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Northern Explorer Rail Journey - 3 Days - Headfirst Travel
3 days

Northern Explorer Rail Journey - 3 Days

From Auckland to Wellington
Tour Operator:
Headfirst Travel
Max group size:
25
Age range:
2 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
156547
From
US $462
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Highlights

  • Ride the spectacular Northern Explorer railway
  • Visit thousands of glowworms at the Waitomo Cave tour
  • Walk in the footsteps of Frodo Baggins at Hobbiton
  • See a Maori performance and try a traditional Hangi meal

Itinerary

Start in Auckland and end in Wellington! With the train & rail tour Northern Explorer Rail Journey - 3 Days, you have a 3 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 6 other destinations in New Zealand. Northern Explorer Rail Journey - 3 Days includes an expert guide, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Northern Explorer train from Auckland to Otorohanga. Explore the Waitomo Caves and enjoy the Hobbiton Movie Set tour
    Start point Auckland Strand Railway Station, Auckland Strand Station, The Strand, Auckland, Auckland Region 1010, New Zealand 07:45
  2. Day 2: Experience the Maori cultural tour in Whakarewarewa and some free time in Rotorua
  3. Day 3: Scenic Northern Explorer train from Otorohanga (option to stop in Ohakune) to Wellington
    End point Wellington Railway Station, Wellington Railway Station, Bunny St, Wellington, Wellington Region 6011, New Zealand 18:25
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What's Included

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

Reviews About This Operator

  • Bianca
    January 12, 2020
    Great itinerary. I would have liked to have more time in certain areas or haven been given the chance to choose optional activities to make better use of the day and time in the area
  • Amy
    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

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3 days
Northern Explorer Rail Journey - 3 Days
From Auckland to Wellington
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