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Wellington to Auckland Excursion (with Northern Explorer Train) - 3 Days - Headfirst Travel
3 days

Wellington to Auckland Excursion (with Northern Explorer Train) - 3 Days

From Wellington to Auckland
Tour Operator:
Headfirst Travel
Max group size:
25
Age range:
2 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124194
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Highlights

  • Start in Wellington, finish in Auckland 3 days to explore the North Island from bottom to top
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Be a movie star on the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour, Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton film set
  • Option to stop off and do the Tongariro Crossing

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1. Scenic Northern Explorer train from Wellington to Otorohanga. Visit the Kiwi House.
    Start point Wellington Railway Station, Wellington Railway Station, Bunny St, Wellington, Wellington Region 6011, New Zealand 07:55
  2. Day 2. Visit the glowworms at Waitomo Caves and walk Ruakuri Caves
  3. Day 3. Explore the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, enjoy the Hobbiton Movie Set tour, finish Auckland
    End point 280 Queen Street, Auckland (JB HiFi), 280 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand 19:15
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What's Included

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  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Meals
  • Optional

Customer Reviews

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    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Good
    4.0
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Rather poor
    2.0
  • 4.3
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  • CP
    January 11, 2020
    A little bit disappointed because of : - bad seat reserved in train - after arrival, less than 40 minutes for visiting Kiwi House in Otorohanga - From Otorohanga to Rotorua, must go to Hobbiton village and wait even if the visit would be the next day (2... Show more
    Headfirst Travel commented on this review
    Hi Christophe, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are constantly striving to improve our services and highly value your feedback. We have taken note of your feedback on your experience of this tour and will be looking into ways to... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • AM
    December 02, 2019
    This tour allowed us to hit a the top spots in the North island with minimal planning on our part, absolutely great value for the money. The bus drivers had awesome stories and were very friendly. We do wish they had let us know a couple of times that... Show more
    Headfirst Travel commented on this review
    Hi Amy, thank you kindly for leaving us a review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our driver's stories along the way. I've taken note of your feedback to us and will pass this on to the rest of our team. Kind regards, Headfirst Travel
    Trip date: November 2019
  • DP
    December 01, 2019
    Logistics and planning by Headfirst was excellent. Also Mr Murray was very good and prompt
    Headfirst Travel commented on this review
    Hi Deepak, thank you for leaving us a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed this tour! :) Cheers, Headfirst Travel team
    Trip date: November 2019
  • SR
    September 13, 2018
    Covered everything that I wanted to see on the North Island. Great experience!
    Headfirst Travel commented on this review
    Dear Shreevar It is always nice to fit in a train trip in New Zealand. And seeing a kiwi at Otorohanga Kiwi House and added bonus ! Evan
    Trip date: August 2018

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Wellington to Auckland Excursion (with Northern Explorer Train) - 3 Days
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