Get a taste for New Zealand the way it used to be. Take the road less travelled around the stunning East Cape to Hicks Bay and on to Gisborne and Rotorua, enjoying local hospitality along the way.

6 Day / 5 Night Tour departing Auckland to discover Gisborne and the East Cape, with additional stays in Whakatane and Rotorua

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Tour Price

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$2590 pp twin
$2990 pp single

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General Inclusions

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

All Meals Are Included

  • All breakfasts(B).
  • All lunches(L) including special lunches at: private homestead, Anaura Bay; Bushmere Estate vineyard, Gisborne; Te Wairoa Buried Village, Lake Tarawera.
  • All dinners(D).

All Activities & Entrance Fees Are Included

  • We tour a kiwifruit orchard on quaint carts.
  • East Cape Manuka Company.
  • St Mary’s at Tikitiki, a beautifully decorated church.
  • Tairawhiti Museum features major Maori and Captain Cook displays.
  • World-renowned Eastwoodhill Arboretum.
  • Tiromoana, a stunning coastal garden at Wainui Beach.
  • Visit Rotorua Museum's gardens and Kuirau Park.
  • Entry into the grounds and museum at Te Wairoa Buried Village, Lake Tarawera.

Included Sightseeing & Exploring

  • Cruise over the Hauraki Plains to Waihi.
  • Stunning ocean views along the dramatic coastal highway.
  • White Island, an active volcano, is in view.
  • Te Araroa’s huge pohutakawa tree.
  • Mt Hikurangi, the first place in New Zealand to see the sunrise.
  • Anaura Bay a pristine East Coast beach with golden sand.
  • Discover the pretty seaside town of Gisborne.
  • Kaiti Bay that marks the spot where Captain Cook landed in 1769.
  • Drive through the beautiful native forests of Waioeka Gorge.
  • The bush-clad shores of Lake Rotoma and Lake Rotoiti.
  • Tour past the Green Lake and Blue Lake to Lake Tarawera.

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