New Zealand is best known for its breath-taking scenery and pristine environment paired with welcoming Kiwi hospitality.
Drive from Auckland to Wellington on this 5 night highlight trip of the North Island.
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Welcome to New Zealand! More than just a city, Auckland is a whole region full of things to see and do. Best of all, with so many experiences close by it’s easy to hop from one adventure to the next.
Drive from Auckland through Hamilton and on to the Waitomo Caves. Enjoy a tour of this ancient limestone region is a series of vast cave systems decorated with stalactites, stalagmites and glow-worms. After your tour, continue on to Rotorua, which sits squarley on the Pacific Ring of Fire, so there’s evidence of volcanic activity everywhere you look. Explore the geothermal areas and discover the unique culture of New Zealand’s Maori people.
This essential stop for every Lord of the Rings fan allows a visit to the actual Hobbiton village from the movie trilogies.
Today you will travel from Rotorua to Taupo. The resort town of Taupo sits on the edge of New Zealand’s largest lake, which is well stocked with sizeable trout. You’ll find everything a traveller could wish for, including an excellent choice of restaurants.
Travel along the ‘Desert Road today, where you will be able to see the snow-capped peaks of Mounts Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngaruahoe on route to Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city.
Set on the beautiful natural harbor below Mt Victoria, Wellington is the cultural center of New Zealand. Enjoy some time sightseeing in New Zealand’s capital city before heading to the airport for your flight home.