New Zealand's North Island (known in Maori as Te Ika-a-Māui) is the smaller but more populated of the two main islands. In fact, it is the world's 14th largest island and contains Auckland and Wellington, our biggest cities. There's so much to explore. Read more about the carefully selected North Island New Zealand Group Tours.
Discover the birthplace of New Zealand as we know it today on this tour of the North Island. Kotare Northland tour offers a unique view of Northland’s mix of natural beauty and fascinating heritage, making it an unforgettable holiday destination for locals and visitors alike.
These are summertime voyages to the Bay of Islands and Bay of Plenty where you’ll discover uninhabited sanctuary islands, watch dolphins at play, visit fascinating historic places and enjoy superb cuisine, served with endless sea views. You will discover perfect beaches, untouched native forests and fabulous walks. In terms of New Zealand’s history this region is the birthplace of our nation.
This fantastic 8 day journey really shows off the North Island - Stay in the boutique wine village of Martinborough, experience Tongariro National Park, dominated by volcanic activity. A private sail on Lake Rotoitti visiting secluded thermal springs. See Rotorua’s geysers and boiling mud in the morning then enjoy the Maori Hangi & Cultural Performance in the evening –and much more.
This is the equivalent of ‘Business Class’ on wheels so just sit back and relax, everything has been taken care of. Your spacious Luxury Coach is decked out with all modern conveniences including a rest room - a fantastic way to experience the very best of New Zealand’s North Island. Be treated as a VIP and enjoy premium accommodation combined with a number of exclusive extras.
This premium escorted tour combines culture and scenic highlights to show you the best that the North Island has to offer. Throw in some exclusive experiences and you will discover why New Zealand’s North Island is a magical place. Explore Auckland’s Waiheke, the famous Hobbiton movie set. a In Rotorua, where Maori culture thrives in an active geothermal landscape we sail aboard a luxury catamaran on the pristine waters of Lake Rotoiti and much more.
With a small group of voyagers, explore New Zealand’s North Island. Visit Auckland and Wellington, travel into the rustic, unspoilt coastal regions of the Coromandel and the Bay of Islands, famous for their dazzling white beaches and historic villages.