Jump around the North Island’s highlight’s on our 8-day tour between our 2 largest cities.
The Northern Trail get’s you amongst the adventure, culture and scenery like no other tour. Enjoy the ride in your luxury tour vehicle and chat to new friends whilst we hit all the hot spots from Auckland to Wellington

Jump around the North Island’s highlight’s on our 8-day tour between our 2 largest cities.
The Northern Trail get’s you amongst the adventure, culture and scenery like no other tour. Enjoy the ride in your luxury tour vehicle and chat to new friends whilst we hit all the hot spots from Auckland to Wellington

Jump around the North Island’s highlight’s on our 8-day tour between our 2 largest cities.
The Northern Trail get’s you amongst the adventure, culture and scenery like no other tour. Enjoy the ride in your luxury tour vehicle and chat to new friends whilst we hit all the hot spots from Auckland to Wellington

  • Soak up the stunning views across the beautiful Bay of Islands
  • Dig your own hot pool at the famous Hot Water Beach
  • Sample some of NZ’s finest wines on the Island of Waiheke
  • Enjoy cultural performances at a traditional Maori village
  • Explore the geothermal centre of Rotorua
  • Taste NZ’s best beer, wine and food
  • Make a splash in amazing lakes, rivers, beaches, waterfalls and natural hot springs
  • Jetboat, Kayak or Sail at NZ’s largest lake – Taupo
  • Soak up NZ’s world-famous native bush
  • See stunning views across the Tongariro National Park
  • Hang out with locals and travellers in  clubs and bars
  • “Go on the adventure” at Hobbiton – Lord Of The Rings Movie Set

  • Transport on your own custom luxury vehicle
  • Hand picked accommodation
  • Unlimited WIFI onboard
  • Classic Kiwi Welcome BBQ (summer only)
  • Professional Guide/Driver
  • Breakfast provided every day
  • 2 nights in the Bay of Islands
  • 2 nights in the Coromandel Peninsula and Hot water Beach
  • 1 night in New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland.
  • 1 night at the geothermal and cultural capital, Rotorua
  • 1 night by NZ’s largest lake, the stunning Lake Taupo
  • Return Ferry to Waiheke Island

  • Soak up the stunning views across the beautiful Bay of Islands
  • Dig your own hot pool at the famous Hot Water Beach
  • Sample some of NZ’s finest wines on the Island of Waiheke
  • Enjoy cultural performances at a traditional Maori village
  • Explore the geothermal centre of Rotorua
  • Taste NZ’s best beer, wine and food
  • Make a splash in amazing lakes, rivers, beaches, waterfalls and natural hot springs
  • Jetboat, Kayak or Sail at NZ’s largest lake – Taupo
  • Soak up NZ’s world-famous native bush
  • See stunning views across the Tongariro National Park
  • Hang out with locals and travellers in  clubs and bars
  • “Go on the adventure” at Hobbiton – Lord Of The Rings Movie Set

wild kiwi northern trail highlights

  • Transport on your own custom luxury vehicle
  • Hand picked accommodation
  • Unlimited WIFI onboard
  • Classic Kiwi Welcome BBQ (summer only)
  • Professional Guide/Driver
  • Breakfast provided every day
  • 2 nights in the Bay of Islands
  • 2 nights in the Coromandel Peninsula and Hot water Beach
  • 1 night in New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland.
  • 1 night at the geothermal and cultural capital, Rotorua
  • 1 night by NZ’s largest lake, the stunning Lake Taupo
  • Return Ferry to Waiheke Island

wild kiwi northern trail whats included coromandel cathedral cove
wild kiwi bay of islands

Auckland – bay of islands DAY 1

Your adventure starts here! From busy Auckland we’ll make our way up to the scenic Bay Of Islands, stopping at various locations along the way so you can take in the beautiful scenery of Northland. This leg of the journey is a chance to kick back and relax in your luxury tour vehicle and get to know your fellow travellers – let the bonding begin!

auckland – bay of islands DAY 1

Your adventure starts here! From busy Auckland we’ll make our way up to the scenic Bay Of Islands, stopping at various locations along the way so you can take in the beautiful scenery of Northland. This leg of the journey is a chance to kick back and relax in your luxury tour vehicle and get to know your fellow travellers – let the bonding begin!

