North Island Experiences

Enjoy the North Island’s harbourside cities of Auckland and Wellington, become acquainted with the Maori culture of Rotorua or indulge in the vintage wines of Hawke’s Bay. New Zealand’s North Island has an extensive variety of activities and excursions to enhance your holiday.

Spend a day on the Lord of the Rings movie set, have a drink in the Green Dragon Inn at Hobbiton or visit the glittering Glowworm Caves in Waitomo.

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Experiences from Auckland

Our selection of experiences departing from Auckland will let you discover more of North Island during your holiday.


Hobbiton & Farm Stay

From Auckland

2 DAY - Explorer from £258
Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Waitomo & Rotorua

Rotorua | Waitomo | Te Puia

Day tour from £196
Thermal Wonders Group

Thermal Wonders

From Auckland

2 DAY - Explorer from £499
Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands

From Auckland

Day tour from £179
Cathedral Cove

Bay of Islands Explorer

From Auckland

3 DAY - Explorer from £395
Mudbrick Cellar

Waiheke Wine Tour

from Auckland

Day tour from £115
Nihotupu Bush Walk

Wilderness Experience

From Auckland

Day tour from £95

Experiences from Wellington

Our top things to do from Wellington will make your holiday in New Zealand unforgettable.


Tongariro Crossing

Tongariro National Park

3 DAY - Explorer from £595
Weta Cave Workshop Tour Artists on stage

Lord of the Rings & Weta Cave Tour


Day tour from £65
Coffee Beans

Wellington Food Tour


Day tour from £120

Zealandia Private Tour


Day tour from £162

Experiences Around The North Island

With our day tours and explorers there's something for everyone and most of our experiences include pick up from hotels in the area.

Inferno Crater Lake Rotorua

Rotorua Geothermal Wonderland Tour


Day tour from £92
Hobbiton Hole

Hobbiton Movie Set

From Rotorua

Day tour from £72
Hole in the Rock

Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Bay of Islands

Day tour from £62
Cathedral Cove, Coromandel

Cathedral Cove Kayaking

Coromandel Peninsula

Day tour from £69
Wine Tasting

Wine & Gourmet Odyssey


Day tour from £119
Tamaki Women

Maori Concert & Hangi Feast


Day tour from £72
Napier City Centre

Napier Art Deco Tour


Day tour from £18
Performer Meeting House

Waitangi Treaty House & Hangi Concert

Bay of Islands

Day tour from £65
Te Puia Pa Woman and Child

Te Puia Maori Arts and Craft


Day tour from £30
Cape Reinga Lighthouse

Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga

Day tour from £85
Tui Bird

Kapati Island Nature Tour

Kapati Island

Day tour from £112
Kiwi Dundee Coastal Walk

Nature & Coast Walk

Coromandel Peninsula

Day tour from £172
Wine Tour Bottles and Glasses

Hawke's Bay Bike & Wine Tour

Hawkes Bay

Day tour from £29
Vintage Car

Napier Vintage Car Tour


Day tour from £135

More New Zealand Holiday Choices

Choose from exciting self drive holidays, scenic cruises, insightful guided tours and iconic rail journeys.
Speak to one of our experts to combine a little of everything for a holiday to New Zealand you won’t forget.

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