North Island Guided Tours | Privately Escorted New Zealand Holidays

 

New Zealand North Island Tours 

An Immersive North Island Experience

Our New Zealand North Island guided tours are the very best way to experience New Zealand’s beautiful North Island!

Choose the length of tour you would prefer, or ask us for a different length. Our New Zealand North Island tours are fully customisable, so if you want to add or change any details, we will make it happen!


Why choose New Zealand North Island tours?

The North Island is a land of extremes, where you will discover New Zealand’s largest city, our country’s richest cultural heritage, and some of New Zealand’s most unique landscapes. And of course our most idyllic beaches!

Any New Zealand North Island guided tour is guaranteed to impress you with its variety. Surprises lie around every corner.

Here are a few reasons why you might choose one of our top New Zealand North Island Tours for your next vacation.

Endless variety

While the South Island is known for its mountains, the North Island is famous for its beaches, volcanoes and much, much more.

Venture deep beneath the earth on a glowworm tour, bask in the tropical splendour of a golden-sand beach, catch your breath at the magnificence of the volcanic peaks, unwind in a rejuvenating sulphur spa, and take part in a dazzling Maori cultural show.

With only a short distance between each destination, you can devote your holiday to relaxing and immersing yourself in the vibrancy of the North Island.

Depth of knowledge

On the North Island more than anywhere else, your fantastic guide will elevate your vacation to a completely new level.

From helping you navigate the bustling surrounds of Auckland to enriching your experience with stories of the history and culture that shaped the North Island, your guide will be an indispensable resource throughout your travels. Our guides have lived all their lives in New Zealand, and they draw upon a vast pool of knowledge as they share the country’s secrets with you.

And in a place where most of the treasures lie off the beaten track – from boutique wineries to hidden waterfalls – you will truly discover a side of New Zealand that most others will never uncover.

Your guide can also help incorporate day trips to fantastic destinations that are just a short ways from your main destinations. With a knowledgeable, friendly guide at your side, the North Island is your oyster!

Something for everyone

Not only will your guide tailor your vacation to suit everyone, young and old, but there are an endless variety of activities to choose from.

If you enjoy the finer things in life, there are exquisite wineries to visit, rejuvenating sulphur spas to soak in, idyllic beaches to relax on, and fantastic dining experiences waiting for you.

Wildlife enthusiasts will be impressed with the gannets, whales, dolphins, and seals that are found off the coast, and photographers will never run out of scenes worthy of a photo.

Adventurous travellers will have a blast as well! Kayaking, jet-boating, hiking, rafting, swimming with dolphins, extreme caving, bungy jumping, and skydiving are just a few of the activities on offer.

Whatever your passion, we will work with you to ensure your itinerary surpasses your expectations in every way. And your private escort will go one step beyond and personalise your tour every step of the way. One of our inclusive New Zealand North Island tours is sure to be your one-of-a-kind adventure.

A rich cultural heritage

New Zealand has been shaped by its fascinating (and sometimes tumultuous) history, and nowhere is that more evident than in the North Island.

As you journey through the country, you will experience the history and living culture of New Zealand in many forms. Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds in the Bay of Islands, and learn about the momentous treaty which marked the beginning of New Zealand as a nation. Enjoy a refreshment overlooking the waterfront at New Zealand’s first European settlement. Experience an immersive Maori cultural evening, accompanied by traditional song and dance. Sample the traditional Hangi dinner, slow cooked underground by hot stones. And marvel at the intricately designed traditional architecture as you visit a historic marae.

What you see is what you get

We are proud to bring you the very best in New Zealand North Island tours. New Zealand is our home and our passion, and it gives us no better pleasure than to see you fall in love with our country as well.

We provide hands-on assistance throughout the planning process and during your travels, and all work is done by our team here, which means a very simple, straightforward process.

You can also rest assured that there are no hidden fees. We are very up-front about what our guided tour packages don’t include (international flights, travel insurance, and food), and we provide options and suggestions for arranging these independently.

Plus, our guides know all the best local restaurants, so they will help you find excellent options for dining out!

Bespoke New Zealand North Island Tours itineraries 

Although we have designed a number of example itineraries to help you start out, we have found that no two guided tours are ever the same.

Your New Zealand experience will be carefully crafted to surpass every expectation. Whatever you want, we will make it happen. No detail is too small to consider!

We can start with one of the existing itineraries and modify it to suit you, or design a fully customised vacation for a truly bespoke experience. 

If you are interested in an entirely unique itinerary, we will arrange a time to discuss your interests and ideas so we can be sure your holiday suits your group in every way. 

The small details matter too

From your comfortable, well-located accommodation to the spacious vehicle you will be travelling in, no detail is overlooked in planning your holiday. 

Your guide will collect you from the airport as soon as you arrive, and you will be well looked after throughout your travels. Each itinerary is planned to minimise driving time and maximise fun time, and your guide is available 24/7 to attend to your every need. 


Choose Your North Island Adventure

The North Island is famous for its idyllic beaches, rolling wine country, volcanic wonders, and Maori cultural heritage. From the northern tip of Cape Reinga to the southern end at Wellington, our New Zealand North Island guided tours will help you discover it all! 

If you are travelling with younger children, you may wish to check out our North Island family guided toursAnd if you are especially interested in Lord of the Rings destinations, our Hobbit Country tour might just be the one for you. 

Your happiness is our priority – so let us know what we can do to make your vacation the best it can possibly be!


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