wild kiwi bay of islands
wild kiwi cruise boat dolphins
wild kiwi northern trail fish and chips
wild kiwi cruising through the bay of islands

bay of islands – paihia DAY 2

Famous for its ‘Hole In The Rock’, Paihia is the main tourist town of the Bay of Islands. Today you’ll explore the history-rich town and take in the sights – or ramp it up with an activity like kayaking, skydiving, swimming with dolphins, paragliding or even scuba diving. While in the Bay of Islands we can also visit the Waitangi grounds which has a lot of historical and cultural significance.  Waitangi is where the Treaty was signed all those years ago.

wild kiwi paihia maori culture
wild kiwi hole in the rock cruise bay of islands
wild kiwi paihia kayaking fun
wild kiwi splashing fun
wild kiwi auckland city skyline

paihia – auckland DAY 3

Auckland is NZ’s largest city, but we’re taking you to a true gem: Waiheke Island – a little slice of paradise! Frequently visited by international celebs. After the short 35 minute ferry ride, we’ll go explore a couple of picturesque beaches and sample some wine at the finest vineyards. Don’t worry, we’ll have you back in time to enjoy Auckland’s bustling nightlife.

paihia – auckland DAY 3

Auckland is NZ’s largest city, but we’re taking you to a true gem: Waiheke Island – a little slice of paradise! Frequently visited by international celebs. After the short 35 minute ferry ride, we’ll go explore a couple of picturesque beaches and sample some wine at the finest vineyards. Don’t worry, we’ll have you back in time to enjoy Auckland’s bustling nightlife.

wild kiwi auckland city skyline
wild kiwi northern trail sailing
wild kiwi northern trail nightlife cheers
wild kiwi auckland harbour bridge bungy

auckland – coromandel DAY 4

You’re in for a treat! Today we’ll explore the laid back Coromandel area and you’ll get up close and personal with Cathedral Cove, an unbelievably beautiful(and insta-worthy) New Zealand landmark.Snap some photo’s under the impressive rock archways, dive into the turquoise waters or just enjoy a stroll along the white sandy shores. Great place to jump into a kayak and explore the area from the ocean.

wild kiwi cathederal cove beach sunset
wild kiwi northern trail kayaking
wild kiwi coromandel beach
wild kiwi the gang
wild kiwi bay of islands

coromandel – hot water beach DAY 5

It’s getting hot in here….. Get ready to experience one of New Zealand’s best natural attractions: Hot Water Beach. Find your self a spot and dig yourself a hole in the sand. Use your hands or borrow a spade to dig the ultimate personal hot pool for you and your mates. After that, hit one of the nice cafe’s to soak up those views along the empty coastline.

coromandel – hot water beach DAY 5

It’s getting hot in here….. Get ready to experience one of New Zealand’s best natural attractions: Hot Water Beach. Find your self a spot and dig yourself a hole in the sand. Use your hands or borrow a spade to dig the ultimate personal hot pool for you and your mates. After that, hit one of the nice cafe’s to soak up those views along the empty coastline.

wild kiwi northern trail hot water beach
wild kiwi cathedral cove road to hot water beach
wild kiwi sampling L & P
wild kiwi hot water beach relaxing

coromandel – rotorua DAY 6

Rich in Maori history, Rotorua is most famous for it’s underground geothermal activity that causes spectacular geysers and hot springs. There’s heaps to do here – check out the bubbling mud pools at one of the geothermal parks, walk around the lake or even hike or bike the stunning Redwood Forest just on the edge of town. Looking for adventure? check out the luge or zorb for a quick fix. Here’s chance for you to visit the wonders of Hobbiton with a trip to the world famous movie set.

wild kiwi northern trail rotorua hot springs
wild kiwi northern trail hobbiton
wild kiwi northern trail rafting
wild kiwi northern trail maori greeting
wild kiwi lake taupo cruising

rotorua – lake taupo DAY 7

Lake Taupo sits within the crater of the Taupo volcano. It’s the largest freshwater lake in Australasia and roughly the same size as Singapore. It makes for a thrilling ride on a Jet Boat. Like heights? Skydiving in Taupo can give you spectacular views over the lake and as far as the Tongariro National Park. Some call it the adventure capital of the North Island.

rotorua – lake taupo DAY 7

Lake Taupo sits within the crater of the Taupo volcano. It’s the largest freshwater lake in Australasia and roughly the same size as Singapore. It makes for a thrilling ride on a Jet Boat. Like heights? Skydiving in Taupo can give you spectacular views over the lake and as far as the Tongariro National Park. Some call it the adventure capital of the North Island.

