Here at Sole Ventures we strive to remove people from the stressful grind of modern life and provide an unparalleled experience that is good for the soul. Our vacation packages explore New Zealand’s breathtaking natural environment, from the ocean floor to the mountain peaks, and we want you to come along on the journey with us while we guide you through some of the most stunning regions in the world. We make it our personal mission to make sure you have a truly unforgettable Kiwi experience!
What You'll Get
Day 1: Auckland to National Park
Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand
From here we will make the short drive to the incredible Waitomo Glow Worm Caves to experience ancient limestone formations, underground rivers, giant freshwater eels, fossils, bones and of course thousands upon thousands of glow worms!
Duration: 4 hours
• Dinner: 3 Course
Accommodation included: Chateau Tongariro Hotel
Day 2: Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Stop At: Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Off State Highway 48 Mangatepopo Valley, Whakapapa Village, Tongariro National Park New Zealand
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing winds its way through an incredibly diverse range of landscapes, you will find yourself trekking the slopes of Mount Ngauruhoe (aka Mount Doom), climbing ancient volcano craters, passing by active geothermal vents and eating lunch at the vivid Emerald Lakes, just to name a few highlights. This walk is a must do for all Kiwis and visitors alike.
The hike is 19.4km with an elevation gain of 786m and usually takes around 7 – 8 hours to complete. Conditions can change and make the hike more challenging but if you are prepared and have good guidance the walk is 100% achievable for most people!
Duration: 7 hours
Stop At: Lake Taupo, Taupo New Zealand
Upon finishing the crossing and enjoying a cold drink and a round of high fives at the end, we will load up for the short drive to Taupo, here we will settle in to our accommodation and unwind.
Duration: 12 hours
Stop At: Wairakei Terraces, State Highway 1&5 Wairakei, Taupo New Zealand
Waiariki Terraces to enjoy soaking in the secluded natural hot pools – it’s the perfect way to relax and make sure your body starts recovering from all it’s hard work!
Duration: 2 hours
• Breakfast: Full Buffet
Accommodation included: 4 Star Hotel Taupo
Day 3: Taupo to Auckland
Stop At: Huka Falls Rd, Taupo, Hinuera New Zealand
With nearly a billion liters of water flowing over the falls every hour (yes you read that correctly), they never fail to be an impressive sight!
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Huka Honey Hive, 65 Karetoto Road Wairakei Park, Taupo 3384 New Zealand
A fascinating place that sells all manner of New Zealand honey products including liqueurs, renowned manuka honey, health and medical products.
Duration: 30 minutes
No accommodation included on this day.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
- 2x Breakfast
- 2x Dinner
- 3x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 2 nights
- All Inclusive.
- Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
- Entry/Admission - Tongariro Alpine Crossing
- Entry/Admission - Lake Taupo
- Entry/Admission - Wairakei Terraces
- Entry/Admission - Huka Falls
- Entry/Admission - Huka Honey Hive
Traveler pickup is offered
5/2/2019 - 6/10/2021Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Sole Ventures Limited in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
This offer is not eligible for promo codes.
The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.