North Island Tours

Our North Island tours offer truly diverse holiday experiences; from vibrant cities to serene beaches or areas rich in history and culture.

Journey through landscapes that blend lush forests and rugged mountains, magnificent coasts and beaches, sprawling farmlands and geothermal wonders.

Saturday 31 October 2020 – Wednesday 4 November 2020 ~ Taranaki Garden Festival (5 Days)

Awaken your senses with an impressive array of gardens. The Taranaki Garden Spectacular showcases a dynamic display of private & public gardens and we plan to visit as many as we can over the four days, including the world-renowned Pukeiti.

COST:  From $1,715 per person

 Book and pay in full by Friday 3 July 2020 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!

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Friday 13 November – Sunday 15 November 2020 ~ Great Barrier Island (3 Days)

Journey with us to one of the most unspoiled places you will ever find; an amazing island full of native flora and fauna, some unique to this special place. Escape to tranquility – escape to Great Barrier Island! While on the island enjoy a full day touring visiting sights including Tryphena Harbour, Claris, Glenfern Sanctuary and much more …

COST:  From $1305 per person

Book and pay in full by 16 July 2020 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!

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Friday 20 November – Sunday 22 November 2020~ Forgotten World (3 Days)

Join with us on our adventure to the Forgotten World. Travelling south on State Highway 3 we enjoy the history of two rural towns – Otorohanga & Te Kuiti. We see the Kiwiana collection and visit the Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park.  Nestled within the deep hidden valleys of New Zealand’s Forgotten World Highway is the ultimate way to explore rural New Zealand – travel along the decommissioned Forgotten World Highway-rail line and enjoy a completely different perspective than travelling by road. Seated in the comfort of a specially adapted railcar, we travel along decommissioned railway lines, through tunnels, over bridges and rivers and to townships that time forgot. We will experience the first ten tunnels on the Forgotten World line and take a thrilling boat ride on the majestic Whanganui River.

COST:  From $1,335 per person

Book and pay in full by Thursday 23 July 2020 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!

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Tuesday 24 November – Saturday 28 November 2020~ Hawkes Bay Historic Homes (5 Days)

The Hawkes Bay is home to a wide variety of houses built during 1870-1914 and our five day tour will give you an excellent chance to experience first-hand, the story of New Zealand’s formative years by visiting beautiful houses of the period – many of which are still in the hands of the families they were built for. We also enjoy a guided art deco walking tour exploring the interior and exterior of the beautiful art deco buildings of Napier.

COST:  From $1,815 per person

Book and pay in full by Wednesday 22 July 2020 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!

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Friday 11 December – Sunday 13 December 2020 ~ Great Barrier Island (3 Days)

Journey with us to one of the most unspoiled places you will ever find; an amazing island full of native flora and fauna, something unique to this special place.  Escape to tranquillity – escape to Great Barrier Island!  While on the island enjoy a full day touring visiting sights including Tryphena Harbour, Claris, Glenfern Sanctuary and much more.

COST:  From $1305 per person

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Friday 15 January – Sunday 17 January 2021 ~ Great Barrier Island (3 Days)

Journey with us to one of the most unspoiled places you will ever find; an amazing island full of native flora and fauna, something unique to this special place.  Escape to tranquillity – escape to Great Barrier Island!  While on the island enjoy a full day touring visiting sights including Tryphena Harbour, Claris, Glenfern Sanctuary and much more.

COST:  From $1305 per person

 Book and pay in full by Friday 04 December 2020 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!

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Friday 19 February – Monday 22 February 2021 ~ Art Deco Festival (4 days)

The largest of all Art Deco events in Napier is the Tremains Art Deco Festival in February. It includes over 250 events, hundreds of 1920s and 30s cars, aerobatic flying displays, railcar rides, great Gatsby picnics, dinner dance extravaganzas and free outdoor concerts to name a few. Many thousands of guests and locals alike dressed in Deco style bringing glamour to the city streets. 

COST:  From $1410 per person

Book and pay in full by Thursday 22 October 2020 and receive a $75 discount per person

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Thursday 25 February – Monday 1 March 2021 ~ Wings over Wairarapa (5 days)

Join us on a journey to Masterton, where we experience the thrills and excitement of Wings Over Wairarapa 2021, featuring some of the world’s rarest vintage aircraft from the last century including original WWI aircraft alongside some of the classics from WWII.

COST:  From $2015 per person

Book and pay in full by Wednesday 28 October 2020 and receive a $75 discount per person

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WingsOverWairarapa WW1 Vintage Aviator

Friday 05 March – Monday 08 March 2021 ~ Kapiti Island (4 days)

Kapiti is one of New Zealand’s most valuable nature reserves and it is the only large island sanctuary for birds between the Hauraki Gulf in the north and New Zealand’s southern outlying islands. Kapiti is one of a few relatively accessible island nature reserves. It provides an opportunity for people to observe birds that are either very rare or absent from the mainland, and to see the recovery of vegetation after intensive modification during last century. Most people never get an opportunity to visit nature reserves because access to them is so difficult. On our Kapiti Island Tour we enjoy a cruise from Paraparaumu to Kapiti Island, and guided history & nature walk. We also visit Southwards Car Museum and Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary. A reasonable level of fitness is required for this tour.

