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From Auckland to Wellington…

Blitz the North Island from top to bottom as you discover all the best bits from Volcanoes to Hot Springs on our epic 7-day North Island adventure for 18 – 35-year olds!

Start off in Auckland & finish in Wellington on a tour of New Zealand’s most diverse island, journeying through epic landscapes rich in Maori culture.

Big Kumara

Tour Summary

Looking for a fun way to experience the best of the North Island and meet new friends without the stress of having to plan your own travel? We’ve got you covered!

Get ready to see the “real New Zealand” on an unbeatable tour that covers everything south of Auckland in the North Island and takes you to a bunch of awesome, handpicked locations as you travel with a group of like-minded people.

Our sweet tour covers everything – including all the “must do” activities, travel, food and accommodation.

We’re dedicated to making sure you have an epic time, so our tour is super flexible to suit your unique travel style – whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or couch potato!


  • 01: Auckland – Tauranga
  • 02 Tauranga – Rotorua
  • 03: Rotorua – Taupo
  • 04: Taupo – Tongariro National Park
  • 05: Taupo – Napier
  • 06: Napier – River Valley
  • 07: River Valley – Wellington

Tour Details

  • Start/ Finish: Auckland.
  • Destination: North Island.
  • Style: Backpacker Bus Tour.
  • Group Size: Under 21.
  • Inclusions: 20+.

2019/20 Dates

  • October: – 24th // 2019
  • November: – 7th, 28th // 2019
  • December: – 12th // 2019
  • January: – 2nd, 16th // 2020
  • February: – 6th, 20th // 2020
  • March: – 12th, 26th // 2020
  • April: – 16th, 30th // 2020

  • Cost Summary

    11 Day Hairy Berry Tour:

    Price: $1,249.99.


    Private Room: +$300.

    Tour Highlights

    • Dig your own jacuzzi at Hot Water Beach.
    • Cross the Tongariro Crossing.
    • Climb Mt Manganui!
    • Epic Hawkes Bay Wine Tour.
    • Experience really kiwi country at River Valley.

    Tour Inclusions

    • Coastal walk the Coromandel to Cathedral Cove.
    • Entry to the thermal wonderland, Wai O Tapu.
    • Spend a night in Rotovegas!
    • Visit Huka Falls.
    • Visit the Te Papa Museum.
    • Epic pub crawl in the Capital, Wellington.
    • All Accommodation, transport & itinerary activities.
    • If purchased – Continental breakfast, G/D/V-friendly lunch & dinners.
    • Relax with comfortable seats, USB’s & great playlists.

    What’s included?

    On the Hairy Berry Tour

    The zzz’s

    6 Awesome hand-picked locations around the North Island’s sweetest spots to help you catch those cosy zzz’s.

    Awesome crew.

    Locals or backpackers, we coined the phrase “it’s who you’re with” to show you the time of your life.

    Epic Ride

    Straight to the doorstep with AC & an unbeatable playlist, sit back & relax ’cause our journeys are as good as they get.

    Your time, your way.

    With plenty of time to explore, whether it’s our optional extras or a well-deserved lie-in, we’ll let you be you.

    The fun stuff.

    17+ Epic activities! From bush to beach, we’ve combined the North Island’s must-dos, so you don’t miss a thing.

    Free Food!

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    Opt for DIY or venture out to follow your taste buds, if you’ve selected food, breakfast, lunch & dinner is on us!

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