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FAMILY EXPERIENCES

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FAMILY EXPLORER

This itinerary is an invitation to explore and experience the absolute best that New Zealand has to offer.

This itinerary can be altered to suit any group size, activity options and destination that you desire.

Our english speaking guides, local experts are at your beck and call to ensure you are comfortable and cared for during your memorable experience.

Breathtaking scenery, mouthwatering cuisine, luxurious accommodation and exhilarating experiences for the entire family.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS TRIP

Start : Auckland, New Zealand

Finish : Auckland, New Zealand

Theme: Family friendly NZ

Group Size: 3+

Physical Rating:

DAY 1-2

Arrive in Auckland from your international flight. An airport transfer will be waiting upon your arrival and transport you to a nearby hotel. An evening meeting and group briefing will take place prior to dinner. The following day we will check out of the hotel and see the sights of Auckland- New Zealand's biggest city. Cornwall park, one tree hill, devonport hills look out, and visit the sky tower. In the afternoon we will depart for our next destination the Coromandel peninsula.

 

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DAY 2-5

Located on New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula famous for summer holidays, abundant marine life and tranquil native scenery. Our base for this leg of the journey is at the luxurious and spacious Colleith Lodge in Tairua situated on the East Coast of the Coromandel Peninsula. Amid native bush and with all rooms looking out to spectacular panoramic views of the Tairua Estuary, Pauanui, Slipper Island and the Pacific Ocean, a vista bringing lasting memories.

Tastefully furnished guest bedrooms, each with a warm, relaxing ambience and opening on to a patio overlooking the pool and ocean. An outdoor lap pool and hot spa pool for guests relaxation. Golf courses, bushwalks, Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove are all on our doorstep. (Colleith lodge is subject to availability)

 

INCLUDED ACTIVITIES

Our local guides will share knowledge and beauty of the hidden secrets of Coromandel.

Waterfall and Nature walk excursion, a gentle walk through native bush where you can bath under the waterfalls.

Land based fishing off the rocks on sunset or sunrise.

Surfing and SUP lesson.

Snorkelling, explore the underwater environment.

Horse Trek, spectacular views and an intimate experiences as you ride your own horse around a local farm.

Hotwater Beach and Cathedral Cove trip,


OPTIONAL EXTRAS (prices and availability upon request)

Dive package, scenic wreck dive, or forage dive for crayfish, scallops or spear fishing.

Fishing, Landbase for snapper and kingfish or take a charter to target larger game fish.

Overnight bush hike.

Helicopter tour, or Heli fishing.

Brewery tour and tasting.

Helicopter to vineyard, tour, wine tasting and meal.

Golf- your choice of several courses.

Kayaking, Surfing or SUP lessons.

The Lost Spring, Discover a special paradise of therapeutic natural thermal spring pools with poolside service and pamper yourself with massage therapies & beauty treatments.

Explore and relax at the nearby township, beach and harbour. These areas offer local shopping facilities, arts and crafts and many other activities.

 

 

Day 5-6

This leg of the journey takes us to New Zealand's Lakes district, Rotorua. Famous for its Maori culture, natural geothermal activity and tourist attractions, you will have the option to explore by yourself or have a guided tour.


Our overnight Camping experience, starts onboard a boat with an afternoon targeting the illusive rainbow trout, a visit to a natural hot spring, pools and beach and an afternoon of watersports on the lake (fun for the whole family) then we set up camp on a private beach on a remote side of the lake. amongst the natural setting, listening to the lake lap on the shore and the dawn chorus of native birds- This is truly a breathtaking experience.

 

INCLUDED ACTIVITIES 

Rotorua tour, geothermal hotspots, local maori village, lake front and waterfall

Overnight camping at lake Tarawera includes trout fishing, watersports and camping

 

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Any of Rotorua’s tourist attractions and activities are available.


 

Day 6-10

Enjoy the home comforts and exciting activities that our host family have to offer. You will stay in a comfortable family home on the beachfront where you can enjoy morning walks, fishing and shellfish gathering, visit a nearby native bird sanctuary and explore the three nearby neighbouring cities, Rotorua, Whakatane and Tauranga.  

 

INCLUDED ACTIVITIES

Fishing and shellfish gathering

Dotteral point bird sanctuary

Surfing and SUP lesson

Nature walk and waterfall

Hot pools

City visits


OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Any of Rotorua’s tourist attractions and activities are available.

Fishing Charter