ECNI – Northern – Sea & Steam

Auckland/The Coromandel/Rotorua/Waikato

This is a sample itinerary – please contact us if you have a multi-regional itinerary in mind to top or tail your TRENZ visit to NZ.

Start: Auckland
See: The Coromandel
Stay: Hahei
Collect your rental car and set off for Hahei on The Coromandel. Relax this afternoon / evening and refresh for a big few days of adventure ahead. Enjoy a scenic cruise to Cathedral Cove, and visit the famous Hot Water Beach.
Stay Hahei
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Start: Hahei
Stay: Rotorua

Head south this morning towards the Bay of Plenty along the Pacific Coast Highway.  We recommend stopping for at the Flat White Café, Waihi Beach. (Please advise if you would like to spend some time in Bay of Plenty otherwise continue south to Rotorua.  Add an extra night here if you do.) Continue to Rotorua today and be ready for an action-packed day including the high forest adventure of Redwoods Altitude, and the cultural and geothermal features of Te Puia. Relax at the Secret Spot before heading to your cultural evening at Mitai Maori Village which includes a visit to Rainbow Springs Beauty by night.
Stay: Rotorua accommodation
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Start: Rotorua
See: Rotorua Hobbiton™ Movie Set
Stay: Cambridge

After breakfast today – Rotorua continues to deliver with a Waimangu guided visit and Buried Village experience.  This afternoon see the town from above with Lunch and huge Luge fun at Skyline Rotorua. Late afternoon head North to visit the Hobbiton™ Movie Set and see this award-winning attraction in action. (NB: Hobbiton™ Movie Set tour only on Fri & Sat. If overnighting Sunday in the Waikato it can be an Evening Banquet Tour (if self-drive). Stay in comfort at Hidden Lake Hotel, Cambridge
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Start: Cambridge
See: Waikato
Stay: Christchurch

After breakfast travel a short distance to Henley Hotel for morning tea and a site visit.   Following your site visit journey to the village of Waitomo and choose your caving experience:   Waitomo Caves – Glowworm Caves and Ruakuri Caves    Or B)   Waitomo Caves – Black Water Rafting   Take a guided tour of the stunning Hamilton Gardens and see why it won the global award– International Garden of the Year.  
Christchurch flights – afternoon departures ex Hamilton or evening flights ex Auckland.  

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Flights to Christchurch are at agents arrangements.
Participating operators and experiences are subject to availability.
Rental vehicle is at agents arrangements and cost.

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