Auckland City and Waiheke Island Explorer

Auckland, gateway to New Zealand possibly one of the world’s most spectacular harbour side cities often referred to as City of Sails, owing to the amount of boats owned by ‘Aucklanders’ and anchored in this wonderful harbour. Spend 2 nights at the Copthorne Auckland City hotel, with return coach transfers and a half-day tour to Waiheke Island.


On arrival at Auckland International Airport, there is a coach transfer to the Copthorne Auckland City Hotel for two nights. The Copthorne Auckland City Hotel centrally located, within walking distance to Queen Street Shopping and entertainment area, the spectacular Sky Tower and the Harbour, makes exploring Auckland a breeze. Your contemporary guest room, is beautifully appointed with the latest modern comforts, enjoy relaxed dining at the hotels Zoe’s Restaurant and bar, serving eclectic cuisine complimented by delicious New Zealand wines. New Zealand renowned for its fantastic food and award winning wines, eating out in Auckland is a complete joy with its eclectic fusion cuisine with a huge choice of dining for such a small city centre.

During your stay, we have arranged a half-day sightseeing tour to the lovely Waiheke Island, just 11 miles (17.7 km) sail from Auckland in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand, start your tour by walking down to the Harbour where you will board the Waiheke Ferry.  Waiheke Island one of the most populated islands with many commuters travelling into Auckland on a daily basis or holiday homes owners spending weekends and holidays on this holiday island. As you sail over, make sure you go to the back of your ferry and watch the lovely Auckland skyline disappear in the distance.  On arrival, you will be met with a Half Day Tour of the islands, its town centre, beautiful stretches of white sandy beaches, stunning coves and its 22 vineyards and olive groves, with gourmet restaurants and trendy cafes. At the end of your tour, you may decide to spend more time on Waiheke and explore the island independently, or eat at one of the fabulous wineries restaurants and make your own way back to Auckland on the regular ferry service.

At the end of your stay in Auckland, there is a coach transfer back to the airport. If you would like to extend your stay in Auckland, hire a car or motorhome and explore New Zealand’s North and South Islands independently, book an escorted coach tour or speak with one of our highly knowledgeable New Zealand Travel Specialists to plan your New Zealand Holiday, we look forward to hearing from you.

What's Included

• 2 Nights Copthorne Auckland City Hotel double room on room only
• Return Seat-in-Coach Airport Transfers
• Waiheke Island Half Day Tour

Price Notes
This itinerary/tour is a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit requirements.
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. Please contact us for prices for alternative dates or number of travellers.

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Travel Dates:
01 Sept – 10 Dec 2020

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