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Bay of Islands Heritage Experience

Embark on a voyage to one of New Zealand’s most historic locations on this day trip from Auckland to the Bay of Islands on a luxurious private tour. Find the deep history - Nestled in the birthplace of New Zealand. Experience the spectacular scenery in an area rich in culture and traditions. Visit the most historic locations, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, enjoy a high-energy Māori cultural performance then take a ferry from Paihia to the first European settlement of Russell and take in the sights of Russell on an intimate coach tour.

Duration

Full Day

Location

Auckland & Paihia

Tour Type

Private Tour

Māori Culture & History

Price From

NZ $499

Per Person

Tour Summary

Embark on a voyage to one of New Zealand’s most historic locations on this day trip from Auckland to the Bay of Islands on a luxurious private tour. Find the deep history - Nestled in the birthplace of New Zealand. Experience the spectacular scenery in an area rich in culture and traditions. Visit the most historic locations, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, enjoy a high-energy Māori cultural performance then take a ferry from Paihia to the first European settlement of Russell and take in the sights of Russell on an intimate coach tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover some of the 144 stunning islands in the Bay of Islands.

  • Learn about New Zealand's history and Māori culture.

  • Explore the historic site where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed.

  • Enjoy a high-energy Māori cultural performance.

  • Admire iconic buildings, breath-taking Māori architecture, and the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe.

  • Tour this tranquil seaside town on a mini tour of Russell.

  • Enjoy a personal insight into New Zealand's earliest European history.

  • Visit areas of historical interest which cannot be easily covered on foot.

  • Stand atop Flagstaff Hill for 360° views of the Bay.

Journey Inclusions

  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland.

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland.

  • Complimentary refreshments and water onboard.

  • Complimentary high-speed internet onboard the minibus.

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey.

  • Luxurious temperature-controlled private transportation in a minibus.

  • Exclusive immersive activities and interaction with local communities.

  • Built-in leisure time, to explore destinations as you wish.

Tour Inclusions

  • Admission to Guided Experience at Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

  • Admission to Cultural Performance at Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

  • Admission to return ferry ride from Paihia and Russell.

  • Admission to 1 hour Russell Mini Tour.

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Waitangi Treaty Grounds
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Experience Waitangi 45sec Oct 2017

Experience Waitangi 45sec Oct 2017

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Cultural Performance - Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Cultural Performance - Waitangi Treaty Grounds

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Waitangi Museum Oct 2017

Waitangi Museum Oct 2017

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