Skip to content

Northern Choice (Auckland to Wellington Summer)(Multi Share,Start Auckland, End Wellington)

Code: CH-NNZAD2115

A 10-Day Contiki Tours tour starting from $1,496.00

Dates & Prices

Start Date End Date Brochure Price Action
2020-10-03 2020-10-12 1,521.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-10-11 2020-10-20 1,521.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-10-19 2020-10-28 1,521.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-10-27 2020-11-05 1,521.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-11-04 2020-11-13 1,521.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-11-12 2020-11-21 1,521.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-11-20 2020-11-29 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-11-28 2020-12-07 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-12-06 2020-12-15 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-12-14 2020-12-23 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-12-18 2020-12-27 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-12-22 2020-12-31 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-12-26 2021-01-04 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-12-30 2021-01-08 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-01-03 2021-01-12 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-01-07 2021-01-16 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-01-11 2021-01-20 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-01-15 2021-01-24 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-01-19 2021-01-28 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-01-23 2021-02-01 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-01-27 2021-02-05 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-01-31 2021-02-09 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-02-04 2021-02-13 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-02-08 2021-02-17 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-02-12 2021-02-21 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-02-16 2021-02-25 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-02-24 2021-03-05 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-03-04 2021-03-13 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-03-20 2021-03-29 1,555.50 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-04-05 2021-04-14 1,533.40 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-04-21 2021-04-30 1,533.40 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-05-07 2021-05-16 1,533.40 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-05-23 2021-06-01 1,533.40 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-06-08 2021-06-17 1,533.40 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-06-24 2021-07-03 1,533.40 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-07-02 2021-07-11 1,496.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2021-07-10 2021-07-19 1,496.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
Note: Departures appearing above in green are guaranteed to operate by the tour operator.

Airfare Disclaimer
A NOTE ABOUT AIRFARE: We encourage you to buy your airfare from the tour operator, because if your tour cancels then your airlines tickets will be covered. Purchasing flights separately at a lesser rate and incorporating it with a Non-Guaranteed Departure Date can result in loss of total cost of your flight investment. Depending on the fare rules, flights may be Non-Refundable and/or Non-Transferable. Neither the tour operator and/or Atlas Cruises & Tours will be held responsible for loss if a tour is cancelled for Lack of Participation.

Documents
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.


* Comprehensive Travel Insurance is mandatory for all Contiki trips. Contiki has the right to refuse travellers without the required insurance coverage to join our trips.

All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

New Zealand

Cities Visited:

Auckland, Paihia, Paihia, Paihia, Auckland, Auckland, Rotorua, Rotorua, Rotorua, Lake Taupo, Lake Taupo, Mount Ruapehu, Mount Ruapehu, Wellington, Wellington, Wellington,


Sightseeing Highlights

Auckland to Paihia:
See the City of Sails harbour made famous by the Americas Cup

Rotorua to Lake Taupo via Huka Falls:
Take a behind the scenes tour of the of a Kiwi conservation project at the Rainbow Springs Kiwi Encounter

Wellington:
Tuck into coffee and cake in one of Wellington's cafes, including a 'Heart parcels' brownie with proceeds going towards supporting the homeless
Join our 2019 Changemaker Parris Quinn in handing out 'Heart Parcels' food to Wellington's homeless (from Oct 2020 - selected departures)
Check out the cafe & restaurant scene in Wellington, voted the coolest little capital in the world

Overview

Traditional Maori hangi dinner & dance performance one minute, skyscrapers & city nightlife the next. This is the sort of diversity that will keep you on your toes and round the clock ecstatic on the Northern Choice. The adventure starts from the big smoke of Auckland & concludes in little San Fran of Wellington.

Year Round Offers

  • Contiki is the best vacation for 18-35 year olds
  • Refer-a-Friend Reward you save $100 off a tour
  • Book any 2 Contiki trips of 10 days - Save $100
  • Triple Discounts Save 5% & Early Payment Discount

Northern Choice (Auckland to Wellington Summer)(Multi Share,Start Auckland, End Wellington)

Day 1: Auckland to Paihia via Parry Kauri Park
Welcome to NZ globe trotters. Time to meet your wolf-pack and start salivating over the overflowing banquet of adventure we have up for grabs here in the land of the 'long white cloud'. We'll cross Aucklands Harbour Bridge admiring the 'City of Sails' habour before starting our journey north to Paihia.We'll waste no time exploring what this country is famed for - unfathomable nature. Ancient Kauri trees that stand up to 50 metres high and hold over 1000-years of history will delight a walk through the reserve of Parry Kauri Park. -Walk through native Kauri ForestOn arrival to the Bay of Island we're starting off with a dose of Kiwi history on a guided tour at Waitangi Treaty grounds where in 1840 New Zealand officially became a nation of two communities. And because we like to give you that something extra, how about a free admission at the Treaty museum, in case you seek a bit more detail on Kiwi history.

Day 2: Paihia
Whether it's parasailing or a fast boat ride - today's (idyllic) list of optionals reads like a who's who of adventure. This area is filled with natural beauty and is sure to inspire your inner wild child. Make the most of the Free Time Add-On experiences on offer - tomorrow we head back to the big city vibes.

