New Zealand by Night & the Festival of Light

Boutique self drive package exploring North Island

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7 nights from $2,579 per person, twin share*

Sales from 05 October 2020 to 30 October 2020

This unique and boutique self-drive package showcases fabulous New Zealand by night, including the stunning and exciting annual Festival of Light in New Plymouth. The Festival of Lights is held in Pukekura Park in the heart of the city, and it transforms the park into an illuminated wonderland each evening. This is a free event which runs from mid-December to early February, and has a daytime and night time programme of events for people of all ages.

Tour Departs: Auckland, 14 Dec 2020 - 25 January 2021

Departure DateTwin Single Supplement
Various departures $2579pp $1199pp

Important Note: Prices are per person twin share.

Day 1: Auckland (D)
Arrival transfer airport to Hotel Britomart, Auckland. Evening kiwi spotting guided walk Tawharanui Regional Park with picnic supper.
Day 2: Coromandel - Kuaotunu (B)
Collect rental car and explore the Coromandel Peninsula.
Day 3: Tauranga (B)
Glowworm Evening Kayak Tour
Day 4: Rotorua (B)
Redwoods Tree Walk by Night
Day 5: Matamata (B,D)
Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland. Guided tour through the Shire at dusk with banquet feast at Hobbiton
Day 6: New Plymouth (B,L)
Waitomo Glow worm Cave excursion
Day: 7 New Plymouth (B)
Day at leisure. Departures from 19 December to 31 Jan will have the chance to enjoy the Festival of Light show in New Plymouth
Day 8: New Plymouth—Auckland (B)
Return to Auckland and drop car at Auckland Airport


  • 7 day Car Hire Auckland—Auckland unlimited Km’s
  • 1 night accommodation Hotel Britomart, Auckland
  • Evening Kiwi spotting in Tawharanui with picnic dinner
  • 1 night accommodation Stargazers B&B, Kuaotunu
  • 1 night accommodation Trinity Wharf , Tauranga
  • Glow Worm Kayak Tour
  • 1 night accommodation Regent Hotel, Rotorua
  • Redwoods Tree Walk by Night
  • 1 night accommodation Villa Walton, Matamata
  • Wai O Tapu Geothermal Entry
  • Evening guided tour of Hobbiton with Banquet Feast
  • Footwhistle Glowworm Cave Tour, Waitomo
  • 2 nights accommodation King & Queen Hotel, New Plymouth
  • Festival of Light, New Plymouth
  • Meals as detailed

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Terms and Conditions: *Terms & conditions apply. Terms & Conditions: Sales until 30 Oct 2020. Package fares are NZD, per person share twin/double based on current promotional fares which are subject to change without notice. Based on two people travelling together sharing accommodation. Full itinerary details provided with quote. Vehicle hire includes a Toyota Corolla or similar, pickup Auckland, drop off Auckland unlimited kms and standard insurance. Reservation, payment, cancellation and other conditions apply. General Conditions: Prices are correct as at 5 October 2020, subject to availability, currency fluctuation & may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice. Amendment & cancellation fees apply. Minimum & maximum stays may apply. Blackout date & seasonal surcharges may apply depending on date of travel & over peak holiday periods. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Children & Infant prices may be available on request. 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.