<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Bay of Islands self drive New Zealand tour

Bay of Islands Delight

See the spectacular Bay of Islands on this 5 day tour of the northernmost tip of New Zealand. Visit the historic town of Waitangi and indulge yourself in a plethora of watersports.

What's included

  • Return flights from London Heathrow or Manchester Airport (Other regional airports will be on request) inclusive of tax
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Car hire for the duration of your tour
  • A luxury catamaran cruise to the beautiful Cape Brett

5 day itinerary

Day 1
On arrival in Auckland Airport you are met and transferred to your hotel. (Self-drive passengers collect your rental car). If you have free time on arrival, take the opportunity to see the ‘City of Sails’, perhaps a walk around Auckland’s bustling marina and waterfront or take a city tour.

Day 2
Journey north via the Hibiscus Coast township to the beautiful Bay of Islands. Arriving in Paihia, visit the Waitangi Treaty House where New Zealand’s most important document of state was signed. The rest of the afternoon is free for you to spend at leisure. (Self-drive passengers are free to explore the many different places of interest in and around the bays).


Day 3
Today take the opportunity to choose one of the many activities and tours available in this National maritime Park, such as fishing as well as all kinds of water sports. You could explore further north to Cape Reinga, this is New Zealand’s most northerly point and offers spectacular views including the meeting of the Pacific and Tasman Seas.

Day 4
This morning board a luxury catamaran to Cape Brett and cruise through the famous ‘Hole in the Rock’. Return to Paihia via Russell, the first capital of New Zealand. Later this afternoon, farewell the bay and return by coach to Auckland.

Day 5
A transfer to the airport is included for your departure flight. (Self-drive passengers must return their rental car directly at the airport).

Prices from

£1,149 + taxes per person

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