Central Highlights Walking Tour

9 Days / 8 Nights
From NZ$3,316 per person Double / Twin Share
Double / Twin Share

Begin with the idyllic Coromandel Peninsula with its white sandy beaches and lush forests.  You then tackle one of the world’s greatest one day hikes, the Tongariro Crossing.  Located in the striking volcanic plateau of Tongariro National Park, a world heritage area of outstanding beauty.  You’ll also have time to discover the unique Maori culture in Rotorua and the fascinating limestone caves and glow worms of Waitomo.

Starts and finishes in Auckland.

Highlights

  • Maori Culture in Rotorua
  • Tongariro National Park
  • Golden beaches in the Coromandel

Departure Dates

Any date to suit your plans

Day 1: Arrive into Auckland where your private transfer will take you to your inner city hotel
Accommodation: SkyCity Hotel Auckland 

Day 2: Your rental car is delivered then drive to the Coromandel Peninsula 
Accommodation: Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort 

Day 3: Coromandel Wilderness Adventure Day Walk with Kiwi Dundee 
Accommodation: Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort 

Day 4: Travel along the Bay of Plenty before turning inland towards the lakes of Rotorua 
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua 

Day 5: Your day in Rotorua could be spent discovering Maori culture or thrilling adventure rides 
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua 

Day 6: Rotorua to Tongariro National Park via Lake Taupo - maybe take the Huka Jetboat to the thundering falls 
Accommodation: Bayview Chateau Tongariro 

Day 7: Today you'll experience one of the greatest one day walks in the world - the Tongariro Crossing 
Accommodation: Bayview Chateau Tongariro 

Day 8: Journey north through the King Country to the limestone caves of Waitomo 
Accommodation: SkyCity Hotel Auckland 

Day 9: Depart Auckland today 

 

This itinerary can be customised to suit you precisely.  Contact teina@kiwitravelnz.com

 

  • 8 nights Hotel 4 star accommodation
  • Rental car hire including unlimited kms, airport fees, additional drivers, GPS navigation
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Private airport transfers
  • Mitai Maori Village Concert & Buffet Dinner
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Kiwi Dundee Nature and Coast day tour
  • Tongariro Crossing Guided Walk

Description & Highlights

Begin with the idyllic Coromandel Peninsula with its white sandy beaches and lush forests.  You then tackle one of the world’s greatest one day hikes, the Tongariro Crossing.  Located in the striking volcanic plateau of Tongariro National Park, a world heritage area of outstanding beauty.  You’ll also have time to discover the unique Maori culture in Rotorua and the fascinating limestone caves and glow worms of Waitomo.

Starts and finishes in Auckland.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive into Auckland where your private transfer will take you to your inner city hotel
Accommodation: SkyCity Hotel Auckland 

Day 2: Your rental car is delivered then drive to the Coromandel Peninsula 
Accommodation: Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort 

Day 3: Coromandel Wilderness Adventure Day Walk with Kiwi Dundee 
Accommodation: Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort 

Day 4: Travel along the Bay of Plenty before turning inland towards the lakes of Rotorua 
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua 

Day 5: Your day in Rotorua could be spent discovering Maori culture or thrilling adventure rides 
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua 

Day 6: Rotorua to Tongariro National Park via Lake Taupo - maybe take the Huka Jetboat to the thundering falls 
Accommodation: Bayview Chateau Tongariro 

Day 7: Today you'll experience one of the greatest one day walks in the world - the Tongariro Crossing 
Accommodation: Bayview Chateau Tongariro 

Day 8: Journey north through the King Country to the limestone caves of Waitomo 
Accommodation: SkyCity Hotel Auckland 

Day 9: Depart Auckland today 

 

This itinerary can be customised to suit you precisely.  Contact teina@kiwitravelnz.com

 

Included In Package

  • 8 nights Hotel 4 star accommodation
  • Rental car hire including unlimited kms, airport fees, additional drivers, GPS navigation
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Private airport transfers
  • Mitai Maori Village Concert & Buffet Dinner
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Kiwi Dundee Nature and Coast day tour
  • Tongariro Crossing Guided Walk

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