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Bay of Islands Heritage Experience from Auckland incl. Waitangi & Russell

Location Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
$567.39
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
Embark on a voyage to one of New Zealand’s most historic locations on this day trip from Auckland to the Bay of Islands on a luxurious private tour. Find the deep history - Nestled in the birthplace of New Zealand. Experience the spectacular scenery in an area rich in culture and traditions. Visit the most historic locations, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, enjoy a high-energy Māori cultural performance then take a ferry from Paihia to the first European settlement of Russell and take in the sights of Russell on an intimate coach tour.
Bay of Islands Heritage Experience from Auckland incl. Waitangi & Russell
Pickup included
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 13 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants.

When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
  • Admission to Guided Experience at Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Admission to Cultural Performance at Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Explore the historic site where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
  • Complimentary High-Speed Internet onboard the minibus
  • Discover some of the 144 stunning islands in the Bay of Islands
  • Enjoy a high-energy Māori cultural performance
  • WiFi on board
  • Complimentary refreshments and water onboard
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland
  • Tour this tranquil seaside town on a mini tour of Russell
  • Learn about New Zealand's history and Māori culture
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus
  • Admission to return ferry ride from Paihia and Russell
  • Admire iconic buildings, breath-taking Māori architecture, & world’s largest ceremonial war canoe
  • Admission to 1 hour Russell Mini Tour
  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland
  • Private transportation
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Auckland Central
    We pickup travellers from most locations in the Auckland CBD location. If your pickup location is not available on the list, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our very best to accommodate your request.
  • We stop to get some great coffee at your own expense and a comfort break before we continue our journey into the Northland region.
  • Whangarei isite Visitor Information Centre
    We stop to get some great coffee at your own expense and a comfort break before we continue our journey into the Waikato region.
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds
    The Waitangi Treaty Grounds are an absolute must-do when you are in the Bay of Islands – rich in history and stories of the momentous events which shaped our nation. Take time to wander through the beautiful grounds of the Waitangi estate, complete with extensive gardens, bush tracks, beaches, and fabulous views over the Bay of Islands and beyond. Enjoy an inspiring and interactive experience as you discover Waitangi’s two contemporary museums, powerful Maori cultural performances, informative guided tours, lush native forest and gardens, carving studio with live demonstrations, marvel at the scale of Ngatokimatawhaorua, the world’s largest ceremonial war canoes (waka taua), a quality café in tranquil surrounds, and so much more, all with stunning views over the Bay of Islands.
  • Board the Fullers ferry to Russell, the first capital of New Zealand and a significant place in history for both the Māori and European settlers. Getting to Russell from Paihia is easy, so within 15 minutes you have the freedom to explore on the other side. Take in the sights of Russell on an intimate one-hour coach tour combining historical knowledge and local insight. Learn about significant sites like the Pompallier House and Christ-Church and stand atop Flagstaff Hill for stunning Bay of Islands views. We take a ferry to return to Paihia.
  • Kawakawa Public Toilets by Hundertwasser
    We visit one of the main tourist attractions in Kawakawa, the colourful public toilet designed by Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. First visiting New Zealand in the 1970s for an exhibition of his work, he decided to make the country his second home and bought property on the Waikare inlet, east of Kawakawa. In 1998 with the help of the community he transformed the town’s public toilets into a work of art.
  • Auckland Central
    After an enchanting fun-filled cultural experience at Paihia, it is now time to head back to Auckland to conclude your evening and drop-off at your hotel in Auckland. We can also drop you at your accommodation in Paihia if you are staying locally in the region.
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, Sun protection, jacket/warm layer, & any essential personal items.
  • Please also bring a jersey or coat if it is cold.
  • Easy and good fitness level required.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as this is the perfect place to get some great experiences photos.
  • You are welcome to bring your own prepared food, snacks and or beverages (alcoholic beverages limited to guests 18 years and older by New Zealand law).
  • This is a guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended.
  • Children below 8 years old are required to travel in a child safety car seat.
  • Children between 5-7 years old are also recommended to be in a booster seat for their safety.
  • Tours are suitable for people of all ages and average fitness. Our scenic walks are short and optional. Please let our guide know at check in if you have any fitness concerns.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as this is the perfect place to get some great experiences photos.
  • All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.
  • This experience requires good weather.
    If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

    Bay of Islands Heritage Experience from Auckland incl. Waitangi & Russell

    Location Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
    $567.39
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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