New Zealand Self-Drive Tour: North Island Nature
DAY 1 - Arrive Auckland
You will be met at Auckland airport and assistance will be given with collecting your car. The rest of the day is free. We recommend a visit to the Auckland War Memorial Museum and Kelly Tarltons Underwater World and Antarctic Encounter.
Stay: Auckland (1 night)
DAY 2 - Auckland to Coromandel Peninsula
Drive to the Coromandel Peninsula, a favoured holiday destination. Here native forests and beaches abound, the most famous being Hot Water Beach where hot water bubbles through the sand at low tides.
Stay: Coromandel Peninsula (1 night)
DAY 3 - Coromandel Peninsula to Rotorua
There is time this morning for further sightseeing of the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula before embarking on a leisurely drive to Rotorua - the thermal wonderland of New Zealand. The city of Tauranga and the seaside resort of Mt Maunganui are also points of interest you may want to explore today.
Stay: Rotorua (2 nights)
DAY 4 - At Rotorua
A free day to enjoy Rotorua and its thermal parks and Māori culture. We suggest a visit to the Te Puia Thermal Reserve and maybe a visit to the Polynesian Hot Pools Spa.
DAY 5 - Rotorua to Auckland
A visit to Waitomo Glow-worm Caves is recommended en route back to Auckland. Your tour ends on arrival in Auckland. You may return your car to the city or airport rental return depot.
North Island Nature Self-Drive Holiday Package Prices
01 May 2015 - 30 September 2015 - Tour prices start from NZ$461.00 per person, share twin.
01 October 2015 - 30 April 2016 - Tour prices start from NZ$576.00 per person, share twin.
- Prices based on budget accommodation and two persons travelling together
- Prices based on 1.3 litre manual rental car
- Costs do not include international or domestic airfares
Popular (mid range) and superior accommodation options available on request. Different car categories available on request (see self-drive intro details).
Booking Code: SD-01