6 Day Northern Rapture - Wellington to Auckland
Set Departure Dates 2019-20
|SJ927||Tue 15 Oct 19||Sun 20 Oct 19|
|SJ931||Tue 19 Nov 19||Sun 24 Nov 19|
|SJ001||Tue 21 Jan 20||Sun 26 Jan 20|
|SJ011||Tue 03 Mar 20||Sun 08 Mar 20|
|SJ015||Tue 17 Mar 20||Sun 22 Mar 20|
• Maximum group size 35 guests
• 5 nights accommodation in premium hotels
• Full breakfasts daily (B) & 5 dinners (D)
• Travel by 5 star luxury touring coach
• Guided by a friendly, professional Coach Captain
• All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as shown
• Hotel porterage
• Complimentary private airport transfers on arrival & departure
• Wellington, the nation’s capital
• Thermal Wonderland of Rotorua
• Stunning Coromandel Peninsula
• Authentic Maori Village, Hangi & Cultural Performance
• Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm Tour
• Agrodome Farm Show
• Te Puia Thermal Reserve
• Entry to Auckland Skytower
• Auckland City Tour
day 1 - ARRIVE WELLINGTON (D)
On arrival in Wellington, a Kirra representative will greet you at the airport with transport waiting to take you to your downtown city hotel where you join your fellow travellers for dinner this evening.
Stay: Copthorne Oriental Bay Hotel
day 2 - WELLINGTON - TAUPO - ROTORUA (B,D)
Leaving the city behind, we travel through rolling farmland as we enter the Tongariro National Park, dominated by the volcanic cone of Mt Ruapehu. Follow the Desert Road to the popular lakeside resort of Taupo, located on the shores of New Zealand’s largest lake. Stop to view the mighty Huka Falls and travel past massive pine forests to reach Rotorua, centre of Maori culture and famous for its geysers, boiling mud pools and steaming craters.
Stay: Sudima Lake Rotorua
day 3 - ROTORUA (B,D)
Today begins with a visit to the Agrodome to see a unique New Zealand farm show. This is followed by a visit to Te Puia, home to Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and the New Zealand Maori Arts & Crafts Centre. Here you will witness all of nature’s thermal wonders including silica terraces and the famous Pohutu Geyser. Enjoy some free time this afternoon for optional activities before visiting Mitai Village for an evening of fun and culture. You will experience a traditionally prepared Hangi (feast) followed by a cultural performance featuring Maori songs, chants and dance including the stirring haka. Stay: Sudima Lake Rotorua
day 4 - ROTORUA - COROMANDEL (B,D)
Travel across the Mamaku Ranges into the Waikato region, well known for its dairy farming, world famous horse studs and champion Rugby team! At Matamata, a guide will escort your group on a Hobbiton Movie Set and Farm Tour. Enjoy a visit to the set used in 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' movies. On to Pauanui, a favourite New Zealand holiday beach resort for our overnight stay.
Stay: Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort
day 5 - COROMANDEL - AUCKLAND (B,D)
The Coromandel Peninsula is a beautiful, rugged area fringed with dozens of excellent beaches and is a place where many kiwis choose to escape the hustle and hype of city life. After a leisurely breakfast, we continue on to Auckland, the ‘City of Sails’ and enjoy a comprehensive city tour on arrival. We include a visit to the Auckland Skytower, the tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere where you will experience 360 degree panoramic views over the harbours, city and surrounds. Enjoy a farewell dinner tonight with your new found friends.
Stay: Rydges Auckland Hotel
day 6 - DEPARTURE DAY (B)
Your holiday ends today and you will be transferred to Auckland airport to connect with your onward flight.
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01 Oct 2019 - 30 Apr 2020
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Tour Departure Dates
01 Oct 2019 - 30 Apr 2020
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