New Zealand – North Island Multisport

Introduction

The North Island of New Zealand is blessed with spectacular scenery, ranging from bubbling thermal pools to fast flowing rivers. The best way to see all of this? Get up close and personal. This itinerary includes biking through Karangahake Gorge and hiking the Tongariro Crossing – one of the world’s most famous one-day hikes – before jet boats and kayaks provide the transport along the Whanganui River. Mix in some bubbling mud and a traditional hangi dinner, and this is the perfect active introduction to New Zealand.

What's included

  • Accommodation: Hotels (4 nts), Maori village (1 nt, multi-share), lodges (2 nts, some multi-share).
  • Meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Cycling through Karangahake Gorge
  • Traditional hangi dinner
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing hiking excursion (weather dependent)
  • Jet boat and kayaking along Whanganui River
  • Free time in Rotorua
  • Your Local Living Moment: Maori Village Overnight Visit, Rotorua
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Itinerary

Day 1 Auckland

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Auckland/Rotorua

Enjoy a morning cycle through Karangahake Gorge, then travel to the Rotorua region to the Tamaki Maori Village. After a traditional greeting on the marae (meeting grounds), learn the arts of the haka and poi before a traditional hangi dinner.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your Local Living MomentMaori Village Overnight Visit

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 3 Rotorua

Enjoy a free day in Rotorua, a town in a geothermal area with boiling mud and hotpools. Opt to go whitewater rafting, tackle an offroad mountain bike track, go hiking, or hit the spa.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4 Day 4Rotorua/Tongariro National Park

Conquer the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand’s top-rated 1-day trek and spend the afternoon hiking an active volcano.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 5 Tongariro National Park/Whanganui National Park

Experience another of New Zealand’s “Great Walks” (this time, from a canoe) on a day trip into the heart of Whanganui National Park.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6 Whanganui National Park/Raetihi

Explore the Whanganui River further by jet boat, visiting old Maori and European settlements.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7 Raetihi/Wellington

Transfer to Wellington and opt to visit the Te Papa Museum.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8 Wellington

Depart at any time.

NOTES

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

 

Auckland Sailing: America’s Cup Experience (Pre Tour) – From $167.00

As part of the boat crew, you’ll work together with your teammates to sail around Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour in this competitive yacht. Either take the helm and participate or sit back and enjoy the spectacle – the choice is yours.

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