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Sweet North: Epic 14-Day North Island Tour for 18-35s - Sweet As Travel
14 days

Sweet North: Epic 14-Day North Island Tour for 18-35s

From Auckland to Auckland
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
22
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 35 year olds
Operated in:
English
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US $1,198
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Places You’ll See

  • Auckland
    Auckland
  • Paihia
    Paihia
  • Cape Reinga
    Cape Reinga
  • Hot Water Beach
    Hot Water Beach
  • Tauranga
    Tauranga
  • Rotorua
    Rotorua
  • Taupo
    Taupo
  • Tongariro National Park
    Tongariro National Park
  • Wellington
    Wellington
  • Waitomo Caves
    Waitomo Caves
  • Raglan
    Raglan
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Say hello to Tane Mahuta, NZ’s largest Kauri tree
  • Dance the night away at a party in the Bay Of Plenty
  • Take a dip in the natural hot springs of Kerosene Creek
  • Get down and dig your own jacuzzi at Hot Water Beach

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Auckland to Paihia
    Start point Bus stop, corner of Darby St & Queen St., 229 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand 06:30 - 07:00
  2. Day 2: Paihia to Cape Reinga
  3. Day 3: Paihia to Auckland
  4. Day 4: Auckland to Tauranga via Coromandel
  5. Day 5: Tauranga to Rotorua
  6. Day 6: Rotorua to Taupo
  7. Day 7: Taupo to Tongariro National Park
  8. Day 8: Taupo to Napier
  9. Day 9: Napier to River Valley
  10. Day 10: River Valley to Wellington
  11. Day 11: Wellington (free day)
  12. Day 12: Wellington to New Plymouth
  13. Day 13: New Plymouth to Raglan via Waitomo
  14. Day 14: Raglan to Auckland
    End point Bus stop, corner of Darby St & Queen St., 229 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand 15:00 - 15:30
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What's included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hostel

    Customer Reviews

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    • Itinerary
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    • Guide
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    • Transport
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    • Accommodation
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    • Food
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    • E
      September 24, 2019
      We had a great time exploring New Zealand (north and south islands) with Sweet As Travel. Aside from the common tourist spots, they also showed us places that are less frequently visited and just as beautiful! Not only was the sightseeing incredible but... Show more
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Thanks Emma for a memorable 4 weeks! Glad you enjoyed the tour as much as we did. Hopefully see you again for another epic NZ adventure in the future or NE reunion. All the best with your studies, Rich.
      Trip date: July 2019
    • C
      September 21, 2019
      I went on a study abroad mash of this tour, and Richard and Diane were very accommodating to the needs of our group. When we had to focus on class or studying, they were always willing to make crazy amounts of food for all of us, and switch/make new... Show more
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Thanks Charlene! Was great having you on board and glad you enjoyed the tour & our cooking as much as we did. Hopefully see you again on a NE reunion, but until then, all the best with your studies! Rich.
      Trip date: June 2019
    • H
      September 21, 2019
      You’ll be absolutely amazed at how much you can see on a two week tour! I visited all the New Zealand sites that I’ve heard of before and so many more. There were so many different opportunities to hike out in astonishingly beautiful New Zealand nature... Show more
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Thanks Helena, pleased you enjoyed the tour as much as we did! All the best with your studies and hopefully see you back for another epic adventure. Rich.
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      Trip date: May 2019
    • Sweet North: Epic 14-Day North Island Tour for 18-35s reviewer 4
      September 20, 2019
      This was by far the most amazing experience of my life and Sweet As Travel is so friendly, helpful, and overall makes your travel through New Zealand so memorable! If I could do this trip all over again, I would in a heartbeat. Absolutely brilliant, gob... Show more
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Awesome review Vicky, glad you enjoyed the experience as much as we did. Was certainly memorable!! All the best with the rest of your studies and hopefully see you again in the future.
      Trip date: July 2019
    • L
      September 20, 2019
      Great tour with a griendly, knowledge and fun team of tour guides!
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Thanks Liam, was a pleasure having you with us. All the best with your studies.
      Trip date: September 2019
    • L
      September 20, 2019
      This was an amazing trip! Richard and Di were extremely organized and allowed us to see pretty much everything there is to see in New Zealand. Traveling in a large group, they were flexible and had everything planned down to the last minute. Would do... Show more
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Thanks Lisa for introducing me to a new song! :D I'm glad you enjoyed NZ as much as we do. Hopefully see you again on a NE reunion. All the best with your studies.
      Trip date: July 2019
    • G
      September 20, 2019
      Definitely do it. An experience I will remember forever.
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Thanks Gabbie! Was a pleasure having you with us. Glad you enjoyed the tour and would go again, 'cause we certainly would! :D All the best, Rich.
      Trip date: May 2019
    • W
      September 18, 2019
      I couldn't have asked for a better experience. Richard took great care for his group as he took us to many places of the North Island that a tourist could do in the early winter times. The country has tons of beautiful scenery and exciting things to do,... Show more
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Thanks Will for the epic review! Glad you chose us to show you around. All the best with your studies! Rich.
      Trip date: May 2019
    • Sweet North: Epic 14-Day North Island Tour for 18-35s reviewer 9
      September 18, 2019
      Sweet As travel went out of their way to accommodate for the 20+ person group I traveled with. They handled all the hostel stays and all the group activity planning and created a well scheduled itinerary. We always arrived places on time and I always... Show more
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Thanks so much for the awesome review Kerri and introducing me to that name game on the last night!! Was an epic 4 weeks and I'm glad you enjoyed it as much as we did. Hopefully see you again on a NE reunion sometime in the near future or if you ever... Show more
      Trip date: July 2019
    • N
      September 17, 2019
      We had amazing tour. People in my trip was really nice and Richard was really kind and made every thing so well. If you are thinkig travel New Zeeland best way to see everything is Sweet as travel!
      Sweet As Travel commented on this review
      Thanks Nana for an awesome review! Glad you enjoyed the tour, hopefully see you again for another Sweet As tour!
      Trip date: January 2019

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    Frequently asked questions

      • Do I need a visa for this tour?

        Visa requirements are always changing so it is best to contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.

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      • Is there a guide?

        A guide will accompany you on the tour.

      • Are meals included?

        Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

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        Transport is included on this tour.

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        • For any tour departing before 20 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 20 January 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Sweet As Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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