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Coromandel Day Trip (Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach)

Coromandel Day Trip (Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach)

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Escape the bustle of Auckland for a day on this convenient day trip to the Coromandel Peninsula. A variety of activities are included, to make the most of your time in this naturally beautiful area: hike to Cathedral Cove, swim in the crystal waters, climb Mount Paku, and dig your own spa bath at Hot Water Beach. All on a handy organized day trip.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$187.14
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$187.14

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

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Go Waitomo black-water rafting (cave tubing) for a memorable adventure in the Waitomo Caves. Choose a 3-hour Labyrinth experience that takes you floating underground on an inner tube, including a small waterfall jump. Or upgrade to the 5-hour Black Abyss for an exhilarating abseil (rappel) down limestone walls; instruction and equipment included. The resident glowworms, stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you! Finish with a hot shower, soup and bagel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.02
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$110.02
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Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle Options

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle Options

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Trek across stark volcanic terrain on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, one of New Zealand’s Great Walks. This independent day hike takes you past Mt Tongariro with an optional side trip to the summit of Mt Ngauruhoe, located within the World Heritage area of Tongariro National Park. You’re provided with a round-trip transfer, map and information sheet to prepare you for the 6- to 10-hour trek. Early morning shuttle service is available from your accommodation in Taupo or Turangi, or from the Base Camp or Ketetahi parking lots.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.67
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$25.67

America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

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Join an America’s Cup sailing experience aboard an authentic racing yacht on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Feel the exhilaration of yachting as you take the helm and participate with the professional crew, or just sit back and soak up the harbor views. No experience necessary.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.36
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$139.36

Wellington's Half Day Lord of the Rings Tour (including Weta Tour)

Wellington's Half Day Lord of the Rings Tour (including Weta Tour)

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Spend the morning or afternoon visiting Middle-earth on this half-day 'The Lord of the Rings' tour from Wellington. A guide with insider knowledge entertains Frodo fans on a journey into the scenic New Zealand countryside. Get a behind-the-scenes look at LOTR movie production on a tour of Weta Studios and discover why director Peter Jackson selected this region to film the renowned trilogy along with ‘The Hobbit’ movies.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.68
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$80.68
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights

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See the highlights of Rotorua on a full-day shore excursion from Tauranga. You’ll travel to one of New Zealand’s famed regions in the North Island, observing otherworldly landscapes and Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa’s thermal springs. Visit Okere Falls at the Bay of Plenty; receive a traditional welcome at an authentic Maori village where you’ll watch a 'haka' (war dance); and view the Government Gardens, a historic bath house and more in Rotorua.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.29
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$109.29

Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

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Explore the Waitakere Ranges rain forest and Auckland’s rugged west coast, including Piha Beach, during an afternoon tour with a guide who is knowledgeable about New Zealand flora and fauna. From the Arataki Centre, admire sweeping views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Learn about Maori history, stroll the beach, and take a nature walk through a lush rain forest while you experience Auckland's largest regional park.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.03
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$121.03
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Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga

Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga

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Get up close to wild dolphins in their natural habitat during a 5-hour dolphin cruise from Tauranga. You can watch from the boat or interact with these playful marine mammals as you swim and snorkel alongside them in the water. Hear informative live commentary and enjoy hot drinks and muffins on board. Tour operates during summer months from November to May.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.85
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$112.85

Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch

Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch

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Sail the Bay of Islands on a working tall ship aboard the famed ‘R. Tucker Thompson,’ built in the tradition of a 100-year-old Northland schooner. Ply the waters of the pristine bay, where you can help hoist the sails, climb the rigging or simply relax on board, then swim while anchored in a sheltered bay in the maritime park. Enjoy morning tea and a barbecue lunch, with an optional complimentary ferry ride from Paihia to Russell, where your vessel departs.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.63
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$116.63

Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

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Experience the magic of New Zealand’s North Island on this evening glow-worm kayak tour in Tauranga. Begin your tour with refreshments including wine from the award-winning Mills Reef Winery and delicious New Zealand cheeses on the banks of Lake McLaren. As day turns to night, hop into your kayak and paddle with your guide to the glow-worm canyon at the head of Lake McLaren. Marvel at the millions of bright green glow-worms clinging to the towering cliff sides, and gain insight into the life cycle of these fascinating creatures.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.02
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$99.02
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Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo

Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo

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Spin and speed your way to Huka Falls during a thrilling jetboat ride on the Waikato River. Hold on tight as you zip over the crystal-clear waters past rugged cliffs and native bush on New Zealand's longest river. Feel the power of the thundering waterfall up close as it blasts into the turbulent pool. Round-trip transport is included from hotels in Taupo.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.14
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$79.14
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Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

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This Kaituna River rafting adventure in the Okere Falls Scenic Reserve promises plenty of thrills! With an expert guide at the helm, you’ll paddle through Class 5 white-water rapids of the Kaituna River, including an awesome 21-foot (7-meter) drop down Tutea Falls, the worlds highest commercially rafted waterfall. Accessible to adventurous beginners, this 3-hour tour includes a safety briefing with paddling instruction, all necessary equipment and round-trip hotel transport from Rotorua.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.62
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$94.62

Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua

Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua

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This Rotorua zipline tour takes you soaring through a centuries-old forest canopy as you switch between the six zipline cables suspended 72 feet (22 meters) above the ground. Get a bird’s-eye view as two expert guides suit you up with safety equipment and teach you about the forest environment. Bonus: you can later download photos taken of you during your treetops adventure. Round-trip hotel transport is included on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.29
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$109.29