COST:  From $1410 per person

Book and pay in full by Thursday 05 November 2020 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!

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Friday 05 March – Monday 08 March 2021 ~ Americas Cup (4 days)

Stay in the City of Sails and experience the buzz of this amazing yachting competition which proudly claims the oldest trophy in international sport. We visit Waiheke island of a tour and lunch then the weekend brings plenty of time to enjoy the competition from the waterfront or the Cup Village, and of course when we take on the  water ourselves to watch the race.

COST:  From $2320 per person

Book and pay in full by Thursday 05 November 2020 and receive a $100.00 discount per person!

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Friday 26 March – Monday 5 April 2021 ~ North Island Food & Wine Tour (11 days)

If you’re looking to get out and see some of our amazing country, and also experience some of the amazing wine and cuisine that new Zealand has to offer then our North Island Food & Wine Tour is the tour for you! Join other like-minded individuals on a food & wine adventure of a lifetime.

COST:  From $5020 per person

 Book and pay in full by Thursday 26 November 2020 and receive a $150.00 discount per person!

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Wednesday 7 April – Monday 12 April 2021 ~ Northland Wanderer (6 days)

Subtropical Northland is a land of contrasts where every area is steeped in history with spectacular yet diverse coastlines, marine reserves, kauri forests, and two oceans that collide.
Our six-day Northland tour will explore the different areas of Northland including the west coast – home to ancient kauri forests, wild windswept harbours, giant sand dunes; the historical sites of Kerikeri, the beachside resort of Taipa and Doubtless Bay, Whangarei in the south, and everywhere in between.

COST:  From $2420 per person

 Book and pay in full by Tuesday 8 December 2020 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!

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Hokianga Harbour Northland New Zealand

Wednesday 7 April – Saturday 17 April 2021 ~ Northland & Coromandel Combo (11 days)

Explore Northland and the Coromandel Peninsula. This tour gives you the opportunity to view the spectacular coastlines of the Northland beaches, the historical sites of Kerikeri and Russell, and natural wonders including forests, glowworm caves and waterfalls. In the Coromandel Peninsula we enjoy more golden beaches, including Hot Water Beach along with coastal villages and pleasant walks.

COST:  From $4135 per person

Book and pay in full by Tuesday 8 December 2020 and receive a $150.00 discount per person!

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Kerikeri Stone store

Thursday 8 April – Thursday 15 April 2021 ~ North Island Solos Tour (8 days)

If you’re looking to get out and see some of our amazing country, but would like some travelling companions, then our Solos Tour is the trip for you!
Join other like-minded individuals on a travel adventure in the North Island. 

COST:  From $4035 per person

 Book and pay in full by Wednesday 19 December 2020 and receive a $100.00 discount per person!

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Hokianga Harbour Northland New Zealand

Tuesday 13 April – Saturday 17 April 2021 ~ Coromandel Sights & Beaches (5 days)

The Coromandel Peninsula is one of New Zealand’s best-kept secrets. It is an area of beautiful golden sand beaches and magnificent native forests. Our five day Coromandel Tour incorporates some of the best sights and beaches of the area, including Rapaura Water Gardens, Driving Creek Railway, Matarangi, Buffalo Beach, Whitianga, Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach, and Whangamata, all while travelling at a leisurely and relaxed pace.

COST:  From $1715 per person

 Book and pay in full by Monday 14 December 2020 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!

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Saturday 17 April – Wednesday 21 April 2021  ~ Scenic East Cape & Mahia Peninsula (5 Days)

Journey with us to the easternmost point of New Zealand, the East Cape.  On our Scenic East Cape and Mahia Peninsula tour enjoy wonderful views of beautiful beaches, rugged cliffs and wild bush land. We will visit numerous historical sites and learn about our unique and interesting cultural heritage including the landing site of the Arawa Canoe, Hicks Bay, Mahia Peninsula and much more…

COST:  From $1,515 per person

Book and pay in full by Friday 18 December 2020 and receive a $75 discount per person

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Tuesday 20 April – Monday 26 April 2021  ~ East Coast to Wellington Explorer (7 Days)

The Wairarapa is a farming area east of the rugged Tararua Ranges where sheep graze and in the south fine wines are produced.  The coast is wild, noted for fishing, surfing, and seals.  Orchards and market gardens sell from roadside stalls while the commercial centre of Masterton hosts the annual Golden Shears International Shearing Competition.  Many fine private mansions and gardens are open to the public as well as numerous arts and crafts outlets.

COST:  From $2,785 per person

Book and pay in full by Monday 21 December 2020 and receive a $100 discount per person

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Friday 14 May – Sunday 16 May 2021 ~ Great Barrier Island (3 Days)

Journey with us to one of the most unspoiled places you will ever find; an amazing island full of native flora and fauna, something unique to this special place.  Escape to tranquillity – escape to Great Barrier Island!  While on the island enjoy a full day touring visiting sights including Tryphena Harbour, Claris, Glenfern Sanctuary and much more.

COST:  From $1365 per person

Book and pay in full by Thursday 14 January 2021 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!

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