10 Day Luxury North Island Holiday Package
Discover the North Island with this luxury all inclusive holiday package…
Holiday Package Includes:
- 10 Nights in 5 Star Accommodation including Breakfast
- Car Hire: Premium RAV4 Automatic including Full Insurance (0 – 18 months old)
- Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise
- Waiheke Island Paradise Wine Tour
- Hahei Explorer Boat Tour of Cathedral Cave
- Bay of Islands Dolphin Cruise or Hole in the Rock Cruise
- Hells Gate Geothermal Reserve Private Mud Bath and Sulphur Spa
- Skyline Gondola and Dinner Rotorua
- Taste of Taupo Scenic Floatplane Flight
Day 1 Arrive Auckland
Arrive in Auckland – the “City of Sails” is New Zealand’s largest city and is bordered by two stunning harbours. Collect your rental car from the airport, explore the city, then make your way to your luxury inner city accommodation.
In the evening experience a unique dining experience aboard a yacht in Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. Savour stunning three course dinner prepared by one of Auckland’s top restaurants.
Stay 2 nights in Auckland City.
Day 2 Auckland
Today experience a full day premium wine tour of Waiheke Island. Cruise across to Waiheke Island with your knowledgeable guide. Travel the prestigious and boutique wine growing region in a luxury spacious SUV. Visiting three wineries for a tasting and enjoy a superb lunch with wine. Browse the boutique shops on the island and enjoy an olive oil sampling. This is a must do wine tour while visiting Auckland!
Day 3 Bay of Islands
Driving time Auckland to Bay of Islands 219 km / 136 miles, 3 hours
Drive to the Bay of Islands renowned for its 144 Islands and surreal maritime park where an abundance of marine life includes whales, penguins and dolphins. Relax on one of the many warm secluded beaches.
In the afternoon enjoy a Discover the Bay Dolphin Cruise or Hole in the Rock Cruise.
Stay 2 nights in Paihia, Bay of Islands.
Day 4 Bay of Islands
Option today to experience Maori culture by visiting Waitangi’s treaty house, gardens and national marae, or venture off-road to Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach.
Day 5 Coromandel Peninsula
Driving time Bay of Islands to Coromandel 388 km / 241 miles, 5 hours
Renowned worldwide as a spectacular holiday destination, with warm white sandy beaches, misty rainforests and wilderness a-plenty, the Coromandel is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Dig your own hot pool at Hot Water Beach, explore the Coromandel Forest Park, or sea kayak the coastline, exploring beaches, volcanic reefs, caves and the world famous Cathedral Cove!
Stay 2 nights in Whitianga, Coromandel.
Day 6 Coromandel Peninsula
Discover the excitement and adventure of the Hahei Explorer boat tour to Cathedral Cove – the most photographed beach in New Zealand. Penguins, seals and dolphins are a big favourite when they take time out of their busy schedule to visit the boat. Visit places only accessible by boat including coastal islands in the marine reserve and spectacular sea caves. When the tide is right you will be taken inside an amazing blowhole 80 feet high – a truly magical place. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch on a secluded beach, before cruising back to Whitianga.
Day 7 Tauranga
Driving time Coromandel Peninsula to Tauranga 170 km / 106 miles, 2.5 hours
The Bay of Plenty is one of the most popular summer holiday destinations in New Zealand. Located along the idyllic Pacific Coast Highway it offers a great mix of activities, beaches and dining experiences. Tauranga is the main centre, whilst the coastal suburb of Mt Maunganui is the region’s seaside resort.
Option to join Aerius Helicopters and explore the active volcano White Island. Land on White Island and explore the moon-like surface, steaming crates & flocks of seas bird.
Stay 1 night in Tauranga.
Day 8 Rotorua
Driving time Tauranga to Rotorua 86 km / 53 miles, 1 hour
Enjoy the short scenic drive to Rotorua, distinguished by Maori culture and geothermal activity!
On arrival in Rotorua enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating private mud bath and spa at Hells Gate Geothermal Reserve. Take all the time you need to soak and relax, before taking a stroll around the geothermal reserve.
In the evening enjoy a delicious dinner at the top of the Skyline Gondola at the Stratosfare Restaurant. Feast on mouth watering local seafood, carvery roast meats, and a selection of fillet steak, prawns and Morten Bay bugs cooked to your liking on the grill.
Stay 1 night in Rotorua (4.5-star, option to upgrade to Luxury Lodge).
Day 9 Taupo
Driving time Rotorua to Taupo 76 km / 47 miles, 1 hour
Enjoy a short drive south to Taupo, rich in natural beauty with attractions such as the Huka Falls; incredible bush walks, relaxing boat cruises, bungy jumping and the famous Great Lake Hole-in-One-Golf Challenge.
Enjoy a Peek at the Lake Taupo Scenic Floatplane Flight with highlights including flying over the Craters of the Moon.
Stay 1 night in Taupo.
Day 10 Wellington
Driving time Taupo to Wellington 371 km / 230 miles, 5 hours
Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city, has so much to offer. Set on the edge of a stunning harbour, surrounded by rolling hills, it’s a city rich in culture waiting to be explored. From shopping and picturesque walks, to concerts, live theatre, exhibitions, festivals, Te Papa Tongarewa, the Museum of New Zealand and more – Wellington has something for everyone.
Stay 1 night in Wellington.
Day 11 Depart Wellington
Drop your rental car off at Wellington Airport and depart Wellington at your leisure. Or continue on to the South Island and add one of our South Island luxury holidays; to complete your New Zealand travels.