Pack your sense of adventure and get away from the everyday
Join Intrepid on this active escape to the coasts and lakes of the North Island. In just five-days you’ll head from Auckland to hike the trails and chill out on the beaches of the Coromandel Peninsula, cycle the lakes and explore the redwood forests of geothermal Rotorua, and cross to the coast to canyon in caves filled with glow worms in Raglan. Add in the chance to immerse yourself in the Maoritanga of Te Ika-a-Maui at a marae and you’ve got everything you need in a local adventure.
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Hike to secluded coves on the east coast of the deeply forested Coromandel Peninsula and marvel at the towering natural arches.
Luxuriate in the bubbling waters of a natural sand hot spa, dug with your own hands right on the beach.
Tackle the trails of the world’s best mountain biking regions as you cycle through impressive redwood forest, past panoramic views and glistening lakes.
Learn more about Maori culture with a night spent at a marae, where you’ll enjoy a traditional dinner as you learn about the customs and protocols of the marae.
Wonder at the heights of towering redwood trees on a night-time hike though a lantern-lit forest and canyon though caves in search of countless glow worms on an invigorating and dazzling active adventure.
Please ensure you consult your local government’s advice regarding domestic travel prior to booking this trip.
Accommodation on this trip isn't luxurious but it's comfortable enough for you to relax after a day of adventure.
Lots of time allocated for optional activities means freedom and flexibility, but it does require a level of independence. Your leader is always on hand to give advice, point you in the right direction and help you book optional activities.
Your accommodation at the Maori marae will be multishare. You may be required to share with group members of a different gender and couples, and people travelling together may occasionally be separated due to rooming configurations.
Trip departures are unavailable.
There are currently no scheduled departures on our New Zealand North Island: Hike, Bike & Canyon trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1.This trip will begin on Day 1 at 10 am at the Haka Hotel Newmarket. Please make your own way to the meeting point - refer to the Essential Trip Information for further details.
2. The trip concludes at 10:30 am on Day 5. Please take this into account when making onward travel arrangements.
3. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement excludes Days 3 (Maori Marae) where you will be in shared accommodation and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.
4. Multishare typically includes triple and quad rooms. You may be required to share with group members of the opposite sex and couples, and people travelling together may occasionally be separated due to rooming configurations.
Want an in-depth insight into this trip? Essential Trip Information provides a detailed itinerary, visa info, how to get to your hotel, what's included - pretty much everything you need to know about this adventure and more.View Essential Trip Information