Northern Voyager North Island Tour - 7 Days

Discover the very best of New Zealand's North Island on this 7 day kiwi adventure! With FREE surf lesson and entry to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland.
Auckland, New Zealand
7 Days 6 Nights
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
6 am to 6 pm
Max Group Size
Max Group Size
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
18 - 35 year olds
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
All breakfasts, one dinner
What's Included


  • Witness the world of Narnia at Cathedral Cove
  • Make your own natural hot tub in the warm waters of Hot Water Beach
  • Go rafting, zorbing or luging in Rotorua
  • Spot Hobbits in Shire at the Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Enjoy a cultural experience at Tamaki Maori Village
  • Discover Napier one of New Zealand's best wine regions
  • Surf the waves in Raglan
  • Look out for magical glow worms in the Waitomo Caves



  • Luxury cruiser transportation
  • All accommodation
  • 1 night on the beautful Coromandel Peninsula
  • 1 night in surf town of Raglan 
  • Surf Lesson at Raglan
  • 1 night by NZ’s largest lake, Taup?
  • 1 night in Napier situated in the wine region of Hawkes Bay
  • A dinner at your guide's favourite hangout!
  • All breakfasts
  • Entry into Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland
What's excluded

Optional Extras (can be booked as and when you please)

  • Cathedral Cove Kayaking $105
  • Rotorua Whitewater Rafting from $99
  • Te Puia Geothermal Area $52
  • Rotorua Zorbing (OGO) $35
  • Luge & Gondola from $44
  • Hobbiton from $79
  • Tamaki Maori Village $130 or save $17 by booking in advance here 
  • Waitomo Blackwater Rafting $130
  • Waitomo Boat Cave Tour $75
  • Raglan Surf Lesson $75
  • Raglan Stand Up Paddle Lesson From $55
  • Raglan Kayak Lesson From $65


  • Additional meals
Why do we love this

"We love it because the drivers at Wild Kiwi are fun, knowledgeable guides that will take you off the beaten track and show you a side to New Zealand that not everyone sees!"

What to Expect


We're away! First stop on the Northern Voyager trip is the effortlessly cool, laid-back surf town of Raglan -  home to one of the world’s longest left-hand breaks! This is your chance to catch some serious waves and see how gnarly your surfing skills are. We've included a free surf lesson on this trip, so you'll be surfing like a pro in no time. Surfing not your thing? No worries, have a wander around Raglan's boutique shops, enjoy a bite to eat at one of the artisan cafes or take a stroll along the famous black sand beach.



Let's head underground to magical cave network of Waitomo! Explore this natural labyrinth by crawling, abseiling, rafting or squeezing your way through the dark tunnels. This is your chance to have a go at Black Water Rafting, an experience like no other. All you need is a rubber ring, wet suit and a bit of courage. You'll float along underground streams and jump off waterfalls with only the twinkling glowworms to guide your way. After a jam-packed day exploring Waitomo's Caves it's time for a beer on the shores of beautiful Lake Taupo.



Enjoy a delicious breakfast overlooking Lake Taupo and then decide whether you want to explore the lake from it's shores or skies... that's right it's skydiving time! Skydive from 15,000ft over New Zealand's largest lake and look out for Mount Doom as you free fall for 60 seconds. Next up, we head East to the coastal city of Napier situated within the world-renowned wine region of Hawkes Bay. Take your time exploring the Art-Deco streets and sipping your way around beautiful wineries.



We'll venture inland to the geothermal hub of Rotorua. This town is full of adrenaline and adventure, make sure you explore the mud pools at one of the geothermal parks (your entry to Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland is included) or hike the Redwod Forest on the edge of town. Want to take things up a notch? Go luging, zorbing or hit the rapids on the mighty Kaituna River.



You've got an extra day to do all of those activities you didn't get a chance to yesterday! Our guide will be happy to give you reccommendations on things to do, like taking part in an unforgettable cultural experience at Tamaki Maori Village or visiting the picturesque Shire on the Hobbiton Movie Set from the Lord of the Rings. You'll be able to drink Hobbit cider, brewed nowhere else in the world!



We'll hit the road for a spectacular drive to the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula. You'll have the chance to enjoy a few scenic walks and photo opportunities along the way before reaching the coastal town of Hahei. Visit the 'Gateway to Narnia' from the Chronicles of Narnia or as it's more commonly known Cathedral Cove. After you've finished exploring this stunning spot, you'll be able to go kayaking, snorkelling or swimming in the crystal clear waters. As the day draws to a close, we'll dig our very own hot tubs on Hot Water Beach and watch the sun go down as we soak ourselves.



It's time to head back to Auckland. On our way we'll stop off at some off the beaten track locations and scenic spots so you'll be able to get those last few photo memories! Take time to reflect on what an incredible few days it's been, exchange contact details with your new mates and be sure to follow each other on Instagram. We're your Wild Kiwi family now, you've got us for life.

Frequently Asked Questions

Breakfast is included each day. We include one free dinner on our Northern Voyager and you’ll get a chance to WIN some free dinners whilst you travel with us! For our 24 day trip customers, you will enjoy a buffet onboard your overnight Milford cruise. For the rest of the days, our drivers have awesome recommendations and know all the best spots!

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Yes, if you give us enough notice, we’ll ensure you’re travelling with your friends! Get in touch and let us know their booking reference number.

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Our drivers take up to 18 customers with them each week to keep the groups small, personal and much more fun!

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We recommend you bring walking shoes and a rain jacket all year around. In summer, bring your swimming gear, towel, summer clothes, flip-flops, light jacket and a jumper. In winter, make sure to pack a warm jacket and lots of layers – it can get pretty chilly!

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Yes. There are no hidden fees in our prices. Unlike other providers, we are happy for you to bring snacks and drinks on board.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • All person(s) who are on the booking form whether at the date of booking or added at a later date must be between 18 years of age and 35 years of age on the date of departure.
  • If a person confirms a booking through our online booking form on our website or made the booking through a travel agent associated with us, they must ensure all person(s) named on the booking form have read and understood these terms and conditions which form the basis of our contract with you.
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Please note that the bookings for this tour are processed manually so there might be a slight delay in confirmation from the tour operator.

Cancellation Policy:

  • If you fail to pay the balance of the purchase price by the date required in the booking confirmation then you will be deemed to have cancelled your booking with us and you will forfeit your deposit.
  • If you wish to cancel your arrangements with us other than failing to pay the balance of the purchase price by the date required then we must be notified of such cancellation in writing. The date of cancellation by you will be the date we receive the notice of cancellation. If we receive notice of such cancellation less than 10 weeks, but more than 6 weeks prior to your departure date then we will attempt to refund your payment to you, minus your deposit already paid and a $400 New Zealand Dollars administration fee per person.
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