wild kiwi lake taupo cruising
wild kiwi group shot
wild kiwi lake taupo jet boating
wild kiwi taupo skydiving

Lake taupo – wellington DAY 8

Today we trek to Wellington, passing one of New Zealand’s largest volcanoes along the scenic drive down. There’s no shortage of things to see and do in our quirky capital city. Wellington is best experienced at night so if your not in a rush to leave, hangout at one of the cool bars or cafe’s. Don’t be sad about coming to the end of the trip, you’ve made life long friends and seen some of the best places in the world!

wild kiwi northern trail wellington
wild kiwi northern trail wellington bars and restaurants
wild kiwi northern trail wellington cafe culture
wild kiwi northern trail wellington final goodbye

No-one wants to be tied to an itinerary.
So be spontaneous and take part in activities as you go.
No fixed plans, no pressure, just book any of the below as and
when you please. All prices are in NZ$.

No-one wants to be tied to an itinerary.
So be spontaneous and take part in activities as you go. No fixed plans, no pressure, just book any of the below as and when you please. All prices are in NZ$.

  • Bungy Jumping From $160
  • Kayaking From $105
  • White Water Rafting From$99
  • Jet Boating From $120
  • Skydiving Lake Taupo From $299
  • Dolphin Cruise From $105
  • Cultural performance and dinner $120

  • Zorbing From $39
  • Horse Trekking From $120
  • Skyline luge From $45
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour $79
  • Quad Biking From $75
  • Te Puia geothermal park $50

Kitted out with reclining leather seats, USB ports, unlimited WIFI, stereo, AC and big windows our luxury cruisers are perfect to discover the South Island from. Forget noisy, uncomfortable buses, stuffed to the brim with travellers, in our small vehicles every leg of your road trip is like cruising in your living room!

Our guides are young, fun, friendly and knowledgeable. Part driver, part local expert, part social guru – they’ll drive you, educate and inspire you – hell, they’ll even hit the town with you.

We’ll be honest, not many of our tribe spend much time in their rooms on tour. They’re too busy yarning to their new mates about the day, they’re staring at the stunning night sky or they’re checking out the local nightlife. But when you do finally bunk down for the night, the beds will be comfortable, the rooms warm and the linen clean. We stay in hostels and cabins we know and trust and keep it to a maximum of four per room.

Kitted out with reclining leather seats, USB ports, unlimited WIFI, stereo, AC and big windows our luxury cruisers are perfect to discover the South Island from. Forget noisy, uncomfortable buses, stuffed to the brim with travellers, in our small vehicles every leg of your road trip is like cruising in your living room!

wild kiwi vehicle south island voyager

Our guides are young, fun, friendly and knowledgeable. Part driver, part local expert, part social guru – they’ll drive you, educate and inspire you – hell, they’ll even hit the town with you.

wild kiwi guide

We’ll be honest, not many of our tribe spend much time in their rooms on tour. They’re too busy yarning to their new mates about the day, they’re staring at the stunning night sky or they’re checking out the local nightlife.But when you do finally bunk down for the night, the beds will be comfortable, the rooms warm and the linen clean. We stay in hostels and cabins we know and trust and keep it to a maximum of four per room.

wild kiwi northern trail accommodation

See below for our individual rates.

See below for our individual rates.

See below for our individual rates. If you’ve got a group of ten friends, you can get your own tour vehicle and take advantage of our group booking discounts!

Prices include your tour, 7 nights accommodation,
professional driver & guide and breakfast every day.

Prices include your tour, 7 nights accommodation, professional driver & guide and breakfast every day.

SEPTEMBER 17

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
2 SEPTEMBER $1279 SOLD OUT Winter
30 SEPTEMBER $1279 SOLD OUT Winter

OCTOBER 17

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
28 OCTOBER $1279 Available Spring

NOVEMBER 17

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
25 NOVEMBER $1279 Available Spring

DECEMBER 17

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
23 DECEMBER $1279 Available Summer

JANUARY 18

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
20 JANUARY $1279 Available Summer

FEBRUARY 18

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
17 FEBRUARY $1279 Available Summer

MARCH 18

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
17 MARCH $1279 Available Summer

APRIL 18

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
14 APRIL $1279 Available Summer

Terms & Conditions

You can fly direct to Auckland and out of Wellington with many International and New Zealand domestic carriers. 

You can fly direct to Auckland and out of Wellington with many International and New Zealand domestic carriers.