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Our great range of North Island Tours showcase the very best of the North Island

Welcome to our range of North Island tours.

We've partnered with Kirra Tours to bring you a very special selection of tours, ranging from 6 to 9 days.

They're the perfect way to see the charms of the beautiful North Island.

Just sit back and relax as our experienced guides show you why the North Island is such a popular destination.

Choose from our great range of Platinum and Classic tours.

Kirra Tours coach

From New Zealand's largest city Auckland, to the Nation's Capital, Wellington, our North Island tours take you to all the major attractions, in the comfort and luxury of an air conditioned tour coach.

Experience the nation's birthplace, the Bay of Islands. Visit the stunning bays and beaches of the Coromandel region, or be amazed at Rotorua's thermal wonders and Maori cultural shows.

Of course New Zealand also has a South Island (in this case a stunning one), and we also have a great range of tours covering both islands. To view our range of dual island tours click HERE. Or to see our range of South Island tours click HERE.

Why you should choose Kirra for your North Island tours

Kirra are a New Zealand institution, and over almost five decades, they've showcased New Zealand's charms to thousands of guests from around the world. Yep, almost 50 years. Now that's experience.

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No, it's not just a coach trip!

It's not just about the coach (although they are luxurious).

Kirra tours are renowned for spicing things up with some alternative forms of transport such as trains, luxury boats, helicopters and skiplanes.

It's this point of difference that helps them to stand out from other tour operators.

A motel is not just a motel!

Kirra understand that a holiday is about the whole package. And that's why they have taken a lot of time to choose some very special places for their guests to rest up each night.

Every one of their chosen hotels, motels and lodges have been carefully selected to provide you, their guests, with a unique blend of amenities, comfort, location, and of course, welcoming staff.We know that you will love each and every one.

Kirra Tours Auckland skyline

Is good food important?

Kirra certainly think so.

And that's why your tour cost includes a hearty breakfast each day.

Some tours will also include selected evening meals and unique dining experiences.

We know that you will love dining in New Zealand!

Don't worry about getting to and from the airport

Complimentary private transfers are just another part of the unique Kirra experience.

When your plane arrives, a friendly Kirra representative will greet you and take you to your hotel.

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And when your tour finishes, they'll take you from your hotel to the airport.

Now that's service.

Kirra Tours are great Value for money

When you work in the tour industry for so long, you develop some strong relationships.

And Kirra have used this strength to provide you with maximum value through their partnerships with accommodation and activity suppliers.

And that translates to better value for you.

Select from a great range of escorted North Island tours

Kirra Tours Te Puia Geothermal Reserve

Choose from our range of Platinum and Classic North Island Tours *.

Ranging from 6 to 9 days, our North Island tours include:

  • your accommodation in quality hotels and lodges
  • all transport in a luxurious air conditioned coach
  • an experienced local tour guide
  • breakfast daily plus selected meals
  • your entry to a range of activities and attractions

* Platinum Tours are limited to just 24 guests.

These are a more intimate tour, unrushed, and with some amazing inclusions and superb accommodation.

Come and enjoy the iconic relaxed New Zealand lifestyle on one of our Platinum dual island tours.

* Our Classic Tours have attracted thousands of guests to New Zealand over the years.

These fully featured tours take you to all of those classic New Zealand destinations, and at day's end allow you to relax in the comfort of some beautiful four star hotels. 

Read on to learn more about our range of North Island tours.....

* All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars and were correct at time of publication

9 Day Northern Escape

Platinum Series Tour – Premium hotels, 4 x 2 night stops.

Starts Auckland finishes Wellington

Meals Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 3 dinners

From $3,620 AUD

This amazing tour takes you from the northern to the southern end of the beautiful North Island, and combines some stunning scenery with some unique New Zealand cultural experiences.

Relax over lunch on Auckland's beautiful Waiheke Island. Then it's time to head south for a tour of the famous Hobbiton movie set. See where the movie was actually shot.

Experience Rotorua's thermal wonders and traditional Maori culture and take a serene cruise on the calm waters of Lake Rotoiti, and see the buried village of Te Wairoa. Dine on a traditional Maori Hangi (feast) and be enthralled by a cultural performance featuring dance, song, and the inspiring Haka.

