Personal Travel Manager - Gail Hughes

Gail Hughes - Personal Travel Manager

0421 156 650

gail.hughes@travelmanagers.com.au

 

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9 Day Taster Tour of the North Island

This 9 day tour starts in Auckland and finishes in Wellington.


Explore the North Island from Auckland to Wellington on this short 'Taster Tour'. In Rotorua you'll be introduced to Maori culture through an informative and tasty discovery of the cuisine. You then journey to the beautiful Hawkes Bay, home to New Zealand's oldest vineyards. With time to discover the wineries for yourself during the day, you are then treated to an amazing progressive dinner at some of the top winery restaurants with matched wine tastings. From Napier travel south to the village of Martinborough, a hidden gem within New Zealand's food and wine scene. You'll be introduced to the delicious artisan delights that are being made here. The last leg of your 'Taster Tour' brings you to the capital city of Wellington, a hub for foodies and the best place to experience New Zealand's cafe culture.


Accommodation type on this tour is: Motels.


This tour also features:


Itinerary summary for: 9 Day Taster Tour of the North Island

Day 1: Welcome to Auckland
Accommodation: CityLife Auckland

Day 2: Drive south through Waikato farmland via Hobbiton Village before continuing to Rotorua
Accommodation: Quest Rotorua Central

Day 3: Enjoy an intimate introduction to Maori culture and food
Accommodation: Quest Rotorua Central

Day 4: First head to Lake Taupo before travelling east to the Hawke's Bay
Accommodation: The Dome

Day 5: This evening you'll dine at some of the top Hawkes Bay vineyards, with perfectly matched wines
Accommodation: The Dome

Day 6: Napier to Martinborough, famed for its boutique wineries
Accommodation: Brackenridge Country Spa and Retreat

Day 7: Taste and tour the artisan food and wine products of Martinborough
Accommodation: Brackenridge Country Spa and Retreat

Day 8: It's a short drive over the Rimutaka Ranges to Wellington today
Accommodation: CityLife Wellington

Day 9: Take the morning to discover Wellington's cafe culture before you depart