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31 Jan 22 at 4pm unless sold out prior
7 day/6 night tour from
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Join our wonderful tour director Mark Richardson and sit back and enjoy Hokianga, Keri Keri, Paihia, Waitangi, Cape Reinga, Cape Brett, Auckland and much more.
✔ 6 nights accommodation (2 nights in Auckland, 1 night in Hokianga and 3 nights in Paihia)
✔ Private Coach & Tour Guide
✔ Breakfast daily
✔ 4 dinners
✔ Excursions as per itinerary
✔ Return transfer Auckland airport to city hotel
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7 day/6 night Northland Explorer Tour
From $2985 per person share twin
Single supplement additional $745
Departs Auckland 06 Feb 2022
Maximum 19 passengers
DAY 1: AUCKLAND
Upon arrival into Auckland (own arrangements) you will be transferred from the Airport to the Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland, located just a short walk from the Viaduct Harbour on Auckland Waterfront. This evening meet your tour escort and the rest of your group for included dinner at a local restaurant just a short walk from the hotel.
DAY 2: HOKIANGA
Following a continental breakfast this morning, depart Auckland and travel north stopping first in the quaint river side settlement of Warkworth. From Warkworth continue north and stop at the Kauri Museum at Matakohe. The award-winning Kauri Museum tells the story of the kauri tree and the people who developed industries to harvest the rich resources of our ancient kauri forests. The unparalleled kauri timber and magnificent juvenile amber (kauri gum) built our nation. Experience the kauri story of the past, understand its present and be part of the kauri tree’s future. After leaving the museum the road north takes us through the Waipoua Forest. The Waipoua and the adjoining Mataraua and Waima, make up the largest remaining tract of native forest in Northland. It is home to the famous lord of the forest – Tane Mahuta, a kauri tree estimated to be between 1250 and 2500 years old. The final destination today is Omapare on the edge of the Hokianga Harbour. Accommodation is provided at The Heads Hokianga which offers view across the harbour to towering coastal sand dunes. Following the included dinner tonight at the hotel you will join the Twilight Encounter with Footprints Waipoua. You will be taken into the Waipoua forest and introduced to the oldest and largest known kauri trees in the world. Experience the deep spiritual respect that Maori have for the giant kauri trees during your tour as your local Maori guide shares with you thought provoking information, humorous banter, stories and legends.
DAY 3: PAIHIA
After breakfast this morning travel back across to the east coast of Northland. Visit Kerikeri and the famous Stone Store, one of New Zealand’s oldest buildings dating back to 1832. Then venture to Waitangi and visit the Treaty grounds and museum – location of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840.
This afternoon check-in to the Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia located in the heart of the township and just a few minutes’ walk to the wharf area. Dinner will be included at the hotel tonight.
DAY 4: PAIHIA
Included today after breakfast is a full day tour to Cape Reinga, at the very top of New Zealand. View the varying and beautiful landscape of Northland, rolling rural hills and breathtaking coastal scenery. Drive along the shores of Ninety Mile beach on a custom-built coach and stop next to giant sand dunes while travelling up Te Paki stream. Time is given at Cape Reinga to visit the light house and take that iconic photo of the signposts pointing out international locations around the world. Throughout the day an enjoyable tour commentary offering local insight, extensive historical knowledge, and fantastic sense of humour to create an unforgettable day will be included.
DAY 5: PAIHIA
After breakfast this morning cruise out into the Islands in search of dolphins and other marine life. You will journey right to the end of Cape Brett Peninsula, to the famous Hole in the Rock on Motukokako Island. On your return, you may choose to disembark at the gorgeous waterfront village and our first capital, Russell with time to explore this historic place.
DAY 6: AUCKLAND
After breakfast this morning meet your driver for the journey directly back to Auckland. Passing through Whangarei, the largest city in Northland and over the Brynderwyn Hills offering views that seem to go on forever. On arrival back to Auckland you will again check into the Grand Chancellor Hotel for your last night. Join the group for a farewell dinner together above the City at the Skytower Orbit restaurant.
DAY 7: HOMEBOUND
After a continental breakfast this morning you will be provided with individual transfers to your departure flight from Auckland Airport.
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Please note that full terms and conditions apply - see your House of Travel consultant for details.
• Package price is based on 2 adults sharing a room and is correct at the time of submission and is subject to change without notice.
• Valid for sales until 31 Jan 2022 by 4pm unless sold out prior.
• Valid for travel as specified.
• Minimum 10 passengers to guarantee departure, Maximum 19 passengers.
• All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation
• Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability.
• Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only.
• Some surcharges and closeouts may apply. Surcharges and minimum stay may apply over special event periods and over school holidays.
• Inclusions are subject to change based on operational capabilities
• Cancellation and Amendment fees apply.
• Airfares are not included and are an additional cost. Please ask your House of Travel consultant for the best option to suit your needs.
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