TakeTours > New Zealand > Auckland > 13-Day North Island Batten Tour from Auckland (off-peak season)

13-Day North Island Batten Tour from Auckland (off-peak season) Tour Code: 478-5722

From USD$893  
Sat (5/4 - 9/7)
Auckland, New Zealand
13 12
Visit Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Tongariro National Park, Wellington, Cape Reinga, Whakahoro. Start your tour from Auckland and take in all the highlights of the North Island from Paihia to Wellington.
Price In USD (per person)
Price (/person)
    Adult $893
    (7-17 yrs)

Pricing Policy

  • We've chosen high quality backpacker accommodation in a variety of hostels, wilderness lodges, cabins and historic hotels. Quad-share accommodation is included with your tour. You can choose to upgrade your accommodation to a single or twin/double private room (subject to availability).
  • Please note that at some destinations your private room will include an ensuite bathroom and some it won't.
  • Tours are not suited to children under 7 years. 7 - 17 year old's may travel if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The Age based on the time of commencing travel (not booking).
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Depart from Auckland, we will head northbound for the relaxed seaside town of Paihia, gateway to the beautiful Bay of Islands. On the way we'll learn about the rich early European and Maori history of the region. After stopping to see giant kauri trees en-route, we will continue on to Paihia, where we will have our free afternoon to explore this charming seaside town.
  • Paihia, NZD

    The main tourist destination in the Bay of Islands, Paihia is a seaside town with beautiful beaches. Visitors can explore the city center's many shops, cafes, and restaurants, take a ferry to nearby Russell, or enjoy swimming, fishing, and more.

    Bay of Islands

    Bay of Islands
    The Bay of Islands is a subtropical micro-region known for its stunning beauty & history. For those that love beaches and water activities, it's paradise.
  • Passengers will be picked-up from their hotel in Auckland. Exact pick-up time will be provided upon reconfirmation 24 hours prior to tour.

Price Includes

  • 1 breakfast & 1 dinner
  • Day trip to Cape Reinga
  • Hole in the Rock marine cruise
  • Kohutapu 'Strademark' experience, Lake Aniwhenua
  • 4WD eco-wilderness farm adventure
  • Transportation
  • 12 nights accomodation, quad-share (summer) or dorm-share (winter) (upgrades available)
  • Local knowledge, entertaining commentary and bookings service from your tour guide

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child
Cathedral Cove Kayaks (Optional) N$95 N$95 (5-15 yrs)
Hobbiton Movie Set (Optional) N$95 N$75 (9-16 yrs)
Kaitiaki Rafting (Optional) N$95 N$95 (Over 13 yrs)
Zorbing (Optional)
3 person in 1 ball
N$19 (second time in same day)
N$25 (Over 6 yrs, Children under 6yrs are not permitted on the tour)
N$19 (second time in same day)
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Sample fresh fish and chips in Paihia
  • Kayaking, glass bottom boat tour in Hahei
  • Learn to surf in Raglan
  • Waitomo 'must do' caving options.
  • Hobbiton Movie Set tour, White water rafting, Zorbing, ziplining in Rotorua
  • Skydiving in Taupo
  • Horse riding, clay pigeon shooting and goat hunting in Whakahoro
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park
  • Any private expenses

Additional Note

  • Room upgrades do not apply in Hahei.
  • A basic level of fitness is required for medium length walks.
  • What to Bring: Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high), swimming gear, hat and sunscreen, motion sickness tablets, water bottle, towel and toiletries, warm clothing and waterproof jacket, insect repellent, camera.
  • Luggage should be restricted to 15kg in a single bag, plus a small day pack.


  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.


  • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

Terms & Condition

    The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.
  • Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.
  • Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .
  • Cancellation penalties per person for tours
    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
    8 days or more prior to departure - 20% of total purchase amount.
    3-7 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 2 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your TakeTours wallet as credits for future use. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
  • Tour Cancellation:
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers. We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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