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2 night Bay of Islands Adventure
2 night Bay of Islands Adventure
  • Duration: 3 Day
  • Category: Scenic Holidays
  • From: Auckland to Auckland
  • Valid: 19 Nov 2018 to 31 Dec 2019
  • Package Code: ICPAI2LH
  • Price Type: twin
  • Price: NZ $ 589 per person
Tour Overview

Travel by coach from Auckland to Paihia including stops at the Waitangi Treaty House and Hole in the Rock.  Stay 2 nights in Paihia with one day at leisure and then travel back to Auckland by coach.


Short Break Inclusions
  • Full day coach tour from Auckand to Paihia including guided tour of Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Bay of Islands dolphin watching cruise, travel to the famous 'Hole in the Rock' and a picnic lunch
  • 2 nights in a central 3-star Paihia Hotel 
  • Spend a relaxing day at leisure in the Bay of Islands
  • Coach travel from Paihia back to Auckland
Itinerary Details

Day 1 GreatSights - Auckland to Paihia + Waitangi Tour + Hole in the Rock Cruise AKL PIW GS8CN (0730 1620) Day Tour - Auckland to Paihia (Bay of Islands) 0730 - 1620

Service : Day Tour

Depart City : Auckland

Arrive City : Paihia (Bay of Islands)

Depart Time : 07:30:00

Arrive Time : 16:20:00

Hotel Address :- Paihia (Bay of Islands)

Hotel Name :- Central 3 star Paihia Hotel

Day 2 Hotel Service - Paihia (Bay of Islands) -

Hotel Address :- Paihia (Bay of Islands)

Hotel Name :- Central 3 star Paihia Hotel

Day 3 InterCity Coach Lines / GreatSights - Paihia Auckland GS7641 (1630 2010) Bus Service - Paihia (Bay of Islands) to Auckland 1630 - 2010

Service : Bus Service

Depart City : Paihia (Bay of Islands)

Arrive City : Auckland

Depart Time : 16:30:00

Arrive Time : 20:10:00

Terms and Conditions

Price and itinerary are subject to change and availability. Please refer to your booking confirmation for final details. 

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