Auckland International Arrival, Transfers, Accommodation & Bay of Islands Tour (3 Days – 2 Nights) – LT51AB01CS

On arrIval in Auckland, meet and greet at the airport and transferred to central Auckland hotel accommodation. Day Two is a full sightseeing tour to the Bay of Islands including admission and tours of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Russell township. Day 3 transferred to Auckland International Airport to join your cruise ship. Enjoy two nights in an Auckland hotel with transfers from the airport and to your cruise ship.

Day One Meet and Greet at the Auckland International Airport and transferred to your Auckland central city hotel, the remainder of your day and evening at leisure.

Accommodation – Heritage Hotel Auckland or similar

Day Two One of New Zealand’s top destinations, the Bay of Islands, is located north of Auckland. Captain Cook gave the area its name almost two and a half centuries ago. Bay of Islands a subtropical aquatic wonderland made up of 144 islands and also home to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds which was the scene of the 1840 signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Depart Auckland by road and see the small rural townships and rolling countryside as you make your way to Paihia. Enjoy a guided tour through part of the 506 hectare Waitangi National Trust Estate which was gifted to the nation in 1932. The site of the historic treaty that was signed between the Maori and European people that shaped the nation. View a magnificent Maori Meeting house and large war  canoe, the largest war canoe in the world.

After a short ferry ride you will be transported from the vibrant seaside resort of Paihia to the historical township of Russell, once the hub of European settlement and now a big-game fishing base. Originally the first capital of New Zealand and a busy whaling community, Russell is a popular destination where visitors can enjoy a local sightseeing tour and hear the interesting stories of it’s past. Return to Paihia by ferry with time to explore the busier side of the bay with its shops and arcades. You may even see a big game fish being weighed in at the wharf, before rejoining your coach for the return journey to Auckland in the early evening.

Accommodation – Heritage Hotel Auckland or similar

Day Three Collected from your Auckland hotel and transferred to your cruise ship.


  • All pricing is based on double / twin occupancy. The single supplement only applies when single room occupancy is required.
  • Should triple or quad room occupancy be required please email (click on contact above) for a specific quote
  • At the time of booking a full itinerary with all timings, customized for your International Flight,  will be provided
  • Child rates are available on application
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Multiple Booking Discount

Book tours in more than one port and receive a 10% discount on all subsequent bookings –  Discounts applied at time of tour confirmations.

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Tour start/finish times are general and we may adjust these times to suite your cruise ship schedule. We guarantee your return to ship on time!