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New Zealand – North Island Multisport

8 days, Auckland to Wellington

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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.

8 days

Auckland to Wellington

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There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: ONNA

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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.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Active

Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

8 days

Auckland to Wellington

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: ONNA

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Map of the route for New Zealand – North Island Multisport

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Auckland

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Auckland/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 Moment Maori Village Overnight Visit

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 3Rotorua

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 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 5Tongariro 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 6Whanganui National Park/Raetihi

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

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7Raetihi/Wellington

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

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Wellington

Depart at any time.

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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Local Living Moment: Maori Village Overnight Visit, Rotorua
  • 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
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (4 nts), Maori village (1 nt, multi-share), lodges (2 nts, some multi-share).

Meals

5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
Allow USD145-190 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, jet boat, kayak, bicycle, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

New Zealand – North Island Multisport

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