Christmas in Taranaki

Small Group Escapes with MoaTours*

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4 nights from $2,690 per person, twin share*

Sales from 11 September 2020 to 31 December 2020

Stay three nights at New Plymouth’s Waterfront Hotel with the Festival of Lights at Pukekura Park and celebrate Christmas lunch at the Nice Hotel. Chaddy’s lifeboat cruise and the Forgotten World Highway are special attractions.

Departs 23 December 2020, Limited spaces!

Departure DateTwin shareSingle
23 Dec 2020$2690*pp $3190*pp

Day 1: Auckland - Piopio - New Plymouth
Day 2: New Plymouth - Christmas Lunch - Festival of Lights
Day 3: Boxing Day - New Plymouth harbour cruise - Sightseeing
Day 4: New Plymouth - Cairnhill Farm - Whangamomona - Tongariro National Park
Day 5: Tongariro National Park - Aramatai Gardens - Crosshills Farm - Auckland


  • General Inclusions
  • All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
  • Services of your knowledgeable MoaTours guide.
  • Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".
    All Meals Are Included
  • All breakfasts (B)
  • All lunches(L) including special lunches at: Christmas lunch, Table Restaurant at the Nice Boutique Hotel; lunch at the historic Whangamomona Hotel; lunch at Cross Hills farm.
  • All dinners(D)
    All Activities & Entrance Fees Are Included
  • See Pukekura Park transformed by the Festival of Lights.
  • Cruise around the Sugar Loaf Islands Marine Park.
  • Tour the Len Lye centre.
  • Visit Puke Ariki museum.
  • A specialist guide joins our coach tour to New Plymouth's historic places.
  • Morning tea at Cairnhill Farm and Garden.
  • Enjoy the stunning views from Skotel Alpine Resort.
  • Lunch with Debbie and Fraser Robertson at Cross Hills Farm
    Included Sightseeing & Exploring
  • Travel through the heart of the Waikato dairy farmlands.
  • Drive through the limestone country of the Awakino Gorge.
  • Len Lye’s Wind Wand kinetic sculpture and the waterfront boardwalk in New Plymouth.
  • See lush rainforest on the lower slopes of Mt Taranaki.
  • Journey the remote and mysterious Forgotten World Highway.
  • The dramatic landscape of the Central Plateau.
  • Take the mountain road to the Top of the Bruce to enjoy the panoramic view.

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Terms and Conditions: **Terms & conditions apply. Valid for sales until 31 December 2020, unless withdrawn or sold out earlier. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation for specific travel dates inclusive of all applicable discounts. Airfares & other land arrangements are additional. General Conditions: Prices are correct at as at 10 September 2020, subject to availability, currency fluctuation & may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice. Amendment & cancellation fees apply. Payment deadlines apply. Minimum & maximum stays may apply. Blackout date & seasonal surcharges may apply depending on date of travel & over peak holiday periods. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque & eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms & conditions apply. Contact us for further details.