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Sun & Steam - Contiki
Sun & Steam - Contiki
11 reviews
+3 Destinations
New Zealand North Island


  • Marvel at 1000 years old Kauri trees
  • Soak in the volcanic landscapes of Auckland
  • Explore the glowworm covered Waitomo Caves
  • Tour Rotorua’s famous Ohinemutu Village
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Hotel, Lodge
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus
Physical Rating
Start and end in Auckland! With the in-depth cultural tour Sun & Steam, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 3 other destinations in New Zealand. Sun & Steam includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Sun & Steam reviewer 1
    Written on December 29, 2014
    4.0 - Good

    It's was an amazing experience and Isobel made it even better, she such a wonderful person and made sure we got the most of our tour and always made sure we were smiling and having fun!
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  • Sun & Steam reviewer 2
    Written on December 27, 2014
    4.5 - Excellent

    Isobel is an absolute gem of a tour guide! She gave us the most amazing whirlwind adventure through New Zealand, cannot recommend her enough! Anyone who has her as a guide will be in for a treat!
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  • SO
    Written on December 23, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    Izzy was an amazing tour guide! Was very friendly and fun and made the trip so worthwhile
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  • E
    Written on December 20, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

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  • B
    Written on December 20, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    Isobel was amazing, so informative and fun. Made sure that everyone got 110% out of their holiday!
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  • J
    Written on December 14, 2014
    4.0 - Good

    Isobel was amazing ... She made everyone feel so comfortable & took the time to get to know everyone! She is so knowledgeable & always had fun stories to share. Oh & she loves sandwiches!
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  • Sun & Steam reviewer 7
    Written on December 13, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    Isobel was the best! Rotorua was my fav
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  • Sun & Steam reviewer 8
    Written on November 29, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    Isobel rocked! Very memorable. Still haven't looked at a sandwich the same way...
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  • T
    Written on November 15, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    Every thing about the sun and stream contiki tour was fabulous and the fact that we had an amazing down to earth and all round extremely personable guide made it unforgettable! I would book another tour knowing Isobel was the guide without even needing to think twice!!!!!
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  • Sun & Steam reviewer 10
    Written on July 4, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Auckland to Paihia
  • Day 2: Paihia
  • Day 3: Paihia to Auckland
  • Day 4: Auckland to Waitomo
  • Day 5: Waitomo to Rotorua
  • Day 6: Rotorua
  • Day 7: Rotorua to Auckland

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Optional Extras
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Guides who have led this tour

  • Isobel Needham
    "Well hello there, its so nice of you to visit my profile page. Im a double lucky guide as i get to work..."

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    • Darren, 54 years old1st April 2017
      Answered with details in a very timely manner, professional, knowledgeable, and in my opinion transparent, I couldn't have been happier to complete my booking with TourRadar.

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    Start and end in Auckland.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 2 December 2017 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for Sun & Steam, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 835 km.
    • Auckland (New Zealand)
    • 190 km
    • Bay of Islands (New Zealand)
    • 350 km
    • Waitomo Caves (New Zealand)
    • 100 km
    • Rotorua (New Zealand)
    • 194 km
    • Auckland (New Zealand)

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