Central Auckland is a hub of urban delights set against beautiful coastal scenery. It’s not hard to see why this is regarded as one of the most liveable cities in the world.
We begin our tour and head out from Central Auckland to explore the country's fertile heartland, showcasing farmland, lush forests, rugged mountains, and steep gorges.
• Experience traditional Maori culture at a dinner and concert
• Martinborough Wine Tasting
Option available for an additional tour to visit the scenic Northland, to view Herefords and spectacular coast lines and Kauri forests.
Pick up Millennium Hotel, Auckland Central
Rotorua is a melting pot of natural and cultural attractions - famous for its natural hot springs, shooting geysers, bubbling mud pools,
Visit Charwell Hereford Stud Morning Tea included
|12.30pm||Return to Rotorua Accommodation
Free afternoon to explore Rotorua
|4.45pm||Coach transfer from Millennium Hotel to Te Puia.
Te Puia offers a cultural experience that combines dramatic performances – singing, dancing and haka (war dances) – with delicious M?ori food and includes viewing a geothermal geyser.
|8.30pm||Return to Millennium Hotel, Rotorua|
Depart Millennium Hotel Rotorua
Visit Kairuru Hereford Stud
Visit Huka Falls where New Zealand’s longest river, the Waikato, is squeezed through a ravine of hard volcanic rock. Watch 220,000 litres of water blast by every second.
Free time to explore the town of Taupo which sits at the edge of Australasia's largest lake. Beautiful Lake Taup? is actually a huge volcano with a fiery history. Explore the waterfront cafes and bars for own lunch arrangements.
Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s second-largest wine region. producing sophisticated, concentrated reds and weighty, finely-structured chardonnays.
Napier is famous as one of the most complete collections of Art Deco buildings in the world with street after street of stunning and beautifully-restored Art Deco buildings
|7.30pm||Dinner at St Georges Restaurant|
Visit Koanui Hereford Stud
The Wairarapa is a delightful mix of wineries, antiques, food and historic charm.
|4.45pm||Arrive accommodation, Masterton
Visit Te Taumata Hereford Stud
Poppies Winery, lunch and wine tasting
Visit Birch Hill Station (Commercial Herefords)
Arrive Wellington accommodation
Situated at the southern end of the North Island, Wellington, was recently labelled "the coolest little capital in the world" by Lonely Planet. Renowned for its vibrant creative culture.
Free time to explore Wellington (NZ’s capital) and own dinner arrangements
|TBC||Coach transfer to Wellington Airport
Flight Wellington to Queenstown (included in cost)