|1|| ARRIVE AUCKLAND
On arrival, seat in coach guests will be met and privately transferred to hotel. Self drive guests will collect a rental car and drive to the hotel.
|2||AUCKLAND - WAITOMO - MATAMATA - ROTORUA
Travel south past rolling green hills and lush pastureland to Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Enjoy a guided tour of the weird and wonderful limestone formations and a magical boat ride under thousands of twinkling glowworms. Continue to Matamata and visit Hobbiton Movie Set for a guided tour of ‘Middle Earth’. Continue to Rotorua. (B)
Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mudpools and roaring geysers. Following this, visit the Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show before continuing to Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand’s trout, birds and wildlife. This afternoon is at leisure to experience some of Rotorua’s other attractions. This evening enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert. (B,D)
|4||ROTORUA – AUCKLAND
Choose whether you spend the morning in Rotorua or the afternoon in Auckland for some optional activities (optional activities not included in the tour price). Transfer from Rotorua to Auckland. (B)
Rotorua - Auckland: 228km (approx 3hrs)
|5|| DEPARTURE DAY
Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car.
Tour itinerary are subject to change without any prior notice, any leaving tour without notice will be liable to additional charges
Itinerary & shopping stop is subject to guide arrangement/traffic
Standard: Standard is equivalent to a good 3-star tourist hotel. These hotels represent excellent value for money and usually have a licensed restaurant and bar on the premises.
Superior: Superior describes hotels in the 3.5 to 4-star category. More often than not, these will be centrally located and offering a wide range of services and facilities.
First Class: First class are central city or resort location hotels at the top end of the scale rating 4 to 4.5 stars. All hotels at this level have excellent facilities, bars and restaurants etc, full services, and many feature swimming pool, spa baths, and a fully equipped gymnasium for the enjoyment of guests.