North to South Tour (5 Days / 4 Nights) LT43


(per adult)

A five day independent tour with daily departures from Auckland. The tour travels by road from Auckland to Rotoura, via Waitomo and then onto Wellington via Taupo and the central plateau of the North Island. From Wellington you with cross Cook Strait by ferry to Picton and then by the Coastal Pacific Train to Kaikoura. Following whale watching in Kaikoura your tour travels by road to Christchurch, where the tour concludes. The tour includes four nights 4 star accommodation.


•  Waitomo Caves

•  Rotorua & Attractions

•  Wellington

•  Inter-Islander Ferry

•  TransCoastal Train

•  Kaikoura & Whale Watching


Day  One      Auckland  –  Waitomo– Rotorua

Depart Auckland for the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, tour cave formations, stalactites, stalagmites by boat through a Glowworm Cavern lit up with thousands of tiny glowworm lights. From Waitomo travel through

the Central North Island to Rotorua Arriving at the Agrodome you can feed the sheep, llamas, and deer. See a sheep shearing demonstration and a sheep dog trial. Next a Maori Cultural Performance inside Te Puia

Marae be treated to the perfect harmonies, the Poi, Haka and Tititorea. Finally the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. Woodcarving, weaving displays and the thermal valley

surrounded by boiling mud pools, and the famous Pohutu geyser. Evening accommodation Sudima Hotel Rotoura or similar


Day Two Rotorua

Day at leisure an opportunity to explore the Rotorua town ship, the lake front and beautiful Government Gardens or take in some of the other attractions,

such as Rainbow Springs Skyline Gondola, or the Tamaki Maori Village.

Day Three Rotorua – Wellington

Rotorua by coach travelling south to the capital city of New Zealand, Wellington, via the shores of Lake Taupo, through the dry arid central plateau, the home of several active volcanoes. Prior to

arriving in Wellington travel down the Kapiti Coast with great views of Cooks Strait and the South Island. Accommodation James Cook Hotel


Day Four Wellington – Picton – Kiakoura

Depart Wellington by the Inter-Islander Cook Strait Ferry for the 3 hour ferry crossing to Picton in the heart of the Marlborough Sounds. On your arrival you will board the TransCoastal train and travel to Kaikoura via

some spectacular scenic coast line. Accommodation White Morph Inn


Day Five Kaikoura – Christchurch

On this the final day you will go Whale Watching where you will see the Giant Sperm Whale and a host of marine life.

This afternoon continue onto Christchurch where your tour concludes.


Note: This tour can be operated in reverse starting in Christchurch (LT43A). When booking this tour for 3 people, please select the 2 persons option and add the Triple Room supplement before proceeding. Quad room types and pricing are also available on request –  email:

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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 5
Maximum number of people: Unlimited
Location: New Zealand – Both Islands