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Bay of Islands: Full Day Tour from Auckland

Discover the Bay of Islands by land and explore the historic sites of Waitangi and Russell on a full-day coach tour from Auckland. On this tour from Auckland to Paihia you’ll visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, enjoy a ferry ride from Paihia to Russell and take an informative tour of Russell with a local guide. You'll have the opportunity to check out Russell’s bustling shops, cafes and museums at your leisure before returning to Auckland.

per adult from

$240

NZD

Duration

12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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    • Instant Confirmation
    • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
    • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • What's included :
    • Lunch (if option selected)
    • Local driver guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Free on board WiFi
    • Round-trip ferry between Paihia and Russell
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch (if option not selected)
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Auckland Harbour Bridge, Curran St, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand

    Departing Auckland in the morning, you'll cross the Harbour Bridge and travel north on one of GreatSights' comfortable and air conditioned deluxe coaches. Your local driver guide will point out interesting sights and provide entertaining and informative commentary as you journey through farmland and lush native forest towards the Bay of Islands.

    Stop At: Parry Kauri Park, Turdor Collins Drive, Warkworth, Auckland New Zealand

    Visit giant Kauri Trees

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House, Waitangi National Trust Estate New Zealand

    Experience a guided tour of the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds where in 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between Maori and the British Crown. Explore the original Treaty House, one of New Zealand's oldest and most visited historic homes and the Te Whare Runanga, a fully carved Maori meeting house, which is representative of all iwi (regional tribes) in New Zealand. The Waitangi Treaty Grounds offer a truly unique insight into New Zealand's early history

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Christ Church, Church Street, Russell New Zealand

    Upon arrival, take some leisure time to explore the charming seaside village of Paihia, before taking a short ferry ride across the harbour to Russell, also known by its Māori name Kororāreka. From here you will enjoy the Russell Mini Tour by coach. This intimate one-hour tour is led by an engaging guide who has a fantastic combination of historical knowledge and local insight, really bringing the cultural history of the area alive. Although Russell may seem tranquil today, you'll hear all about its rowdy past in the early 19th century when it was a lawless open port, known as the 'Hell Hole of the Pacific'!

    Stop At: Flagstaff Hill, Russell New Zealand

    Enjoy amazing views of Russell & the Bay of Islands

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Pompallier Mission and Printery, The Strand, Russell New Zealand

    Learn about the features that make Russell so significant in New Zealand's history, such as Christ Church (the oldest church in New Zealand), historic Pompallier House, and even the country's oldest licensed pub. You'll also hear more about the world's second oldest game fishing club – the Bay of Islands Swordfish Club, made famous by American author Zane Grey. The tour visits areas which cannot be easily covered on foot, like Flagstaff Hill (Te Maiki), which offers stunning 360-degree views of the whole Bay of Islands.

  • Departure Point :
    102 Hobson Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel pick ups need to be requested at least 24 hours prior.Hotel pick ups in most cases will be earlier. Please check with provider open til 8pm - Toll free within NZ 0800744487
    Departure Time :
    7:15 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Departures and itineraries may be subject to sea and weather conditions.
    • The traveling time between Auckland and the Bay of Islands is approximately 4 hours each way.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by GreatSights

Activity ID: V-3910AKLHISBOI

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