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North Island Coach Tour

Prepare yourself for the ideal coach tour of New Zealand’s North Island. Everything is taken care of, even your flights from Australia, to make sure it’s a worry-free trip and you have maximum time to enjoy the beauty and culture of this spectacular country!

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Trip Details:

New Zealand North Island Escorted Coach Tour – 8 Days

Prepare yourself for the ideal New Zealand tour, with everything taken care of to make sure you have maximum time to enjoy the beauty and culture of this spectacular country!

Fly to Wellington, where the stories of New Zealand come to life in historic displays. Head north via picturesque Lake Taupo and travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway to Rotorua. The cultural capital of New Zealand is the perfect place to experience a memorable Maori Hangi and concert.

Travel further north to the beautiful Bay of Islands, where you’ll cruise on a luxury catamaran and have time to enjoy the pleasant waterfront atmosphere of Paihia. Continue to Auckland for a city tour and farewell dinner before it’s time to say Haere rā to New Zealand.

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • See so much of New Zealand’s North Island in a week!
  • Visit Te Papa, NZ’s national museum, see thermal pools, experience Maori traditions & more
  • Book with Confidence – departures are guaranteed!

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Flights to New Zealand – return economy airfare from Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney
  • Airport transfers – Personalised Meet and Greet on arrival & return airport transfers in NZ
  • Tour transportation – 48 seat modern coach travel, 2 door access, restroom, reclining seats and panoramic windows
  • Escorted tour – Professional Coach Captain and Tour Leader
  • Accommodation – 7 nights in 3.5 star accommodation
    • Includes 3 x two night stays & hotel porterage
  • Sightseeing – 1 cruise
    • All sightseeing and prepaid attractions
    • Comprehensive documentation pack
  • Meals – 7 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast: Stratosfare Restaurant, Rotorua
    • 5 sumptuous dinners including 1 specialty dinner: Mãori Hãngi and Concert, Rotorua
    • Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm.


Please contact us for current availability and prices.

Please ask if you wish to depart from other cities or on different dates and we can let you know the options.

Note: Prices may vary depending on your departure date and are subject to confirmation by the local operators.

Get the Brochure:

Click here to view or download a copy of the brochure. The brochure includes more details and the full itinerary (where applicable).

Want to Stay Longer?

You can add extra nights in Auckland, upgrade your stay, or you could extend your visit to include the South Island.

Ask us today about staying at other properties or adding more services. We are happy to design a holiday that will suit you best.

Travelling Solo?

We can look after you. Single supplement is from $1000 and includes your own room. Please contact us for current rates.

Booking Conditions:

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read Australia & New Zealand Travel Company’s Terms & Booking Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

How to Book

To make a booking please call Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email reservations@anztravelco.com.

You can also select a trip and request it via this website – please make sure you enter the quantity for the number of people travelling. In the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page, add your preferred departure date plus any other information that will help us process your booking, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request, but your booking is pending and no place is being held. Your booking status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

Itinerary & Booking Info

Travel Style

Coach Tour



(B) Breakfast. (L) Lunch. (D) Dinner. (SD) Specialty Dinner.

On arrival into Wellington, you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative and transferred to your hotel.
Hotel Ibis Wellington (2 nights)

A highlight this morning will be time to explore Gallipoli: A Scale of War exhibition at Te Papa, New Zealand’s National Museum. Cutting edge technology brings these stories to life through the eyes of New Zealanders who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances. Reboard your coach for an extensive city tour which showcases the history and culture on show. Enjoy free time this afternoon and this evening is also free to choose your own dining arrangements.

Depart Wellington and view the snow-capped peaks of Mt Ruapehu and Mt Tongariro as you travel to Lake Taupo. Visit the spectacular Huka Falls then travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway to the geothermal wonderland and cultural capital of New Zealand, Rotorua.
Hotel Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua or similar (2 nights)

Today begins with a gondola ride and breakfast at the Skyline Rotorua. There is also time for a thrilling luge ride! Next stop is Agrodome for an action-packed hour of farming entertainment and education that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Visit Te Puia to see the boiling mud pools and awesome geysers that Rotorua is famous for. Enjoy some free time this afternoon. This evening experience an entertaining Mãori Hãngi and Concert.

This morning depart Rotorua and travel north via Auckland. Continue via Whangarei to Paihia, situated in the heart of the beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy an introduction to the Bay of Islands, location of the signing of the treaty between the Mãori tribes and the British.
Hotel Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge (2 nights)

Today you will cruise through the beautiful Bay of Islands aboard a luxury catamaran to Cape Brett, where a historic lighthouse keeps watch over Piercy Island, or as it is popularly known the ‘Hole in the Rock’ before returning to Paihia for a free afternoon. A range of optional activities are available or you may choose to relax and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of the waterfront. This evening is also free, you may like to enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise (optional).

Depart the Bay of Islands this morning and travel via Whangarei and Dargaville to Matakohe. Enjoy a visit and informative talk at the Kauri Museum before continuing to Auckland for a city sights tour. This evening enjoy a final dinner with your new found friends.
Hotel Rydges Auckland

Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.

Please note: The day by day descriptions published are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, road conditions, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that ultimately are for the client’s benefit. It is essential that clients are flexible and open minded in this regard.

How to Book

Bookings can be made by calling Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email to reservations@anztravelco.com.

Online booking requests may also be submitted via this website by selecting a trip. Please make sure you include your preferred departure date in the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page.

Bookings are pending and not confirmed until you receive a status update from an Australia & New Zealand Travel Company consultant.


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