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8 Day Affordable North Island



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Explore the North Island's iconic attractions and geothermal hotspots

TOUR CODE: CGPN8

DURATION: 8 days

STARTS: Wellington

FINISHES: Auckland

STYLE: Classic Affordable Group Tours

COACH: 48 seat Classic

ACCOMMODATION: 3.5 Star

 

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Prepaid Attractions

  • Te Papa, NZ's National Museum i
  • Skyline Rotorua Gondola and Luge Ride i
  • Agrodome i
  • Thermal mud pools and geysers i
  • Traditional Mãori Hãngi and Concert i
  • Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise i
  • Kauri Museum i
  • Wellington City Sights Tour i
  • Auckland City Sights Tour i

Coach Features

  • 48 seats on a Classic touring coach
  • 2 door access; overhead travel bag storage
  • Restroom; panoramic viewing

Experience

  • Return airfares from your homeport
  • Personalised Meet and Greet on arrival
  • Return airport transfers in New Zealand
  • Professional Coach Captain
  • Tour Leader
  • 7 nights 3.5 star accommodation
  • 3 two night stays
  • Hotel porterage
  • 1 cruise
  • All sightseeing and prepaid attractions
  • Extensive Optional Tours Programme
  • Classic Documentation Pack

Meals

  • 7 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast: Stratosfare Restaurant, Rotorua
  • 5 sumptuous dinners including 1 specialty dinner: Mãori Hãngi and Concert, Rotorua.
  • Enjoy GPT Hotel Wine Time (discounted drinks)
Day 1: Dinner not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm.

Day-by-day Itinerary

(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (SL) Specialty Lunch (D) Dinner (SD) Specialty Dinner

1

Arrive Wellington (D)

On arrival into Wellington, you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. This evening meet your Tour Leader and travelling companions. (2 night stay)

Hotel Ibis Wellington i

2

Wellington (B)

A highlight this morning will be time to explore Gallipoli: A Scale of War exhibition at Te Papa, New Zealand’s National Museum. Cutting edge technology brings these stories to life through the eyes of New Zealanders who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances. Reboard your coach for an extensive city tour which showcases the history and culture on show. Enjoy free time this afternoon and this evening is also free to choose your own dining arrangements.

Hotel Ibis Wellington i

3

Wellington - Taupo - Rotorua (B,D)

Depart Wellington and view the snowcapped peaks of Mt Ruapehu and Mt Tongariro as you travel to Lake Taupo. Visit the spectacular Huka Falls then travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway to the geothermal wonderland and cultural capital of New Zealand, Rotorua. (2 night stay)

Hotel Sudima Lake Rotorua i

4

Rotorua (B,SD)

Today begins with a gondola ride and breakfast at Skyline Rotorua. There is also time for a thrilling luge ride! Next stop is Agrodome for an action-packed hour of farming entertainment and education that is unlike anything you’ve seen before. Visit Te Puia to see the boiling mud pools and awesome geysers that Rotorua is famous for. Enjoy some free time this afternoon. This evening experience an entertaining Mãori Hãngi and Concert.

Hotel Sudima Lake Rotorua i

5

Rotorua - Auckland - Bay of Islands (B,D)

This morning depart Rotorua and travel north via Auckland. Continue via Whangarei to Paihia, situated in the heart of the beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy an introduction to the Bay of Islands, location of the signing of the treaty between the Mãori tribes and the British. (2 night stay)

Hotel Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge i

6

Bay of Islands (B)

Today you will explore the scenic beauty of the Bay of Islands aboard a luxury catamaran. Cruise to Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock, keep an eye out for dolphins and other marine life. Return to Paihia for a free afternoon where a range of optional activities are available, or you may choose to relax and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of the waterfront. This evening is also free, you may like to enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise (optional).

Hotel Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge i

7

Bay of Islands - Auckland (B,D)

Depart the Bay of Islands this morning and travel via Whangarei and Dargaville to Matakohe. Enjoy a visit and informative talk at the Kauri Museum before continuing to Auckland for a city sights tour. This evening enjoy a final dinner with your newfound friends.

Hotel Rydges Auckland i

8

Depart Auckland (B)

Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.

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Optional Activities


Whilst your tour package includes an extensive range of pre-paid attractions and sightseeing, the Optional Activities outlined are available to enjoy during your free time. They will provide the ‘icing on the cake’ experience that will hold memories for a lifetime. Optional Activities will be booked with your Crew once on tour.


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9
February 2020

Outstanding – as expected! Did the South Island previously & it too was excellent and this tour didn’t disappoint.

J.M. Australia


10
February 2020

The tour was so well organized with attractions well thought out and options explained. We have decided to use Grand Pacific Tours to come back and do the South Island.  

R.H. & M.H. Australia


9
February 2020

Very Good!

L.H. & G.H. United Kingdom


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