NZ's North Island Itineraries and Packages

 

Looking for the absolute best North Island itineraries and packages?

We've handpicked all the must-see North Island spots and most popular attractions for your trip.

You can enquire with our team who can tailor any of these itineraries or create a completely bespoke one from start to finish just for you.

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Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Wellington
Transport
Car
Duration
8 Days
Accom
4 Star Accommodation

This 8 day North Island tour is rich with culture and experiences. Including a visit to the Tamaki Family Marae in Rotorua, Waitomo’s famous Glowworm Grotto, an exploration cruise on the blue waters of the Bay of Islands. Staying in an excellent range of 4 star hotels.

From $1509
per person low season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Auckland
Transport
Car
Duration
7 Days
Accom
3, 4 & 5 Star Options

Short on time, but want to maximize your experience in New Zealand's North Island, without going over the top, leaving you breathless at the end of your journey, we created the Quick Fix New Zealand North Island Tour allowing you to see and do those iconic New Zealand sight seeing and activities that the North Island is famed for - the MUST-DOs.

From $1309
per person low season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Auckland
Transport
Car
Duration
9 Days
Accom
3, 4 & 5 Star Options

Here is a self drive holiday that makes you feel like you have really had a holiday – no rushing around on this itinerary. Enjoy exceptional scenery, stunning beaches and experience New Zealand great outdoors with easygoing relaxed adventures. Plenty of 2 or 3 night stays in one location ensuring you will return home revived.

From $1075
per person low season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Auckland
Transport
Car
Duration
12 Days
Accom
3, 4 & 5 Star Options

This 12 Day North Island New Zealand adventure tour gets you into some remote and amazing places – from the highest commercially rafted waterfall to Waitomo’s deepest cave, 3 days sailing the beautiful Bay of Islands – something for everyone.

From $3089
per person low season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Wellington
Transport
Car
Duration
8 Days
Accom
3,4 and 5 Star Options

New Zealand's unique native creatures are the star of the show on our unforgettable North Island Birding and Wildlife Self Drive adventure. From Glowworms to Gannets, and from Kiwi to Kereru, you'll discover a breathtaking array of beautiful birdlife and curious critters in some of the most scenic locations on earth.

From $1395
per person low season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Auckland
Transport
Car
Duration
11 Days
Accom
2, 3 & 4 to 5 Star Options

Explore the Islands of the upper North Island, swim in seas surrounded by golden sand beaches, soak up the culture and native wildlife. This trip is suitable for couples as well as families with young children. Experience thermal springs, Maori culture and beautiful nature reserves.

From $2933
per person low season
Starts
Wellington
Finishes
Auckland
Transport
Car
Duration
8 Days
Accom
3, 4 & 5 Star Options

Immerse yourself in the heritage and culture of New Zealand's North Island with this fascinating 8 day itinerary. You'll visit a Maori village, tour a rare Art Deco city, discover New Zealand's birthplace, sail a historic island mail delivery route, marvel at our remarkable ancient Kauri trees as you explore the contrasts of this beautiful island to the fullest.

From $1996
per person low season
Starts
Wellington
Finishes
Auckland
Transport
Car
Duration
14 Days
Accom
Luxury Lodges

This sumptuous self-drive itinerary transports you to iconic North Island locations, with the finest Luxury Lodges welcoming you each night. Secluded away in stunning settings like native Rotorua forests, a Bay of Islands clifftop paradise and a classic Hawkes Bay country estate, you'll have exclusive access to outstanding areas of scenic beauty. This itinerary is perfect for families, couples and honeymooners alike.

Price on Application
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Auckland
Transport
Car
Duration
11 Days
Accom
3.5 Star Hotels with 1 Dive Lodge

This 11 day New Zealand self drive dive tour focuses on the top diving locations in New Zealand's North Island - and they are spectacular! How do we know ... well First Light Travel started and has owned Global Dive in Auckland in 2003 and we know our dive sites. So rest assured our advice will be spot on! 

Some Wreck Diving - Need Advanced OW Cert.

Price on Application
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Rotorua
Transport
Car
Duration
10 Days
Accom
4, 5 Star & Lodge Options

We searched high and low for the North Island's most romantic experiences for this delightful honeymoon. Sip boutique wines on a winery tour, gallop across white sand beaches on horseback, and fly to the very top of New Zealand where the sea and ocean meet and crash together. The lakes and mountains of Rotorua and Taupo round off this stunning ten day trip.

From $3289
per person low season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Wellington
Transport
Car
Duration
9 Days
Accom
Fishing Lodges

An unforgettable 9 day fly fishing odyssey across New Zealand's North Island. Stalk our giant New Zealand wild trout in the crystal clear streams and rivers of Rotorua, Taupo and Hawkes Bay. With snow-capped volcanoes and fern-filled native forests as your backdrop, our untouched North Island backcountry is a paradise you'll never want to leave.

Price on Application
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Wellington
Transport
Car
Duration
9 Days
Accom
A Mix of 5 Star Hotels & Luxury Lodges

This premium self-drive 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 Island, the famous Hobbiton movie set. 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.

Price on Application

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