Full-Day Wild West Coast Photo and Discovery Tour including Lunch from Auckland

Full-Day Wild West Coast Photo and Discovery Tour including Lunch from Auckland

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Photograph your way around Auckland's rugged West Coast during this full-day tour. With a professional photographer guide, visit the coastline's black sand beaches, like Karekare and Piha. Trek through rainforests filled with 1000-year-old Kauri trees. Get as much photographic advice as you like, and listen to commentary about the area's ecology, culture and history. Lunch and round-trip transportation from Auckland are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.71
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$179.71

Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo

Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo

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Paddle a kayak to the magnificent Maori rock carvings on Lake Taupo with a half-day tour from Acacia Bay. You’ll learn the cultural significance behind the towering inscriptions, which were completed in 1980, and enjoy great views across the crystal-clear lake to the Tongariro Mountains. Approaching the Maori rock carvings by kayak means you can see them up close, passing native bush and tiny inlets, then floating right at the base of the cliff. Both morning and afternoon departures are available and beginning paddlers are welcome.
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  • 4 hours
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$82.76
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$82.76

The Maori Carvings Half Day Kayak

The Maori Carvings Half Day Kayak

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Take in the scenery of Lake Taupo during this half-day kayaking tour from Taupo. After a brief paddling lesson, set out in your kayak from Jerusalem Bay. Follow your guide along the shoreline of New Zealand’s largest lake to rock cliffs where you can see Maori carvings. Stop at a scenic spot for snacks and an optional swim on a tour that is suitable for all levels of experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.35
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Half-Day Wild West Coast Tour including Lunch from Auckland

Half-Day Wild West Coast Tour including Lunch from Auckland

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See epic views of the North Island’s coastline on this half-day tour to the Waitakere Ranges, led by a professional photographer with a passion for the outdoors and knowledge of local history. Stop by the Arataki Visitor Centre to view the Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea, stroll the black-sand Piha Beach, see 1,000-year-old kauri trees in a pristine rainforest and swim at Karekare waterfall. Lunch and round-trip transport included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.36
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Te Puia Day Pass - Geysers, Mud Pools, Kiwi, Culture, History & more

Te Puia Day Pass - Geysers, Mud Pools, Kiwi, Culture, History & more

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Gain entry to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute at Te Puia on a guided tour of this geothermal hot spot. Take a walking path up to steaming vents, boiling mud pools and erupting Pohutu Geyser at Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley; observe the emblematic kiwi bird; and discover Maori traditions at the cultural center. Upgrade to include a cultural performance of Maori song and dance, including the warlike ‘haka.’ Showtimes are available several times a day during admittance.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.01
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$44.01

Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland

Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland

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Volcanic beaches, native rain forest, and vineyards abound on this full-day tour of West Auckland. Begin with a wine tasting in Henderson Valley, then continue to the Waitakere Ranges, where more than 40,000 acres (16,000 hectares) of coastline and forest await you. Get elevated views of the reserve from the Arataki visitor center, explore the black-sand beaches of Piha and Karekare, and get close to the Karekare waterfalls. Then, enjoy an included lunch before finishing your tour with more wine tastings.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$204.65
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Skydive Auckland

Skydive Auckland

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Go tandem skydiving in New Zealand and jump from as high as 20,000 feet (6,096 meters)—the highest elevation available in New Zealand! Freefall for more than a minute before your tandem instructor pulls the ripcord. Alternatively, opt for a skydive package from 13,000 feet (3,962 meters) or go from 9,000 feet (2,743 meters). Once you’ve caught your breath, soak up the stunning coastal views of rain forests and beaches from above. Round-trip hotel transport is available to the launch point in Parakai.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$234.88
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Rotorua Duck Boat Guided City and Lakes Tour

Rotorua Duck Boat Guided City and Lakes Tour

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Discover Rotorua on a 1.5-hour duck tour. This sightseeing adventure takes you aboard a World War II amphibious vehicle — able to travel on land and water. Start with a city tour past Government Gardens, the Blue Baths and more before splashing down into Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) and Lake Okareka. Enjoy family fun along the way with a provided duck caller, and listen to live commentary about Rotorua’s history and local landmarks.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.01
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$55.01

The Bay of Islands Luxury Day Tour From Auckland

The Bay of Islands Luxury Day Tour From Auckland

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Even with just one day to spare, you can still experience the North Island’s northernmost attractions on a Bay of Islands day trip from Auckland. Soak up the views and let a driver handle the road as you travel through the green, hilly countryside and some of the world's oldest rain forest en route to the historic settlement of Russell (Kororareka). After lunch and a lesson in local Maori and European history, cruise through the bay’s many islands to Cape Brett’s legendary 'Hole in the Rock' cavern.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$522.86
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Zorb Inflatable Ball Ride from Mount Ngongotaha in New Zealand

Zorb Inflatable Ball Ride from Mount Ngongotaha in New Zealand

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While in Rotorua, take a wild and wacky ride in a ZORB ball. You’ll love ‘orbing’ downhill as you slide around inside an inflatable ball. Choose from three different runs — a straight slope, a multipoint harness or a curvy water ride — and get instruction before enjoying twists and turns. Document the latest thrill with a provided hand-held go pro, and relax between rides in the on-site hot tubs.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.67
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Premium Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Trek

Premium Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Trek

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Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing through Tongariro National Park on a full-day guided trek that explores a spectacular volcanic landscape. Cover several miles of trail as you pass volcanic craters, mountain springs, and vivid alpine lakes, with views across a range of active volcanoes. Traveling with a guide means you are fully prepared and equipped for the rugged terrain of Tongariro National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that's gorgeous under winter snows or summer wildflowers.
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  • 8 hours
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