Explore NZ by Coach or Self-Drive
Lakes Discovery - 3 Days, 2 Nights
Daily Departures Tour # TT977
2 nights accommodation
Transfers within journey
Waitomo Glow-worm Caves
Maori Hangi & Concert
Te Puia Geothermal Experience
Agrodome Sheep Show
Taupo Highlights Tour
All tours are flexible. Pre and post tour accommodation and airport transfer packages available.
Rotorua and Taupo, famous for their spectacular lakes and the mighty Huka Falls.
Day 1: Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua
Travel south through lush Waikato farmland to Waitomo Caves for a boat ride under a galaxy of glow-worms. Enjoy your picnic lunch which is served onboard as you continue east to Rotorua, steeped in Maori culture and history. Tonight enjoy a Maori Hangi (feast) and concert. Stay 1 night in Rotorua.
Day 2: Rotorua - Lake Taupo
This morning see roaring geysers and boiling mud pools at the thermal area, tame trout at the springs and performing sheep and dogs at the Agrodome.This afternoon drive south past the steam fields of Wairakei to Lake Taupo in the centre of the North Island. Stay 1 night in Taupo.
Day 3: Taupo - Auckland
A guided tour will take you to the mighty Huka Falls, Wairakei, the Aratiatia Rapids and the Craters of the Moon. In the afternoon you drive via Cambridge and Hamilton on your return journey to Auckland, arriving in the evening.
Accommodation has been chosen to fit our criteria of value for money, central locations, and guest services provided. All properties include TV and telephone in room and breakfast available on site. Our accommodation providers are fully informed of your travel arrangements and are happy to provide support and information during your stay.
There are five levels of accommodation, offering you a choice that fits your budget and holiday requirements.
Clean, comfortable, value for money accommodation Qualmark rating 3, 3+ Star
Tourist properties with full facilities on site. Qualmark rating 3+, 4 Star
First class tourist properties providing excellent locations and services. Qualmark rating 4, 5 Star