Tours and Tickets

North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland provided by Leisure Tours

North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland

North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland
Book in advance
from
£727.24
per adult
Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
Tour snapshot
Duration:
4 days
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
50
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
  • Duration:
    4 days
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    50
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
About
Soak up some major must-do North Island highlights on this 4-day tour. With an arrival transfer from Auckland Airport and 3-nights accommodation in Auckland included, you are sure to be comfortable and worry free. Tick off all the North Island highlights with visits to Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Paihia in the Bay of Islands, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, and more!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Day One Meet and Greet at Auckland International Airport and transfer to your Auckland central city hotel. You'll have the remainder of your day and evening to explore at your leisure.   Day Two Depart Auckland and begin your action-packed day at the famous "Hobbiton" film set. On arrival at Shire’s Rest you embark on your Hobbiton movie set tour. This location is the largest “green set” in the world and a beautiful natural setting. You’ll see 44 hobbit holes, the mill and double arch bridge, the party tree, Bilbo’s house “Bag End,” and the Green Dragon Inn. Finish the visit by enjoying a delicious Hobbiton-style themed buffet lunch, fit for a hobbit, at the Shire Party Marquee. Next, visit Ruakuri Glowworm Caves, a stunning limestone cave formation. Journey down through the spectacular spiral entrance, and marvel at the softly folding shawl-like limestone formations and crystal tapestries. Hear the distant thunder of the subterranean waterfalls, and get up close to the glowworms. Ruakuri Cave is New Zealand’s longest guided underground walking tour. Arrive back to Auckland early evening. Day Three One of New Zealand’s top destinations, the Bay of Islands, is located north of Auckland. The Bay of Islands is a subtropical aquatic wonderland made up of 144 islands, and is also home to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Depart Auckland by road and see the small rural townships and rolling countryside as you make your way to the city of Paihia. Enjoy a guided tour through part of the 506 hectare Waitangi National Trust Estate which was gifted to the nation in 1932. The site is known as the location of the historic treaty signed in 1840 between the Maori and European people that shaped the nation. View a magnificent Maori Meeting house and the largest war canoe in the world. After a short ferry ride, you will be transported from the vibrant seaside resort of Paihia to the historical town-ship of Russell, once the hub of European settlement and now a big-game fishing base. Originally the first capital of New Zealand and a busy whaling community, Russell is a popular destination where visitors can enjoy a local sightseeing tour and hear interesting stories of its past. Return to Paihia by ferry with time to explore the busier side of the bay with its shops and arcades. You may even see a big game fish being weighed in at the wharf. Then rejoin your coach bus for the return journey to Auckland in the early evening.   Day Four Morning at leisure. Tour concludes at hotel upon check out.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
  • Day One Meet and Greet at Auckland International Airport and transfer to your Auckland central city hotel. You'll have the remainder of your day and evening to explore at your leisure.   Day Two Depart Auckland and begin your action-packed day at the famous "Hobbiton" film set. On arrival at Shire’s Rest you embark on your Hobbiton movie set tour. This location is the largest “green set” in the world and a beautiful natural setting. You’ll see 44 hobbit holes, the mill and double arch bridge, the party tree, Bilbo’s house “Bag End,” and the Green Dragon Inn. Finish the visit by enjoying a delicious Hobbiton-style themed buffet lunch, fit for a hobbit, at the Shire Party Marquee. Next, visit Ruakuri Glowworm Caves, a stunning limestone cave formation. Journey down through the spectacular spiral entrance, and marvel at the softly folding shawl-like limestone formations and crystal tapestries. Hear the distant thunder of the subterranean waterfalls, and get up close to the glowworms. Ruakuri Cave is New Zealand’s longest guided underground walking tour. Arrive back to Auckland early evening. Day Three One of New Zealand’s top destinations, the Bay of Islands, is located north of Auckland. The Bay of Islands is a subtropical aquatic wonderland made up of 144 islands, and is also home to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Depart Auckland by road and see the small rural townships and rolling countryside as you make your way to the city of Paihia. Enjoy a guided tour through part of the 506 hectare Waitangi National Trust Estate which was gifted to the nation in 1932. The site is known as the location of the historic treaty signed in 1840 between the Maori and European people that shaped the nation. View a magnificent Maori Meeting house and the largest war canoe in the world. After a short ferry ride, you will be transported from the vibrant seaside resort of Paihia to the historical town-ship of Russell, once the hub of European settlement and now a big-game fishing base. Originally the first capital of New Zealand and a busy whaling community, Russell is a popular destination where visitors can enjoy a local sightseeing tour and hear interesting stories of its past. Return to Paihia by ferry with time to explore the busier side of the bay with its shops and arcades. You may even see a big game fish being weighed in at the wharf. Then rejoin your coach bus for the return journey to Auckland in the early evening.   Day Four Morning at leisure. Tour concludes at hotel upon check out.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2950P60
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • 3-nights accommodation
  • Lunch at Hobbiton
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
Duration
4 days
Departure details
  • Auckland Airport, Ray Emery Drive, Māngere, Auckland 2022, New Zealand
  • Auckland, New Zealand
Additional information
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Inclusions
  • 3-nights accommodation
  • Lunch at Hobbiton
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Auckland Airport, Ray Emery Drive, Māngere, Auckland 2022, New Zealand
  • Auckland, New Zealand
Duration
4 days
Return details
  • Auckland, New Zealand
Additional information
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 24 Sep 2020
A note from North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland
Follow the safety guidelines as issued by the New Zealand Government and maintain good hygene and social distancing measures. Do not travel if you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms. If the city in which you are departing from is in alert level two, then please wear a facemask for all transport.
No reviews yet. Be the first to share your thoughts!
About the operator

This tour has not yet been reviewed, but you can read what other travellers have to say about this operator.

By: Leisure Tours
Sarah W
Sarah W
00
Tantalize those tastebuds!
Thanks Graham for a great tour! We enjoyed sampling a wide range of wines, discovering new favourites, and finding
Excursion794423
Excursion794423
00
Incredible tour highly recommended
Great day, fantastic vessel, highly recommended. Saw three whales, + all sortsof other marine ceratrures incredibl
tsvetelina13
tsvetelina13
00
Wine tour - excellent experience
Graham is a great tour guide. Lunch was delicious. The group was great mix of people, I had a lot of fun and I enjo
Nicolas C
Nicolas C
00
Great Experience - Muy buena experiencia
It was the first time I was doing something like that and I love it. The environment was very nice, our driver guid
gjwhitford
gjwhitford
00
Wine tour
Wine tour what a wonderful afternoon out the lunch is worth the money just beautiful the tour operator very friendl
Happiertogive
Happiertogive
00
Excellent experience
Thank you Kevin for our wonderful day, and for going that extra mile to describe all of the surroundings to Charli
Mark S
Mark S
00
Wonderful wines of the Waipara Valley
We were picked up from hotel in Merivale and headed North with an informative tour guide who told us about the Waip
FinanceJeff
FinanceJeff
00
A Wine tour of 4 superb Waipara wineries
Canterbury Wine Tour. 4 superb wineries starting with Waipara Spings (included an individual platter to start the a
ClosesOnTour
ClosesOnTour
00
Waipara Wine Trail Tour
Graham from Leisure Tours picked four of us up from our hotel for a half day wine tour, visiting four wineries wit
Trisa O
Trisa O
00
Relaxing day
I booked this solo because it was a Tuesday and I was traveling alone. My driver Graham showed up exactly on time
JennyC5060
JennyC5060
00
Great afternoon’s experience
Our driver Phil was super friendly, accommodating, knowledgeable and just overall amazing. The selection of winerie
carolbI8720UU
carolbI8720UU
00
Private 6 Week Tour
I traveled with a group of 13 on a private prearranged itinerary for 6 weeks. Our air flights to both islands, coor
Becca P
Becca P
00
Trip of a lifetime!
We enjoyed an amazing tour of the South Island of NZ. Felt safe and well cared for. Terrific driver, Ian. Lovely ac
I1235TVbrianr
I1235TVbrianr
00
Awesome
Graham our driver was awesome. He was humble, friendly and approachable and most of all cared for us.
anzacjack
anzacjack
00
4/5
Great selection of wineries with both boutique and larger-scale operations represented. Our first tasting started l
Frequently Asked Questions about North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland

North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland will start at 7:30 AM. Discover and book North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland on Tripadvisor


North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland price starts from £730.10. Discover and book North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland on Tripadvisor

North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland cancellation policy: If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. Discover and book North Island Four-Day Highlights Tour from Auckland on Tripadvisor