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Northern Explorer

Auckland to Wellington
8 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: NTAW8
  • Travelmarvel by APT
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • 7 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and an experienced Driver
  • 10 meals - 7 Breakfasts and 3 Dinners
  • Premium air-conditioned coach travel
  • Special Welcome Dinner
  • Cruise to Cape Brett in the Bay of Islands and see the famous Hole in the Rock
  • Savour an authentic Maori Hangi feast in Rotorua
  • Discover the incredible Waitomo Caves, home to thousands of luminescent glow worms

Map & Itinerary

NTAW8 map 2021-23
Auckland to Wellington

Designed exclusively for our guests

Enhance Your Journey

Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences

Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Your spectacular New Zealand journey begins today upon arrival in Auckland. Here, you will be met by a Travelmarvel representative and be transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Heritage Hotel Auckland

Journey north to see a mighty Kauri tree and marvel at its size. Continue to the stunning Bay of Islands, where you’ll enjoy a special Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Aerial view of the Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional experience in Bay of Islands - Cape Reinga Day Tour (additional charges apply - enquire for details)


Today is yours to enjoy at leisure. Explore the beautiful surrounds of the bay, whether it’s the warm waters brimming with life, golden beaches or secluded coves.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Insider Experience

Explore New Zealand’s finest maritime park on a cruise to Cape Brett. Keep a look out for wildlife and cruise through the Hole in the Rock.


Take a memorable cruise to Cape Brett before heading back to Auckland.

Stay: Heritage Hotel Auckland

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Insider Experience

Discover the incredible Waitomo Caves, home to thousands of tiny luminescent glow-worms.

Insider Experience

Enjoy a traditional Maori Hangi feast.


Explore the Waitomo Caves and its glow worms, then continue to Rotorua and witness the natural spectacle of erupting geysers. Tonight is set aside for a special feast.

Stay: Two Nights, Sudima Rotorua or Distinction Hotel Rotorua

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional experiences in Rotorua - Country Home Stay (Must be pre-booked & additional charges apply) or Hobitton Movie Set (Additional charges apply) enquire for details


Rotorua captures the essence of New Zealand with its geothermal geysers, Maori culture and rich heritage. Your sightseeing continues with a visit to the Agrodome for a unique farm experience. You might choose to take in a special country homestay.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Intricately carved detail on Maori building used for meeting place

Journey to Lake Taupo and thundering Huka Falls. Later, travel south across World Heritage-listed Tongariro National Park to Wellington.

Stay: Travelodge Hotel Wellington

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Your New Zealand journey comes to an end after breakfast today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit