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3-Day Bay of Islands Trip from Auckland

Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

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  • Instant Confirmation
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Overview

Day 1 - Auckland to Bay of Islands

Depart Auckland on an air-conditioned coach via the Auckland Harbour Bridge, heading north along the Hibiscus Coast to the beautiful Bay of Islands. Arriving in the town of Paihia, also known as the jewel of the Bay of Islands, you'll visit the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds. It was here that the 1840 treaty was signed between Maori and the British Crown. Spend the rest of your day at your own leisure. Accommodation at the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands or similar.

Day 2 - Cape Reinga, Bay of Islands

Your tour departs this morning and takes you through Puketi Kauri Forest, an ancient subtropical rainforest. You'll travel along the aptly named Ninety Mile Beach to the northernmost point of New Zealand, Cape Reinga. A BBQ lunch is included, followed by an afternoon museum visit before returning to Paihia. Accommodation at the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands or similar.

Day 3 - Bay of Islands to Auckland

This morning you will board the Fullers Cruise for a memorable trip to Cape Brett and Piecy Island, traveling through the famous "Hole in the Rock" (weather permitting). On your return, disembark in Russell, the first capital of New Zealand, and enjoy a sightseeing tour of this historic township. Board the ferry back to Paihia, then rejoin your coach for the return to Auckland, where your tour concludes.

Accommodation: The Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands has a sub-tropical resort ambience and is situated at the entrance to the seaside town of Paihia. It is a pleasant stroll into town to access the main wharf, visitor activities, fine dining and shopping. All rooms include Sky TV, minibar, fridge, telephone, high-speed internet access, hair dryer and ironing facilities. Hotel facilities include 24-hour reception, swimming pool, internet kiosk, lounge bar and restaurant.

Itinerary

Day 1: Auckland – Paihia, Bay of Islands
Depart Auckland on an air-conditioned coach via the Auckland Harbour Bridge, heading north along the Hibiscus Coast to the beautiful Bay of Islands. Arriving in the town of Paihia, also known as the jewel of the Bay of Islands, you'll visit the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds. It was here that the 1840 treaty was signed between the Maori and the British Crown. Spend the rest of your day at your own leisure.
Overnight: Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands or similar

Day 2: Paihia – Cape Reinga – Paihia (L)Your tour departs this morning and takes you through the Puketi Forest, an ancient subtropical kauri rainforest. You'll travel along the aptly named Ninety Mile Beach to the northernmost point of New Zealand, Cape Reinga. A barbecue lunch is included, followed by an afternoon museum visit before returning to Paihia. 
Overnight: Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands or similar
Day 3: Paihia – Bay of Islands cruise – Russell  AucklandThis morning you will board the Fullers Cruise for a memorable trip to Cape Brett and Piecy Island, traveling through the famous Hole in the Rock (weather permitting). On your return, disembark in Russell, the first capital of New Zealand, and enjoy a sightseeing tour of this historic township. Board the ferry back to Paihia, then rejoin your coach for the return to Auckland, where your tour concludes.

Accommodation: The Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands has a subtropical resort ambience and is situated at the entrance to the seaside town of Paihia. It is a pleasant stroll into town to access the main wharf, visitor activities, fine dining and shopping. All rooms include Sky TV, minibar, fridge, telephone, high-speed internet access, hair dryer and ironing facilities. Hotel facilities include 24-hour reception, swimming pool, internet kiosk, lounge bar and restaurant.

Information

Includes:
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Auckland
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Commentary by local guide
  • 2-nights accommodation in the Bay of Islands
  • Lunch on Day 2
  • 'Hole in the Rock' Cruise (weather permitting)
  • Russell township tour
  • Ferry from Russel to Paihia
Excludes:
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Meeting Point

Tour departs from centrally located Auckland hotels
OR
102 Hobson Street
Departure Time:
7:10am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 8:15pm on Day 3
  • 3-Day Bay of Islands Trip from Auckland
  • 3-Day Bay of Islands Trip from Auckland
  • 3-Day Bay of Islands Trip from Auckland
  • 3-Day Bay of Islands Trip from Auckland
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