Discover New Zealand's subtropical northeastern coastline on a full-day tour from Auckland. Visit the Bay of Islands, an area known for its fishing and sailing. Then cruise to Cape Brett for stunning views of the coast, the lighthouse, and natural arch.
What to Expect
Go on a tour that takes you to some of New Zealand's top tourist destinations, the Bay of Islands and Cape Brett, on a full-day excursion. See a variety of white sand beaches and bays and admire the plentiful flora and fauna of the subtropical climate.
Departing from Auckland, cross Harbor Bridge, stopping at the Hibiscus Coast, a popular tourist and retirement resort with stunning beaches. Along the way, your driver will explain the history and culture of the area.
Next, go to see some of the world's tallest trees, Kauri, which are native to New Zealand. Passing through Whangarei, you will visit the historic Waitangi Treaty House. Learn about this estate, which was gifted to the nation in 1932, and learn about the ground's history on a guided tour.
In the afternoon, enjoy a 3-hour eco-cruise that takes you to some of the most breathtaking islands that gave the Bay of Islands its namesake. See Cape Brett and travel through Hole in the Rock, a magnificent naturally-occurring rock passage. Keep your eyes peeled for possible dolphin sightings as well.
- Pick-up from your accommodation in Auckland
- 12.5-hour tour by deluxe coach bus
- Commentary from the driver
- Admission to Waitangi Treaty House Grounds
- 3-hour Cape Brett cruise
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks (boxed lunch option available)
Know Before You Go
The duration of the tour including transportation is approximately 12.5 hours.
Children 4 and under travel free if a seat is not required (meals will be charged accordingly).