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Deluxe 2 Day Auckland, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua Tour
Independent daily departures, Auckland to AucklandNZ$808 from per person twin share, low season
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.
This itinerary can be customised or we can tailor-make something to suit you perfectly.
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. Your experienced crew will talk about Auckland's highlights and there will opportunity try your hand at steering. 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 canapés and a drink as you set off towards Westhaven Marina. Choose between a formal dinner in the downstairs cabin or take in the iconic sights of the Auckland Harbour while you eat on deck. A decadent dessert will then be yours to savour as you set sail. You can choose from a delectable three course menu catered for by Degree Gastrobar, a renowned Viaduct Restaurant.
Accommodation: Stamford Plaza, Auckland
Accommodation type: Luxury Lodges & hotels
Meals included: Dinner
- Check in time: 3 pm
- Check out time: 11 am
- Walk time to shops/restaurants: 1-2 mins
- Parking: valet paid parking NZ$40-NZ$50 per 24 hrs
- Internet facilities: In room free access
- Restaurant on site
- Bar on site
- Tea/coffee facilities in room
- Room service available
- Laundry facilities: Drycleaning service available
- Swimming pool
- Gym/fitness centre
- All rooms non smoking
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.