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Northern Hot Spots 4-day Central North Island Tour

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What to Expect

Day 1: Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua

Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand
You will start your day by visiting the Glow worm and Ruakuri Caves in Waitomo.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand
After checking in to your accommodation in Rotorua, you will enjoy a Maori cultural show including a Haka performance and visit the Te Puia Thermal Village. Traditional Hangi dinner included.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 4-star Hotel Accommodation in Rotorua.

Day 2: Rotorua - Hobbiton - Coromandel

Stop At: Rotorua Canopy Tours, 147 Fairy Springs Rd, Fairy Springs, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
Upgrade option in Rotorua: 2-hour Rotorua Canopy Tour through redwood forest
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Polynesian Spa, Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
Upgrade option in Rotorua: Polynesian Spa
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Rainbow Springs Nature Park, 192 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
Upgrade option in Rotorua: Rainbow Springs Nature Park including Kiwi Encounter
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
2- hour Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Motel-style accommodation in Coromandel

Day 3: Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach Express Tour

Stop At: Ocean Beach Road, Hot Water Beach New Zealand
We design this tour according to low tide times on Hot Water Beach to guarantee you the best experience of this unique beach. The guide will assist finding the best spot for your thermal beach bath and provide shovels for digging. There are showers and changing rooms at the carpark.
Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral Cove Walk, 65 Grange Rd S, Hahei 3591 New Zealand
The Cathedral Cove Walkway, leading to the famous beach with the photogenic archway, is a paved easy-grade walk. Estimated walk time is 45-minutes each way.
There is a boat upgrade option on the tour to replace the walk by a 1-hour boat trip to the Cove. Upgrade Price is $95NZD/pp.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Motel-style accommodation in Coromandel Town.

Day 4: Coromandel Town Explorer - Ferry return to Auckland

Stop At: Driving Creek Railway, 380 Driving Creek Rd, Coromandel 3506, New Zealand
A 1-hour interpretative trip on a miniature railway up to the hills in Coromandel Town.
Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Waiau Kauri Grove, The 309 Road, Coromandel 3581 New Zealand
The Guided Kauri Forest Walk will take you up to the stunning Waiau Kauri Grove and Waterfalls.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At: Hauraki Gulf, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand
Your 2-hour ferry return to Auckland is a wonderful way to see the Hauraki Gulf and if you are lucky spot some dolphins or even whales on the way.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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