Thermal Explorer - 5 Days
Day 1: Auckland
On arrival in Auckland, 'The City of Sails', seat in coach passengers will be met by our local representative and privately transferred to their hotel. Overnight.
Day 2: Auckland - Rotorua
Breakfast. Travel south to reach the market garden area of Pukekohe. Continue through Hamilton - New Zealand's fourth largest city and the fertile Waikato region to the 'Thermal City' of Rotorua. This afternoon is at leisure. This evening enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) & Concert. Overnight.
Day 3: Rotorua
Breakfast. Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mud pools and roaring geysers. Then visit Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand's trout, birds and wildlife before continuing to the Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the stars of our sheep industry. This afternoon, visit Hobbiton Movie Set for a 2 hour guided tour of 'Middle Earth'. Return to Rotorua for the evening at your leisure. Overnight.
Day 4: Rotorua – Waitomo – Auckland
Breakfast. Travel over the forested Mamaku Ranges to reach Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves including an underground boat ride viewing the millions of glow worms on the cavern roof. Continue through the fertile Waikato area to reach Auckland. Overnight
Day 5: Auckland
Breakfast. Transfer for your next destination.
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