Northland Christmas Escape

Price per person:


(Single costs are available on request)

4 Days-With Tour Leader Unna West

Join us on our special fully escorted Christmas tour to Northland. Enjoy stunning scenery on the coastal loop roads, Bay of Islands sightseeing including the famous Cape Brett 'Hole in the Rock' Dolphin Cruise, Waitangi Treaty Grounds & Museum and a leisurely ferry ride to Russell. Return travel via the Hokianga Harbour, Waipoua Forest (view Tane Mahuta), and Matakohe with a visit to the Kauri Museum. A wonderful festive tour experience!

Tour Departs: 24-Dec-2020

  • Home pickup and return within the Auckland metropolitan area (if applicable).
  • Services of Travelwise Holidays Tour Leader throughout.
  • All coach touring Auckland/Mangawhai/Waipu/Whangarei/Tutukaka/Paihia/Waipoua Forest/Dargaville/Matakohe/Auckland.
  • Quality accommodation at Quality Hotel Oceans Tutukaka (1 night) and Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia (2 nights) including dinners and cooked breakfasts.
  • Special Christmas dinner at Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia.
  • Fullers Bay of Islands 'Hole in the Rock' Dolphin Cruise and return ferry tickets Paihia to Russell.
  • Northland sightseeing featuring Mangawhai/Waipu, Whangarei, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Kerikeri, Russell, Hokianga Harbour, Waipoua Forest and Matakohe.
  • Waipoua Forest sightseeing with visit to Tane Mahuta.
  • Visit to the Matakohe Kauri Museum.





DAY 1 Auckland/Mangawhai/Whangarei/Tutukaka  (B,D)

Travel via scenic coastal loop road Kaiwaka-Mangawhai-Waipu and Whangarei (visit town basin & falls).  Stay Quality Hotel Oceans Tutukaka (1 night).

DAY 2 Tutukaka- Hikurangi-Paihia  (B,D)

Travel to Paihia via scenic Tutukaka coast loop road, Hikurangi and Kawakawa. Afternoon: Cape Brett ‘Hole in the Rock’ Dolphin Cruise.  Stay Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia (2 nights).




DAY 3 Bay of Islands Sightseeing  (B,D)

Visit Waitangi Treaty Grounds & Museum, Haruru Falls, Kemp House & Stone Store Kerikeri. Afternoon: return ferry to Russell at leisure.

DAY 4 Paihia-Waipoua Forest-Dargaville-Auckland  (B,D)

Travel via the Hokianga Harbour, Waipoua Forest (view Tane Mahuta), Dargaville and Matakohe (for museum visit).



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


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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.

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0800 11 60 60

Phone Within Auckland

(09) 414 4488