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New Zealand - Self Drive

New Zealand presents a mix of landscapes and cultures. It is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands, both marked by volcanoes and glaciation. This uncrowded, green, peaceful and accepting country is the ultimate escape. The natural landscapes are a glorious treat to the eyes and the soul. Their rugged coastlines, primordial rain forests, snow-capped mountains, glaciers, fjords, volcanic craters and alpine lakes will make nature-lovers visit the country again.

Places covering:
Auckland - Coromandel - Tauranga - Rotorua - Auckland

Duration:
8 Days / 7 Nights

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  • Auckland Cityscape where Lights reflect onto a waterway .
  • Auckland Aerial View  "that beautiful property surrounded by bush"
  • Auckland has an Apartment Floating on Water
  • Auckland Bronze Warrior
  • Auckland Cityscape eyecatching view.
  • Auckland Gulf Harbor Apartments has self catering holiday homes.
  • Auckland Modern Bus Station Mark of modern technology.
  • Auckland Museum one of the most iconic building in Auckland.
  • Auckland One Tree Hill is a volcanic peak suburb around the base of the hill .
  • Auckland Piha Beach is vast stretch of dramatic, black sand is wonderfully isolated and uncrowded
  • Rotorua Cable Car is third notable aerial cable car system in new zealand.
  • Rotorua Museum and Government Park is Rotorua's landmark building
  • Rotorua Devils Bath is a large crater with water getting its color from mixing with sulphur,
  • Rotorua Lake Tarawera is deep clear lake  renowned for the size, condition and rapid growth of the rainbow trout it produces.
  • Rotorua Museum and Government Park located in the historic Rotorua Bath House.
  • Rotorua Thermal Pool : Drive around steamy geysers and mud pools.

Itinerary

Day: 1

Arrive Auckland

Welcome to Auckland !! The Auckland region encompasses the city and the gorgeous surrounding towns and landscapes. It is a country where everyone lives within half an hour of beautiful beaches, hiking trails and a dozen enchanting holiday islands. After Immigration clearance and baggage collection, pick up the rental car from the airport branch and drive to the hotel. Visit the Sky tower in the evening. The Sky Tower is standing tall at 328 meters as an icon of Auckland's sky line for almost 20 years. It's an exciting hub of adrenaline activities, superb dining and breathtaking views. Later, head for a short walk to Viaduct harbor. The Viaduct Harbour lies within the middle of Auckland city and is home to gourmet restaurants, lively bars and buzzing night life. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day: 2

Auckland - Coromandel (168 Kms/ Approx 2.5 hours)

This morning, check out, self drive and enjoy the local sightseeing around the central city & picturesque suburbs. Journey begins with a short trip over the Harbour Bridge to the North Shore before returning to the central city to visit Queen St and the Auckland Viaduct. You will then drive along the scenic waterfront route of Tamaki Drive to the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, in Mission Bay. Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park has panoramic views over Whenua Rangatira, Auckland city and Waitemata Harbour. This park is a perfect venue for flying a fabulous array of colourful and creative kites. Later, drive back to Auckland, travelling along the Seabird Coast towards the Coromandel Penninsula. You might like to stop at the Miranda Shorebird Centre or Rapaura Watergardens en route (entry rates not included) before continuing through Thames and Coromandel townships. Take some time to explore the area before continuing to your accommodation to check in. Overnight stay at the hotel.

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Day: 3

Coromandel

After a hearty breakfast, self drive and explore Coromandel. Renowned for its natural beauty, green pastures, misty rainforests and pristine golden beaches, is full of spectacular scenery. The Coromandel is blessed with hundreds of natural hideaways, making it an ideal place to escape from city bustle. View the most famous beaches in the Coromandel area including hot water beach, Hahei, and Cathedral Cove. Once you reach there, you are not at all far from the enjoyment (if weather permits). Return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

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Day: 4

Coromandel - Tauranga (166 Kms/ Approx 2.5 hours)

After breakfast, enjoy your morning at leisure. Spend the day by walking, swimming, exploring, or just relaxing . You can visit local museums or shops, gardens etc. Coromandel has many well-preserved Victorian buildings and an interesting museum. There are several good walks in the area and a railway enthusiast has created an hour-long train trip at Driving Creek. This afternoon, self drive from Coromandel to Tauranga. Check into the hotel. Downtown Tauranga has several historically significant areas to view during a scenic walk around the area. The Strand waterfront area is modern and always buzzing, and is home to a number of cafés, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs. Overnight stay at the hotel.

