New Zealand: Best of the North Island

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ends Wellington, New Zealand
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Surf worldfamous waves.
  • Experience a historic Maori village with a local guide.
  • Get the adrenaline pumping in Rotorua.
  • Dance the night away in Wellington.
The tour New Zealand: Best Of The North Island starts in Auckland and ends in Wellington. It is a photography trip that takes 7 days taking you through Raglan, Auckland and Taupo in New Zealand. New Zealand: Best Of The North Island is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Now's the time to explore New Zealand on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. New Zealand’s North Island may be the smaller of the two, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in adventure. Over this seven-day tour, you'll hop in a sea kayak to explore a secluded harbour, learn about Maori culture from the source, and learn how to surf. There's no better way to live, breathe, and paddle the New Zealand experience.
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Auckland
  • Day 2: Auckland/Raglan
  • Day 3: Raglan
  • Day 4: Raglan/Rotorua
  • Day 5: Rotorua/Taupo
  • Day 6: Taupo/Wellington
  • Day 7: Wellington
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hostels (4 nts, multi-share with 4-6 people), basic lodges (2 nts). Most nights are multi-share on this trip.
Meals
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD155-205 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, kayak, walking
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Your Hands-On Moment: Surf Lesson, Raglan
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Wellington
  • Conservation farm visit (Raglan)
  • Sea kayaking excursion (Raglan)
  • Maori cultural experience
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • 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 New Zealand: Best of the North Island tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this New Zealand: Best of the North Island tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 28 April 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 28 April 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

New Zealand: Best of the 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.

Visa

For this New Zealand: Best of the 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

Minimum age of 18 years for this trip.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : 18-to-ThirtysomethingsFast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.
  • 2. Service Level : BasicSimple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - AverageSome tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
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.
  • This tour has been limited to a group size of 12 participants to protect against COVID-19. The tour will furthermore adhere to any local government restrictions on group sizes to ensure that everybody are kept safe.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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