New Zealand North Island Hiking

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New Zealand North Island Hiking
Delight in the many wonders that bless the magnificent North Island of New Zealand. Begin with a wine tasting on Waiheke Island, marvel at the geothermal features of Rotorua, then walk underneath sky-high trees of the Whirinaki rainforest. Hike through lava valleys to active volcanoes in the world-famous Tongariro National Park and soak up the surreal colors of Waiotapu - a thermal wonderland! Taste renowned New Zealand wine on Waiheke Island, and sip coffee in the cool capital of Wellington. Comfortable accommodations and an eclectic mix of restaurants will make your evenings just as enjoyable as days spent outdoors. Pair this journey with our New Zealand South Island Hiking adventure for the full New Zealand experience.
  • Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, widely regarded as one of the world's best one-day treks
  • Experience the stunning depth and breadth of New Zealand's North Island
  • Take in the enchanting Whirinaki rainforest, one of the world's last prehistoric rainforests!

Minimum Age: 13
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
  • Educational and Learning
About MT Sobek
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This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.
Nov 05, 2023 through
Nov 13, 2023
Nov 1, 2023 7:00 PM
8 Nights from
$6,495.00 (USD)
Per Person
Dec 03, 2023 through
Dec 11, 2023
Nov 29, 2023 7:00 PM
8 Nights from
$6,495.00 (USD)
Per Person
Jan 07, 2024 through
Jan 15, 2024
Jan 3, 2024 7:00 PM
8 Nights from
$6,495.00 (USD)
Per Person

Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Welcome to Auckland
2 Explore the Hauraki Gulf & Sip Wine on Waiheke Island
3 Drive to Rotorua & Hike the Tarawera Trail
4 Venture into the Whirinaki Rainforest & Explore Rotorua
5 Experience Waiotapu Thermal Reserve & Explore Lake Taupo
6 Journey from Taupo to Tongariro National Park
7 Hike Tongariro Alpine Crossing
8 Journey to Wellington & Explore the City
9 Head Home or Transfer to Nelson
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.