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Auckland in Style

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Indulge in a 6-day, stylish getaway to Auckland city! Thanks to its proximity to stunning bush walks, beaches and over fifty islands to explore, Auckland was named the third most liveable city in the world!
New Zealand
Cultural
Luxury
Private Escorted Tours

Highlights

Stay at the stunning 5-star Hilton Auckland

Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata

Check out the Coromandel peninsula

2 Days Freedom of Choice Activities

With Auckland in Style City Stays, you will fully unveil the urban centre of Auckland, while discovering the stunning landscapes, contrasting coastlines, clean environment, culture, wildlife of Northern Island of New Zealand like Coromandel Peninsula.

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Included

5 nights in Auckland at the Hilton Auckland - 5*
Meet & Greet upon Arrival
Fully Private Escorted in Luxury Mercedes
Daily Breakfast
Day Tour: Hobbiton Movie Set
Coromandel Peninsula Day Trip
2 Freedom of Choice Activities
Freedom of Choice Days

Freedom of Choice

For this package we have included Freedom of Choice days in the itinerary. Our per person price includes one tour on each Freedom of Choice day.

Pre-select one tour on the following days:

  • One "Freedom of Choice" tour on day 2
  • One "Freedom of Choice" tour on day 4

Expand the itinerary below for more details.

Intro
Privately Escorted in Luxury Mercedes

Your luxury itinerary begins with a meet and greet transfer at Auckland airport upon arrival by your chauffeur driver/guide. Throughout your journey, you will be privately escorted in a luxury vehicle such as the 6-seater Mercedes V-Class (pictured below) for 2 to 4 guests. 

Privately Escorted in Luxury Mercedes
Day 1
Auckland Airport

Arrival into Auckland. Private transfer to the Hilton Auckland with the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay in Auckland at Hilton Auckland.

Auckland Airport
Auckland
Day 2
Auckland

Enjoy your pre-selected tour from our Freedom of Choice options:

  • Waiheke Island Sightseeing & wine tasting tour

    Walk from your hotel to the ferry terminal (10 minutes) followed by a 40-minute ferry ride to Waiheke Island. On arrival, your tour guide will be waiting at the terminal. Enjoy a visit of two of Waiheke’s top vineyards and sample a range of their wines plus a olive oil tour & tasting. Along the way learn about the Island’s history, geography, people and culture from your knowledgeable local guide. After your wine tasting experience sit back, relax and enjoy lunch at one of our world class vineyards, or choose a more casual affair at a beachfront café. Lunch is not included.
    After lunch, your guide will escort you to the ferry terminal for your cruise back to Auckland. 

OR

  • Auckland city, beaches & volcanoes Sightseeing tour

    Your private tour guide will pick you up in a luxury vehicle for this amazing trip around Auckland. Discover the beautiful East coast beaches on our way to Achilles Point where you will capture some amazing photos of Rangitoto Island. Visit the famous MJ Savage Memorial also known as Bastion Point and explore Auckland’s posh shopping central Parnell & Newmarket. Then, enjoy the scenery while we cross the Iconic Harbour Bridge that connects Auckland city to the suburb of North Shore while you learn about the history of the location. Continue to Devonport, one of Auckland’s most historically authentic villages where time slows down and where boutique shops fill the spaces of Victorian-era buildings. Climb summit of Mount Victoria where you’ll discover Devonport’s Disappearing Gun, one of only a few left in the world. Tour ends by drop off back at your hotel.

OR

  • Heli scenic flight

    Shuttle transfer from your hotel to the heli pad followed by a flight to the most popular volcanoes, monuments, beaches and landmarks that Auckland has to offer in one go, giving you an experience to treasure forever. Swoop past the Sky Tower, Wharf, Viaduct and Harbour Bridge in Auckland CBD, before heading south to Eden Park Stadium and Mount Eden Volcano before continuing to the beaches of Mission Bay and St Heliers. Head out over the Hauraki Gulf and peek down the crater of the volcano on Rangitoto Island before going past the north shore before returning to the city heliport. Shuttle transfer back to your hotel. 

Overnight stay in Auckland at Hilton Auckland.

Breakfast
Auckland
Rainforest
Day 3
Auckland → Hobbiton → Auckland

After enjoying a breakfast at your hotel, leave for a day tour of Hobbiton Movie Set. You will enjoy a private two-hour scenic drive South of Auckland into Waikato, with a Scenic Stop for amazing photos and any other stops if needed. Once we arrive, you spend 30-45 mins to either shop in the official Hobbiton gift shop or have a drink in the famous Shire’s Rest Cafe. Now your Middle Earth Journey begins, enjoy a two-hour Small Guided Group Tour through The Hobbit Holes, The Mill, The Double Arched Bridge & a complimentary drink at The Green Dragon Inn.  At the end of the group tour, sit back, relax and enjoy the ride in your private transfer back to your hotel. 

