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Spectacular Bay of Islands

4 Days 1 Country 2 Cities

Discover the beautiful Bay of Islands' marine life and learn about New Zealand history on this Mini Stays trip.

"The vacation of our life"

Jeffrey

About this trip

Relax in the beautiful Bay of Islands, discover its marine life and learn about New Zealand history at the Waitangi Treaty Reserve.


Trip type: Mini Stays

Trip code: ZB4

3 Nights

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Spectacular Bay of Islands

Your Itinerary

1. Auckland - Bay of Islands (2 nights)

(Flights to arrive day prior.) Depart Auckland by coach for the Bay of Islands. On arrival visit the Waitangi Treaty Reserve to learn about New Zealand's early Maori and European history. In Paihia you'll board the Dolphin Seeker, a purpose-built catamaran, and meet your experienced local skipper for a cruise through the beautiful clear waters. Keep a look out for common and bottlenose dolphins, whales and other marine life as you get up close to the action. Enjoy the views as you cruise past the Cape Brett Lighthouse, before arriving at the majestic Hole in the Rock. You'll be holding your breath as the skipper navigates through the narrow space. Take in the unique sights of Grand Cathedral Cave before heading back into the inner islands of the Bay.

Meal(s)
Dinner
Hotel
Copthorne Resort, Water View

2. BAY OF ISLANDS FREE TIME

You'll have the day at leisure. Relax by the pool, or perhaps take a coach ride via Ninety Mile Beach to Cape Reinga, the northern-most point of New Zealand. Tonight, you can choose to dine at one of the local cafés or restaurants on the waterfront.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

3. BAY OF ISLANDS - AUCKLAND

Relax or explore on your own this morning. Perhaps spend time in a local café or ride a historic ferry to Russell, the first capital of New Zealand. Later this afternoon you will return to Auckland.

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast
Hotel
The Langham

4. DEPART AUCKLAND

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

Meal(s)
Buffet Breakfast

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Travel Highlights

    • A travel wallet with your documentation.

    • Buffet breakfast daily and dinner on Day 1

    • Four days including sightseeing and Bay of Islands cruise

    • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.

    • Airport transfers in Auckland

    • Hotel accommodations at Copthorne Resort Water View Bay of Islands and The Langham Auckland


    Airport Transfers

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


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