Auckland and Waiheke Island | Adventure People
3 Days

Auckland and Waiheke Island


$750/ Adult

Private departures available on the date of your choice for 2+ people.

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What's Included

✅ Accommodations (4-star hotel)
✅ 2 Breakfasts
✅ Ferry to Waiheke Island
✅ Hop-On-Hop-Off Explorer Bus

What's Excluded

❌ International Airfare
❌ Airport taxes and excess baggage fees
❌ Beverages & Meals not specified
❌ Optional Activities
❌ Gratuities
❌ Personal Expenses
❌ Travel Insurance

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Spend a few days in New Zealand’s largest city with its cosmopolitan charm and the natural beauty and award winning boutique wineries of Waiheke Island. This tour seamlessly blends urban exploration in Auckland, a serene escape to Waiheke Island, and mesmerizing bioluminescence.

Adventure Highlights

⭐ Discover Auckland’s beautiful parks, gardens, museums, and culinary scene.

⭐ Paddle under the starry night sky, where the waters come alive with sparkling bioluminescent plankton, creating a surreal spectacle of light that offers a truly unforgettable experience.

⭐ Take a ferry to Waikeke Island and discover why it is known as the “Island of Wine.”

⭐ Savor delicious cuisine at waterfront restaurants.

⭐ Immerse yourself in history at the Auckland War Museum.

⭐ Delight in panoramic views from the Sky Tower.

Group Trip Dates

November 22, 2024 - November 24, 2024 Available $750

A 25% deposit per person is required to reserve your spot on this trip and payment is due in full by August 26, 2024, but you are free to make payments any way you prefer as long as you are paid in full by the due date.

Traveling solo? No problem!
On our group trips, we offer free roommate-matching and will pair you with a same-sex roommate, so you are never obligated to pay the single supplement fee. 

Want Your Own Room?
Single Supplement is available for $175 (based on availability)

By booking this trip, you agree to the Booking Terms and Conditions.

Is This Trip Right for You?

  • The accommodations included in this itinerary is a 4-star hotel in Auckland.

  • This trip includes a bioluminescent kayak tour that takes place on arrival day at 10:15pm. 

  • This trip is designed as a ‘Trip Extension,’ so you may not be accompanied by an Adventure People group leader if booked as part of a group trip.

  • This trip will run with a minimum of two people.

  • This trip includes a 40-minute ferry ride from Auckland to Waiheke Island. The ferry ride is a popular and scenic journey, but there is a possibility of encountering rough seas, particularly during the winter months and in adverse weather conditions. If you are prone to seasickness, please come prepared. 


  • Arrive in Auckland | Free Time | Bioluminescence Kayak Tour

    Day 1

    Upon arrival at Auckland International Airport (AKL), you'll be greeted by a driver who will transfer you to your accommodation. Enjoy some free time to explore this vibrant city and this evening, hop on a kayak with local Kiwi guides for an exhilarating night paddle, and witness the phenomenon of bioluminescence.

    Overnight in Auckland - M Social Auckland

    Day 1
  • Auckland | Ferry to Waiheke Island

    Day 2

    This morning, we’ll board the ferry for a 40-minute ride to Waiheke Island, known as the “Island of Wine,” Waiheke boasts numerous boutique vineyards producing award-winning wines.  Beyond its vineyards, Waiheke offers stunning beaches with pristine white sands and crystal-clear waters, perfect for swimming, kayaking, or simply relaxing in the sun. The Hop-On-Hop-Off Explorer bus stops at 16 destinations, so you can explore the island at your own pace.

    Overnight in Auckland - M Social Auckland

    Day 2
  • Auckland | Free Time

    Day 3

    Today you’ll have the day free to explore this vibrant city. Often referred to as the "City of Sails," Auckland earns its nickname from the vast number of yachts that grace its harbors, reflecting the city's deep maritime heritage and its residents' strong affinity for sailing and water activities. Start your exploration with a visit to the iconic Sky Tower, offering panoramic views of the city skyline and beyond.  

    Overnight in Auckland - M Social Auckland

    Day 3

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