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Volcanoes & Geysers – 06 Days / 05 Nights

6 Day Seat in Coach itinerary covering the north of the North Island including Auckland, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua, Taupo, Tongariro National Park. Guaranteed daily departures and choice of 3, 4, 5 star hotel accommodation.

Includes Meet & Greet on arrival at Auckland Airport and private vehicle for arrival and departure airport transfers, seat in coach transport for all touring & sightseeing, a choice of three standards of hotel accommodation, sightseeing & entrance fees as specified, and daily breakfast at hotel. Guaranteed daily departures.



Volcanoes & Geysers – 06 Days / 05 Nights Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVE AUCKLAND: view detail >
DAY 02: AUCKLAND / WAITOMO CAVES / ROTORUA: view detail >
DAY 03: ROTORUA / TAUPO: view detail >
DAY 04: TAUPO / TONGARIRO NATIONAL PARK / TAUPO: view detail >
DAY 05: TAUPO / AUCKLAND: view detail >
DAY 06: DEPART AUCKLAND view detail >

Volcanoes & Geysers – 06 Days / 05 Nights Itinerary Detail

DAY 01: ARRIVE AUCKLAND:

Meet & greet on arrival at Auckland International Airport.
Transfer by private vehicle to your hotel in the “City of Sails”.


DAY 02: AUCKLAND / WAITOMO CAVES / ROTORUA:

Depart Auckland this morning and travel South along the motorway to the Bombay Hills, and descend into the lush, green, dairy farming region of the Waikato Province following the Waikato River for part of the way and onto the world famous Waitomo Glow worm caves. Take a guided tour through the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves and view staligtites, staligmites, and thousands of tiny glow worms. Continue on to Rotorua via the prosperous town of Cambridge, well known for the many thoroughbred horse studs in the area which have produced some of the top race horses. Climb over the bushclad Mamaku Ranges to arrive at the “Thermal Spa City” of Rotorua on the shores of Lake Rotorua. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax or go for an Optional soak in the thermal waters of the Polynesian Spa. (Please note that Optional activities are not included in the tour costs.) This evening enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi & Concert.


DAY 03: ROTORUA / TAUPO:

Enjoy a ½ day morning sightseeing tour of some of the highlights of Rotorua including a visit to Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mudpools and geysers and learn about Maori culture. Also visit the Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand trout, birds and wildlife before continuing on to the Agrodome where you will watch a New Zealand Farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and learn about the New Zealand sheep farming industry and the different breeds of sheep. This afternoon transfer to Taupo on the northern shores of Lake Taupo, the largest lake in New Zealand and the same size as the island of the Republic of Singapore. This was the site of the largest eruption on the planet.


DAY 04: TAUPO / TONGARIRO NATIONAL PARK / TAUPO:

Enjoy a 1/2 day tour from Taupo to the Tongariro National Park situated at the southern end of Lake Taupo up on the Central Volcanic Plateau. Drive through the small townships of Turangi and National Park before entering the Tongariro National Park and visiting the National Park Headquarters adjacent to the Grand Chateau Tongariro Hotel. Continue up to the “Top of the Bruce” and enjoy the magnificent panoramic view looking back over towards Lake Taupo in the north and across to Mount Egmont in the west. Optional ride on the chairlift if it is operating. Return to Taupo in the late afternoon. Evening is at leisure.


DAY 05: TAUPO / AUCKLAND:

Depart Taupo for Auckland via Tokoroa and travel through the large man made exotic Kaiangaroa Pinus Radiata Forest in the central North Island. Continue on to Auckland traveling through the lush green dairy farming areas of the Waikato Province, following the Waikato River, the longest river in New Zealand and passing through the prosperous town of Cambridge and Hamilton City before reaching the Bombay Hills and the start of the southern motorway into Auckland, the "City of Sails". Arrive back in Auckland in the late afternoon and check in to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax or for some last minute shopping in the city centre for souvenirs of your holiday in New Zealand.


DAY 06: DEPART AUCKLAND

Your arrangements conclude with a departure SIC transfer to Auckland Airport. We trust that you have enjoyed your New Zealand holiday with Adventure Pacific.


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