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Rotorua Highlights Standard 2014

Agrodome Sheep Show, New ZealandAuckland, New ZealandGeothermal experiences in New ZealandWaitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand
Agrodome Sheep Show, New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand
Geothermal experiences in New Zealand
Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand
  • Duration: 4 Days
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  • Brochure: The Australia and New Zealand Book 2014
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  • Style: Mini Stays
  • Description: See the highlights of New Zealand’s thermal region – but first take a guided boat tour through the Glow Worm Grotto at Waitomo Caves and see the amazing limestone formations. Visit Te Puia, for an insight into Maori culture, discover the native flora and fauna at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, see sheep shearing and sheep dog trials at the Agrodome Sheep Show and enjoy a Maori Hangi dinner and concert.
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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1

    AUCKLAND – ROTORUA

    Travel through the lush farmland of the Waikato and King Country regions. Enjoy a morning snack as you drive past Rangiriri, the location of an historic Maori Land Wars site. On arrival in the small town of Waitomo, tour with a local Guide through the world-famous Waitomo Glow Worm Caves with their amazing stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone formations. Finish with a silent boat ride through the Glow Worm Grotto - a subterranean cavern lit by thousands of tiny glow worms. Later, travel on to Rotorua, the cultural centre of New Zealand.

  • Day 2

    ROTORUA SIGHTSEEING

    Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour around three of Rotorua’s iconic visitor attractions. Experience Te Puia, a place of Maori culture and a thermal wonderland of impressive geysers and boiling mud pools. Explore Rainbow Springs Nature Park, which showcases native flora and fauna. You may even spot a kiwi! Then see New Zealand’s agricultural industry in action with a sheep shearing display and sheep dog trials at the Agrodome Sheep Show. Tonight enjoy a unique Maori Hangi dinner and concert on a local Marae.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

  • Day 3

    ROTORUA – AUCKLAND

    This morning is at leisure. Later travel through forests and farmlands on your way to Auckland.


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 4

    DEPART AUCKLAND

    You will be transferred to Auckland Airport to connect with your onward flight (flights anytime).


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

What's Included

Travel Highlights

  • Airport transfers in Auckland
  • Buffet breakfast daily and dinner on Day 2
  • Four days including sightseeing, Rotorua thermal reserve and Maori culture
  • Hotel accommodation at Copthorne Hotel Rotorua and Mercure Hotel Auckland

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