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North Island Golden Triangle (with Northern Explorer train) - 3 Days - Headfirst Travel
3 days

North Island Golden Triangle (with Northern Explorer train) - 3 Days

Start and end in Auckland
Tour Operator:
Headfirst Travel
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2 to 99
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  • Ride the spectacular Northern Explorer railway
  • Visit thousands of glowworms at the Waitomo Cave tour
  • See a Maori performance and try a traditional Hangi meal

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Start and end in Auckland! With the discovery tour North Island Golden Triangle (with Northern Explorer train) - 3 Days, you have a 3 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 6 other destinations in New Zealand. North Island Golden Triangle (with Northern Explorer train) - 3 Days includes an expert guide, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Scenic Northern Explorer train ride from Auckland to Otorohanga, visit the glowworms at Waitomo Caves
    Start point Strand Railway Station, Auckland Strand Station, The Strand, Auckland, Auckland Region 1010, New Zealand 07:45
  2. Day 2: Discover Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland & Waimangu Volcanic Valley
  3. Day 3: Experience Maori culture at Whakarewarewa, enjoy the Hobbiton Movie Set tour
    End point 280 Queen Street, Auckland (JB HiFi), 280 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand 19:15
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  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Meals

Reviews About This Operator

  • Petra
    · April 01, 2020
    Very good and fast support on questions from me. Train trip was excellent with lots of information of the country,... Show more
  • Goldilocks
    · March 02, 2020
    Overall the arrangement n guides drivers are nice except the last day I was dropped alone at I site otorohanga... Show more
    · February 10, 2020
    This tour was a great choice for someone who only has a few days and wants to see the highlights around Rotorua. At... Show more


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