Here you can find three samples of North Island tours of various lengths.

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Arrive Auckland,

Visit Auckland, Sky tower, Maritime Museum, Yacht Port,

Depart Auckland

Visit Thames, the gold mining museum, proceed to Coromandel overnight in Coromandel,

Drive to Karangahake, visit the derelict gold mining stations, proceed to Waihi visit the town and the Waihi beach,

Continue to Rotorua, visit Maori village and the spas.

Proceed to Huka Falls, visit the gorge where the Waikato river is forced to flow to Taupo lake by a narrow rock gorge.

Visit Taupo. Return to Auckland.

Extension of the tour to 12 Days

Continue to the West Coast and then to Wellington for a longer journey of 12 days.

During the extension of your tour here we will visit Wanganui a beautiful town located in Taranaki region, famous by the Mount Taranaki and Welllington. Capital of New Zealand. In Wellington we will visit Te Papa museum, Maritime museum. We will take a tram to go up the hills to have a nice view of the town and walk down to the Parliement house through the Botanical gardens. To fit this tour in 12 days you will need to take a domestic flight back to Auckland.

Extension of the tour to 16 Days

If you like to extend your journey to 16 days, Kauri Coast, Hokianga, 90 Miles beach, Sand Dunes, Cape Reinga, Keri Keri, Bay of Islands, Waitangi, Whangarei can be added to your tour.