- Three-day North Island tour from Auckland
- Guided tour of the Waitomo Caves and Glowworm Grotto
- Explore Rotorua's geothermal wonders
- 2.5-hour tour of Taupo including Huka Falls
- Accommodation in Rotorua and Lake Taupo
- Hotel pickup and drop off from Auckland
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What You Can Expect
You'll be picked up from your centrally located Auckland hotel to travel to Rotorua by road via the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Caves and the famous Glowworm Grotto, featuring an underground boat ride. Leaving the caves, a stop will be made at The Big Apple for lunch (cost included). Your afternoon journey to Rotorua continues through the lush Waikato Plains, the Fitzgerald Glade and Mamaku Hills. On arrival in Rotorua you will be transferred to your accommodation: Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua or similar.
Day 2 - Rotorua to Taupo
This morning you will explore Rotorua's geothermal wonderland and discover the unique culture of New Zealand's Maori people. Your Rotorua morning sightseeing tour includes admission to Te Puia, Rainbow Springs and Agrodome Sheep Show. In the afternoon you'll travel by road to Lake Taupo and on arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation: Suncourt Motor Hotel or similar.
Day 3 - Taupo to Auckland
Your morning starts with a 2.5-hour tour of Taupo including the Taupo Marina, Huka Falls, Wairakei Geothermal Power Station, the Craters of the Moon and the famous Aratiatia Rapids. In the afternoon you will depart Taupo for Auckland by road. The tour returns to your Auckland hotel at approximately 6:30pm.
Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua is the largest hotel in Rotorua, set on the shores of Lake Rotorua. Rooms feature a mini fridge, tea and coffee-making facilities, Sky TV, hairdryer and wireless broadband internet access. Hotel facilities include 24-hour reception, currency exchange, restaurant and bar, pool and separate private spa pools and massage services.
Suncourt Motor Hotel (4-star) is located on the shore of Lake Taupo. Facilities include Sky TV, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and views of the lake and/or mountains.
We really enjoyed this tour. The sites were interesting and the hotels were within walking distance to the shops and restaurants as well as picturesque walking paths.
Excellent tour and so much fun we had. The bus drivers are great. Lake Taupo is an amazing place.