Day 3: Paihia to Auckland
This morning we'll tuck into breakfast supplied by the Eat My Lunch - every meal purchases a lunch which is delivered to schools for kids in need.Then, feeling full, salty and sun-kissed we wave goodbye to Paihia & sashay our way back down NZ in the direction of Auckland. We'll say sad goodbyes, but there are always more adventures around the corner.

Day 4: Auckland to Rotorua
Laters Auckland! Today we drive through the lush farmlands of Waikato, an area that produces many of New Zealand's best Rugby players for the All Blacks, on route to Hobbiton Village. That's right, it wouldn't be a complete experience without a stop at the "Shire".When you catch your first whiff of that .. 'unusual' sulphur smell, you'll know we've arrived in Rotorua. Famed for its spurting geysers, boiling mud pools & hot springs, gondola and speeding luge rides, Rotorua is a natural wonderland, and then some. Tonight the culture will sky rocket with a traditional Maori hangi dinner & dance performance, and perhaps best of all, the chance to get involved in the world-famous HAKA. Tongues at the ready peeps.

Day 5: Rotorua
The day is yours to roam free in this geothermal paradise. Soak in a hot spring, go white water rafting or hike up a volcano. The options are limitless and the decisions are yours. If you're travelling after October 2020, we recommend the Rotorua Dawn Canopy Tour, exclusive to Contiki, where you'll watch the sun rise, eat some breakfast and drink coffee up in the towering trees as the birds make start their morning calls. Then, you'll get to soar 1200m through the forest on the ultimate zipline adventure.

Day 6: Rotorua to Lake Taupo via Huka Falls
Our Rotorua adventures are (almost) at an end, but not before we stop by the Rainbow Springs Nature Park, where you 'll get the chance to learn about New Zealand's national bird, kiwis. Like nice surprises? Here 's one for you - your included entrance fee goes towards the kiwi rehabilitation project, a Contiki sponsored initiative. Plus, as part of the project Treadright sponsors an incubator to hatch eggs, so every year we get naming rights to two new baby kiwis. Cute, huh?220,000 litres (that's 58 000 gallons) of water gush over Huka Falls per second. Just let that sink in for a minute. Wild, right? Even wilder still is the Hukafalls Jet experience - a thrilling ride that will get you experiencing the full force of the falls and leave you with even more of a taste for adventure. A good thing really, given Lake Taupo is on the horizon.Volcanic peak views & trout fishing will seamlessly slip us into quaint lake life. But don't be fooled by the seemingly still scenery - a bungy jump or skydive are both on the menu if that adrenaline itch needs scratching.

Day 7: Lake Taupo to Mount Ruapehu
We drive through the central plateau to the southern end of the Tongariro National Park, Ohakune is known as the aprés ski capital of the North Island. Today you have the option to go mountain biking along one of NZ's most picturesque track, "the Old Coach Rd".Tonight we stay in a heritage listed building built in 1913 which is now a vibrant modern ski lodge, located at the base of a volcano, Mt Ruapehu with views unlike any other you've seen.

Day 8: Mount Ruapehu to Wellington
These landscapes are unique and the sights will leave you breathless. On route to the windy capital Wellington where we'll show you the sights of this city.As much as we've been loving the nature time, the change of scenery to New Zealand's well-cultured capital will prove an utter delights. After an orientation through the narrow streets of Wellington a night on the town will be on the cards, plus an optional dinner to start the night off as we mean to go on.

Day 9: Wellington
The day is yours to explore Wellington! In the early evening we'll head to a local cafe and try the famed flat white coffee in its city of origin (sorry Australians). Then you'll have a free afternoon, or (from Oct 2020) we'll meet Parris Quinn our 2019 changemaker, and try some of her Heart Parcels brownies. Heart Parcels is a charity that Parris started to ensure Wellington's homeless have enough food to eat. Buy a delicious brownie here and the proceeds go straight towards feeding people living on the streets of Wellington. If it's a Monday night, you're welcome to join Paris as she hands out donations. It's inspiring stuff.

Day 10: End Wellington
Today marks the end of our adventure (sob) as our trip comes to an end after brekkie. NZ - you've been real.



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Contiki Tours

Accommodation:
Throughout your trip you 'll be getting your beauty sleep in comfy beds in cosy multi-share rooms. Your accommodation will always be located in the heart of the action, with communal areas for you and your new best friends to relax and socialise.

Food:
We'll get 12 of your meals, you get the rest. You can expect a healthy breakfast every morning, as well as a traditional Maori Hangi and a BBQ or roast along the way. We'll also give you plenty of opportunities to try the best gourmet eats in NZ.

Staff:
A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life. An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps. Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past. This is your team. Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything we do.



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

No current offers.

 

From: $1,496.00

Get A Quote

Number of Travelers *

By selecting submit, I am acknowledging that I am 18 years or older.

Exit X

We’re here to help.

Using a travel agent is free and has many benefits:

Tell us how to reach you to get started.

By selecting submit, I am acknowledging that I am 18 years or older.

* Some restrictions apply. Not available with all tour operators. See agent for more details.