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Luxury

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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 High Tea experience 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

On arrival, be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel where you have the afternoon to relax.

Stay: InterContinental Wellington

Daily :
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Drive through the Rimutaka Ranges en route to Napier.

Stay: Napier, Scenic Te Pania Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy the dance, music and culture of the Māori people during a traditional Hāngī feast.


Journey through Esk Valley and Te Pohue, stopping at the charming town of Taupo. Travel to Rotorua, then tonight enjoy a special Signature Experience.

Stay: Two Nights, Millennium Hotel Rotorua, located on beautiful Lake Rotorua

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View looking across to a steaming geyser, New Zealand

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps enjoy a sheep show at the Agrodome followed by a kiwi encounter and a visit to Te Puia Thermal Reserve. Choose to visit Wai-O-Tapu; experience Middle-earth during a tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set; or explore Redwood Treewalk with a Māori guide.


Select from a range of activities today. The evening is yours at leisure to further explore.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps cruise on Waitemata Harbour; head off on a Waiheke Island wine and olive tasting tour; explore the Auckland Museum; get up close to marine life at Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium; or set off into the Waitakere Rainforest.


Travel through Waikato farmland to Cambridge and Auckland. Choose from a range of included sightseeing activities today.

Stay: Auckland, Crowne Plaza

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View at sunset towards a city with evening lights, New Zealand

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Step aboard a catamaran and enjoy a cruise to Cape Brett and the Hole in the Rock.


Continue north to the Bay of Islands.

Stay: Two Nights, Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Go sailing on a tall ship; embark on a dolphin-watching cruise; ferry to Russell; or visit Cape Reinga.


Choose your Freedom of Choice sightseeing activity today, before enjoying a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel from the Bay of Islands back to Auckland where your tour will conclude.

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.

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home

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