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New Zealand North Island Itineraries

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Auckland, the largest city in the country, hosts a colorful array of harborside restaurants with a front-row seat to the passing of opulent superyachts. Outside the city, you can witness spectacular volcanic activity and gorgeous national parks. A North Island New Zealand itinerary from Zicasso welcomes cosmopolitan delights and natural wonders in a single package.

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A waterfall in Kerikeri in New Zealand.
North Island New Zealand Tour: Cities to Volcanoes

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $7,695

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.

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Bay on Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Independent New Zealand Tour: North Island

7 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,270

Discover the spirit of adventure on an independent journey through the North Island of New Zealand. Islands sprawl along the horizon off the coast of Auckland. The sounds of Maori cries echo in the night sky. The Southern Cross sparkles along the shiny Milky Way. Mountains undulate and you watch the Southern Hemisphere unfold. The spirit of the independent traveler is encouraged and rewarded on this New Zealand trip. From the friendly locals to the stunning landscape, experience the journey and enjoy the adventure of independence.

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Milford Sound in New Zealand
Highlights of New Zealand Tour

13 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $11,825

Experience charm, excitement, and tranquility during your 13-day New Zealand highlights tour. You can indulge in the dreamy natural splendor of the scenery as you travel from coastline to cityscapes, mountain peaks to surreal sounds. Follow hobbits to Middle Earth, sail around the Bay of Islands, and enjoy an aerial view from a hot air balloon as you discover the endless wonders of New Zealand.

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Yachting on New Zealand's largest lake, Taupo
Private Paradise New Zealand North Island Tour for Couples

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,895

Handcrafted to keep you away from crowds, this romantic, 12-day adventure celebrates destinations and experiences that are not usually available to the public. Romance thrives on New Zealand’s North Island, which is where you can escape the world on islands, volcanos, and backcountry wonder. Serenity floats on the breeze, and indulgence reigns at lodges that are hidden away. You can walk hand-in-hand upon landscapes that see very few visitors, helicopter to enchanting wilderness areas, be welcomed by the Maori, and bask in private spas.

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Hawkes Bay in Northern Island, New Zealand
Unexplored Kiwi Bliss: Off the Beaten Track North Island Tour

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,570

This adventurous 11-day excursion will celebrate these places of privacy and enchantment, from hiking trails to romantic bays and the stories behind the scenes. It will provide you with a highly authentic Kiwi and Maori experience in places that are typically missed by others. New Zealand’s North Island remains a destination of unexplored treasures. Remote beaches ignite the imagination, magnificent waterfalls hide from the tourist trail, nearby islands evoke Pacific bliss, and rolling vineyards hide so many secrets.

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Lake and volcanic landscape in Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

Handcrafted with the ultimate North Island highlights, this adventurous two-week excursion will lead you to Auckland, Wellington, Northland, Rotorua, Taupo, and Napier. Wonders abound on New Zealand’s North Island, volcanos stand sentinel, and Pacific waters cascade around kauri forests. Experiential highlights include a volcanic landing, a Maori tradition immersion, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, and the serene atmosphere for which New Zealand is known.

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Cape Reinga in New Zealand.
New Zealand’s North Island Coast to Coast Tour for Seniors

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,570

Handcrafted with a laid-back pace, this luxurious 11-day excursion will showcase the best of the North Island for senior travelers. A vacation to New Zealand’s North Island embraces both the journey and destinations. Spectacular landscapes unfold from train windows, Maori culture enlivens charming destinations, and Pacific bliss rolls along the coast. From charming Wellington to Ninety Mile Beach, you will journey across some of the greatest landscapes on Earth.

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Hike in The Pinnacles in Coromandel, New Zealand
Outdoor Tour of New Zealand: Best of the North Island in 2 Weeks

14 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $4,545

Kayaking to Whenuakura and crossing Tongariro will be just two of the experiential highlights on this adventurous 14-day excursion of New Zealand’s outdoors. New Zealand’s North Island is the great outdoors: it is a magnificent land of rugged mountains, rolling coastline, bucolic pastures, and volcanic enchantment. From digging a jacuzzi in the sand to Maori encounters and sailing through the Pacific with dolphins, these two weeks will showcase the very best of the North Island’s wild side.

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Cathedral Cove Marine Reserve, New Zealand
Beaches & Volcanoes: Best of the North Island for Families

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,570

Handcrafted with iconic sights and off-the-beaten-track locations, this adventurous, 11-day journey through New Zealand’s provides family luxury in the North Island’s unique locales. You will helicopter between untouched destinations, immerse yourselves in Maori culture, cruise on a private catamaran, and relax on pristine beaches. With Hobbiton and Waiheke, you can discover the North Island legend, while Coromandel and Helena Bay provide you with all the space you need to come together as a family.

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