Day 1: Auckland

Kia ora and welcome to Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland. Today is your orientation day, your day to ease yourself into your holiday.

A shuttle transfer will take you to your hotel. 

From here you can explore New Zealand's biggest city on your own. A number of optional activities can be booked in advance otherwise your hotel is a great base to visit Sky Tower or the Viaduct Basin, home to the Maritime Museum and a hub for eateries and bars.

This evening you’ll join your group for a Welcome Briefing and Dinner at 6pm.


  • Hotel transfer from airport
  • Welcome dinner