Far North & Bay of Islands Tour

Price per person:


(Single costs are available on request)

5 Days-With Tour Leader Thelma Lockery

Join us for an exciting Far North Holiday. Experience the many highlights this wonderful region has to offer with a varied schedule of sightseeing featuring the Matakohe Kauri Museum, the Waipoua Forest, Hokianga Harbour, a day excursion to Cape Reinga, beautiful Taipa Beach and the Bay of Islands, Cape Brett Dolphin cruise and much more...

Tour Departs: 16-Mar-2021
  • Home pickup and return within the Auckland metropolitan area (if applicable).
  • Services of Travelwise Holidays Tour Leader throughout.
  • All coach touring Auckland/Dargaville/Waipoua Forest/Taipa/Kaitaia/Mangonui/Paihia/ Whangarei/Waipu/Mangawhai/Auckland.
  • Quality accommodation at Ramada Resort, Taipa Beach (2 nights) and Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia (2 nights) including dinners and cooked breakfasts.
  • Far North & Bay of Islands sightseeing featuring Matakohe, Waipoua Forest, Hokianga Harbour, Kaitaia, Doubtless Bay, Kerikeri, Paihia, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Russell, Whangarei & Waipu/Mangawhai.
  • Visit to the Matakohe Kauri Museum.
  • Waipoua Forest sightseeing (view Tane Mahuta).
  • Cape Reinga Day Tour from Kaitaia via 90 Mile Beach visiting the Lighthouse, Aupouri Forest and Tapotupotu Bay. Includes picnic lunch.
  • Fullers Bay of Islands Cape Brett Dolphin Cruise and ferry ticket Russell to Paihia.


DAY 1  Auckland/Dargaville/Waipoua Forest/Taipa  (B,D)

Travel via Matakohe (for a museum visit), Dargaville, Waipoua Forest (view Tane Mahuta) and Opononi/Hokianga Harbour. Stay Ramada Resort, Taipa Beach (2 nights).


DAY 2  Cape Reinga Excursion  (B,L,D)

Day excursion from Kaitaia with Harrisons Cape Runner via 90 Mile Beach (includes Taipa/ Kaitaia return and picnic lunch). 


DAY3  Taipa/Kerikeri/Paihia  (B,D)

Morning: travel to Paihia. Visit Mangonui, Stone Store/Kemp House Kerikeri and Haruru Falls. Stay Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge (2 nights).



DAY 4 Bay of Islands Sightseeing  (B,D)

Morning: visit Waitangi Treaty Grounds & Museum. Afternoon: enjoy Cape Brett ‘Hole in the Rock’ Dolphin Cruise, visit to Russell and return ferry to Paihia.


DAY 5 Paihia/Whangarei/Auckland  (B,D)

Travel via Whangarei (visit Town Basin) and scenic coastal loop road Waipu - Mangawhai - Kaiwaka.




Key: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner


Need Assistance?

Office hours are 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday. An answer phone takes care of calls after hours and during the weekends.

Phone Toll Free

0800 11 60 60

Phone Within Auckland

(09) 414 4488