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4 weeks from Wellington to the Bay of Islands

New Zealand is a diverse multicultural country with a melting pot of cultures. With a blend of Maori, Asian, Pacific and European cultures, New Zealand has a rich and unique national identity. Over four weeks, you will have the opportunity to go on a cultural journey through this fascinating country. And learn more about the dynamic Maori culture from local guides.

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Below, you can discover our suggested locations. Feel free to adjust your comfort level, add activity packages along the route, and indicate whether you would like us to arrange your flights. The price indication is based on travel in high season, so shoulder season travel will often give you a price advantage.

Route and Impressions

Savour Wellington city's assortment of culinary delights
Savour Wellington city's assortment of culinary delights
Visit the impressive gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers
Visit the impressive gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers
Get a bird's eye view of Taupo in a float plane
Get a bird's eye view of Taupo in a float plane
Visit geothermal wonders with a local guide
Visit geothermal wonders with a local guide
Swim with majestic dolphins
Swim with majestic dolphins
Be sure to pack your beach wear, flip flops and sunscreen
Be sure to pack your beach wear, flip flops and sunscreen
Dig your own natural bath on Hot Water Beach
Dig your own natural bath on Hot Water Beach
Discover a variety of walking tracks in the Mahurangi Regional Park
Discover a variety of walking tracks in the Mahurangi Regional Park
Experience the magic of the Bay of Islands
Experience the magic of the Bay of Islands

Wellington City

3 nights

A vibrant and compact city, bursting with an array of things to see and do. Dive into the coffee culture, visit Te Papa Museum and soak up the views from Mount Victoria.

Hawkes Bay & Napier

3 nights

Renowned for sunshine, fruitful vineyards and award-winning wineries. Go back in time to the 1930s, with a visit to the Art Deco-styled, Napier.

Taupo

3 nights

A thermal wonderland of active volcanoes, trout-filled rivers, alpine tussock and ancient forests. As you make your way around the lake, you will discover an array of different landscapes.

Rotorua

4 nights

Situated on one of the world’s most active volcano regions, Rotorua is brimming with remarkable Maori culture, world-class activities and astonishing scenery.

Tauranga

3 nights

A metropolitan harbourside hub with golden sand beaches and lots of sunshine. Climb the summit of Mount Maunganui for spectacular 360-degree views of the coastline.

Whangamata

3 nights

It’s all about rolling surf breaks in the beach town of Whangamata. Locals flock to the laid-back spot and spend their days surfing, fishing, swimming and kayaking.

Coromandel

3 nights

Where pristine beaches meet misty forests. Hike the Pinnacles, explore Cathedral Cove or spend your days on the glistening water - kayaking, sailing, snorkelling and fishing.

Auckland North

3 nights

Known for its golden beaches and sand dunes, regional parks, bush walks and a relaxed, outdoor lifestyle.

Bay of Islands

3 nights

A natural playground with over 140 sub-tropical islands. Discover the secluded bays, dramatic coastline, crystal blue waters and marine wildlife by boat.

Price guide per person

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Included accommodations
  • 28 nights in comfortable holiday houses, farm stays & cottages
  • Pleasant rooms with an ensuite or a private bathroom
  • Includes some breakfasts
Included car
  • Rental for a large SUV for 29 days
  • Full insurance with $0 excess as standard
  • During your trip, your kilometres (and flights) are fully CO2 compensated
Spacious living room | New Zealand holiday
Amazing view from your terrace | New Zealand holiday
Amazing pool at your comfortable apartment | New Zealand holiday
Included accommodations
  • 28 nights in superior holiday houses and cottages
  • Delightful rooms with an ensuite and a nice view
  • Includes most breakfasts and some dinners
Included car
  • Rental for a large SUV for 29 days
  • Full insurance with $0 excess as standard
  • During your trip, your kilometres (and flights) are fully CO2 compensated
Comfortable accommodation for families | New Zealand holiday with kids
Comfortable bedroom | New Zealand holiday with kids
Very comfortable stay in the rainforest | New Zealand holiday
Spacious living room with terrace overlooking the sea | New Zealand holiday with kids
Included accommodations
  • 28 nights staying at exclusive lodges & boutique cottages, holiday houses
  • Spacious suites with an eye for luxury and design
  • Includes all breakfasts and several dinners
Included car
  • Rental for a large SUV for 29 days
  • Full insurance with $0 excess as standard
  • During your trip, your kilometres (and flights) are fully CO2 compensated
Sophisticated lodge in Russell, Bay of Islands
Swimming pool at your accommodation | New Zealand holiday with kids
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