• 7 nights accommodation
• Dining inclusions - 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners
• Auckland City Highlights Tour
• Explore Bay of Islands
• Waitangi Treaty Grounds
• ‘Hole in the Rock’ Cruise
• Day at leisure in Paihia
• Thermal Reserve Rotorua
• Agrodome Sheep Show
• Skyline Skyrides & Luge Ride
• Rainbow Springs Park
• Visit Huka Falls & Lake Taupo
• Authentic Maori Village, Hangi & Concert, Rotorua
• Tongariro National Park
Day 1 - Arrive Auckland
Welcome to New Zealand! A Kirra Tours representative will greet you at the airport, with transport waiting to take you to your hotel.
Day 2 - Auckland - Bay of Islands (B/D)
Depart Auckland and drive north to Paihia where our local Maori guide will provide a comprehensive insight and history of the Bay of Islands before a visit to Waitangi for a self guided tour. Enjoy a launch cruise to the Cape Brett Lighthouse and famous “Hole in the Rock”.
Day 3 - Bay of Islands (B)
A day free for you to relax and enjoy the many optional activities available, your Coach Captain will happily assist with details.
Day 4 - Bay of Islands / Rotorua (B)
Head south to Auckland, then cross the Bombay Hills and travel through Waikato and the bush clad Mamaku Ranges to the thermal city of Rotorua, known as the centre of Maori culture in New Zealand.
Day 5 - Rotorua (B/D)
A sightseeing tour visits the Agrodome, and then there will be some free time this afternoon for you to either explore this thermal city or take advantage of many optional activities. A great option whilst in Rotorua is to soak in the thermal pools at Polynesian Spas. This evening enjoy a Maori Cultural Performance and traditional Maori hangi (meal).
Day 6 - Rotorua / Wellington (B/D)
This morning we depart the thermal city and drive past the world’s largest pine forest to Wairakei where natural steam is harnessed to generate electricity. Stop to view the powerful Huka Falls where the Waikato River pours through the narrow chasm and pause at Lake Taupo. Continue south to the Capital City, Wellington where you will take a tour of the city before having an opportunity to explore the city yourself.
Day 7 - Wellington (B)
Today is at your leisure, your coach captain will be able to recommend to you many optional activities.
Day 8 - Wellington / Home (B)
Today is goodbye to all your new found friends before you make your homeward journey. You will be transferred to Wellington International Airport to join your flight home.