New Zealand Coach Tour: Northern Explorer

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Air & Land Special Offer


Price from $3,195 AUD per person (Flights Included)

Discover some of New Zealand’s best-kept secrets on this 7 Day Northern Explorer guided coach tour. Visit the North Island’s must-see icons including Auckland, geothermal Rotorua and the capital city of Wellington. You will also have the chance to learn more about Maori culture at Lake Aniwhenua, experience life on a high country farm at Blue Duck Station and sample magnificent wines in Napier.

Tour Inclusions:

• Return Economy Airfares ex BNE/SYD/MEL
• Air New Zealand Works Fare & Taxes
• 7 Day Northern Explorer Guided Tour
• Operated by Kirra Tours
• From Auckland to Wellington
• Luxury transportation with Tour Guide
• Small group with a max 24 passengers
• 6 nights handpicked accommodation
• 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner
• Lake Aniwhenua Cultural Experience
• Whirinaki Rainforest Tour
• Lunch at Church Road Winery
• Visit the spectacular Huka Falls

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Northern Explorer itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Auckland
Haere Mai and welcome to Auckland. Make your own way to your accommo-dation and enjoy the rest of the eve-ning at leisure to explore the largest city in New Zealand.

Day 2 – Auckland to Rotorua
This morning leave Auckland and visit Okere Falls, located on the Kaituna River which has cultural significance to the local iwi tribes. Marvel at the infamous Mount Tarawera before skirting around the edge of Lake Rotorua and arriving at the recently renovated Distinction Rotorua. (B,D)


Day 3 – Rotorua
Known as the North Island’s geother-mal hot spot, Rotorua offers so much to see and do and today you will have the entire day to explore at your own leisure or purchase a sightseeing ex-perience via your Tour Guide. (B)

Day 4 – Rotorua to Taupo
Venture off the beaten track to the shores of Lake Aniwhenua, where you will experience Maori culture, tour sacred rock carvings and witness the preparation of a ground cooked hangi. After lunch, visit the lush Whirinaki Rainforest and sip hot Kawakawa tea. Visit the spectacular Huka Falls before arriving at the Hilton Taupo where you will enjoy a delicious lakeview dinner. (B,L,D)


Day 5 – Taupo to Napier
Travel along the ‘Tuscany of the Southern Pacific’, as you arrive into the stunning Hawke’s Bay region. Visit the iconic Church Road Winery where you will experience wine tasting and lunch in the magnificent Tom Mc-Donald cellar. This afternoon you will arrive at the coastal town of Napier, known for its perfectly preserved Art Deco facades. Enjoy this evening at leisure. (B,L)


Day 6 – Napier to Wellington
Journey down to the sparkling capital city of Wellington, where modern business style blends with a cultured, bohemian spirit. This afternoon is free at leisure to explore the harbour city on foot or purchase a sightseeing experience via your Tour Guide with options including a movie-set tour, museum entry and helicopter experi-ences. (B)

Day 7 – Depart Wellington
Enjoy a relaxed morning and after breakfast your 7 Day Northern Explor-er Tour comes to an end. (B)

(B) Breakfast
(L) Lunch
(D) Dinner
Additional pre and post nights accommodation available for an additional cost

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* Terms & conditions: Pricing is based on per person, twin share and priced in Australian Dollars. Offer valid for new bookings only and valid for sale until 30 September 2022 unless sold out prior. Return Airfares Included based on Air New Zealand economy Works Fare from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. Air New Zealand booking class based on V class including taxes as of 24 August 2022 however this is subject to change due to fluctuat-ing fuel prices and booking class availability. Airport transfers and pre/post accommodation is not included. Deposit: A non-refundable Air & Land deposit of of $1,500 per person is required within 7 days of booking. Final Payment: is due 60 days prior to departure. Airline conditions and ANZCRO cancellation policies apply. Alternative Tour dates are available, contact ANZCRO for pricing and details.Quote package code ANZ2210DNS