Northland is idyllic and this North Island tour will enable you to explore the region in style, even with only 4 days in New Zealand. From white sandy beaches and sparkling blue sea to the local laid-back lifestyle, it’s got that holiday feeling. As the birthplace of New Zealand, history is alive and around every corner.

3 Night / 4 Day New Zealand North Island Tour

Auckland
Omapere on the Hokianga Harbour
Paihia in the Bay of Islands
Auckland
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Tour Price

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2017 / 2018 Season

$2190.00 pp twin
$2790.00 pp single
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Auckland Pre Tour Day - Whale and Dolphin Safari

Whale watching boat in Auckland

Experience the astonishingly abundant marine life of the beautiful Hauraki Gulf Marine Park just minutes from downtown Auckland. Enjoy life long memories on one of New Zealand’s Premier Tourist Attractions. As New Zealand’s only research-based marine mammal experience AWADS works closely with the Department of Conservation and several universities to combine up-close viewing of whales, dolphins and sea birds with important marine-biology research conducted on board. This allows the passengers the chance to encounter, understand and help protect this incredible marine resource.

Auckland Pre Tour Day - Tiritiri Matangi Island Wildlife Discovery Cruise

Tiritiri Matangi Island, beautiful bay and beach in the sunny day

Combine a cruise out on the Hauraki Gulf, a short walk to stretch the legs and learn all about our unique native wildlife. Tiritiri Matangi Island is a beautiful wildlife sanctuary for New Zealand's native and coastal birds situated in the Hauraki Gulf only a 75 minute ferry ride away from downtown Auckland. The island is a protected haven for native and endangered species, and is a nature lover’s paradise, particularly for avid birdwatchers. From the moment you step onto the island to the moment you leave, you’ll be serenaded by bird song while exploring walking tracks through native bush and coastal forests. Amazing views too! Perfect for people who arrive a few days early, you’ll need a full day before your trip starts for this one.

Auckland Pre Tour Day - Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour

vineyard with a sea view, Waiheke wine tour

Discover for yourself why Waiheke is world-renowned for its wines. Visit three of the Island's fine vineyards with one of our local guides. On the way, stunning scenery is around every corner, and you will be entertained by your guide’s commentary on the history, geography, culture, people and produce of Waiheke. You'll need a full day in Auckland before your MoaTrek tour starts for this one too.

Auckland Pre Tour Day - Auckland City Revealed

Stunning view over Auckland city

Auckland is set on 53 dormant volcanic cones and between two harbours, the sparkling Waitemata and the brooding Manukau. Known as the City of Sails, it’s New Zealand’s largest and busiest city. You'll get the best view of the city, from one of our own volcanic peaks! You'll need a full day in Auckland before your MoaTrek tour starts for this one too.

Auckland Pre Tour Day - Hobbiton Day Tour

Hobbiton valley in the evening, Auckland Hobbiton day tour

Take a magical journey through Middle-earth to the Hobbiton Movie Set from "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" films for a fascinating guided tour. You see 44 hobbit holes including Bilbo’s house, "Bag End", the Mill and double arch bridge and the Party Tree. Grab your own photo at the gate to Bag End, looking out over the whole of Hobbiton to the hills in the distance, then go home and watch the DVDs to compare notes! You'll need a full day in Auckland before your MoaTrek tour starts for this one too.

Auckland Pre Tour Day - Tiritiri Matangi Island Wildlife Discovery Cruise

Tiritiri Matangi Island, beautiful bay and beach in the sunny day

Combine a cruise out on the Hauraki Gulf, a short walk to stretch the legs and learn all about our unique native wildlife. Tiritiri Matangi Island is a beautiful wildlife sanctuary for New Zealand's native and coastal birds situated in the Hauraki Gulf only a 75 minute ferry ride away from downtown Auckland. The island is a protected haven for native and endangered species, and is a nature lover’s paradise, particularly for avid birdwatchers. From the moment you step onto the island to the moment you leave, you’ll be serenaded by bird song while exploring walking tracks through native bush and coastal forests. Amazing views too! Perfect for people who arrive a few days early, you’ll need a full day before your trip starts for this one.

Auckland Pre Tour Day - Harbour Dinner Cruise

A sail boat on the sea during sunset, Auckland Harbour dinner cruise

Getting out on the water in the 'City of Sails' is an absolute must, and what better way to do it than a harbour cruise with dinner. Glide past the city as it lights up and watch the sun set over the inner harbour on this 2.5 hour cruise on the Waitemata. You'll be treated to canapés and a drink as you set off towards Westhaven Marina. Your choice of a formal dinner in the downstairs cabin or take in the iconic sights of the Auckland while you eat on deck.

Northland - Cape Reinga Half Day Tour

Cape Reinga Northland, Aeroplane landing over a lighthouse

Salt Air’s “Cape Reinga Fly/Drive” half day tour is the alternative way to travel to the top of New Zealand to experience its beauty, history and scenery from both the air and on land. The tour includes a stunning 45 minutes flight to Cape Reinga, a 2.5 hours minibus tour to the lighthouse and the giant sand dunes of Te Paki stream and, last but not least, a one hour return flight to Kerikeri, allowing you to see some of the most amazing coastal scenery Northland has to offer.

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