North Island, New Zealand

New Zealand's North Island: 7-Day Self-Drive Tour with Lake Taupo Helicopter Flight & Hawke's Bay Wine Tasting

Travel until 19 Mar 2022

A road trip of New Zealand's North Island proves it's always worth taking the scenic route — especially on a seven-day self-drive journey from Wellington to Auckland. Take your time discovering the North Island's wonders at your own pace, interspersed with a Napier winery-hopping tour with tastings, a scenic cruise and flight over Lake Taupo, a jet boat experience at Huka Falls and a guided tour of the luminous Footwhistle Glowworm Caves, Waitomo.

Includes six nights of accommodation and five days of all-inclusive car rental. Plus, enjoy daily breakfast and select touring experiences per the itinerary.

Your Package Includes:

  • Six nights of three and four-star accommodation, including two nights at Lakefront Lodge in Taupo
  • Daily breakfast
  • Five days of all-inclusive Thrifty Group CCAR (Toyota Corolla or similar) car rental
  • Half-day wine-tasting tour in Napier/Hawke's Bay
  • Footwhistle Glowworm Caves tour in Waitomo
  • 90-minute Lake Taupo cruise
  • Helicopter flight over Lake Taupo, Wairakei geothermal valley and Craters of The Moon
  • 30-minute Huka Falls jet boat experience
  • Guided tour of the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand OR the Weta Cave Workshop
  • Sightseeing with expert local guides per itinerary

Your journey takes you to: Wellington — Napier — Taupo — Auckland.

Keen to see the South Island? Kick-off your tour with a pre-tour 7-day South Island self-drive tour.

Book with confidence: Our Change of Plan Guarantee will permit you to alter your booking, no questions asked up to 90 days before departure. Furthermore, if you are unable to travel as a result of Government travel restrictions, Scoopon will assist you with a date change, provide you with a credit or process a refund for your booking less any non-recoverable costs. See Fine Print for details.

7 Days from
A$1,599
/person
Twin Share

holiday Options

7 Days
TWIN SHARE — LOW SEASON
7 Days from
A$1,599
/person
Inclusion highlights:
  • Package valid for one person (twin share) — you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of three and four-star accommodation, including two nights at Lakefront Lodge in Taupo
  • Five days of all-inclusive Thrifty Group CCAR (Toyota Corolla or similar) car rental
  • Half-day wine-tasting tour in Napier/Hawke's Bay
  • Footwhistle Glowworm Caves tour in Waitomo
  • 90-minute Lake Taupo cruise
  • Helicopter flight over Lake Taupo, Wairakei geothermal valley and Craters of The Moon
  • 30-minute Huka Falls jet boat experience
  • Guided tour of the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand OR the Weta Cave Workshop
7 Days
TWIN SHARE — HIGH SEASON
7 Days from
A$1,799
/person
Inclusion highlights:
  • Package valid for one person (twin share) — you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of three and four-star accommodation, including two nights at Lakefront Lodge in Taupo
  • Five days of all-inclusive Thrifty Group CCAR (Toyota Corolla or similar) car rental
  • Half-day wine-tasting tour in Napier/Hawke's Bay
  • Footwhistle Glowworm Caves tour in Waitomo
  • 90-minute Lake Taupo cruise
  • Helicopter flight over Lake Taupo, Wairakei geothermal valley and Craters of The Moon
  • 30-minute Huka Falls jet boat experience
  • Guided tour of the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand OR the Weta Cave Workshop
7 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER — LOW SEASON
7 Days from
A$2,399
/person
Inclusion highlights:
  • Package valid for one person (solo traveller)
  • Six nights of three and four-star accommodation, including two nights at Lakefront Lodge in Taupo
  • Five days of all-inclusive Thrifty Group CCAR (Toyota Corolla or similar) car rental
  • Half-day wine-tasting tour in Napier/Hawke's Bay
  • Footwhistle Glowworm Caves tour in Waitomo
  • 90-minute Lake Taupo cruise
  • Helicopter flight over Lake Taupo, Wairakei geothermal valley and Craters of The Moon
  • 30-minute Huka Falls jet boat experience
  • Guided tour of the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand OR the Weta Cave Workshop
7 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER — HIGH SEASON
7 Days from
A$2,699
/person
Inclusion highlights:
  • Package valid for one person (solo traveller)
  • Six nights of three and four-star accommodation, including two nights at Lakefront Lodge in Taupo
  • Five days of all-inclusive Thrifty Group CCAR (Toyota Corolla or similar) car rental
  • Half-day wine-tasting tour in Napier/Hawke's Bay
  • Footwhistle Glowworm Caves tour in Waitomo
  • 90-minute Lake Taupo cruise
  • Helicopter flight over Lake Taupo, Wairakei geothermal valley and Craters of The Moon
  • 30-minute Huka Falls jet boat experience
  • Guided tour of the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand OR the Weta Cave Workshop