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We'll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. You'll have plenty of time to settle in and relax, or explore Auckland from your centrally located hotel
Day 2 Auckland Bay of Islands
Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, where the original treaty between the British and Māori people was signed.
Today, you'll cross Auckland's Harbour Bridge and travel along the Hibiscus Coast, stopping at the Kauri Museum for an insight into the pioneering history of the region.
Day 3 Bay of Islands
Begin your day with a nature-spotting cruise to Cape Brett and the Hole in the Rock. Meander through the inner islands, admiring the sandy beaches and rocky outcrops.
Today, discover the spectacular Bay of Islands region with a wide variety of included sightseeing activities.
Day 4 Bay of Islands Auckland
FREEDOM OF CHOICE - Sightseeing
Choose from a range of activities including a cruise on Waitemata Harbour; a unique All Blacks rugby experience; a visit to Auckland Zoo; journey behind the cinema curtain with the Academy Award-winning team at Weta Workshop; or escape to Auckland’s wild, black sand beaches and lush rainforest.
Travel to Auckland and take in the city sights on a guided tour. Later, choose from a range of activities. Back at your hotel this evening, enjoy a delicious dinner.
Day 5 Auckland
We say goodbye before we transfer you to the airport for your flight.
Freedom of Choice Inclusions
A total of 6 meals
Services of an APT Tour Director and Driver
Return airport transfers and porterage
How to Book & Payments
Deposit & Payments
Book now and secure your package with only a $200 deposit per person.
Pay a 2nd instalment of $322 per person within 28 days.
You will then be invoiced for final payment 90 days prior to departure.
Select the purple 'Reserve Your Seat' tab to begin your booking (you must 'Sign Up' first by entering your email and creating a password)
Then select the purple 'Book now' tab of the tour you have selected
Select your Departure Date, Departure City, Number of Passengers, Room Configuration, any Upgrade Options, and enter any Special Requests
Click the purple ‘Proceed to Secure Checkout' tab
Enter your credit card or PayPal details to secure your deposit/payment. You may also pay via BPAY (not available within 70 days of departure)
Once your order is complete, you will be prompted to complete a Booking Form so that we can fulfil your booking
Your position on the tour will be confirmed within 48 hours of completing your order. If your place cannot be confirmed, a full refund of the deposit will occur.
Anything not mentioned in the itinerary or optional
Auckland, Grand Millennium Hotel Bay of Islands, Copthorne Hotel and Resort
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences, however, any changes are beyond our control.
A single supplement is available on all nights of this trip from an extra $800 subject to availability.
Children must be 5 years old or over and share a room with parents at all times. Children are charged the same price as adults.
Final documentation will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.