The heart of New Zealand, Auckland speaks loud with its world-class attractions like the iconic Sky Tower, the beautiful art gallery, the historic War Memorial Museum, the breathtaking waterfront and many more that promise to sway away the heart of every traveler.
On reaching Auckland, 'The City of Sails', our local representative meets you and assists while you take a transfer to your pre-booked hotel. For those who for self-drive can pick up their rental car at the airport and drive to the hotel.
This day you travel to Waitomo which is well-known for housing the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. A popular attraction among both local and global travelers, the caves are known for the glowworms which are unique in New Zealand. These glowworms are little creatures radiate luminescent light. Later, leave for the 'Thermal City' of Rotorua via the Mamaku Ranges.
Begin with a visit to Te Puia, the cultural center of New Zealand. The center is home to New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, the popular Pohutu Geyser and around 500 geothermal wonders. After seeing those boiling mud pools and active geysers, pay a visit to the Rainbow Springs where you get to see New Zealand's exotic wildlife. Post this, continue to the Agrodome, 350 acres of lush farmland that allures you for the world-famous farm show that stars talented animals. At Agrodome, you get to join the farm tour and hand-feed a number of animals. Spend the afternoon at leisure. In the evening, be a part of an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert and get an insight of New Zealand's culture.
This morning, have your breakfast and then leave for Taupo. On your way, enjoy traveling through those thick green forests. Visit Lake Taupo, the most popular tourist attraction of New Zealand. This breathtaking lake is roughly of the size of Singapore which makes it more like an inland sea. This huge lake flows through the lush forests of Taupo and offers a number of scenic views. The lake is more like an inland sea that makes you come back again and again for tourist activities like fishing, mountain biking, and hiking. Later, start driving towards Napier. Explore the rugged mountain ranges and cultivated farmland en-route.
Spend the day at leisure and explore Napier and its attractions. You can go for an Art Deco walking tour or enjoy a vintage car sightseeing tour of the city (this optional tour is not included in the tour price). In the afternoon, go for a wine tour and enjoy tastings at 3 local wineries of Napier.
This morning, you leave for your next destination, Wellington, the capital city. This fun and colorful city that offers a wide variety of tourist attractions and activities. The city gives you an opportunity to explore its rich culture and heritage that it has preserved through the years. Enjoy the beauty of Manawatu Gorge and Palmerston North as you travel through the Kapiti Coast to reach Wellington.
The departure day is here! Get ready to take a transfer to the airport. The tour ends here.