Sun & Steam (Base, 6 Days)

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Sun & Steam (Base, 6 Days) - Contiki
Sun & Steam (Base, 6 Days) - Contiki
+4 Destinations
New Zealand North Island


Start and end in Auckland! With the adventure tour Sun & Steam (Base, 6 Days), you have a 6 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 3 other destinations in New Zealand. Sun & Steam (Base, 6 Days) is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Max Group Size
Train & Rail
Travel style
Adventure, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Auckland to Paihia via Parry Kauri Park
    Start point Auckland, Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand
  2. Day 2: Paihia
  3. Day 3: Paihia to Auckland
  4. Day 4: Auckland to Rotorua
  5. Day 5: Rotorua
  6. Day 6: Rotorua to Auckland
    End point Auckland, Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

10 Reviews

  • R
    Written on January 26, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was all great

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  • B
    Written on January 25, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    My trip was an amazing good surprise since I wasn't sure I'd enjoy a tour, but Susie changed my mind in tours. Susie was amazing at making everyone feel welcome and special and helping us make the most of our trip. Having a beautiful soul guiding us was... Read more

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  • Sun & Steam (Base, 6 Days) reviewer 3
    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 (Base, 6 Days) reviewer 4
    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 (Base, 6 Days) reviewer 9
    Written on December 13, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    Isobel was the best! Rotorua was my fav

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  • Sun & Steam (Base, 6 Days) reviewer 10
    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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Start and end in Auckland.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 August 2019 the full payment of $989 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $989 for Sun & Steam (Base, 6 Days), but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


Covering a total distance of approx 758 km.
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 49 km
  • Parry Kauri Park (New Zealand)
  • 137 km
  • Paihia (New Zealand)
  • 185 km
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 194 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 194 km
  • Auckland (New Zealand)

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