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3 night trip from Auckland to Wellington via Rotorua & Napier - Price From NZ $ 919 per person
3 night trip from Auckland to Wellington via Rotorua & Napier
  • Duration: 4 Day
  • Category: Scenic Holidays
  • From: Auckland to Wellington
  • Valid: 19 Nov 2018 to 31 Dec 2019
  • Package Code: ICROT3LH
  • Price Type: twin
  • Price: NZ $ 919 per person
Tour Overview

See a whole lot of the North Island in 4 days! 

Travel by coach from Auckland to Rotorua via the spectacular Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton. Spend 2 nights in Rotorua and enjoy a half-day city tour. Travel by coach to Napier via Taupo for one night and then continue by coach to Wellington where your journey ends.

Short Break Inclusions
  • Full day coach tour from Auckland to Rotorua including a guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set, Lunch at the Green Dragon Inn, Guided tour of Waitomo Caves , Scenic coach travel and commentary
  • 2 nights in a central 3-star Rotorua City Hotel (Ibis Rotorua or similar)
  • Half day coach tour of Rotorua including Te Puia Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, Thermal Reserve, Agrodome sheep show, Rainbow Springs Nature Park & Skyline Gondola ride.  Free WiFi available on board
  • Coach travel from Rotorua to Napier with a break in Taupo
  • 1 night in a central Napier hotel and nearly 24 hours to explore
  • Coach travel from Napier to Wellington where own arrangements begin
Itinerary Details

Day 1 GreatSights - Hobbiton Experience & Waitomo Caves AKL ROT GS11HW (0800 1800) Day Tour - Auckland to Rotorua 0800 - 1800

Service : Day Tour

Depart City : Auckland

Arrive City : Rotorua

Depart Time : 08:00:00

Arrive Time : 18:00:00


Hotel Address :- Rotorua

Hotel Name :- Central 3 star Rotorua City Hotel (Ibis Rotorua or similar)

Day 2 GreatSights - Rotorua Sights and Skyline Gondola Tour ROT ROT GS39S (0725 1215) Day Tour - Rotorua to Rotorua 0725 - 1215

Service : Day Tour

Depart City : Rotorua

Arrive City : Rotorua

Depart Time : 07:25:00

Arrive Time : 12:15:00


Hotel Address :- Rotorua

Hotel Name :- Central 3 star Rotorua City Hotel (Ibis Rotorua or similar)

Day 3 InterCity Coach Lines / GreatSights - Tauranga Wellington Airport IC7701 (0710 1715) Bus Service - Rotorua to Taupo 0850 - 0955

Service : Bus Service

Depart City : Rotorua

Arrive City : Taupo

Depart Time : 08:50:00

Arrive Time : 09:55:00


Service : Bus Service

Depart City : Taupo

Arrive City : Napier

Depart Time : 13:05:00

Arrive Time : 15:10:00


Hotel Address :- Napier

Hotel Name :- Central 3 star Napier Hotel (Quality Inn or similar)

Day 4 InterCity Coach Lines / GreatSights - Napier Wellington IC6367 (1330 1855) Bus Service - Napier to Wellington 1330 - 1855

Service : Bus Service

Depart City : Napier

Arrive City : Wellington

Depart Time : 13:30:00

Arrive Time : 18:55:00

Terms and Conditions

Price and itinerary are subject to change and availability. Please refer to your booking confirmation for final details. 

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