Take a special holiday package deal and experience the intriguing culture and explore the natural wonders of New Zealand's North Island with this 10-day private escorted holiday.



from $8,640 pp

Prices quoted above are in AUD per person, twin share.


Travel period all year.

Please note: this itinerary may be subject to change without notice, due to seasonal conditions.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

When it comes to New Zealand Holiday packages , this North Island Holiday Package Deal  is all about the good life.

During this itinerary, you will not only discover the highlights and the history of the second largest city of the North Island: Auckland and wonder at Cathedral Cove & Hot Thermal Mineal Pool Hot Beaches in the Coromondel Penisula but also learn about Maori Culture in the region of Rotorua.


Offer Starts:          01 June, 2022

Offer Ends:             31 March, 2023

Duration:                10 days

Travel Period:        All year 


  • Stay in luxury 5-star hotels in Auckland, Rotorua & Whitianga
  • Enjoy the breathtaking Cathedral Cove
  • See the stunning geothermal Valley of Rotorua
  • Taste gourmet local products
  • Explore the village of Matamata
  • Freedom of choice Days


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BlueSun Travel is based in Perth, Western Australia. We  are available seven days a week between 8.30am and 6.30pm (West Coast standard time). 

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  • 4 nights in Auckland at the Hilton Auckland - 4*
  • 3 nights in Rotorua at the Pullman Rotorua - 5*
  • 2 nights in Whitianga at the Sovereign Pier - 5*
  • Meet & Greet on Arrival
  • Fully Private Escorted in a Luxury Mercedes
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Geothermal valley tour
  • Matakana Sculpture park, honey & cheese tasting tour
  • Hobbiton Movie Set & High Tea at Zealong Estate
  • Tour of Hamilton Gardens
  • Hot water beach & Cathedral cove tour
  • Freedom of Choice Days


  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package



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. 


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

Overnight stay in Auckland at Hilton Auckland.


After breakfast, enjoy your pre-selected tour from our Freedom of Choice options below.

Overnight stay in Auckland at Hilton Auckland.

Meals:  Breakfast

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. You will visit two of Waiheke’s top vineyards and sample a range of their wines plus a olive oil tour & tasting. Along the way enjoy a commentated scenic drive, learning about the Island’s history, geography, people and culture from your knowledgeable local guide. After your wine tasting experience sit back, relax and lunch at one of our world class vineyards, or choose a more casual affair at a beachfront café. Lunch is not included. Your guide will return you to the ferry terminal for your cruise back to Auckland. 


  • West coast waterfalls, beaches wine tasting tour​: Your private tour guide will pick you up in a luxury vehicle to take you on an adventure on the Wild West of NZ’s North Island to discover one of the most beautiful beaches in New Zealand. Explore the famous Black Sands of Piha Beach and walk up the Scenic Lion Rock for breath-taking views of the West Coast. Watch the incredible Waterfalls running in the middle of the lush forest while you enjoy a tasty Kiwi Picnic Lunch. Then, visit the Cultural Arataki Centre where you will get an amazing panoramic view over the Waitakere Ranges and learn about the Maori background of the land. Explore one of the oldest wineries in New Zealand for a unique wine tasting experience. Tour ends by drop off back at your hotel. 

After breakfast, your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. Enjoy an amazing day out exploring Auckland’s hidden Gem: Matakana Village, situated only 1 Hour North of Auckland city a world-class village with a small town charm, full of beautifully landscaped open spaces, river and boutique shops. Discover Matakana’s fantastic outdoor Sculpture Gardens & Indoor Art Galleries at one of the area’s newest attractions “The Sculptureum”.

Stop to taste the award-winning cheese then enjoy a hot chocolate drink or a refreshing ice-cream, then continue to a local farm to discover the famous New Zealand honey making processes. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride in your private transfer to your hotel 

Overnight stay in Auckland at Hilton Auckland.

