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New Zealand EDITOR'S PICKS
Day Trips from Auckland
Get out of the hustle and bustle of Auckland and hop on a day trip to explore more of New Zealand's North Island! Choose cruises through the Bay of Islands or go exploring in the Waitomo caves and the green hills of Hobbiton. Wine lovers can check out the best wineries too, no need to worry about driving!
9Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Leave the busy city and drive along the coastline to experience a relaxed and cultured day. Sample the food, taste the wine, and view the art of Matakana Coast in the north of New Zealand.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD223.02

    Daily
    7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Experience the scenic wonders in Bay of Islands, go dolphin watching, see Cape Brett and cruise through The Hole in the Rock. Join an optional tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD174.36

    Daily
    13 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Visit the Bay of Islands and see some of New Zealand's most beautiful landscapes. Head to Russell and learn about its role in history. You may also choose to visit to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD133.14

    Daily
    13 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Visit two of the most popular destinations in New Zealand. Explore the magical Waitomo Glowworm Caves and the famous Hobbiton movie set where the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies were filmed.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD241.27

    Daily
    11 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Travel from Auckland to Paihia in the Bay of Islands on this half-day sightseeing tour. Drive through spectacular scenery of native forests and sub-tropical bush toward the seaside town of Paihia.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD81.77

    Daily
    4 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Head northwest of Auckland to the Kumeu Wine Country and soak up the quaint countryside views en route. Learn more about the winemaking process from 3 different wineries as you sip on the region's finest blends.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD168.96

    Daily
    5 - 5.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Depart from Auckland and head for the Waikato Region's stunning landscapes. Enjoy a guided tour of the Ruakuri Cave system, savor a barbecue buffet-style lunch and visit the Otorohanga Kiwi House.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD212.88

    Daily
    12 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Go on an exciting rafting adventure through the Waitomo Cave system. Glide past streams and waterfalls, enjoy a buffet-style lunch and find kiwis and other rare birds at the Otorohanga Kiwi House.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD233.16

    Daily
    12 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. From Rotorua, head to Middle-earth and see iconic locations of the Hobbiton Movie Set. Visit Bag End, the Shire and other popular sights, and enjoy a drink at the famous Green Dragon Inn. After the tour, enjoy a convenient transfer to Auckland.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD219.64

    Daily
    7 - 7.5 hour(s) (morning)