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Luxury

Iconic North Island

Wellington to Auckland
Trip Code: NZWAN8
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Bay of Islands Cruise

Discover the Bay of Islands region as you join a catamaran and enjoy a cruise to Cape Brett and the Hole in the Rock.

A Vintage City

Step back in time to the 1930s as you enjoy an Art Deco guided walk in the seaside city of Napier.

Beautiful Bay of Islands

Spend two nights amid the spectacular Bay of Islands, exploring all they have to offer.

Your Vacation Includes

  • A maximum of 40 guests on tour
  • Enriching Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice Inclusions
  • 7 Breakfasts and 5 Dinners
  • APT Tour Director, plus expert local guides

Map & Itinerary

New Zealand Map NZWAN8 2019/20
Wellington to Auckland

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel.

Stay: InterContinental Wellington

Daily :
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On arrival in Napier, discover the city on an Art Deco tour.


Today you'll drive through the Rimutaka Ranges en route to Napier.

Stay: Napier, Scenic Te Pania Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Later, travel to Rotorua, where this evening you'll immerse yourself in Māori culture as you enjoy a traditional Hāngī Feast and performance.


Today, journey through Esk Valley and Te Pohue, stopping at the charming town of Taupo.

Stay: Two Nights, Millennium Hotel Rotorua

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

'Perhaps enjoy a sheep show at the Agrodome followed by a visit to Te Puia Thermal Reserve. Choose to visit Wai-O-Tapu or experience Middle-earth during a tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set.


This morning, it's time to explore Rotorua on your selected sightseeing activity. The evening is yours at leisure to further explore.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Rotorua Whakarewarewa

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps cruise on Waitemata Harbour; enjoy a unique All Blacks experience; visit Auckland Zoo to discover the native flora and fauna of New Zealand; or immerse yourself in a Make Believe Experience and journey behind the cinema curtain with the Academy Award-winning team at Weta Workshop; or escape the bustle of the city on a tour to Auckland’s wild, black sand beaches and lush rainforest.


This morning, travel through Waikato's farmland to Cambridge and Auckland. Afterwards, enjoy your selected sightseeing activity.

Stay: Auckland, Crowne Plaza

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Stop at Matakohe's Kauri Museum for an insight into the pioneering history of the Northland region.


Continue north to the Bay of Islands.

Stay: Two Nights, Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meander through the inner islands, admiring the sandy beaches and rocky outcrops on a cruise to Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock.


Prepare to discover the Bay of Islands region

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Two dolphins swimming in blue waters

After breakfast, travel to Auckland where your New Zealand adventure concludes. We say goodbye before we transfer you to the airport for your flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

InterContinental Wellington

Discover an authentic and memorable experience that captures the essence of Wellington at this first-class hotel.

We take care of everything

APT's hassle-free holiday lifestyle gives you absolute peace of mind, relax knowing that we take care of everything.

The Choice is All Yours

Design your day to your own interests thanks to our wide range of Freedom of Choice sightseeing and dining inclusions.

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

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