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Day: 5

Tauranga - Rotorua (64 Kms/ Approx 1 hour)

This morning is free to explore Tauranga before heading along the coast to Te Puke. Enjoy a guided tour of a kiwifruit orchard at Kiwi 360 and visit the famous Comvita Visitor’s Centre, famous for the healing properties of Manuka honey. Fabulous views of the surf coast are with you nearly all the way. Late Afternoon, depart from Tauranga for Rotorua. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Catch a whiff of Rotorua’s sulphur-rich, asthmatic airs and you’ve already got a taste of New Zealand’s most dynamic thermal area, home to spurting geysers, steaming hot springs and exploding mud pools. In the evening, you can head to Astrolabe Brew Bar on your own. It is the perfect spot for party lovers. The Beer Garden, patio, tent and several bar games are the major attractions of this place. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Breakfast

Day: 6

Rotorua Sightseeing

After a scrumptious breakfast, self drive to visit Agrodome to witness the Agrodome Agricultural Show, where you will be entertained by New Zealand's performing sheep and other attractions. Later, proceed to visit Te - Puia thermal village known for its hot springs, geysers and boiling mud pools. Watch the Maori craftsmen and learn about the traditional arts of carving and weaving and Rainbow Springs to see the flower and fauna of New Zealand. Return to the hotel. You can unwind at Rotorua’s Polynesian Spa - a world’s leading, natural hot mineral bathing and luxury spa retreat (on direct payment). Geothermal waters nourish the skin and relieve tired muscles while decadent therapies rejuvenate your body. Overnight stay at the hotel.

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Day: 7

Rotorua - Waitomo - Auckland (228 Kms/Approx 3 hours)

Today, drive to Auckland through the lush Waikato farmlands, stopping for a guided tour to world class attraction Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo. Travel across the rich Waikato farmland. The Waitomo Caves region is famous for its subterranean splendour. Beneath the surface of this ancient limestone region is a series of vast cave systems decorated with stalactites, stalagmites and glow-worms. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Caves and a boat ride through the famous Glow-Worm grotto. Enjoy twinkling lights emitting from the ceiling like stars in a dark night. Upon arrival at Auckland, check into the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Breakfast

Day: 8

Departure

After breakfast, self drive to the airport for your onwards journey. Drop the car at the airport branch. The tour ends with wonderful memories!!

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-36.8484597

174.7633315

Auckland

-36.761287

175.4981278

Coromandel

-36.761287

175.4981278

Coromandel

-37.6877975

176.1651295

Tauranga

-38.1368478

176.2497461

Rotorua

-38.1368478

176.2497461

Rotorua

-36.8484597

174.7633315

Auckland

-36.8484597

174.7633315

Auckland

Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Daily breakfast from Day 2
  • Client will have to pick up the car on arrival from the airport branch
  • Car will be compact Toyota Corolla hatchback or similar

Hotels

Hotels in Auckland

Auckland City Hotel - Hobson St

Auckland City Hotel - Hobson St

Standard

Rydges Auckland

Rydges Auckland

Deluxe

Heritage Auckland

Heritage Auckland

Luxury

Hotels in Coromandel

Anchor Lodge

Anchor Lodge

Standard

Anchor Lodge

Anchor Lodge

Deluxe

Anchor Lodge

Anchor Lodge

Luxury

Hotels in Rotorua

Ibis Rotorua

Ibis Rotorua

Standard

Holiday Inn Rotorua

Holiday Inn Rotorua

Deluxe

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

Luxury

Hotels in Tauranga

Armitage & Conference Centre

Armitage & Conference Centre

Standard

Quest Tauranga

Quest Tauranga

Deluxe

The Sebel Trinity Wharf

The Sebel Trinity Wharf

Luxury

Booking Terms

  • Please note the cancellation policy of this holiday : 100 % amount shall be charged in case of cancellation.
  • Any amendments to your booking shall be quoted once your request for an amendment is received. Please note it may not be possible to make amendments as required, and in that case if you wish to cancel your booking, the cancellation policy as mentioned herein above shall apply.
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  • Any changes in itinerary or upgrade in hotel /s will be charged extra, over and above the given cost (which will be informed to the customer in advance for final acceptance and payment).
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  • Confirmation of the package will be done within 2 working days of the receipt of the amounts. In case of any increase in cost, you will be informed about the same and you will have to make payment within 2 days for enabling us to proceed with the bookings with our suppliers to give a confirmation. If you choose not to pay the increased cost, your only right shall be limited to receive the entire amount refunded which shall be done in 2 working days without any cancellation charges or penalties.
  • Any compulsory Christmas and New Year surcharges if applicable will be charged as extras over and above the given cost.
  • City tax/hotel deposit needs to be paid directly
  • Self Drive: Rental car pick up & drop off time is calculated on the basis of 24 hrs, in case of delays one day extra rental will be charged.
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New Zealand - Self Drive

8 Days / 7 Nights

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