View of Hawke's Bay in North Island.

North Island New Zealand Tour: Cities to Volcanoes

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

New Zealand

Places Visited

Auckland, New Zealand

Suggested Duration

11 Days

This 11-day tour is designed especially for the intrepid traveler who enjoys a blend of active exploration and relaxing time to explore on your own. Boasting a distinctive identity and charming culture, New Zealand holds a special place for those wishing to visit the Southern Hemisphere. From Auckland to Wellington, the North Island will be your playground as you visit the many places that keep visitors thrilled.

Customizable Itinerary

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Trip Highlights

  • Stroll through the ambient warmth of Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, to enjoy the stunning architecture, great cuisine, and warm hospitality of the locals
  • Discover the coastal beauty of the Northland region as you venture to Matauri Bay to delight in sandy beaches, secrets coves, and alluring trails 
  • See the sights from the saddle as you explore New Zealand's Northland region on horseback, offering a relaxing way to find your bearings in this lush landscape
  • Take to the skies on a guided helicopter trip over the islands, bays, coves, and other stunning features of the Northland coast 
  • Drive through the Waipoua National Forest, where alluring trails will attempt to seduce you onto their paths to find untold adventures
  • Bask in the ambient comfort of your hotel on the picturesque shores of Lake Tarawera and find comfort in the glaring attention of the staff 
  • Savor the fertile and volcanic heritage of the North Island on a visit to a local winery, where experienced growers will provide a tour of the vineyards and wines
  • Recline in the thermal embrace of one of the many mudbaths or hot springs that frequently appear through this geologically charged land
  • Meander along the charming lanes and waterfront promenades of the world's southernmost capital at Wellington, where New Zealand's vibrant character is proudly displayed

Starting Price

$7,695 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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