New Zealand's North Island Adventure (Northbound)

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-37539
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Wellington, New Zealand
  • Ends Auckland, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Kick off your adventure in Wellington, New Zealand’s cool little capital city. Your local leader will introduce you to the city’s creative endeavours and local hangouts.
  • Chill out next to New Zealand’s largest lake in Taupo. Whether you fancy bungy-jumping, sky diving, kayaking or relaxing, Taupo has something for you.
  • Head to a Maori village where profits from your visit are fed back into the community, learn the haka and Maori weaving before tucking into a traditional hangi dinner
  • Experience the geothermal delights of Rotorua, watch New Zealand’s largest geyser erupt and observe adorable kiwis in a nocturnal house at a conservation centre.
  • A little piece of paradise awaits on the Coromandel Peninsula – dig your own natural hot tub on Hot Water Beach and check out the much-photographed Cathedral Cove.
The tour "New Zealand's North Island Adventure (Northbound)" starts in Wellington and ends in Auckland. It is an adventure trip that takes 8 days taking you through Rotorua, Wellington, Murupara and 3 other destinations in New Zealand. "New Zealand's North Island Adventure (Northbound)" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Wherever you lay your eyes in New Zealand’s North Island, there’s something remarkable to look at. Spend eight unforgettable days soaking up sunshine and hopping between beaches, lakes, villages and cities. A local leader will show you the best bits of this spectacular island as you jump off from trendy Wellington, marvel at the sight of Lake Taupo, learn about local culture in a Maori village, take in the geothermal wonders of Rotorua and chill out on the beaches of the Coromandel Peninsula before wrapping up in lively Auckland. Of all New Zealand’s assets, its people top the list, so embrace a warm welcome from the locals as you explore their beautiful backyard.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Accommodation on this trip is in mixed-gender multi-share dormitory style hostels with shared facilities. We are aware of a system functionality limitation incorrectly indicating "twin-share" when you manage your booking on our website.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Wellington / Taupo
  • Day 2: Taupo
  • Day 3: Taupo / Murupara
  • Day 4: Rotorua
  • Day 5: Rotorua
  • Day 6: Coromandel Peninsula
  • Day 7: Coromandel Peninsula / Auckland
  • Day 8: Auckland
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Multi-share hostel with shared facilities (7 nights)
Meals
  • 7 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
Transport
  • Private Vehicle
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Wellington - Mount Victoria Lookout
  • Tongariro National Park - Scenic Drive
  • Murupara - Learn to Weave Flax
  • Murupara - Hangi Dinner
  • Murupara - Village Tour with Maori Elder
  • Murupara - Learn the Haka
  • Rotorua - Visit Te Puia Maori Village
  • Rotorua - Pohutu Geyser
  • Coromandel Peninsula - Cathedral Cove
  • Rotorua - Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
  • Coromandel Peninsula - Hot Water Beach
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Wellington and from Auckland 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's North Island Adventure (Northbound) tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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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:
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this New Zealand's North Island Adventure (Northbound) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 18 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 September 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

New Zealand's North Island Adventure (Northbound) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this New Zealand's North Island Adventure (Northbound) 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.

Is this trip right for you
  • This trip is operated and run by Haka Tours, an Intrepid Company. You will be travelling with a mixture of both Haka customers and Intrepid customers. Intrepid works closely with Haka Tours to ensure that all of our customers enjoy their time in New Zealand.
  • Accommodation on this trip is in mixed-gender multi-share dormitory style hostels with shared facilities. Dorms generally consist of 4-8 beds (private rooms are available on request).
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