Kirra Tours 9 Day Northern Escape map

Visit the art deco inspired city of Napier for a guided tour, before heading through the lovely Wairarapa area, to the nation's capital, and cultural hub, Wellington.

Limited to just 24 guests, this tour is sure to delight.

Amazing experiences

  • Fine dining at some of the North Island's best wineries
  • Experience a Maori cultural show and Hangi
  • Cruise on beautiful Lake Rotoiti

See the sights

  • Take the ferry to the picturesque Waiheke Island
  • See the famous Hobbiton Movie set
  • See the Blue & Green Lakes, and the haunting Te Wairoa Buried Village
  • Visit the bubbling Wairakei Geothermal area and see the thundering Huka Falls
  • Take a fully escorted Art Deco Walk in Napier

8 Day Spectacular North

Platinum Series Tour – Premium hotels, 2 x 2 night stops.

Starts Wellington finishes Auckland

Meals Breakfast daily, 4 dinners

From $3,225 AUD

Your small group tour, limited to just 24 lucky guests, begins in the nation's capital Wellington, before heading north to conclude in Auckland.

Along the way, enjoy a stay in the vibrant Martinborough, home to a wide range of boutique wineries.

Enjoy a visit to the Pukaha Mt Bruce Wildlife Centre, home to breeding programs for some of New Zealand's most endangered wildlife.

See World Heritage listed Tongariro National Park, home to the active volcano, Mt Ruapehu.

Rotorua's bubbling mud pools, geysers and traditional Maori culture will thrill you, before heading across the calm waters of Lake Rotoiti and a walk in the ancient Redwood Forest.

Kirra Tours 8 Day Spectacular North map

See where Lord of the Rings was filmed with a visit to the Hobbitton movie set, before continuing on to New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, also known as the "City of Sails".

Amazing experiences

  • See endangered wildlife at the Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre
  • Cruise on the serene waters of Lake Rotoiti
  • Experience a traditional Maori cultural show and  Hangi (feast)
  • Cruise on the Hauraki Gulf

See the sights

  • Visit Martinborough for a wine tasting
  • See the bubbling Te Puia Thermal Reserve
  • Take a walk with the Redwoods
  • See the famous Hobbiton Movie set

8 Day Northern Discovery

Classic Series Tour – Superior hotels, 2 x 2 night stops.

Starts Auckland finishes Wellington

Meals Breakfast daily, 6 dinners

From $2,439 AUD

Come and experience the best of the beautiful North Island on our 8 day, 7 night Northern Discovery tour.

See the stunning Bay of Islands and the home of the nation, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

Visit Rotorua's geothermal wonders and experience traditional Maori culture.

Stroll through the streets of Napier, the "Art Deco Capital of the World", and visit the nation's cool capital, Wellington.

Kirra Tours 8 Day Northern Discovery map

Amazing experiences

  • Authentic Maori Village, Hangi & Cultural Performance
  • Entry to Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Skyline Gondola & Luge
  • Cape Brett ‘Hole in the Rock’ Cruise

See the sights

  • City tours of Auckland & Wellington
  • Entry to Auckland Sky Tower
  • Agrodome Farm Show
  • Rainbow Springs Park
  • Locally guided Art Deco walking tour

6 Day Northern Rapture

Classic Series Tour – Superior hotels, 1 x 2 night stop.

Starts Wellington finishes Auckland

Meals Breakfast daily, 5 dinners

From $2,149 AUD

Your tour starts in one of the "hippest" capitals in the world, trendy Wellington.

Take some time to visit the amazing national museum, Te Papa.

Your tour takes you past the World Heritage listed Tongariro National Park, and the active volcano, Mt Ruapehu, on route to Rotorua. Experience the geothermal wonders and Maori culture of Rotorua with entry to a show and the Te Puia Geothermal Reserve.

Visit the famous Hobbiton Movie set and enjoy the stunning Coromandel region before arriving in Auckland, the "City of Sails"

Kirra Tours 6 Day Northern Rapture map

Amazing experiences

  • Experience a traditional Maori Hangi (feast) and cultural show
  • Tour the famous Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Visit the amazing Te Puia Thermal Reserve

See the sights

  • See what farm life is like at the Agrodome Farm Show
  • Travel on the Driving Creek Railway, Coromandel
  • See the sites on an Auckland city tour


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