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New Zealand: Best of the North Island

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  • COVID-19protected
  • Photography tour
  • Explorer
  • Chill out
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • Footprint carbonneutralCO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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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 prior to 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour You can select a new tour run by the same operator up to 30 days before departure.
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.
Start in Auckland and end in Wellington, the trip "New Zealand: Best Of The North Island" is a guided photography tour that takes 7 days. You will travel through Wellington, Taupo and Rotorua in New Zealand. "New Zealand: Best Of The North Island" is a group trip which 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.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 116 reviews
  • SANJAY
  • From USA
  • On Sep 17 2018
5 - Excellent
SANJAY's review for another G Adventures tour
Excellent
  • Ali
  • From Australia
  • On Nov 26 2019
5 - Excellent
Ali's review for another G Adventures tour
South Korea was everything I had hoped for. Our guide took care of us throughout the tour and everything was really well planned. Definitely recommend this tour.
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Nov 16 2021
4 - Very Good
Review for another G Adventures tour
Wonderfully diverse group with excellent guide, Luis. Well organized, well managed with excellent transportation and drivers. Would have preferred three nights in Porto and skip the University town and tour.
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
Guide
  • 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.
Why Book with Bookmundi
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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 17 July 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 July 2022, 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

minimum 18 years old

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Service Level : Basic Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.
  • 2. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 3. Trip Type : Small Group Group 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.
  • 4. Travel Style : 18-to-Thirtysomethings Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.
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.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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