New Plymouth "Christmas Lights" Tour

Price per person:


(Single costs are available on request)

5 Days-With Travelwise Holidays Tour Hosts Des & Noeleen Duncan

Join us on our fully escorted "Christmas Lights" Tour to the stunning Taranaki region. Featuring 'Around the Mountain' tour including Cape Egmont Lighthouse, Oaonui Production Station, local garden visits and a special visit to Pukekura Park to view the magnificent "Festival of Lights' display. Also enjoy Rotorua and Wairakei sightseeing and travel via the Forgotten World Highway including lunch at the historic Whangamomona Hotel.

Tour Departs: 23-Dec-2020
  • Home pickup and return within the Auckland metropolitan area (if applicable).
  • Services of Tour Hosts Des & Noeleen Duncan throughout.
  • All coach touring Auckland/Rotorua/Wairakei/Whangamomona/New Plymouth and New Plymouth/   Te Kuiti/Hamilton/Auckland.
  • Quality accommodation at Wairakei Resort Taupo, 1 night & Plymouth International Hotel New Plymouth, 3 nights.
  • All dinners & cooked breakfasts, plus 3 x lunches (days one, two and three).
  • Rotorua sightseeing including 'Lakeland Queen' scenic lake cruise with buffet lunch.
  • Sightseeing tour of New Plymouth and Taranaki including local gardens and entrance fees.
  • 'Around the Mountain' tour on Christmas Day.
  • Special evening visit to Pukekura Park to view the magnificent 'Festival of Lights' display.



DAY 1  Auckland/Rotorua/Wairakei  (B,L,D)

Sightseeing at Rotorua en route including ‘Lakeland Queen’ lunch cruise.  Stay Wairakei Resort (1 night).

DAY 2  Wairakei/Taumarunui/Whangamomona/New Plymouth  (B,L,D)

Visit Huka Falls & Honey Hive Taupo. Travel via the Forgotten World Highway with visit to Lauren’s Lavender Farm and lunch at Whangamomona Hotel en route. Stay Plymouth International Hotel (3 nights).

DAY 3  Around the Mountain’ Tour (B,L,D)

Picnic ‘boxed’ lunch Opunake Beach. View Oaonui Production Station and Cape Egmont lighthouse. Evening, Christmas Dinner at the Plymouth International Hotel. Following dinner transfer to Pukekura Park and enjoy the magnificent ‘Christmas Lights’ display.





DAY 4 New Plymouth Sightseeing  (B,D)

Enjoy visiting local attractions featuring Te Kainga Marire and Pukeiti Gardens, the Crafty Fox and Puke Ariki Museum.

DAY 5 New Plymouth/Te Kuiti/Hamilton/Auckland  (B,D)

Visit Hamilton Gardens en route to Auckland.


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