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Rotorua Discovery

4 Days 1 Country 2 Cities

See the Glow Worm Grotto, discover flora and fauna and immerse yourself in local culture on this Mini Stay.

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    • Departures between 1 Oct 2017-31 Mar 2018 are subject to price, itinerary and hotel modification.
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    • As this Mini-Stay departs at 6.45am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.
    • Room Share: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
    • This trip is operated in conjunction with our sister company and South Pacific Specialists - AAT Kings and Great Sights.
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    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
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    Auckland, New Zealand

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    Auckland, New Zealand

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    i Flights available

    Early payment discount

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    Code: XXXXX

      Extensions available for this trip

      Secure your trip with a deposit today

      Easy Quote View Trip Book Now Please call 0808 281 1126

      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

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      • Departures between 1 Oct 2017-31 Mar 2018 are subject to price, itinerary and hotel modification.
      • Mini-Stays start daily 1 November 2016 to 31 March 2018
      • Young Traveller Discount Save up to
      • *Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book.
      • As this Mini-Stay departs at 6.45am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.
      • Room Share: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
      • This trip is operated in conjunction with our sister company and South Pacific Specialists - AAT Kings and Great Sights.
      • All prices are per person, double share.
      • For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      See the Glow Worm Grotto, discover flora and fauna and immerse yourself in local culture at a Maori Hangi and concert in Rotorua.


      Trip type: Mini Stay

      Trip code: ZR5

      3 Nights

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      On-trip Transport

      Internal flights not included.

      What's Included

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        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage, local tips and charges

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • Four days including sightseeing, Rotorua thermal reserve and Maori culture

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays

        • All hotel charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • Airport transfers in Auckland

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Your Itinerary

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      Auckland - Rotorua (2 Nights)

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      Rotorua Sightseeing

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      Rotorua - Auckland

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      Depart Auckland

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      Auckland - Rotorua (2 Nights) Day 1 - Auckland - Rotorua (2 Nights)

      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.

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      Rotorua Sightseeing 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 Farm Show. Tonight enjoy a unique Maori Hangi dinner and concert on a local Marae.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Rotorua - Auckland Day 3 - Rotorua - Auckland

      This morning is at leisure. Late this afternoon, travel through forests and lush Waikato farmlands on your way to Auckland.

      Hotel

      The Langham

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      The Langham

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Depart Auckland Day 4 - Depart Auckland

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

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 4

      Available Departures

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        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage, local tips and charges

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • Four days including sightseeing, Rotorua thermal reserve and Maori culture

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays

        • All hotel charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • Airport transfers in Auckland

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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        Service rating : We have given the Rotorua Discovery Superior a 1 star rating because although we paid for it, we did not get it due to the inattention to detail by someone in the booking process at either AATKings or Great Sights.We did however receive fabulous service from Tori at Great Sights

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        Service rating : it was all well organizedProduct : The New Zealand part of the trip was not as expected. After a 2 week tour in Australia, we expected pretty much the same with the "Mini Stay" in New Zealand. I read the email from Trafalgar about traveling with the sister company, but did not

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        Service rating : I didn't feel at ALL like Trafalgar was interested in serving me. They didn't get back to me or my travel agent in anything resembling a timely fashion. We had to change plans because they made us wait so long to hear from them.Product : We asked from the beginning to leave the

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