Discover North Island of New Zealand - AdventureTripr

New Zealand

Discover North Island of New Zealand

duration: 5 days

difficulty: Easy

group size: 14

experience: Beginner


The North Island of New Zealand is packed to the brim with incredible landscapes, and there’s no better way to experience its vastness than on our North Island Adventure. Discover for yourself your favorite part of the island as you hike the renowned Tongariro Alpine Crossing, bike through redwood forests, and walk through otherwordly caves lit by the mysterious glowworm. With two local guides and every detail looked after, you’ll learn about the intimate Maori culture and visit spiritual Kauri forests without a worry in the world. Starting and finishing in Auckland, all you’ll need to do is walk off the plane, and you’ll be off on a hiking tour of a lifetime!  


- Hike Mt Te Aroha for spectacular views  

- Visit a geothermal wonderland and be captivated by a Maori cultural experience  

- Cycle Whakarewarewa Forest  

- Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing  

- Float along a subterranean stream to view Waitomo Cave glow-worms  

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Day 1: Join the group in Auckland and head to Mt Te Aroha

Meet your guide in the lobby of the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 128 Albert St, Auckland, at 8.15am and drive south to the township of Te Aroha. The town is one of the country’s top tourist spots, celebrated for its naturally hot soda waters and Mokena geyser.  

Today’s hike winds its way amongst tree roots and mossy rocks, and across several bridged river crossings to a lookout platform at the base of the Wairere Falls on the Okauia fault line. Afterwards, you’ll drive to Rotorua, considered the heartland of New Zealand’s Maori culture and the spiritual home of New Zealand’s tangata whenua (original people of the land)  

Total hiking distance: 5km  

Total hiking time: 3-4 hours  

Meals: Lunch and Dinner  

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On day 1, for 2 days

You will be staying at the 3-star Sudima Hotel, Rotorua on double occupancy basis.  



Admission fees
Guide fees
Local guide


Travel insurance
Personal gear

Do not forget to arrange for the requisite passport, visa and travel insurance, if you are booking an international trip.

We try our best to ensure accurate and up-to-date guide information, but in some cases this may change due to emergencies or other unforeseen guide scheduling challenges. In any case, another highly-rated, certified guide with similar experience would lead your trip and you will be kept informed of any such case.

Cancellation Policy

In the event that it becomes necessary for you to cancel the trip, the following cancellation charges will apply: More than 90 days prior to departure: full refund less the  

$350 transferable deposit  

Cancellations within 90 days of departure: cancellation fee is 100% of full ticket price (no refund)  


Adventure Together

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$4700 USD