Meals:  Breakfast

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and meet your driver to start your day trip. 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. Then, visit Zealong Tea Estate, the only commercial tea estate in New Zealand, producing 100% organic award-winning tea, and a world-leading destination for tea, art and hospitality.  Enjoy a Signature High Tea showcasing the freshest, locally sourced ingredients to compliment your Zealong tea served amidst breath-taking views of the Waikato region. 

Next stop is your Middle Earth Journey. Your Hobbiton tour guide who will take you to The Hobbit Village where you’ll enjoy a two-hour 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 tour, sit back and enjoy the ride in your private transfer to your hotel in Rotorua. 

Overnight in Rotorua at Pullman Rotorua.

Meals:  Breakfast

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up and take you on a sightseeing trip to the largest active geyser in the Southern Hemisphere, Pōhutu Geyser, as well as the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute – training the next generation of artists from around the country. Then, join a guided walking tour showcasing the geothermal valley, Māori culture and Kiwi Conservation Centre with five Kiwi in a state of the art enclosure. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Overnight in Rotorua at Pullman Rotorua

Meals:  Breakfast

After breakfast, enjoy your pre-selected tour from our Freedom of Choice options below.

Overnight in Rotorua at Pullman Rotorua.

Meals:  Breakfast

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Skyline Gondola & Redwoods Tree Walk: Your guide will pick you up and take you to Skyline where you will jump onboard the eight-seater Gondola cabins and experience spectacular views of Lake Rotorua, the city and steaming geothermal vistas. The 900-metre long Doppelmayr cableway system will transport you and your friends on a gentle, scenic ride up to the Skyline Rotorua complex. Your guide will then take you to Redwoods forest. Explore tree walking though tranquil and serene 118-year-old giant redwood trees.  This award-winning, eco-tourism walk has extraordinary views of New Zealand silver ferns and exotic forest. Tour ends by drop off back at your hotel. 


  •  4WD Buggy Tour: Your guide will pick you up from your hotel. Learn the local Maori history of Rotorua’s sacred Spirit Mountain as well as enjoying the great views & surroundings on our 4WD off road buggies. Our guides are passionate about the environment, Rotorua and Maori history, culture & legends associated with the mountain. Our off road experience takes you through lush NZ native bush showcasing our famous New Zealand Silver Ferns and a variety of native birds and animals. The highlight of the off road experience is the breathtaking views from our highest lookout, extending across Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island and the city of Rotorua. Tour ends by drop off back at your hotel.


  •  Rainbow Springs Nature Park: Your guide will pick you up from your hotel. Explore New Zealand's fascinating and rare wildlife. Lose yourself in acres of native bush and natural springs. Rainbow Springs is proud to be home to the world's leading kiwi hatchery! Enjoy a special 'behind the scenes' tour of our Hatchery to see real kiwi conservation in action. Learn all about the efforts of our kiwi husbandry team, discover what it takes to hatch a chick... and if you're really lucky, see baby chicks in person! Some visitors may have the chance to witness the Kiwi chicks getting a health check, being weighted or fed - the routine usually takes place in the morning; regardless of the time of day you visit the Hatchery, our guides and Kiwi caregivers always aim to give our manuhiri [visitors] the best Kiwi experience! Tour ends by drop off back at your hotel. 

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel on a scenic countryside drive to Hamilton Gardens. The Gardens are located alongside an attractive stretch of the Waikato River, merging old landscape features with creative development and design. The collections of gardens at Hamilton Gardens explore the history, context and meaning of gardens. Each tells a story and offers an insight into a different civilisation. Tour the Hamilton Gardens with one of our experienced guides who will share their behind-the-scenes knowledge about the award-winning garden designs created here over the last 30 years. Tour ends by drop off back at your hotel in Coromandel. 

Overnight stay in Coromandel at Sovereign Pier Coromandel.

Meals:  Breakfast

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel and show you around the famous  Coromandel Peninsula. Dig a private pool at 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. 

Overnight stay in Coromandel at Sovereign Pier Coromandel.

Meals:  Breakfast

After breakfast, private transfer to Auckland and the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay in Auckland at Hilton Auckland.

Meals:  Breakfast

After breakfast, check out and private transfer to Auckland Airport.

Meals:  Breakfast

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