Stay three nights at New Plymouth’s Waterfront Hotel with the Festival of Lights at Pukekura Park and celebrate Christmas lunch at the Nice Hotel. Chaddy’s lifeboat cruise and the Forgotten World Highway to the Chateau Tongariro are special attractions.

5 Day / 4 Night Tour departing Auckland for the Festival of Lights in New Plymouth and Tongariro National Park

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Tour Price

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$2690 pp twin
$3190 pp single

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General Inclusions

  • All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
  • Services of your knowledgeable MoaTrek Kiwi guide.
  • Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".

All Meals Are Included

  • All breakfasts(B).
  • All lunches(L) including special lunches at: Christmas lunch, Table Restaurant at the Nice Boutique Hotel; lunch at the historic Whangamomona Hotel; lunch at Waereanga Station deer farm.
  • All dinners(D) including a special dinner at: The Chateau Tongariro, Tongariro National Park.

All Activities & Entrance Fees Are Included

  • See Pukekura Park transformed by the Festival of Lights.
  • Cruise around the Sugar Loaf Islands Marine Park.
  • Tour the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery with the new Len Lye centre.
  • Visit Puke Ariki museum.
  • A specialist guide joins our coach to for New Plymouth's historic places.
  • Morning tea at Cairnhill Farm and Garden.
  • Enjoy the stunning views and ambience of The Chateau Tongariro.
  • Visit Waereanga Station a working deer farm near Te Kuiti.

Included Sightseeing & Exploring

  • Travel through the heart of the Waikato dairy farmlands.
  • Drive through the limestone country of the Awakino Gorge.
  • Len Lye’s Wind Wand kinetic sculpture and the waterfront boardwalk in New Plymouth.
  • See lush rainforest on the lower slopes of Mt Taranaki.
  • Journey the remote and mysterious Forgotten World Highway.
  • The dramatic landscape of the Central Plateau.
  • Take the mountain road to the Top of the Bruce to enjoy the panoramic view.

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