North Island

Auckland/Rotorua/Wellington 4 to 5 days

The North Island has an incredible variety of options to offer the discerning traveller:

  • Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, with its wonderful bay as its playground and all that a major city in the South Pacific has to offer:- cruises to see dolphins and whales and islands in the Gulf
    – Auckland Museum with its superb maori art collection
    – wineries to sample outstanding New Zealand wines
    – Take a bush walk in the Waitakere Ranges
    – Sail in one of the America’s Cup yachts
    – Follow the Art trail to discover painters, sculptors and potters
  • Rotorua is the capital of Maori culture, offering as well incredible volcanic activities and plenty of possibilities to keep you entertained:
    – attend a private Maori entertainment Hangi & Concert
    – meet with Maori artists and have a Maori tattoo done
    – visit an array of thermal parks with colourful sulphur and mineral pools
    – soak in natural hot pools
    – relax in a mud bath
    – have a massage with Maori special techniques and oils
    – fish for trout in one of our many beautiful lakes
    – visit a private volcanic island in the centre of Lake Rotorua
    – fly and make a guided tour of an active volcanic island, White Island
    – have a private dinner in the Redwood forest
    – paddle a waka (Maori canoe) on Lake Rotorua
    – stay in one of the many luxury lodges in the region
  • Wellington is our charming capital city, with its beautiful waterfront:
    – spend some time at the National museum, Te Papa
    – have a  private  tour of  the New Zealand Parliament Building
    – take a guided beer tasting/chocolate tasting/fashion tour of the capital
    – Visit the up-coming wine region of Martinborough