4 day bay of islands & rotorua
Stopover in beautiful Bay of Islands
Waitomo Glow worm Caves
Geothermal wonderland of Rotorua
Experience Maori culture
Day 1: Auckland – Bay of Islands
Cross the Auckland Harbour bridge and travel north via the Hibiscus Coast to the beautiful Bay of Islands. Arrive in Paihia and visit the Waitangi Treaty House where New Zealand’s most important document of state was signed. The rest of your day is at leisure.
Day 2: Bay of Islands - Auckland
Today, cruise to Cape Brett and the famous “Hole in the Rock”. On your return journey stop at Otehei Bay, where you will have a chance to walk, swim or just relax. Return to Auckland.
Day 3: Auckland – Waitomo Caves - Rotorua
Today travel south to Rotorua via the rich pastoral province of Waikato. Travel on to the fascinating Waitomo Caves where you will enjoy lunch. Here experience a guided tour of the famous Glow worm Grotto featuring an underground boat ride. Continue on via Lake Karapiro to arrive in Rotorua. In the evening enjoy a unique Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert with Tamaki Tours.
Day 4: Rotorua - Auckland
Today you will experience the many varied sights that Rotorua has to offer. Visit the Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and Maori Arts & Crafts Institute, enjoy a guided tour and see Maori carving and weaving demonstrations. Walk through the Thermal Reserve to see boiling mud pools and shooting geysers. Next, Rainbow Springs a unique showcase of New Zealand's flora and Fauna and featuring some of New Zealand's endangered native species. The Rainbow Farm Show is definitely a 'hands-on' experience that will entertain and amuse giving an animated insight into New Zealand's farming history, then begin the trip back to Auckland, arriving in at downtown Auckland at approximately 6pm.
Luxury coach transport 3 nights accommodation Tour of Waitangi Treaty House Cape Brett and ‘Hole in the Rock’ cruise Tour of Waitomo Caves Glow worm grotto with lunch Rotorua sightseeing tour
Departs: Daily from 7.00am from Auckland Hotels, pick-up time confirmed at time of booking.
Returns: Auckland, 6.00pm
Operated by: Great Sights – Tour Code: SB3
Children: aged 0-12 years are at the child rate, when using existing bedding and sharing a room with 2 adults