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Jewels of the Bay

3 Day Guided Holiday | Auckland Return

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Some 144 subtropical islands, untrodden beaches, abundant wildlife and rich Maori culture – the Bay of Islands region at the tip of New Zealand’s North Island is as wild and wide as it is wonderful. This is your backdrop to this 3 day Bay Of Islands tour, where you’ll be visiting wineries, soaking up sunsets, and experiencing soul-stirring historic sites and cruising calm coves.

Prices From Code: UBOI

$1120

Adult Twin i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over). All prices are per person, land only.

$1385

Single i A person, who must be 18 years and over, travelling alone, must pay the single room price. All prices are per person, land only.

$1015

Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have minimum age requirements.
Prices above are per person in USD

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Jewels of the Bay

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3 Day Guided Holiday

Auckland Return

Some 144 subtropical islands, untrodden beaches, abundant wildlife and rich Maori culture – the Bay of Islands region at the tip of New Zealand’s North Island is as wild and wide as it is wonderful. This is your backdrop to this 3 day Bay Of Islands tour, where you’ll be visiting wineries, soaking up sunsets, and experiencing soul-stirring historic sites and cruising calm coves.

Highlights

Local Connection

Free day in the Bay of Islands? Enjoy immersive expeditions like cruising through the Hole in the Rock or a Russell Mini Tour.

Insider Knowledge

The best way to get an insider’s perspective of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds? With a guide descended from the original document’s signatories.

Cultural Immersion

Nature and Maori culture unite at the country’s northernmost city, Whangarei. Explore at your own pace.

Itinerary

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This morning, depart Auckland City and travel north over the Harbour Bridge past the sprawling suburbs of the North Shore of Auckland. Our travels then take you through Northland’s lush farmland scenery before arriving into the beautiful Bay of Islands. This afternoon discovers the stories, people and events that shaped the past, present and future of Aotearoa New Zealand at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. During your tour you will view the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe, the historic Treaty House and carved Meeting House. Stand on the spot where New Zealand’s founding document, the Treaty of Waitangi, was first signed in 1840. This evening enjoy dinner at your hotel.

  Hotel: Copthorne Resort Bay of Islands, Water View Rooms, 2 nights

  Included Meals: Dinner

Today is a completely free day for you to experience the beauty of the Bay of Islands. Perhaps head back out on to the water and experience a day of sailing aboard a historic tall ship, enjoy wine tasting, or join a Russell Mini Tour and learn a little more about the settling of the Bay of Islands. We offer a wide range of activities for you to choose from. Your AAT Kings Travel Director will assist you in booking all your chosen optional experiences. Tonight, you are free to dine as you wish.

  Included Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a leisurely morning in the Bay of Islands before you travel back to Auckland. Our journey south takes us to Whangarei, the northern-most city in New Zealand, where you can wander around the art galleries and through the marina in the Town Basin. Enjoy a scenic drive through the Rodney District before arriving into Auckland late afternoon.

  Included Meals: Breakfast

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.


Accommodation

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

This welcoming Bay of Islands hotel commands a superb waterfront location in the heart of the Bay of Islands, offering uninterrupted bay views surrounded by 60 acres of subtropical gardens as part of the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

    Features

  • 42" flat screen TV with Sky channels
  • Wi-Fi
  • Refrigerator
  • Mini Bar
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Phone
  • Work Desk
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Trip Details

What's included

  • • Specialist team of two highly experienced Travel Director and Driver
  • • Centrally located premium 4 star hotels
  • • 1 included attractions/experiences

What to Bring

  • • Comfortable walking shoes
  • • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • • Water bottle
  • • Warm layers in cooler months
  • • Camera

Fitness Requirements

  • • Low level of fitness required

Dining

  • • 2 Full Breakfasts
  • • 1 Dinner

Flight Information

  • • Day Prior – flights to arrive anytime into Auckland Airport
  • • Day 3 – flights to depart after 7.00pm from Auckland Airport

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