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North Island: 7 days / 6 nights - Auckland to Auckland (seasonal only Jun - Sep)

Day 1: Auckland

Arrive in Auckland and be met by your driver who will transfer you to your hotel in the city. Explore Auckland city this afternoon, or head out and experience the fantastic restaurants and nightlife on offer.

Day 2: Auckland - Mt Ruapehu

Your rental car will be dropped off to you before heading South stopping at the fascinating Waitomo Glow Worm Caves before continuing onto Whakapapa Village on Mt Ruapehu where you will be based for your ski/snowboard holiday.

Day 3-5: Mt Ruapehu

Ski & Snowboard for the next 3 days at Whakapapa or drive the to Turoa on the South Western Slopes of Mt Ruapehu for a change or explore the Tongariro National Park.

Day 6: Mt Ruapehu - Auckland

Drive onto Taupo around New Zealand's largest lake. After exploring Taupo, take up the exhillerating rush of the Hukafalls jet boat ride on the Waikato river to the foot of the Huka Falls. In afternoon the take a leisurely drive back to Auckland through the farming capital of the North Island, the Waikato region.

Day 7: Auckland

*After check out from the hotel your arrangements conclude with the return of your rental car to the airport or depot. * Those taking the Deluxe Superior category will drive to Hillside Hotel 1 hour south of Auckland in Huntly before driving straight to the airport or depot from there.
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Inclusions

  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable pick up fees
  • GPS Navigation Unit
  • Accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Transfers to from Auckland Airport to city
  • Entry into Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
  • 3 day ski pass for Whakapapa and Turoa ski fields
  • Huka Falls Jet boat ride
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Easy Total Km: 700 Estimated driving time: 9.5 hrs

This mileage/time is based on city to city as set out in the itinerary and does not include other excursions or general mileage.

Booking info

Superior Standard - From: NZ $1,595.00 Per Person
AccommodationCityNightsCheck-in
Mercure AucklandAuckland1Day 1
Skotels Alpine ResortTongariro4Day 2
Mercure AucklandAuckland1Day 6

Book Now Enquiry Rental Car Category:

Mid size 4WD Car with GPS and ski racks - 6 days            
Deluxe Superior - From: NZ $1,880.00 Per Person
AccommodationCityNightsCheck-in
Stamford Plaza HotelAuckland1Day 1
Bayview Chateau TongariroTongariro4Day 2
Hillside HotelHuntly1Day 6

Book Now Enquiry Rental Car Category:

Full size 4WD with GPS and ski racks - 6 days            

Inclusions

Snow Run (North Island)
  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable pick up fees
  • GPS Navigation Unit
  • Accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Transfers to from Auckland Airport to city
  • Entry into Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
  • 3 day ski pass for Whakapapa and Turoa ski fields
  • Huka Falls Jet boat ride
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Easy Total Km: 700 Estimated driving time: 9.5 hrs

This mileage/time is based on city to city as set out in the itinerary and does not include other excursions or general mileage.