te Puke, a geothermal valley at Whakarewarewa in Rotorua, and Te Papa Museum of New Zealand in Wellington
  • Connect with Locals Retired champion jockey Lance O'Sullivan and his wife Bridgette are your hosts for a Be My Guest lunch on their dairy farm in the North Island.
  • Dive into Culture Delve into New Zealand's national identity, exploring an expansive collection related to this country's culture and history at Te Papa, Museum of New Zealand.
  • MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Your visit to Te Puia helps fund the Arts and Crafts Institute, enriching the lives of the local Maori attending.
  • MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Learn how your visit to Tamaki Maori Village contributes to the sustainability and resiliency of its indigenous community.
  • Stays With Stories This hotel is owned by a local family whose dream it was to highlight the spectacular beauty and spirit of the Tauranga harbour.
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The "Iconic North" trip starts from Auckland and ends in Wellington. It is a local culture tour that takes 7 days taking you through Rotorua, Tauranga and Wellington in New Zealand. "Iconic North" is a guided group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

This Auckland to Wellington tour showcases the best of the North’s iconic spots. Dine in the barn of racing royalty, see the sun-drenched shores of Mount Manganui, get close to Kiwi bird and Kiwi fruit, and learn the importance of Maori culture through talented storytellers. All this and much more is waiting on this New Zealand North Island tour.
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 16 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • From Australia
  • On Apr 18 2022
5 - Excellent
Review for another Trafalgar tour
For a first time solo traveller in 42 years this was an excellent trip. Hastle free.
  • Carah
  • From USA
  • On Dec 04 2021
5 - Excellent
Carah's review for another Trafalgar tour
Our tour group was the last to go before another European shut-down. Trafalgor was amazing in rerouting the tour, staying a step ahead of the covid restrictions and keeping us safe and happy. Although we were not able to go to... Read more
  • Debrah
  • From USA
  • On May 03 2022
5 - Excellent
Debrah's review for another Trafalgar tour
  • Day 1: Welcome to Auckland
  • Day 2: Explore the Sights of Auckland
  • Day 3: Rotorua, Rich in Maori Culture
  • Day 4: Mount Maunganui on the Stunning Coast
  • Day 5: Rotorua, Yours to Discover
  • Day 6: Wellington Capital of Cool
  • Day 7: Farewell Wellington
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 1 Dinner
  • 1 Regional Dinner
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • All land transport shown. All transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • 1 Be My Guest
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • 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 Iconic North tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Iconic North tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 26 July 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 26 July 2022, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Iconic North 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 Iconic North 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 protocols have been adhered to.
  • Small group version of this tour may be available, which limits the group size to generally 29 people.
  • Groups traveling together will be seated together, and face coverings will be required where mandated, otherwise it is the choice of our guests if they wish to wear face coverings when traveling on the coach. Additionally, all surfaces will be disinfected multiple times per day, and due to our high performing air filters the air within the coach will be completely filtered and changed every 2-3 minutes
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children aged 5-15, who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
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