Explore the North Island from Auckland to Wellington on this short 'Taster Tour'. In Rotorua you'll be introduced to Maori culture through an informative and tasty discovery of the cuisine. You then journey to the beautiful Hawkes Bay, home to New Zealand's oldest vineyards. With time to discover the wineries for yourself during the day, you are then treated to an amazing progressive dinner at some of the top winery restaurants with matched wine tastings. From Napier travel south to the village of Martinborough, a hidden gem within New Zealand's food and wine scene. You'll be introduced to the delicious artisan delights that are being made here. The last leg of your 'Taster Tour' brings you to the capital city of Wellington, a hub for foodies and the best place to experience New Zealand's cafe culture.
North Island Self Drive
This suggested tour costs from NZD$3,045 per person (twin share, low season)
Starts in Auckland, finishes in Wellington
9 days/8 nights
Rental car insurance included: Fully inclusive with variable excess/deductible
Rental car inclusions: GPS navigation, unlimited kms, airport/ferry terminal fees, additional drivers
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