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3 Day Bay Of Islands Tour from Auckland including Waitangi and Cape Reinga

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Visit the beautiful Bay of Islands, a year-round destination and birthplace of our nation. Journey to New Zealand's northernmost point, Cape Reinga. Discover our cultural heritage at Waitangi Treaty grounds and experience the natural beauty of the region on a scenic cruise. Including accommodation in a 3 or 4 star hotel.

What You'll Get


Day 1: Auckland - Paihia, Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Stop At: Paihia Harbour, Paihia New Zealand
After being picked up from central Auckland, set out on the around 4.5 hour journey to the Bay of Islands, traveling aboard a comfortable coach. Listen to your driver's commentary as you cross Auckland Harbor Bridge, and head out of the city through farming countryside and sub-tropical bush, stopping along the way for morning tea (own expense) before eventually reaching your first destination, Paihia,

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Waitangi Treaty Grounds, 1 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia New Zealand
Join a guided tour of Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the historic site where the Treaty of Waitangi (New Zealand's founding document) was signed. Learn more about New Zealand's history and Maori heritage as you explore the Treaty House, visit a traditional Maori meeting house, and marvel at the 35-meter-long hand-crafted Waka (canoe) which is still used today.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Your choice of Motel or Hotel accommodation

Day 2: Day trip from Paihia to Cape Reinga

Stop At: Cape Reinga Rd., Cape Reinga New Zealand
Make an early start and set out by coach on a full-day tour to Cape Reinga, the northernmost point of New Zealand. Along the way, stop to explore the ancient Puketi Kauri Forest, visit the famous Ninety Mile Beach, or sand-board down the massive dunes (optional). On arrival at Cape Reinga, walk out along the coastal cliffs to the Cape Reinga lighthouse and hear about the area's Maori legends as you gaze out across the meeting point of the Tasman and Pacific Oceans. A lunch of traditional fish and chips is included (vegetarian option available; please advise upon booking). Return to Paihia in time for dinner (own expense) in the early evening.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Your choice of Motel or Hotel accommodation

Day 3: Take a cruise to the famous 'hole in the rock' and then return to Auckland

Stop At: Bay of Islands i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, The Wharf 101 Marsden Road, Paihia 0252 New Zealand
Your morning begins with pickup from your hotel and a short transfer to Paihia Wharf to board your boat.

Set sail across the Bay of Islands, passing natural landmarks, following the old 'Cream Trip' route and heading to the Hole in the Rock.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: InterCity Sky City Bus Terminal, 102 Hobson St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
After the cruise, you'll have time for a bite to eat (own expense) before boarding the coach back to Auckland. The coach will arrive into the Auckland Great Sights depot on Hobson St at approximately 8.10pm, where your tour ends.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Child and infant rates include usage of bedding already in place, rollaways or cots need to be paid for directly to the hotel if needed.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • 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 10 travelers
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Coach transport
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Guided Tour of Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Fish and Chips for lunch on day 2
  • Bay of Islands scenic cruise
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board most coaches
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Reinga
  • Entry/Admission - Bay of Islands i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off

Departure Point
InterCity Sky City Bus Terminal, 102 Hobson St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Departure Time
7:30 AM

3 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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