View of Mount Maunganui in New Zealand

North Island Escape

7 DAYS • FROM $3,450 NZD

Prepare for an unforgettable 7-day premium tour to experience the best of New Zealand's North Island. Discover geothermal wonders, spectacular beaches, glowworm caves, and the rich Maori culture as you immerse yourself in this enchanting region.
North Island Escape Route
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This tour may also operate in the reverse, final itinerary will be confirmed upon booking. At times, weather and other conditions may affect or alter our route. Don't worry your guide will keep you aware of any changes along the way.

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Auckland city skyline at sunset
Day 1 - Auckland
Couple look at the view over Mount Maunganui
Day 1 - Mount Maunganui
Day by day overview

Day 1: Auckland to Mount Maunganui

Get ready for a day filled with adventure and stunning scenery as we depart Auckland and make our way to Tauranga. Along the way, we'll pause for a pleasant stroll in the picturesque Karangakake gorge and indulge in a satisfying lunch in Waihi. Afterward, we'll follow the stunning coastline to reach the charming town of Mt Maunganui, where we'll spend the afternoon soaking up the peaceful atmosphere. As the day winds down, we'll come together for a group dinner to share stories and savour local cuisine.

Couple look at the view on top of Mount Maunganui

What's Included on every Premium tour

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Mercedes Sprinter Luxury Bus

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Expert Local Guide-Driver

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Premium Accommodation

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Breakfast Every Day

What's also Included on this tour

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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour And Lunch

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Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland

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Waitomo Glowworm Cave Tour

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Visit Hamilton Gardens

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Visit the largest lake in New Zealand - Lake Taupō

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Why Wild Kiwi?

Getting There

You can fly directly to Auckland with many international carriers, as well as domestically within New Zealand. Your pick-up location will be at Swashbucklers Restaurant (23B Westhaven Drive, Auckland) which is a 27km drive from Auckland Airport. The easiest way to get from the airport to the city is by Taxi or Uber.

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I recently did the Northern Voyager with wild kiwi which I booked pretty last minute and when I tell you, best decision! Was able to explore NZ with like-minded travellers and had such an awesome, knowledgeable guide, Ben (big-Ben).
Travelled the South Island, our guide was Claud, it was an amazing trip and experience. The whole trip was great and can’t thank Claud enough for the advice she gave us for the rest of our trip here in New Zealand.
Booking this tour was one of the best decision I ever made.The people were all kind, funny and great to be around. The variety of activities catered to the needs of everyone. Ben was the best tour guide I could have wished for.
I went on a two week tour with Wild Kiwi and I can't imagine a better way of seeing New Zealand as a solo traveller! Thanks to the Wild Kiwi gang for the best couple of weeks exploring NZ 😁

North Island Escape Pricing

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