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Deluxe 2 Day Auckland, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua Tour

Experience the best of Auckland the ‘City of Sails’ with a city tour including magnificent views from the Skytower, a harbour dinner cruise and a night at the Skycity Grand Hotel.  Day 2 will see you venture south to the remarkable Waitomo Caves, then to Rotorua to explore the Maori culture, farming fun and geothermal wonders of the region before returning to Auckland.

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New Zealand independent tour

This suggested tour costs from NZD$808 per person (twin share, low season)

Starts in Auckland, finishes in Auckland

2 days/1 nights

Hotel 4 star

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Brief itinerary - Deluxe 2 Day Auckland, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua Tour

Day 1: Explore the City of Sails including the Skytower and Harbour Dinner Cruise. Accommodation: Stamford Plaza, Auckland

Day 2: Auckland to Waitomo to Rotorua to Auckland.

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Day 1 - Explore the City of Sails including the Skytower and Harbour Dinner Cruise

Deluxe 2 Day Auckland, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua Tour - Day 1
Auckland Morning Highlights Tour Including Sky Tower with GreatSights

Experience the best of Auckland's city highlights with a half-day scenic tour, followed by a trip up the famous Auckland Sky Tower.
Travel around the city centre and over the Auckland Harbour Bridge with its stunning views of the harbour and city skyline. Visit the Viaduct Harbour and Auckland's famous Queen Street, and enjoy the lush grounds of the Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park. Pause for morning tea in charming Parnell Village, a historic suburb which has been transformed into a unique boutique shopping experience. The tour continues along the waterfront to the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, named after a much-respected Prime Ministers of New Zealand. With panoramic views of the harbour and beautiful formal gardens, it's a great spot to take photos. After a scenic trip back along Tamaki Drive to the city, arrive at Auckland's Sky Tower, the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand at 328 metres high. Prepare yourself for breathtaking 360 degree views from the observation deck of this Auckland landmark. On a clear day you'll be able to gaze as far as 80 kilometres in all directions – it's the perfect way to get to know the city of Auckland and its surroundings.

Harbour Dinner Cruise with Explore

This unique on-water dining experience is not to be missed while you're in Auckland. Enjoy smooth sailing on the Waitemata Harbour - then watch this photogenic city come alive with twinkling lights. Enjoy your meal as you sail around the beautiful Auckland Harbour taking in the view as the sun slowly sets. You'll be treated to canapes and a drink as you set off towards Westhaven Marina. Choose between dining in the downstairs cabin or on deck to take in the iconic sights of the Auckland Harbour. To finish the evening off, savour your dessert course as you leisurely sail back to Auckland's vibrant Viaduct Harbour.

Your accommodation: Stamford Plaza, Auckland

Located just a few minutes stroll from Auckland's vibrant waterfront the Stamford Plaza Hotel offers 5 star accommodation and services including 4 on site restaurants to choose from.

Meals included: Dinner

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Day 2 - Auckland to Waitomo to Rotorua to Auckland

Deluxe 2 Day Auckland, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua Tour - Day 2
Waitomo and Rotorua Experience Day Tour Return from Auckland with GreatSights

This full day tour has it all! From the magical glowworms and world-famous limestone formations of Waitomo to the rich cultural heritage and geothermal bounty of Rotorua. Includes a visit to the glowworm caves, a Māori cultural performance, a visit to the Agrodome and bubbling mud pools and geysers.

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