3 days Bay of Islands Leisurely

3 days / 2 nights
From $724 per person Double/Twin Share
Double/Twin Share

Visit the beautiful Bay of Islands, a year-round destination and birthplace of our nation.

Highlights

  • Scenic cruise
  • Historic Waitangi
  • Spiritually significant Cape Reinga
  • Giant kauri trees in Puketi Kauri Forest
  • The Hibiscus Coast

 

Departure Dates

Daily departures

Day 1:  Auckland - Bay of Islands
Departing Central Auckland, travelling north over the Harbour Bridge to the Hibiscus Coast, passing through the townships nestled amongst the beautiful bays.  Then on to Whangarei before arriving in Paihia, the main town of the Bay of Islands.  Includes a visit to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.  The afternoon is free for optional sightseeing.

Day 2:  Cape Reinga day tour 
No visit to the Bay of Islands is complete without venturing north to Cape Reinga via Puketi Kauri forest.  Marvel at the giant Kauri trees and see the mighty Tasman Sea and Pacific oceans crashing rtogether.  Send a postcard from New Zealand's northern most Post Office before zooming along the edge of the waves on Ninety Mile Beach.  Includes lunch.

Day 3:  Bay of Islands - Auckland
Cruise amongst the many islands of the Bay and through the famous Hole in the Rock, dolphin watching enroute.  Board your waiting coach and travel back to Auckland once more.  Arrive in Auckland early evening.

 

  • Transport
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Transfers within journey
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Cape Reinga day tour including 90 Mile Beach & lunch
  • Hole in the Rock/Dolphin Cruise
  • Kayaking
  • Dinner cruise on Waitangi River
  • Scenic flight
  • R Tucker Tall Ship late afternoon sail

Description & Highlights

Visit the beautiful Bay of Islands, a year-round destination and birthplace of our nation.

Itinerary

Day 1:  Auckland - Bay of Islands
Departing Central Auckland, travelling north over the Harbour Bridge to the Hibiscus Coast, passing through the townships nestled amongst the beautiful bays.  Then on to Whangarei before arriving in Paihia, the main town of the Bay of Islands.  Includes a visit to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.  The afternoon is free for optional sightseeing.

Day 2:  Cape Reinga day tour 
No visit to the Bay of Islands is complete without venturing north to Cape Reinga via Puketi Kauri forest.  Marvel at the giant Kauri trees and see the mighty Tasman Sea and Pacific oceans crashing rtogether.  Send a postcard from New Zealand's northern most Post Office before zooming along the edge of the waves on Ninety Mile Beach.  Includes lunch.

Day 3:  Bay of Islands - Auckland
Cruise amongst the many islands of the Bay and through the famous Hole in the Rock, dolphin watching enroute.  Board your waiting coach and travel back to Auckland once more.  Arrive in Auckland early evening.

 

Included In Package

  • Transport
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Transfers within journey
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Cape Reinga day tour including 90 Mile Beach & lunch
  • Hole in the Rock/Dolphin Cruise

Optional Extras

  • Kayaking
  • Dinner cruise on Waitangi River
  • Scenic flight
  • R Tucker Tall Ship late afternoon sail
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