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New Zealand Independent tours starting in Auckland

Starting your New Zealand itinerary in Auckland gives you lots of great options. Travel North to the Bay of Islands or South to the geothermal areas of the North. Combine with the South Island for a truly wonderful NZ experience. 

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Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga Deluxe 3 day tour

3 days from Auckland to Auckland

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Highway on a beach
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 2 nights
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Experience the Bay of Islands, tropical Northland including Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach plus the historic Waitangi Treaty grounds. A cruise to the hole in the rock is also included.

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5 day Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton

5 days from Auckland to Auckland

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Hobbiton, Matamata
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 4 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 38 times in the last 7 days
 

Visit Waitomo Caves, the Rotorua Agrodome, Te Puia, Mitai Maori Village, Hobbiton Movie Set and Wai-O-Tapu thermal area on this action packed 5 day itinerary.

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Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga 4 day Experience

4 days from Auckland to Auckland

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Cape Reinga, North Island
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 32 times in the last 7 days
 

This 4 day tour includes coach travel with Great Sights, a tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, a Russell mini tour, a full day adventure to Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach plus a Hole in the Rock Cruise and a full day to relax or explore more in the beautiful Bay of Islands.

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Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton 3 day experience

3 days from Auckland to Auckland

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Hobbiton, Matamata
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 20 times in the last 7 days
 

Visit Waitomo Caves, the Rotorua Agrodome, Te Puia, Mitai Maori Village, Hobbiton Movie Set and Wai-O-Tapu thermal area on this action packed 3 day tour.

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Best of the North

5 days from Auckland to Auckland

Te Puia Maori, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 4 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 19 times in the last 7 days
 

Explore the best of the North Island. Cruise the sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands, visit the top of the country at Cape Reinga, explore ancient limestone caves, discover a pre-European Maori Village and enjoy a drink at the Green Dragon Inn after your tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set.

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2 Day Bay of Islands Short Escape Tour

2 days from Auckland to Auckland

Port Russell, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 19 times in the last 7 days
 

Experience the tropical Bay of Islands including the historic Waitangi Treaty grounds and a cruise to the hole in the rock.

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Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton 4 day package

4 days from Auckland to Auckland

Mitai Maori, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 9 times in the last 7 days
 

Visit Waitomo Caves, the Rotorua Agrodome, Te Puia, Mitai Maori Village, Hobbiton Movie Set and Wai-O-Tapu thermal area on this action packed tour plus one full day in Rotorua to explore or relax at leisure.

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11 day New Zealand Southbound Explorer

11 days from Auckland to Christchurch

Escorted coach tours New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 10 nights
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An exciting 11 day tour that allows you to experience New Zealand's highlights. Beginning in the North Island, enjoy exploring Rotorua and Waitomo before flying south Rotorua to Christchurch for an exploration of the beautiful southern alpine regions including Mt. Cook and much more.

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Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton 2 day experience

2 days from Auckland to Auckland

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Hobbiton, Matamata
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 19 times in the last 7 days
 

Visit Waitomo Caves, the Rotorua Agrodome, Te Puia, Mitai Maori Village and Hobbiton Movie Set on this 2 day fun filled tour.

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7 day Auckland to Christchurch Highlights Tour

7 days from Auckland to Christchurch

Auckland city, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 6 nights
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Journey from the Auckland via Rotorua, Napier and the capital city of Wellington.  Fly to Christchurch, the garden city, and explore the gateway to the South.

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Keri Harris & Rangi Uangakore, Southern Highlights with Milford Sound, Travelled on 3rd January 2021
The trip was amazing, we loved it. The entire process - providing us with the sights that we wanted to see (majestic), our accommodation (amazing) we were so fortunate for the comforts. Our transport from A to B outstanding and the way Chelsea...
Barbara Saies, 10 Day South Island Explorer, Travelled on 22nd November 2020
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Jenny & Neville Bowmar, Kathy & Tom Sintmaartensdyk, A Customised Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga Deluxe 4 day tour, Travelled on 23rd October 2020
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