Thermal Wonder - SD/CLS
Adventure to a wonderland of volcanic landmarks, luminescent glowworms, bubbling mud pools, spouting geysers and a wealth of Maori culture.
This is the perfect tour for those wanting to experience the unique geothermal nature New Zealand is famous for.
Thermal Wonder - SD/CLS Itinerary
Upon arrival, collect your rental vehicle and self drive to your accommodation. Auckland is New Zealand's largest city, set between two harbours with gentle sandy shores on the east coast and black sand, wild surf beaches on the west coast. Home to sheltered, sparkling blue waters dotted with beautiful emerald islands, we recommend getting out on the water when you are here. Overnight: Auckland
Auckland - Waitomo - Hobbiton - Rotorua
Journey through the rolling green hills of Waitomo and enjoy a tour through an underground wonderland of caves decorated with galaxies of glowworms. Continue to Matamata for a charming tour of unique, character Hobbit homes, gardens and the watering hole just as you see in the movies. Finishing off a visually fulfilling day, continue on to Rotorua, a bubbling and steaming destination like nowhere else. Overnight: Rotorua
Rotorua is surrounded by a fascinating geothermal landscape with its unique steam vents, spouting geysers and bubbling mud pool set alongside freshwater lakes and majestic native forests. It is also a region immersed in fascinating Maori myths and legends. Today you'll visit one of the local geothermal attractions before a sensory evening display in the forest. Overnight: Rotorua
Rotorua - Auckland
Choose to spend the morning further exploring around the lakes and forests of Rotorua or depart for Auckland to spend the afternoon in the city or out on the harbour. Overnight: Auckland
Arrangements conclude today the return of your rental car to Auckland Airport.
Southern Highlights - SD/CLS
5 nights/ days
Be charmed by magnificent vistas, majestic snow-capped mountains and turquoise lakes under the world’s darkest skies.
Self Drive: Rental Car or Private Touring for Two or Private Touring Small Groups
Hamilton, Waitomo & Waikato
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All prices are per person, in New Zealand dollars
*Optional breakfast add-on for the duration of this tour
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Georgia & Matt Pace, USA
We are back from New Zealand and we had a fantastic tour of our life! We started to miss New Zealand and we are planning to visit again in the near...
Mr Akira Ng & Ms Ruiling Peng, Singapore
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Asmil Kaarandikar, India
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