A quick look at the harbour and marina will explain why Auckland, located on New Zealand’s North Island and ranked fourth in the 2009 Mercer Quality of Living Survey, is known as the ‘City of Sails’.
New Zealand, the ‘land of the long white cloud’, is blessed with a stunning diversity of scenery and amazing natural wonders, from hot springs and geysers to sparkling glaciers, silent fjords and mountains.
This fascinating tour uncovers the highlights, and offers an insight into Maori culture.
This tour includes three nights aboard aircraft.
See the sights at a laid-back pace. On these tours you'll rarely spend more than three or four hours travelling a day and there will usually be a few days for you to simply stay put and relax. Typically, any walking during the excursions will be at a leisurely pace and will amount to just a few hours of the course of the day.
After taking Saga’s included UK VIP door-to-door travel service to the airport, depart in the evening and fly to Auckland, arriving on the morning of day three.
You are met at the airport and taken to the Rydges Hotel (3Q) for a two-night stay.
Please note: For departures in 2014 you will stay at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel on days 3-5 during your stay in Auckland.