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New Zealand–Best Of The North Island

From US$ 1,049 US$ 787 per person
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highlights
  • Surf world-famous waves
  • Experience a historic Maori village with a local guide
  • Conquer New Zealand's top-rated one-day trek
  • Dance the night away in Wellington.
The New Zealand–Best of the North Island tour starts in Auckland and ends in Wellington. The New Zealand–Best of the North Island is a Photography and Art Tours tour that takes 7 days taking you from Auckland to Wellington and 4 other destinations in New Zealand. The New Zealand–Best of the North Island tour includes accommodation, staff & experts, meals included, transport and some activities. Please see the Includes section for more information.

Admittedly, we haven’t checked the numbers too closely, but we’re confident that New Zealand ranks among the world’s leading producers of excitement. This quick trip across the North Island jams as many thrills as permissible by law into seven electrifying, activity-packed days. Sea kayak, learn to surf New Zealand's world-famous waves, experience Maori culture directly from the Maori themselves, and much more, all in a breezy week that always feels full and never hurried.
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Is this tour for me?
Travel Style: Yolo

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Grading: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

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. Check individual trips for details.

what’s included Accommodation
  • Hostels (2 nts), simple hotel (1 nt), basic lodges (3 nts). Most nights are multi-share.
Meals Included
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Note: Allow USD125-165 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private bus
Staff & experts
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Visit to a conservation farm (Raglan)
  • Sea kayaking (Raglan)
  • Surf lesson (Raglan)
  • Maori cultural experience
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing (seasonal)
  • Te Papa Museum (Wellington)
  • Orientation walk in Wellington
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
what’s excluded
    International Flights
  • 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
  • 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.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 20 participants
Duration 7 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Age Requirement 18 - 39
meeting/Start point Auckland, New Zealand
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Get a PDF file with detailed trip information: Download Trip Notes for New Zealand–Best of the North Island
Good to know Travel Insurance

The New Zealand–Best of the North Island tour requires that you have a travel insurance covering emergency evacuation and repatriation. If you do not already have a travel insurance please do get in touch with us after booking and we will help you.


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.

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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 62 days of departure.
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