Overnight stay in Auckland at Hilton Auckland.

Breakfast
Auckland → Hobbiton → Auckland
Hobbiton Set Movie
Day 4
Auckland

Enjoy your pre-selected tour from our Freedom of Choice options:

  • Self-walk to Sky tower: Weta Workshop tour & All blacks experience

    Weta Workshop Unleashed invites visitors of all ages into a fantastical film effects facility, inspired and built by the award-winning design and effects company, Weta Workshop. Inside Unleashed, extraordinary worlds blur the line between fantasy and reality. From the curious to the creative, to thrill seekers, there’s something for everyone here. Join us on a guided journey through three original movie projects. Our workrooms and creative corridors will soon give way to wonderfully wacky adventures down the proverbial rabbit hole. The All Blacks Experience will include a 45 minute guided tour where you learn what it takes to make, shape and be an All Black. This will include learning the story and feeling the passion behind the All Blacks haka, up close and personal. You can then test your rugby skills against All Blacks and Black Ferns in our hands on, interactive zone. 

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  •  Whale Watching Cruise

    Walk to the Maritime museum (5 minutes) and jump onboard a 65-foot (20-metre) catamaran and settle in as we head out to explore the beautiful Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, one of the most abundant and diverse marine parks in the world. Enjoy a 4.5-hour cruise on board the luxurious ‘Dolphin Explorer’ as we explore the beautiful Hauraki Gulf Marine Park in search of encounters with its amazing and diverse marine wildlife. From the large open deck, enjoy views of famous Auckland landmarks like the Harbour Bridge, North Head and Devonport, and volcanic Rangitoto Island, as you watch out for orca and dolphins known to frequent the inner Waitematā Harbour.  

    As the crew provides knowledgeable commentary, our marine science experts conduct biological studies and invite you to join interactive research activities. Because we’re venturing into a wild, natural environment, every trip is different and the marine wildlife we encounter varies from day to day. We typically encounter Bryde’s whales and common dolphins, but you may also meet pygmy blue whales, New Zealand fur seals, sharks, manta rays, turtles and up to 26 species of seabirds – including the little blue penguin.

Overnight stay in Auckland at Hilton Auckland.

Breakfast
Auckland
Blue Penguin
Day 5
Auckland →Whitianga → Auckland

After breakfast, a driver will pick you up at the reception of your hotel to start your private day tour to Coromandel Peninsula. Enjoy a scenic drive to the Coromandel Peninsula which was formerly known largely for its Hardrock Gold Mining and Kauri industries; but is now a mecca for tourism, especially ecotourism. Join a small group Boat Ride tour and discover the marine reserve, reefs, massive sea caves, and bays, including the world famous Cathedral Cove, Blowholes, Narnia film locations and be on the alert for local marine life like dolphins, seals & little blue penguins (not guaranteed). 

Continue to the famous Hot Water Beach for a unique experience of your own natural spa pool. There are two fissures at Hot Water Beach issuing water as hot as 64C (147F) at a rate as high as 15 litres/minute. This water contains large amounts of salt (NOT salt water), calcium, magnesium, potassium, fluorine, bromine, and silica. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride in your private transfer back to your hotel. 

Overnight stay in Auckland at Hilton Auckland.

Breakfast
Auckland →Whitianga → Auckland
Marine wildlife
Day 6
Auckland

After breakfast, your driver will pick you up at your hotel and drop you off at Auckland airport. 

Breakfast
Auckland
Auckland

Additional information

Official language
English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language
Local currency
New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Private Escorted Tour

These packages are much more intimate and include a private guide/driver that will be with you throughout the duration of your stay.

5 nights
from AUD3,768
per person, twin share
New Zealand
Auckland Airport
Auckland Airport
Cultural, Luxury
Private Escorted Tours
01 June 2021- 31 March 2022

Hotel options

Hilton Auckland
Hilton Auckland

Auckland
On the oceanfront, 5 minutes from the business district, Hilton Auckland has a lap pool, gym, restaurant and bar. Bellini Bar is situated in prime location to enjoy a drink and a bite to eat while watching the harbour activity. Ask about Bellini’s signature Cocktail Classes, or their delicious Twisted High Tea. Served with spectacular harbour views, FISH restaurant features warm timber tones and an outdoor deck with fireplace for alfresco dining. At FISH Restaurant, sustainable, local produce comes first and ensures the finished product is of the highest possible quality. 

 

Important notes

  • We work with a selection of hotels in each location. All bookings are subject to availability, which means our team will confirm your specific hotels upon confirmation and payment of deposit. The package price is based on 4-star accommodation.

Blackout dates may apply during festive season.