Example trip

New Zealand & Fiji

Best for:

Adventurists, nature fanatics and beach lovers

17 nights
$21,000
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct

Itinerary highlights

  • See the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves at Rotorua
  • Experience a helicopter ride over White Island and Mount Tarawera
  • Witness the majestic Huka Falls
  • Snorkel and scuba dive with Manta-rays and reef sharks 
  • Meet the local Fijian people - some of the friendliest people in the world!

Curated by Katie

“Auckland and Rotorua are incredible destinations, but a highlight on this trip is the majestic Huka Falls. It’s just so beautiful. Heading on to Fiji for some beach time in paradise in the perfect holiday pairing.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival New Zealand

Upon arrival you’ll be met by your guide and escorted to your accommodation.

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Day 2
Auckland

Today will be spent at your leisure in Auckland. 

Visit the Auckland Museum, The New Gallery Auckland, the Zoological Park or the Winter Garden; sail around Waitemata Harbour, climb the Auckland Harbour Bridge, or head on a Whale and Dolphin Safari Cruise or day trip to beachy Waiheke Island.

You'll have our list of recommendations and your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to suggest activities prior to departure.

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Day 3
Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua

Pick up your hire car and drive to Rotorua via Waitomo on the self-drive route planned for you. 

Stop at the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves and marvel at the ancient underground labyrinth of limestone caves and grottos along the way. 

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Day 4
White Island & Mount Tarawera

Embark on a helicopter ride over White Island and Mount Tarawera. Take in the views before landing on Mount Tarawera, a dormant volcano with expansive views of domes and craters. 

Next, land on White Island and enjoy a guided tour taking you past steaming fumaroles and bubbling activity to the edge of the crater lake.

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Day 5
Rotorua - Lake Taupo

Visit the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute and Te Puia Thermal Reserve where you’ll enjoy a Maori cultural experience before entering the thermal area with silica terraces, bubbling mud pools and unique geothermal vegetation. 

You’ll then make your way to Taupo.

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Day 6
Guided Walk to Kawakawa Bay & Lake Taupo Cruise

Enjoy a guided walk through native bush to Kawakawa Bay in the Western Bays of Lake Taupo. Afterwards, embark on a half day cruise visiting bays and inlets only accessible by boat.

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Day 7
Lake Taupo

Spend today at your leisure. 

We recommend golf at Wairakei International Course, a WD fly fishing, scenic helicopter flight over Mt Tarawera and White Island, experiencing The Aratiatia Rapids and surrounding nature trails, or a jet boat ride on the Waikato River.

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Day 8
Taupo - Hawke’s Bay (Self Drive)

Today, you’ll drive your hire car to Hawke’s Bay.

Stop to see Huka Falls and continue along the Thermal Explorer Highway to Napier where you can go on a relaxing walk or indulge in some shopping.

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Day 9
Cape Kidnappers Kiwi Sanctuary

Visit New Zealand's native bird, the kiwi, in the wild. You’ll get to see the guides carrying out monitoring of the kiwi chicks after they’ve been released on to the property, and you can join them as they check the radio transmitters and weigh and measure the birds to monitor their wellbeing. 

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Day 10
Gannet Colony

Today will be spent at your leisure. 

Visit vineyards including Craggy Range, Te Mata Estate, Elephant Hill and New Zealand’s historic Mission Vineyard; drive up Te Mata Peak for stunning views; relax on Waimarama and Ocean Beach; or play golf at one of the most renowned golf course at Cape Kidnappers. 

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to advise you on activities prior to departure. 

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Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 11
Hawkes Bay - Auckland (self drive)

Today you’ll drive to Auckland. En route, stop at the Kaimai Cheese Company at Waharoa, and visit the Hobbiton movie set, the location for the Lord of the Rings.

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Day 12
Aukland - Fiji

Upon arrival you’ll be transferred to Denarau Pier by car to board your private water taxi to Malolo Island.

The next few days will be spent relaxing in your beach paradise. Try surfing, paddle boarding, scuba diving, yoga; go island hopping around the Mamanuca Islands; enjoy a sunset cruise followed by watching films under the stars.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to advise on activities prior to departure.

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Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 13-14
Fiji

Relax in your beach paradise. Try surfing, paddle boarding, scuba diving, yoga; go island hopping around the Mamanuca Islands; enjoy a sunset cruise followed by watching films under the stars.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to advise on activities prior to departure.

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Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 15-17
Fiji - Kokomo Island

This morning you’ll be transferred to Nadi Airport for your seaplane flight to Kokomo Island.  

Here you can go scuba diving and snorkelling to enjoy manta ray sightings, visit waterfalls, and go on an island hopping picnic. Alternatively, find a spot under a shady palm tree and kick back with a book. 

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Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 18
Departure

Today you’ll be taken by seaplane to Nadi Airport for your onward journey.

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Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing