The word ‘manaakitanga’ comes from New Zealand’s Maori language, it is a concept now shared by all New Zealanders. It describes the warm and respectful way that New Zealanders embrace and welcome visitors, look after them throughout their journey and invite them into their culture.
Explore the wonders of New Zealand on this journey across the North Island. As you self-drive from Auckland up to the sub-tropical region of Northland. Head to the epic Ninety Mile Beach, driving through Northland which consists of one scenic vista after another. Then continue onto the illuminated glowworm tunnels of the Waitomo Caves, down to Tongariro National Park, the highest peak in the North Island and a live volcano. Head to Napier to discover the unique flavors and architecture of this region best known for its manmade treasure - its glorious Art Deco buildings, and finish up in Wellington, New Zealand's capital, also known as the restaurant capital of New Zealand, set dramatically on the shores of a fine, deep harbor enclosed by a natural Amphitheatre of wooded hills.
Valid for economy class travel from Los Angeles for international flights on selected dates between 02/13/19 and 25 July 2019, supplements will apply for travel other dates. Bookings must be made 7 days prior to departure and no later than 20 March 2019. Black-out dates and seasonal supplements will apply. No refunds are allowed except that tickets purchased one week or more prior to departure may be cancelled without penalty within 24 hours of ticketing. Voluntary ticket changes are permitted at a charge of up to $200 per transaction plus any difference in airfare. Other restrictions apply. Governmentally-imposed taxes and fees and carrier-imposed charges are included. Car insurance, security deposit, one way fees and deductible are additional; please ask for details. Some airlines may impose additional charges if you choose to check any baggage. Please contact your airline or refer to its website for details information regarding their checked baggage policies. Some services provided by other carriers. Not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (14 Feb 2019) All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Optional sightseeing package available is at an additional cost and must be pre booked. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Please call for our current prices. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact us at the above number. Tour Code: SN19001. CST#2001136-50