The Endless Shores

Start: Wellington (Nz) Finish: Auckland

Visiting: Wellington, Rotorua


Duration: 7 Nights

Tour Operator: Luxury Gold


Prices From: $4063 $3657

Tour Overview

Explore New Zealand’s North Island with no more than 20 like-minded travellers. Visit the cities Auckland and Wellington, that resound with a friendly welcome normally felt in small towns.

Highlights

  • iconRotorua: During your visit to Redwoods - The TreeWalk, enjoy the unique perspective from 12 metres above the ground.
  • iconHawke's Bay: Take your morning of leisure to explore the beautiful area of Hawke's Bay.
  • iconHawke's Bay: Porters Boutique Hotel is a privately owned, boutique hotel that delivers a luxurious experience.
  • iconRotorua: Visit the Rainbow Springs Nature Park to see a working kiwi nursery and hatchery and learn more about the conservation of this national creature.
  • iconHawke's Bay: Indulge in dinner with matching wines at Craggy Range Winery, one of the region's world-famous wineries.
  • iconWaitomo: Discover the native glowworms, fascinating, bright creatures of Footwhistle Cave, with your Local Expert.
  • iconAuckland: Enjoy a sightseeing tour around the city of Auckland.
  • iconAuckland: Enjoy a Celebration Dinner with a former All Black rugby player. You’ll be regaled with fascinating stories about his time spent on a champion team.
  • iconRotorua: Learn about the city of Rotorua when you embark on a sightseeing tour.
  • iconWellington: See the sights of New Zealand's capital during your orientation.
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Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1: Welcome to Wellington.

Accommodation: Sofitel Wellington.

Meals: Dinner with Wine

On arrival at Wellington International Airport you'll be driven by complimentary transfer to your hotel. Spend some time at leisure to relax or explore on your own. This evening, meet your Travelling Concierge and get to know your fellow travellers during your Welcome Dinner.(Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 2: Wellington at leisure.

Accommodation: Sofitel Wellington.

Meals: Breakfast

Explore Wellington at leisure. Perhaps visit Weta Workshop, home of the creative wizards behind The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies or learn about New Zealand’s history and culture on a visit to Te Papa, New Zealand’s incredible national museum and art gallery.(Breakfast)

icon Day 3: Wellington to Hawke's Bay.

Location: Wellington

Accommodation: Porters Boutique Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Travel through the dairy farming land of Manawatu to Napier in Hawke's Bay. In the evening, enjoy a wine tasting and dinner at Craggy Range Winery, one of the region's world-famous wineries.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 4: Exploring Napier.

Accommodation: Porters Boutique Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Enjoy a relaxed start before venturing out to explore the surrounding area. Join a local guide for a vintage car tour of the city and see the varying art deco architecture, the style in which Napier was rebuilt after a devastating Earthquake in 1931.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 5: Geothermal Rotorua.

Accommodation: Pullman Rotorua, Rotorua.

Meals: Breakfast

Travel past Lake Taupo, the largest lake in New Zealand, then it’s on to Rotorua where on arrival a sightseeing tour offers the chance to take in views of Lake Rotorua. At Waimangu Volcanic Valley, you’ll experience spectacular volcanic craters, hot water springs, beautiful geothermal features, rare and unusual plant life, brilliantly coloured micro biology and a wide array of birds.(Breakfast)

icon Day 6: The Sights of Rotorua.

Accommodation: Pullman Rotorua, Rotorua.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Your first stop is Redwoods Treewalk, which consists of 21 suspension bridges traversing between 22 Californian Coastal Redwoods. It provides a unique view of the native undergrowth below from up to 20 metres above the ground, and with a 553-metre-long walk there is plenty of time to appreciate the beauty of the forest. Continue to Rainbow Springs Nature Park, where you'll discover the native beauty around the crystal clear mineral water springs. Take a behind-the-scenes tour through a working kiwi nursery and hatchery dedicated to the conservation of the national icon. The rest of the afternoon is free for you to continue exploring at your leisure or perhaps relax at your state-of-the-art hotel. This evening, savour the unique flavours of a Māori Hāngī feast, a meal cooked in the ground using geothermal steam, followed by a traditional concert, at the Tamaki Maori Village.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 7: Waitomo and Auckland.

Location: Rotorua

Accommodation: Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Being your day with a dazzling show during an exclusive five-star Eco Glowworm experience at Caveworld, Waitomo. During your five-star, exclusively guided, Eco Glowworm experience, admire the magical subterranean world of Waitomo Cave. Later in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, embark on an afternoon sightseeing tour before having the rest of the day at your leisure to enjoy the city as you wish. Toast your travels at your Celebration Dinner in the company of a former New Zealand All Black rugby player.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 8: Farewell Auckland.

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, transfer to Auckland Airport for your onward flight.(Breakfast)

What's Included

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    Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

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    Luxury Gold is proud to offer various modes of transportation, from luxury coach to safari jeep and more, so that you always travel in comfort and experience your journey and destination in the best possible and most appropriate way.

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    At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.

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    Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.

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    Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.

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    Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight.

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    You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Luxury Gold requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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