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7-8 days North Island holiday in June

Taiping, Malaysia
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7-8 days North Island holiday in June

My husband n I who are active early 50 years old will b bringing 4 young adults with craving for outdoor activities but not the too extreme kind. Arriving in Auckland 12 June and departing from Auckland again on 20 June . Any suggestions for us?

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Napier, New Zealand
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1. Re: 7-8 days North Island holiday in June

I would suggest flying or driving from Akld to Rotorua and spending 3 days there and then fly Rotorua to Queenstown and spend rest of holiday there. Both centers have a lot to offer and you will be overwhelmed with many different options of things to do and see and eat and drink etc....

Rarotonga, Cook...
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2. Re: 7-8 days North Island holiday in June

Here are some suggestions for North Island adventures:-

day 1 - arrive Auckland, Skytower visit (2 nights).

day 2 - harbour bridge bungy, sea kayaking from Okahu Bay.

day 3 - drive to Waitomo Caves - black water rafting and glow-worm caves combo (overnight).

day 4 - Rotorua tree canopy walk, zorb and luge, thermal park (3 nights).

day 5 - Kaituna River white water rafting, Rotorua, jet boat trip Huka Falls.

day 6 - White island tour from Rotorua

day 7- Mt Maunganui, hike Mauao and ocean surfing (overnight)

day 8 - return to Auckland through Karangahake Gorge - Hauraki cycle way.

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