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North Island Explorer - 7 Day Self Drive Tour - Discover New Zealand
7 days

North Island Explorer - 7 Day Self Drive Tour

From Wellington to Auckland
Tour Operator:
Discover New Zealand
Max group size:
10
Age range:
2 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
161737
Private available:
From
US $1,082
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Highlights

  • Drive at your own pace in your own rental car
  • Enjoy the views from the Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb
  • Experience the wonderful Rotorua Forest Canopy Tour
  • Prepare to be exhilarated on a Huka Falls Jet Boat

Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start in Wellington and end in Auckland! With the Adventure tour North Island Explorer - 7 Day Self Drive Tour, you have a 7 days tour package taking you through Wellington, New Zealand and 4 other destinations in New Zealand. North Island Explorer - 7 Day Self Drive Tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Wellington
  2. Day 2 - Today You'll Cross the Rimutaka Ranges and Travel Through the Wairarapa to the Hawkes Bay
  3. Day 3 - Visit the Largest Mainland Gannet Colony in the World
  4. Day 4 - Journey From Napier to Taupo, Then Experience the Thrill of the Huka Falls Jet Boat
  5. Day 5 - Today it's a Short Drive to Rotorua, Then Explore the Forest
  6. Day 6 - Travel North to Auckland City
  7. Day 7 - Explore More of Auckland, Before Departing for Home
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
6 nights

Reviews About This Operator

  • Pushpa
    · November 23rd, 2019
    Accommodation was great and staff were really friendly. No issues with checking in. Suggestions were helpful. It... Show more
  • AnnaLangston
    · November 14th, 2019
    Everything was great with the except of the hotel accommodations in Wellington and Christchurch. The mattresses were... Show more
  • Catharine
    · November 13th, 2019
    The overall experience of working with tour radar was amazing. The help with planning to fit our needs, the support... Show more

Dates & Availability

7 days
North Island Explorer - 7 Day Self Drive Tour
From Wellington to Auckland
No credit card fees

Pay-by-instalments

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  • Upcoming departures
  • January 2021
  • February 2021
  • March 2021
  • April 2021
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  • June 2021
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Upcoming departures
  • Saturday
    30 Jan, 2021
    English
    Friday
    5 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107
  • Sunday
    31 Jan, 2021
    English
    Saturday
    6 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107
  • Monday
    1 Feb, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    7 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107
  • Tuesday
    2 Feb, 2021
    English
    Monday
    8 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107
  • Wednesday
    3 Feb, 2021
    English
    Tuesday
    9 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107
  • Thursday
    4 Feb, 2021
    English
    Wednesday
    10 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107
  • Friday
    5 Feb, 2021
    English
    Thursday
    11 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107
  • Saturday
    6 Feb, 2021
    English
    Friday
    12 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107
  • Sunday
    7 Feb, 2021
    English
    Saturday
    13 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107
  • Monday
    8 Feb, 2021
    English
    Sunday
    14 Feb, 2021
    Filling Fast
    Multiple Room Types
    $1,107

Frequently Asked Questions

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Good to Know

  • Currency
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    New Zealand Dollar
    New Zealand
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type I.

    Type I
    New Zealand
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before March 28th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after March 28th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Discover New Zealand. 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 prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Discover New Zealand will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "Discover New Zealand" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Accessibility
    Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.