Kia Ora and welcome to your New Zealand Experience.
We have put together a showcase on your suggestions and included a range of great experiences paired with transportation options. Your expert travel planners Samuel St George and David Maxwell will make sure you are in good hands while experiencing this incredible country. New Zealand is the perfect playground for some once in a lifetime activities.
This promises to be one special journey. We look forward to hosting you throughout this fantastic experience, and welcome to New Zealand.
Eighth Wonder Travel
WAITANGI TREATY GROUNDS
BAY OF ISLANDS
Enjoy a guided tour through the Waitangi Treaty Grounds in the Bay of Islands. Your guide will give you a detailed insight into the area, and a history of New Zealand's Maori and British colonialism.
Date: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Time: 12:00 pm
Duration: 2 hours
From price: $450.00
KERIKERI BASIN AND MARAE TOUR
BAY OF ISLANDS
You will start your tour in the township of Kerikeri; This experience highlights events around the meeting of the first Christians and Maori (the musket wars of the 1820’s). From there you will visit a Marae and participate in a living welcome onto a Maori communal complex, while understanding the significance of the protocol. You meet Maori in a living environment from the Ngapuhi tribe who descend from the first Maori who discovered this land. A genuine cultural experience.
Date: Thursday 18th January 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Duration: 4-6 hours (times can be flexible)
From price: $1700.00
PINK BEACH BBQ
Combine one of the most beautiful beaches in the world with fresh grilled seafood or lamb, as well as local produce partnered and fine New Zealand cheese and wines. Your barbeque will include your own Kauri Cliffs chef as well as transport to and from the beach. For those who opt to walk, the trek is 35 minutes via the golf course and trail near the 7th tee. Walking shoes or sneakers are advised.
Date: Saturday 20th January 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Duration: 2-3 hours
From price: $1,530.00 (beverages will be charged to each room based on consumption)
HELI TRIP TANE MAHUTA AND CAPE REINGA
Heli tour of Tane Mahuta (World's largest Kauri Tree) in the Waipoua Forest, quad biking on Henderson Bay and a scenic flight over Cape Reinga. This tour starts with a flight from Kingfisher Lodge to the Hokianga Harbour on the West Coast. The team from Footprints will transport you to the Waipoua Forest where you will enjoy a private tour to witness the largest Kauri tree in the world; Tane Mahuta. After your tour you will depart in your helicopter to Henderson Bay for your quad biking experience. This white sand beach is the perfect place to explore Great Exhibition Bay. Your last leg of the trip will involve a scenic flight over Ninety Mile Beach and Cape Reinga (northern most tip of New Zealand) before departing back to Kingfisher Lodge in Whangaroa.
Date: Friday 19th January 2018
Depart: Kingfisher Lodge
This is a full day tour
- Tane Mahuta, Waipoua Forest, Hokianga
- Cape Reinga, Top of the country - Where the two seas meet
- Henderson Bay, Far North East Coast of New Zealand
Duration: 6 hours (can be flexible)
From price: $10,600.00 (based on availability)
VISIT GREAT BARRIER ISLAND
GREAT BARRIER ISLAND
Explore the majestic Great Barrier Island with your local guide for the day Norm Winger. This day tour can be flexible, and will be tailored to the guests needs. The tour will include highlights such as:
- Windy Canyon (short 10 minute walk to the best view)
- Awana surf beach
- Okiwi Passion (local organic garden/orchard)
- Glenfern Sanctuary
Date: Monday 22nd January 2018
Pickup: Port Fitzroy Wharf
Duration: 4-6 hours (times are flexible)
From price: $800.00
WALK UP RANGITOTO ISLAND
An easy climb through Pohutukawa forests and lava fields gives way to panoramic views of Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf from the summit of this volcanic island. This is one of our best short walks in New Zealand. Once you arrive at the Summit you will enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking the Hauraki Gulf.
Eighth Wonder Travel's David Maxwell, will lead you on this walk.
Date: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Duration: 2 hours return (not including lunch)
From price: $800.00