Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Cape Reinga Lighthouse

Cape Reinga Lighthouse

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Black Labyrinth Water Rafting

Black Labyrinth Water Rafting

Huka Falls @ Taupo

Huka Falls @ Taupo

Agrodome Farm Tour

Agrodome Farm Tour

Agrodome Farm Show

Agrodome Farm Show

Pohatu Geyser @ Te Puia

Pohatu Geyser @ Te Puia

Maori Haka Performance

Maori Haka Performance

Polynesian Spa

Polynesian Spa

Departure City: Auckland

End City: Auckland

Duration: 7 Days

Type of Tour: Self-drive or Privately Guided

7-Day North Island Incredible Tour 

Overview

This 7-day tour will provide you an in-depth experience in North Island. You will travel up north to visit Bay of Islands where you will board the Dolphin Seeker and keep a look out for dolphins and other marine life as the experienced local skipper will get you up close to the action; visit the very top of North Island - Cape Reinga and its landmark - Cape Reinga Lighthouse. Then, you will travel down to do the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour which are certainly the two of the top must-do-things while traveling in North Island.  On your arrival in Taupo, this is where you will see one of the most visited natural attractions in New Zealand, Huka Falls. In Rotorua, you will pay a visit to the world-famous Te Puia, a place where you will learn about Maori Culture and sight the largest active geyser in the southern hemisphere, Pōhutu (‘poor-hoo-too’); and get out on a real New Zealand farm at Agrodome.

Highlights

  • See dolphins and other mammal life within a close distance

  • Visit the very top of North Island - Cape Reinga and its landmark - Cape Reinga Lighthouse

  • Take a guided Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

  • Enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms

  • Learn about the Maori culture and watch the stunning Maori performance 

  • Relax in the award winning mineral hot pool to soak away all your tiredness

  • Gain the real New Zealand farm experience in the heart of 350-acres farmland 

 
 

Itinerary

Day 1 Auckland


On your arrival, your private driver guide will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel or if you're a self-drive guest, you will pick up your car rental and drive to the hotel. Explore the biggest city in New Zealand at your own leisure.




Day 4 Paihia - Auckland


Today, you will return to Auckland. On your arrival in Auckland, you may visit some main places and attractions at your own leisure. Paihia - Auckland: 228km (approx. 3hours & 15mins)




Day 5 Auckland - Waitomo - Taupo


Today, you will travel to Waitomo Glowworm Caves and take the 45-minute guided caves tour (or you may choose to take the black water rafting tour if you're looking for a more adventurous experience). On your arrival in Taupo, you will check in to the hotel and enjoy the rest of your day at your own leisure. Auckland - Waitomo: 195.5km (approx. 2.5 hours) Waitomo - Taupo: 150km (approx. 2 hours)




Day 2 Auckland - Paihia


Your personal driver guide will pick you up from the accommodation or drive your car rental if you're a self-drive guest. You will travel up to Bay of Islands. On your arrival in Paihia, you will board the "Hole in the Rock Dolphin" Cruise. After returning from the cruise, enjoy the rest of your afternoon at your own leisure Auckland - Paihia: 227km (approx. 3hours &15mins)




Day 6 Taupo - Rotorua


You will continue traveling to Rotorua today. On your arrival, you will visit Agrodome and Te Puia. Agrodome is where you will get a taste of life on an authentic working New Zealand farm with the guided farm tour and show. At Te Puia, you may join the 60-minute guided tour (or you may choose to explore the place yourself) will enrich you with the knowledge of Maori culture, watch the Haka performance and have the chance to see the eruption of Pohutu geyser. Then, enjoy the rest of your afternoon at your own leisure. Later this evening, you will end your day with soaking in the mineral hot pools at Polynesian Spa. Taupo - Rotorua: 82km (approx. 1hour and 15mins)




Day 7 Rotorua - Matamata - Auckland Airport (Departure)


Today, you will travel back to Auckland Airport and take a flight home. On the way, you will stop at Matamata where you will conclude your trip with the world-famous Hobbiton Movie Set tour. Later this afternoon, you will be transferred to Auckland Airport or if you're a self-drive guest, you will drive to Auckland Airpott and return your car rental. We trust you enjoyed your vacation with iKiwi Travel. Rotorua - Matamata: 68km (approx. 1 hour & 15 minutes) Matamata - Auckland: 161km (approx. 2 hours & 15 minutes) Matamata - Auckland: 161.5km (approx. 2 hours & 15 minutes)




Day 3 Paihia (Cape Reinga)


In the morning, a coach will pick you up from the hotel and you will begin the full day tour to explore and uncover the wild beauty of the untouched region of the very top of North Island - Cape Reinga. Then, you will be transferred back to the hotel in the evening.





 

Additional Information

What is included:


  • A choice of two transport options: Private driver guide for up to 9 hours per day (transport, driver's accommodation, meals and tips included) or Car Rental for 7 days
  • Accommodation for 6 nights
  • Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise
  • Cape Reinga & Ninety Mile Beach Day Tour
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour or Black Labyrinth Water Rafting Tour
  • Te Puia Day Pass & Maori Haka Performance
  • Agrodome Farm Tour & Show
  • Polynesian Spa Hot Pool Admission
  • Hobbiton Movie Se Tour




Not included:


  • Any meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Any excursions not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Personal expenses
  • Any tips and gratuities besides driver guide's tips





All iKiwi Travel package tours are flexible:

  • Can be taken in the reserve direction;

  • Can be extended with extra nights and additional locations;

  • Can be personalized with specific optional tours and activities. 

Simply send us a message or fill in a form for a tailor-made tour.