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AAT Kings Jewels of the Bay

Get to know the Northernmost area in New Zealand. Cruise the islands of the Bay and view Cape Brett and the Hole in the Rock up close, stand beneath the humbling Kauri Trees and choose how you spend a free day in the beautiful town of Paihia. This tour is short and sweet but easily added to the AAT Kings 7-day Iconic North. Matched together you have the perfect 10-day journey through New Zealand's North Island.

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New Zealand escorted tour

This suggested tour costs from NZD$1,299 per person (twin share, low season)

Starts in Auckland, finishes in Auckland

3 days/2 nights

Hotel 4 star

 Pre and post tour options? YES

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This tour also includes
Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise
Visit to Parry Kauri Park
Meals included: 3 breakfasts, 1 dinner
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Brief itinerary - AAT Kings Jewels of the Bay

Day 1: Travel north to the beautiful Bay of Islands
Accommodation: Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands (or similar)

Day 2: Choose how you want to explore the Bay of Islands
Accommodation: Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands (or similar)

Day 3: Return back to Auckland

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Day 1 - Travel north to the beautiful Bay of Islands

AAT Kings Jewels of the Bay - Day 1
Auckland to Pahia

Depart Auckland City and travel north over the Harbour Bridge past the sprawling suburbs of the North Shore of Auckland. Our travels then take you through Northland’s lush farmland scenery before arriving into the beautiful Bay of Islands. Experience spectacular scenery as you cruise through game fishing waters to Cape Brett and, weather permitting, through the famous ‘Hole in the Rock’ formation. The return cruise to Paihia meanders through picturesque islands – see deserted sandy beaches and secluded bays and keep your eyes peeled for the marine life. This evening enjoy a dinner at your hotel, you will be staying in a garden view room, to upgrade to a Water View Room please discuss with our specialists.

Your accommodation: Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands (or similar)

Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands is located within the Waitangi Treaty grounds, surrounded by native bush and the beautiful Bay of Islands Harbour.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 2 - Choose how you want to explore the Bay of Islands

AAT Kings Jewels of the Bay - Day 2
Bay of Islands

Today is a completely free day for you to experience the beauty of the Bay of Islands. Perhaps head back out on to the water and experience a day of sailing aboard a historic tall ship, enjoy wine tasting, or join a Russell Mini Tour and learn a little more about the settling of the Bay of Islands. We offer a wide range of activities for you to choose from. Your AAT Kings Travel Director will assist you in booking all your chosen optional experiences. Tonight, you are free to dine as you wish.

Your accommodation: Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands (or similar)

Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands is located within the Waitangi Treaty grounds, surrounded by native bush and the beautiful Bay of Islands Harbour.

Meals included: Breakfast

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Day 3 - Return back to Auckland

AAT Kings Jewels of the Bay - Day 3
Bay of Islands to Auckland

Enjoy a leisurely morning in the Bay of Islands before you travel back to Auckland. Our journey south takes us to Whangarei, the northern-most city in New Zealand, where you can wander around the art galleries and through the marina in the Town Basin. Later, enjoy a stop at Parry Kauri Park and take a walk among New Zealand’s native forest giants, the Kauri trees before arriving into Auckland late afternoon. Your trip ends upon arrival in Auckland.

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