10-Day North Island Adventure Tour - Auckland to Wellington Return. This 10-day small-group adventure tour is guaranteed to take you further off the beaten track around the wonders of New Zealand's North Island. Departing from Auckland, you will visit Haihei and its famously beautiful beaches, Rotorua for cultural insights into the ways of the native Maori people and hike the volcanic plateaus of Tongariro National Park, to marvel at the dormant volcanoes and emerald crater lakes. You’ll get the chance to overnight on a high country station, where you will join a 4WD eco-wilderness farm tour, before paying a visit the capital city of Wellington where you have some free time to explore Te Papa (National Museum) before returning back up to Auckland.

10-Day North Island Adventure Tour - Auckland to Wellington Return - Auckland Central, New Zealand

Adventure Tour
Duration:10 days
Price: Starting from $1085.00 per person
This 10-day small-group adventure tour is guaranteed to take you further off the beaten track around the wonders of New Zealand's North Island. Departing from Auckland, you will visit Haihei and its famously beautiful beaches, Rotorua for cultural insights into the ways of the native Maori people and hike the volcanic plateaus of Tongariro National Park, to marvel at the dormant volcanoes and emerald crater lakes. You’ll get the chance to overnight on a high country station, where you will join a 4WD eco-wilderness farm tour, before paying a visit the capital city of Wellington where you have some free time to explore Te Papa (National Museum) before returning back up to Auckland.
This 10-day small-group adventure tour is guaranteed to take you further off the beaten track around the wonders of New Zealand's North Island. Departing from Auckland, you will visit Haihei and its famously beautiful beaches, Rotorua for cultural insights into the ways of the native Maori people and hike the volcanic plateaus of Tongariro National Park, to marvel at the dormant volcanoes and emerald crater lakes. You’ll get the chance to overnight on a high country station, where you will join a 4WD eco-wilderness farm tour, before paying a visit the capital city of Wellington where you have some free time to explore Te Papa (National Museum) before returning back up to Auckland.

Day 1: Auckland to Hahei
Meet the group and head south east stopping at the famous Cathedral Cove.Drive to the unique Hot Water Beach and dig up your own personal spa pool in the sand (tide dependent).
Accommodation: Comfortable cabins, near the beach
Day 2: Free Day in Hahei
Today you have a full free day to embrace the laid back Coromandel lifestyle. Get up early to catch the sunrise on the beach or take a guided boat tour through the cliffs and caves of the nearby marine reserve.
Accommodation: Comfortable cabins, near the beach
Day 3: Hahei to Rotorua
Visit Hobbiton or explore geothermal wonderlands today as we travel through the Waikato region to Rotorua.
Accommodation: Central city hostel
Day 4: Rotorua
Enjoy a free day to discover an area rich in Maori heritage and adrenaline activities. You can even opt for a day tour to Waitomo or White Island.
Accommodation: Central city hostel
Day 5: Rotorua to Lake Aniwhenua
The morning is free to try one of the many adventure activities on offer in Rotorua, before we depart at midday to drive into the remote area of Lake Aniwhenua. A local Maori guide will share the area’s history and lead us to visit the area’s sacred archaeological sites. Prepare a hangi feast, learn traditional stick games and visit the local community
Accommodation: Lakefront lodge
Day 6: Lake Aniwhenua to Blue Duck Station
After breakfast we depart and head to Taupo to see the mighty Huka Falls, and for the brave we have time for skydiving! In the afternoon, we make our way to Blue Duck Station, an award-winning 7,200 acre high country farm that is both a working station and an environmental conservation leader.
Accommodation: Country station lodge
Day 7: Free day at Blue Duck Station
Today you have a free day to explore this truly amazing and secluded location in depth. The included 4WD farm tour will give you a tantalising taste of life in remote, rural New Zealand. There are plenty of other optional farming and conservation-based activities for you to experience around the property as well.
Accommodation: Country station lodge
Day 8: Blue Duck Station to Raetihi
Today you get a chance to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Be prepared for some epic scenery as you walk around the base of “Mt Doom” from the Lord of the Rings films.
Accommodation: Mountain view lodge
Day 9: Raetihi to Wellington
Today we head to Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city. Discover the New Zealand wonders on display in Te Papa Museum or stroll along the waterfront.
Accommodation: Central city hostel
Day 10: Wellington to Auckland
Today is an express journey from Wellington to Auckland. We stop along the way for photos and to have lunch in National Park.
Meals: Breakfast

 

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