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5 Days of Fun - January

Day trips from Auckland City for all International Students

 

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11 - 15 January
$459.00 per student
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Your Trip Includes:

Auckland

What you'll get:

  • 5 star bus - travel in luxury air conditioned coach with seat belts, TV and ipod/pad/phone connections
  • An experienced NZET tour manager + driver team
  • Real Fruit Icecream
  • Farmshow Experience
  • Scenic Ferry Ride
  • Motuihe Island Conservation Experience
  • Volunteer Certificate
  • Marae Visit
  • Traditional Hangi Lunch
  • Cultural games, songs and crafts
  • Rainbows End
  • Muriwai beach
  • Gannet Colony Visit
  • Bethels Beach and Sanddunes

Highlights:

  • Sheep & Strawberries
  • Conservation and Volunteering
  • Marae Visit with Arts & Crafts
  • Rainbows End
  • West Coast Beaches
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DAY 1 - SHEEP & STRAWBERRIES

 

Departing from Auckland's downtown ferry terminal, we make our way to Sheepworld for a fascinating insight into New Zealand farm life.

 

You will see sheep shearing, working farm dogs and have the opportunity to feed the animals.

 

After lunch (*you can either buy lunch at the cafe or bring a packed lunch from home), our afternoon is full of flavour, as we enjoy a real fruit icecream and have the option to *pick your own strawberries to take home - (*this is an additional cost).

 

We finish the day with a walk along the beautiful Omaha beach before returning to downtown Auckland.

 

Includes: Sheepworld | Stawberry Field Visit | Real Fruit Icecream | Omaha Beach Walk

Download the day 1 itinerary here

 


DAY 2 - CONSERVATION & VOLUNTEERING DAY

Departing from Auckland's downtown ferry terminal, we catch a private ferry to Motuihe, an uninhibited island in the Hauraki Gulf.

 

We learn about the conservation efforts to plant native trees, controlling invasive weeds and potting native species in the plant nursery.

 

Today you will need to bring a packed lunch from home, following lunch our afternoon takes us on a guided walk around the island where we see native plants and birdlife in their natural environment.

 

We each receive a Certificate for Volunteering and then  return to Auckland via the scenic ferry cruise.

 

Includes: Auckland Ferry Cruise | Motuihe Island | Guided Walk

 

Download the day 2 itinerary here


DAY 3 - MARAE VISIT with ARTS & CRAFTS

We meet at Auckland's downtown ferry terminal, from here we head to the Marae where we are welcomed with a Powhiri (traditional welcome).

We spend the morning learning about Maori history, culture and legends and then enjoy a traditional Hangi style lunch at the Marae.

 

The afternoon is spent learning traditional games, waiata (songs) and arts & crafts (including weaving & poi techniques).

 

We return to downtown Auckland.

 

Includes: Marae Visit | Maori Educational Learning | Lunch

 

Download the day 3 itinerary here


DAY 4  - RAINBOWS END

Meet your tour manager at Auckland's downtown ferry terminal.

 

Today is all about exhillaration and fun!

Enjoy rides such as the 'Stratosphere', 'fearfall' and the 'Corkscrew Coaster'...

If you prefer something less intense you might like the "Log Flume' or Dodgem Bumpers', there is something for everyone!

 

You can buy lunch today at one of the cafes or bring a home packed lunch.

 

After a full on day we return to the downtown ferry terminal.

 

Includes: Rainbows End

 

Download the day 4 itinerary here


DAY 5 - WEST COAST BEACHES TRIP

We meet at the downtown ferry then make our way to the amazing black sand dunes by Bethel's Beach!

 

We enjoy a funfilled morning, taking some stunning phots and explore the beautiful caves.

 

After lunch (*you need to bring a home packed lunch today) we head to another famous beach - Muruwai, where we walk up along the cliffs to a Gannet Colony and learn about the birdlife in this area before walking back through the bush.

 

There's time for last minute photos before we head back to Auckland.

 

Includes: Bethel's Beach | Muriwai Beach | Gannet Colony

 

Download the day 5 itinerary here


Things to Know

*Please note the days you will need to bring lunch as there will be  no shops or cafes on these days.

**Please note, at our discretion, the itinerary is subject to change in the case of unforeseen circumstances.

 

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