Recent Searches
Clear
icon_solid_phone
Questions? (888) 651-9785(888) 651-9785

North Island Tours, Tickets, & Excursions

We’re committed to helping you feel confident as you get back out there. Check out our flexible cancellation policies and learn what steps operators are taking to keep you safe. As conditions evolve, check local regulations for the latest information.

Read More
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in North Island. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
US$0
US$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

We’re committed to helping you feel confident as you get back out there. Check out our flexible cancellation policies and learn what steps operators are taking to keep you safe. As conditions evolve, check local regulations for the latest information.

Read More
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow

1,335 Tours and Tickets in North Island | All North Island Tours

Sort by:Featured

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves TourDay Trips

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

star-5
Go Waitomo black-water rafting (cave tubing) for a memorable adventure in the Waitomo Caves. Choose a 3-hour Labyrinth experience that takes you floating underground on an inner tube, including a small waterfall jump. Or upgrade to the 5-hour Black Abyss for an exhilarating abseil (rappel) down limestone walls; instruction and equipment included. The resident glowworms, stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you! Finish with a hot shower, soup and bagel.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$101.17
From
US$101.17
Taking safety measures

Movie & TV Tours

Movie & TV Tours

star-5
Popular tours include:
  • Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves Full Day Tour departing Auckland
  • Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Day Trip from Auckland
  • Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
87
Tours & Activities
87
Tours & Activities

Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from AucklandDay Trips

SPECIAL OFFER

Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

star-5
Explore the Waitakere Ranges rain forest and Auckland’s rugged west coast, including Piha Beach, during an afternoon tour with a guide who is knowledgeable about New Zealand flora and fauna. From the Arataki Centre, admire sweeping views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Learn about Maori history, stroll the beach, and take a nature walk through a lush rain forest while you experience Auckland's largest regional park.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$100.16
US$111.29
US$11.13 savings
From
US$100.16
US$111.29
US$11.13 savings

Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires RestAttraction Tickets

Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

star-4.5
Walk into the real-world landscape of Middle Earth on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where you get a behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit.’ Pause at the Green Dragon™ Inn to for a draft of Hobbit™ Southfarthing™, see the remarkable detailing that brought Hobbiton™ to life on screen, and visit the places where key scenes were created.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$60.03
From
US$60.03
Taking safety measures

Auckland Movie & TV Tours

Auckland Movie & TV Tours

star-4.5
Popular tours include:
  • Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance
41
Tours & Activities
41
Tours & Activities

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua HighlightsNature and Wildlife

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights

star-4.5
See the highlights of Rotorua on a full-day shore excursion from Tauranga. You’ll travel to one of New Zealand’s famed regions in the North Island, observing otherworldly landscapes and Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa’s thermal springs. Visit Okere Falls at the Bay of Plenty; receive a traditional welcome at an authentic Maori village where you’ll watch a 'haka' (war dance); and view the Government Gardens, a historic bath house and more in Rotorua.
More
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$100.49
From
US$100.49

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided TourNature and Wildlife

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

star-4
Come visit a New Zealand attraction that’s sure to have you ‘glowing’ during this 45-minute small-group guided boat ride through the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Glide by boat through this underground complex, enjoying a light show put on by the millions of tiny bioluminescent insects hanging above. As an added bonus, many of the trip guides are of Maori descent, adding unique historical context to your visit.
More
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$37.10
From
US$37.10
Taking safety measures

Sailing Trips

Sailing Trips

star-4.5
Popular tours include:
  • Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
  • Auckland Harbour Sailing Experience
  • America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
8
Tours & Activities
8
Tours & Activities

Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour RotoruaHiking

Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua

star-5
This Rotorua zipline tour takes you soaring through a centuries-old forest canopy as you switch between the six zipline cables suspended 72 feet (22 meters) above the ground. Get a bird’s-eye view as two expert guides suit you up with safety equipment and teach you about the forest environment. Bonus: you can later download photos taken of you during your treetops adventure. Round-trip hotel transport is included on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$100.49
From
US$100.49

Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in TaurangaHalf-day Tours

Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

star-5
Experience the magic of New Zealand’s North Island on this evening glow-worm kayak tour in Tauranga. Begin your tour with refreshments including wine from the award-winning Mills Reef Winery and delicious New Zealand cheeses on the banks of Lake McLaren. As day turns to night, hop into your kayak and paddle with your guide to the glow-worm canyon at the head of Lake McLaren. Marvel at the millions of bright green glow-worms clinging to the towering cliff sides, and gain insight into the life cycle of these fascinating creatures.
More
  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$91.05
From
US$91.05
Taking safety measures

ZORB Inflatable Ball RideExtreme

ZORB Inflatable Ball Ride

star-5
While in Rotorua, take a wild and wacky ride in an Outdoor Gravity Orb (OGO). You’ll love ‘orbing’ downhill as you slide around inside an inflatable ball. Choose from three different runs — a straight slope, a multipoint harness or a curvy water ride — and get instruction before enjoying twists and turns. Document the latest thrill with a provided hand-held go pro, and relax between rides in the on-site hot tubs.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$23.61
From
US$23.61

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle OptionsHiking

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle Options

star-4
Trek across stark volcanic terrain on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, one of New Zealand’s Great Walks. This independent day hike takes you past Mt Tongariro with an optional side trip to the summit of Mt Ngauruhoe, located within the World Heritage area of Tongariro National Park. You’re provided with a round-trip transfer, map and information sheet to prepare you for the 6- to 10-hour trek. Early morning shuttle service is available from your accommodation in Taupo or Turangi, or from the Base Camp or Ketetahi parking lots.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$23.61
From
US$23.61

Kaituna River White Water Rafting from RotoruaRafting

Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

star-5
This Kaituna River rafting adventure in the Okere Falls Scenic Reserve promises plenty of thrills! With an expert guide at the helm, you’ll paddle through Class 5 white-water rapids of the Kaituna River, including an awesome 21-foot (7-meter) drop down Tutea Falls, the worlds highest commercially rafted waterfall. Accessible to adventurous beginners, this 3-hour tour includes a safety briefing with paddling instruction, all necessary equipment and round-trip hotel transport from Rotorua.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$73.52
From
US$73.52

Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from TaupoJet Boating

Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo

star-5
Spin and speed your way to Huka Falls during a thrilling jetboat ride on the Waikato River. Hold on tight as you zip over the crystal-clear waters past rugged cliffs and native bush on New Zealand's longest river. Feel the power of the thundering waterfall up close as it blasts into the turbulent pool. Round-trip transport is included from hotels in Taupo.
More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$73.52
From
US$73.52
Taking safety measures

Daily Scenic Maori Rock Carving Cruise TaupoDay Cruises

Daily Scenic Maori Rock Carving Cruise Taupo

star-4.5
Cruise around the scenic bays of Lake Taupo and admire the Maori Rock Carvings during this boat tour. Aboard the boat, listen to informative commentary about the ecology, volcanology, and cultural history of the area. Admire the impressive views of the snowy mountain tops of the UNESCO-listed Tongariro National Park and Lake Taupo's picturesque shores. See the Maori Rock Carvings depicting the legends of the local Tuwharetoa tribe. Choose from morning departure (includes tea) or afternoon departure (includes a fishing demonstration).
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$23.61
From
US$23.61
Taking safety measures

Photography Tours

Photography Tours

star-5
Popular tours include:
  • Half-Day Wild West Coast Tour including Lunch from Auckland
  • Full-Day Wild West Coast Photo and Discovery Tour including Lunch from Auckland
  • Auckland Sunset and Night Photography Tour
10
Tours & Activities
10
Tours & Activities

Rotorua full-day tour, Wai O Tapu, Waimangu, Buried Village, WhakarewarewaNature and Wildlife

Rotorua full-day tour, Wai O Tapu, Waimangu, Buried Village, Whakarewarewa

star-4.5
Tour Wai-O-Tapu with a naturalist guide and discover the bubbling mud pools and hot springs of Rotorua’s most popular geothermal park. This full-day tour with a small group delivers you to the shores of several volcanic lakes and includes a bush walk to a waterfall and the Lake Tarawera lookout. Learn about Maori history, volcanology and New Zealand’s native flora and fauna along the way. Numbers are limited to a maximum 12 people to ensure an intimate experience.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$212.45
From
US$212.45

