After a city tour of Auckland, taste your way through its surrounding viticulture with three vineyard visits and the chance to spot nesting gannets
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With New Zealand’s wines making a splash on the world stage, this is your chance to sample a few of the country’s finest. Your full day will begin with a tour of Auckland, revealing the beauty of the city’s harbours and architecture. A short drive will then bring you into Kumeu Wine Country where you’ll intersperse three winery tasting visits with a trip to one of the world’s few mainland gannet nests. You’ll also enjoy a Mediterranean-style lunch at one of the vineyards with a glass of wine.
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Designed to showcase the best of New Zealand's North Island, this self-drive brings begins with Auckland and the Bay of Islands before dipping south past Coromandel's golden beaches and volcanic Rotorua. Then, via lakeside Taupo and the vineyards of Hawke's Bay, you'll end with a stay in Wellington.
Covering many of New Zealand's highlights, this luxury self-drive starts in Auckland in the North Island, New Zealand's City of Sails and ends in the South Island at the picturesque lakeside town of Queenstown in the heart of the Southern Alps.
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