New Zealand Intro

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Duration: 8 days

Trip code: NZTO

Get to know gorgeous New Zealand with a week in Auckland and on the Coromandel Peninsula. Join a group of like-minded explorers and a dedicated guide and discover city sights and hidden gems on this fantastic tour! From the bustle of Auckland to the beauty of Cathedral Cove and the Kauri Forests, this tour is the perfect introduction to the many delights of this fantastic country!

Trip highlights

  • See all the sights on an Auckland city tour!
  • Discover the beauty of the Coromandel Peninsula
  • Dig a personal hot water bath on Hot Water Beach!
  • Visit stunning coasts such as Cathedral Cove and New Chums Beach
  • Celebrate your adventure with a group farewell dinner in Auckland!
Further trip information

Enjoy a fantastic introduction to New Zealand with a week of awesome Auckland activities! Taking in city sights, beach escapes and the most wonderful landscapes around, this group tour is the perfect way to make friends, explore the country and have a week to remember.

Day 1: Welcome to New Zealand! Touch down into Auckland and hop on an inclusive airport shuttle to your lively city accommodation. Get to know your group over a few drinks and a welcome dinner, and enjoy your first evening in this wonderful country! Welcome dinner and drink included.

Day 2-3: Auckland life. Discover the bustle of Queen Street, check out Auckland Harbour Bridge, and sample the tranquil atmospheres of Auckland’s parks and waterfront walkways. You’ll also visit Mount Eden, a grassy volcanic crater that overlooks Auckland. Breakfast included.

Day 4: Coromandel Peninsula. Journey across to the Coromandel Peninsula and arrive at a beautiful beachside lodge – your accommodation for the evening! Head down to the beach and enjoy a swim or take a hike along the shore. Breakfast included.

Day 5: Beaches and forests. Dig yourself a personal hot water pool at the incredible Hot Water Beach. Then head over to Cathedral Cove, a spectacular bay that is only accessible by boat or on foot. Finish the day with a stroll through some tranquil Kauri Forests and a tasty BBQ dinner.

Day 6: New Chums. Visit New Chums Beach, a gorgeous sweeping coastline with golden sands and shimmering crystal waters. Chill out on the beach and then cruise back to Auckland on a ferry. 

Day 7: Mt. Rangitoto and Farewell Dinner! Today, you’ll enjoy a ferry trip across to Mt. Rangitoto, Auckland’s largest volcano.  Climb to the summit and enjoy spectacular views. Then return to the mainland to celebrate with a group dinner in Auckland! Discover some of the city's best clubs and dance the night away! Breakfast included.

Day 8: Intro week ends. Your intro week ends this morning in Auckland. Time to head off for more New Zealand adventures or return home and show off to all your friends!

Optional Extra – Work in New Zealand

If you fancy finding a great job in New Zealand, you can swap your Mt. Rangitoto ferry ticket for 12 months of job support! The package includes access to a jobs network with hundreds of vacancies, help with setting up a bank account and tax file number, and an NZ SIM card so you can set up interviews with potential employers.

More Travel

Fancy more adventures in New Zealand? Why not explore the country for up to a year with our flexible Kiwi Discovery Pass? Or, if you’d prefer a guided experience, check out our Grand Kiwi, which takes in the best of the north and south islands.

Dates & booking
Please note this trip only runs from October to March to coincide with the New Zealand summer season.

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