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting Rafting

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

star-5
Go on an adrenaline-filled rafting excursion down the Kaituna River during this 3-hour adventure tour from Rotorua. Here, white-water rapids flow past a subtropical rainforest lining a deep canyon. See stunning waterfalls, including rafting over Tutea Falls, and jump at the opportunity for exhilarating cliff diving. Tour operates winter and summer. Wetsuit, booties and helmet are provided. No experience necessary!
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$53.96
From
US$53.96

InterIslander Ferry - Wellington to PictonFerry Services

InterIslander Ferry - Wellington to Picton

star-4.5
Board the InterIslander ferry for a 3-hour cruise across Cook Strait, which links New Zealand’s capital city in the North Island to a charming enclave in the South Island. The Wellington-to-Picton ferry offers daily service one way, with jaw-dropping views along one of the world’s most scenic waterways.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$45.53
From
US$45.53
Taking safety measures

Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip from Auckland with Optional Guided WalkDay Cruises

Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip from Auckland with Optional Guided Walk

star-5
Secure a limited ticket to Tiritiri Matangi island, a protected sanctuary for rare and endangered bird species of New Zealand. A 75-minute ferry ride across the Hauraki Gulf brings you to the island preserve, where you have the day to stroll the trails and enjoy the coastline after a ranger orientation. Gain a deeper understanding of Tiritiri Matangi’s role in preserving birdlife with an optional 1.5-hour guided hike.
More
  • 8 hours
From
US$52.61
From
US$52.61

Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from AucklandDay Trips

Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland

star-5
Volcanic beaches, native rain forest, and vineyards abound on this full-day tour of West Auckland. Begin with a wine tasting in Henderson Valley, then continue to the Waitakere Ranges, where more than 40,000 acres (16,000 hectares) of coastline and forest await you. Get elevated views of the reserve from the Arataki visitor center, explore the black-sand beaches of Piha and Karekare, and get close to the Karekare waterfalls. Then, enjoy an included lunch before finishing your tour with more wine tastings.
More
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$188.17
From
US$188.17

Swim With Wild Dolphins in TaurangaSwim with Dolphins

Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga

star-4.5
Get up close to wild dolphins in their natural habitat during a 5-hour dolphin cruise from Tauranga. You can watch from the boat or interact with these playful marine mammals as you swim and snorkel alongside them in the water. Hear informative live commentary and enjoy hot drinks and muffins on board. Tour operates during summer months from November to May.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$103.77
From
US$103.77

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tourHiking

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

star-5
Even on the cloudiest night, the New Zealand glowworm lights up the darkness in a lucky few spots across the country. This short evening bush-walk departing from Rotorua involves a short drive, a walk through picturesque native bush and the chance to see these increasingly rare creatures. Tack this tour onto the end of a thrilling day in Rotorua instead of hiring a car for an almost two-hour drive west to visit the exceedingly popular Waitomo Caves. This is one of the easiest ways to experience Aotearoa’s unique glowworm habitats.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$46.77
From
US$46.77

Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike ExperienceNature and Wildlife

SPECIAL OFFER

Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience

star-5
Experience the majesty of Mt Tarawera and gain insight into New Zealand’s rich geology on this 4-hour hike from Rotorua. Travel by off-road 4x4 vehicle into the North Island wilderness with a guide. Follow winding hiking trails from the base of Mt Tarawera up to the crater’s edge, and learn all about the mighty volcano’s 1886 eruption. From your vantage point near the crater, admire panoramic views over the geothermal valley of Waimangu. This exciting hiking tour is suited to adventurers of all ages.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$94.39
US$117.99
US$23.60 savings
From
US$94.39
US$117.99
US$23.60 savings
Taking safety measures

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best tours in North Island?
Q:
What tours in North Island are 1 hour or less?
Q:
What tours in North Island are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What tours in North Island are good for avoiding crowds?

icon_solid_phone
Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785