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North Island: 7 days / 6 nights - Auckland to Auckland

Day 1: Auckland

Arrive in Auckland and be met by your driver who will transfer you to the hotel.

Day 2: Auckland

You will be picked up in the morning and taken for a full day surf lesson, or surfing experience for the initiated at either one of the East or West Coast beaches North of Auckland.

Day 3: Auckland-Rotorua

Start the day with a 2-hour sailNZ experience aboard the ex Team New Zealand America's Cup racing yachts on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Return to your hotel where your rental car will be dropped off.

Day 4: Rotorua

Drive out to the Kaituna River in the morning for a 3 hour rafting adventure. After driving back in the afternoon visit Whakarewarewa to see the amazing mudpools and geysers of Rotorua's geothermal wonderland.

Day 5: Rotorua - Taupo

In the morning ride the exciting luge at Skyline Gondola then visit the wonderful Rainbow Springs before a short drive onto Taupo.

Day 6: Taupo - Auckland

Wake up with the exhillerating rush of the Hukafalls jet boat ride on the Waikato river to the foot of the Huka Falls. In the afternoon take a leisurely drive back to Auckland through the lush Waikato country side.

Day 7: Auckland

After check out from the hotel your arrangements conclude with the return of your rental car to the airport or depot.
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Inclusions

  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable vehicle pickup fees
  • GPS Navigation Unit
  • Transfer by tour car from Auckland Airport to Hotel
  • Accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Sightseeing entry fees as specified below
  • 1 day surf lesson and tour
  • 2 hour SailNZ experience
  • 3 hour river rafting tour
  • Entry into Whakarewa, Rainbow Springs and Skyline Gondola
  • Luge (x 5)
  • Huka Falls jet boat tour
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Easy Total Km: 585 Estimated driving time: 8.5 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 $1,545.00 Per Person
AccommodationCityNightsCheck-in
The Sebel Quay WestAuckland2Day 1
Rydges Rotorua HotelRotorua2Day 3
Bayview Wairakei ResortTaupo1Day 5
The Sebel Quay WestAuckland1Day 6

Book Now Enquiry Rental Car Category:

Compact Car with GPS - 5 days            

Inclusions

Water Adrenalin
  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable vehicle pickup fees
  • GPS Navigation Unit
  • Transfer by tour car from Auckland Airport to Hotel
  • Accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Sightseeing entry fees as specified below
  • 1 day surf lesson and tour
  • 2 hour SailNZ experience
  • 3 hour river rafting tour
  • Entry into Whakarewa, Rainbow Springs and Skyline Gondola
  • Luge (x 5)
  • Huka Falls jet boat tour
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Easy Total Km: 585 Estimated driving time: 8.5 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.