North Island Adventure - 4 Days, 3 nights  


Tour Summary 

Auckland, Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton, Rotorua, Taupo, National Park and Wellington.   

This tour travels the length of the North Island, visiting most of the most popular sites on the way. This is a great tour to see the North Island when you are short on time. The tour includes Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton, Rotorua, Taupo, National Park and Wellington. Combining geothermal wonders, Middle earth experiences, glowworms, Volcanoes, Maori culture and our capital city, this is a great way to see the North Island.

Add Northern Gems or our South Island tours at a discount to do a comprehensive tour of New Zealand.   


  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves   
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour 
  • Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Park 
  • Tamaki Maori Village and Hangi dinner
  • Skyline or Polynesian Spa Rotorua  
  • Lake Taupo cruise 
  • National Park Walk
  • Weta Studios Tour 
  • Wellington Sights

Tour Dates:

Custom tours leave on your preferred date. Please make an inquiry to book date of your choice or for advice on when is best to come. 

Tour (Only) Price 

Adult $1799

Child $1459

Tour with accommodation price

Cheeky Kiwi can arrange accommodation for you at discounted prices for 4 star hotels and motels or you can book your own to save money.   

Twin Share Accommodation $2099 per person 

Single Share Accommodation $2499 per person

Group discounts:

5-6 people: 5% Discount, 7-8 people 10% Discount, 9-10 people 15% Discount

*All prices are based on at least 4 passengers per tour. Cheeky Kiwi reserves the right to cancel the tour or add a surcharge if less than 4 passengers are booked.

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Tour Inclusions:

  • Accommodation (Stated level)
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel/Airport Pickup
  • Comfortable 12 seat minibus
  • Professionally guided tour
  • Stated activities and entry tickets
  • Refreshments in minibus
  • Entertainment in minibus
  • Wifi Available in minibus (extra) 


Receive 10% discount on upgrades/ add on's  

*discount applies to the shortest or lowest price tour. Activities booked through Crew Adventures will receive a 5% discount while on tour. 


Day 1: Auckland to Waitomo, Hobbiton and Rotorua .

6am Hotel/ Airport pick up. From Auckland we head South for a action packed day. First Stop is Waitomo caves where you will explore the world famous caves formations and cruise down a underground river with thousands of glowworms above your head. Next we head to Hobbiton for your 2 hour tour of this famous movie set finishing at the Hobbit pub - Green Dragon for a refreshment. We continue onto Rotoura to check into your hotel for the night and free time to explore and have dinner. 

Included Activities: Waitomo Caves and Glowworm Tour, Hobbiton Movie Set, 

Optional Activities: No need for extra's we have your day covered!

Day 2: Rotorua Geothermal Parks, MAORI Culture and Skyline or POLYNESIAN Spa  

Today starts with breakfast at the hotel before leaving at 9am to make our way to one of the most surreal places on earth Wai-O-Tapu geothermal reserve. While at Wai-O-Tapu you will enjoy watching the Lady Knox Geyser erupt, see one of the most photographed pieces of water on earth Champagne Lake  and experience all the other geothermal wonders this surreal place has to offer. From here you have the option between Skyline for lunch with a remarkable view and some adventure on the Luge or relax and rejuvenate at the famous Polynesian Spa. We continue our day with a Rotorua city tour and discounted souvenir shopping before a quick break in the hotel, but the day doesn't finish there. After a short break in your hotel we will head to Tamaki Maori Village for a night of Maori cultural shows and a delicious traditional hungi dinner.  After this we think that's enough for a day and it's time to rest back at your hotel.         

Included Activities: Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Park, Skyline Gondola and Lunch or Polynesian Spa, Discounted souvenir shopping,  Tamaki Maori Village, Hungi Dinner.        

Optional Activities: Skyline Half Day Adventure - (5 luge rides + Skyswing + Zipline), Polynesian extra spa therapies or massages  

Day 3: Rotorua, Taupo

After breakfast in the hotel the day starts at 8:30am with a drive to the southern hemisphere's largest lake, Lake Taupo for a beautiful lake cruise including a visit to the famous Maori carving in the cliff. After to we continue our journey south through National park to see Mt Ruapehu and Mt  Ngauruhoe (AKA Mt Doom from lord of the rings). After exploring some of middle earths dark side we make our way to New Zealand's capital Wellington. Once in the Capital we will check into your hotel for the final night of your tour and then explore some of Wellingtons sights at night plus have dinner before returning to the hotel for rest.  

Included Activities: Taupo Lake Cruise, National Park Tour, Wellington Night Sights Tou 

Optional Activities: Wellington Nightlife Experience 

Day 4: Wellington Coast and City Tours

For the last day of your tour we start at 9am and head to Weta Studio's (the famous studio's responsible for Lord of the Rings) for a tour and insight to how they do things. Next we head to the wild Wellington Coast to get to know some New Zealand wild life before heading back to the city for lunch. After lunch we head up the cable car to see some stunning views across our amazing little capital before visiting the heart of it the Beehive and parliament buildings. After this our time together comes to an end sadly and we will take you back to your hotel or the airport to say our goodbyes :(, that of course unless you have added another one of our tours onto this one :).   

Included Activities: Weta Studios Tour, Wellington Wild Coast Tour, Wellington City Tour      

Optional Activities: Today we have you covered!