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3-Day Bay of Islands Tour from Auckland

By Canterbury Leisure Tours
Price was undefined, price is now NZ$1,136
Free cancellation available
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Selective hotel pickup
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Highlights

  • Guided tour of the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds

  • Cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock with a tour of Russell

  • Day excursion to Cape Reinga at the very top of New Zealand

  • Two nights 4 star accommodation in Paihia

  • All activities and transport listed in the initnerary

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Auckland

  • What's included

    Transport in an air-conditioned coach

  • What's included

    Commentary by local guides

  • What's included

    Two nights accommodation in the Bay of Islands

  • What's included

    Hole in the Rock Cruise (weather permitting)

  • What's included

    Sightseeing tour of Russell

  • What's included

    Ferry from Russell to Paihia

  • What's excluded

    Food and drinks (unless specified)

  • What's excluded

    Service (optional)

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected
  • Social distancing

Know Before You Book

  • We pick up and drop off at most accommodation in Auckland.

  • If you are a lone traveller, please select the single supplement option.

  • Some activities are subject to favourable weather conditions. If one of your activities is cancelled, then we will offer an alternative activity or a refund for that part of the tour.

What you can expect

Day One: Auckland – Bay of Island

Depart Auckland and travel by coach over Auckland’s Harbour Bridge and along the Hibiscus Coast with its golden sand beaches. Along the journey you may be able to view the kauri, one of New Zealand’s mighty native trees. The journey continues through Whangarei arriving in the beautiful township of Paihia in the Bay of Islands. Today you will have a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds: the site of the historic treaty between the Maori and European pioneers. View a magnificent Maori meeting house and large war canoe. Remainder of the afternoon and evening is at leisure to explore Paihia.

Evening Accommodation: Scenic Circle Bay of Islands Hotel or similar

Day Two: Cape Reinga Day Excursion

Your tour departs Paihia and takes you by road north through the heavily forested hill country of an ancient subtropical rainforest, including the Puketi Kauri Forest. For the final leg of your journey you will travel along the aptly named Ninety Mile Beach to Cape Reinga, where two great oceans meet at the very top of New Zealand. A buffet style lunch is included on the tour and a stop will be made at a local museum, which contains great information pertaining to the original Maori and early European settlement of this area. The tour returns to Paihia late afternoon.

Evening Accommodation: Scenic Circle Bay of Islands Hotel or similar

Day Three: Bay of Islands – Auckland

This morning enjoy a cruise to Cape Brett and Piercy Island and discover the Bay’s highlights from the water. Sea conditions permitting, travel through the cavernous Hole in the Rock and marvel at what nature has created. This is also a great opportunity to spot dolphins, seals, and more. Return to Russell with a sightseeing tour of this historic township. Enjoy some shopping along the waterfront before returning to Paihia. You will then return to Auckland by coach, where you will be transferred to your accommodation and your tour will conclude.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Bay of Islands
  • Paihia Northland

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pickup
  • Auckland Auckland