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Tour the North Island in comfort and style with the 10 Day Luxury North Island Holiday Package. Our luxury New Zealand holidays showcase the very best New Zealand has to offer, from 5-star hotels to exclusive activities.
Perfect for couples, families, and groups, our luxury New Zealand holidays are all-inclusive and fully customisable.
Read on for more details on the 10 Day Luxury North Island Holiday Package.
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
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.
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!
This evening, if you would like to dine with a spectacular view, you might like to visit the Sky Tower. You are spoilt for choice with three restaurants and cafés up the Sky Tower, including the Orbit 360 degree dining revolving restaurant; The Sugar Club, which is superbly chic and elegant; or the Sky Café, where you can relax with a coffee, cheese board or ice cream. You will have the opportunity to view the city from 328 metres high above street level and take in the beautiful views, up to 80 kilometres in every direction. Spot the key landmarks, including a number of volcanoes and historical locations within the greater Auckland area.
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, which is filled with an abundance of marine life including whales, penguins and dolphins.
Paihia is the perfect base if you would like to discover the coves and beaches of the Bay of Islands! Paihia is also of historic importance to New Zealand, as this is where the historic Treaty House on the Waitangi Treaty Grounds is located, which marks the beginning of New Zealand as a nation. Just west of Paihia is Haruru, where you’ll find an impressive waterfall and a boardwalk.
Stay 2 nights in Paihia, Bay of Islands.
Today, board the premium Discover the Bay Cruise and see for yourself the best of what the Bay of Islands has to offer. Journey to the Hole in the Rock and if weather permits, sail through it. See marine wildlife including Dolphins and stop off at Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island to have a swim, go for a walk and relax.
Relax in the Bay of Islands for the rest of the day.
Driving time Bay of Islands to Coromandel Peninsula 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
Stay 2 nights in Whitianga, Coromandel.
Today, join the Glass Bottom Boat for a unique boat cruise. Depart from the Whitianga Wharf to explore the breathtaking volcanic coastline, including the famous Cathedral Cove. See the stunning Champagne Bay, plus a range of blow holes and sea caves, including Orua’s Sea Cave, the second largest sea cave in New Zealand! See what lies above and below the surface in the Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve and be amazed by all the marine life to be seen. You can choose your own level of fun. Either sit back and enjoy the amazing marine life through the glass boat, or take the plunge and snorkel amongst the fish. All equipment supplied and no experience necessary. Blue penguins are a common sight year-round.
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.
Stay 1 night in Tauranga.
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!
The Hell’s Gate Geothermal Park is Rotorua’s most active geothermal area featuring a walkway lined with unique geothermal wonders and interactive opportunities. Experience the geothermal features with a self-guided map to show you around or join a guided tour of the reserve to learn more about the history, features and uniqueness of the geothermal area.
See bubbling mud pools, steaming craters, mineral pools, learn about New Zealand’s history and culture, and even try Maori weaving and wood carving! After this, sit back and relax with a soak in a private mud bath, followed by the geothermal waters of the Hell’s Gate Sulphur Spa which will rejuvenate and refresh you, as you relax and take in the surreal surroundings of the wondrous geothermal landscape.
In the evening enjoy a delicious dinner at the top of the Skyline Gondola at the Stratosfare Restaurant. Feast on mouth
Stay 1 night in Rotorua (4.5-star, option to upgrade to Luxury Lodge).
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.
Driving time Taupo to Wellington 371 km / 230 miles, 5.5 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.
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.
We offer a range of luxury New Zealand holidays–you may wish to explore our full range of luxury travel experiences as you begin planning.
In addition, we offer the next level of indulgence with our New Zealand Luxury Escapes brand. Stay at exclusive luxury lodges, experience bespoke tours, and sample the very best of New Zealand.
Our luxury New Zealand holidays are fully customisable. As you begin planning your visit, your personal travel consultant will work with you to ensure your itinerary matches your exact requirements. From special interests to celebrations, we specialise in bespoke luxury travel.
Contact New Zealand Travel Organiser today to begin planning your unforgettable luxury New Zealand holiday.