Christmas in Taranaki

Small group escapes for mature travellers

5 Days from $2690

*per person, twin share

SALE ENDS 1 October 2020

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Stay three nights at New Plymouth’s Waterfront Hotel with the Festival of Lights at Pukekura Park and celebrate Christmas lunch at the Nice Hotel. Chaddy’s lifeboat cruise and the Forgotten World Highway to the Chateau Tongariro are special attractions.

Based on 24 December 2020 - 28 December 2020 departure.

Terms and Conditions

No deposit is required to confirm your reservation on our October 2020 to April 2021 tour departures until 1 August 2020. On 1 August 2020 the 20% non-refundable tour deposit payment is due depending on New Zealand Government travel advice at the time. If a tour departure is cancelled due to a Covid-19 lockdown MoaTours provides the option to either transfer your deposit to another tour departure or receive a full refund of the deposit. On all tour departures not affected by Covid-19, if you cancel your tour the 20% deposit is not refundable. Talk to your travel agent regarding domestic insurance. The balance of your fare is due 60 days before your tour departs. Tour reservations can, of course, be made within 60 days provided full payment is made at time of booking. MoaTours reserves the right to amend/alter an itinerary where necessary. Tour prices were correct at time of publication but may be subject to change at the time of booking. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque and eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms and conditions apply. Contact us for further details.


General Inclusions
All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
Services of your knowledgeable MoaTrek Kiwi guide.
Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".

All Meals Are Included
All breakfasts(B).
All lunches(L) including special lunches at: Christmas lunch, Table Restaurant at the Nice Boutique Hotel; lunch at the historic Whangamomona Hotel; lunch at Cross Hills farm.
All dinners(D) including dinner at:The Chateau Tongariro, Tongariro National Park.

All Activities & Entrance Fees Are Included
See Pukekura Park transformed by the Festival of Lights.
Cruise around the Sugar Loaf Islands Marine Park.
Tour the Len Lye centre.
Visit Puke Ariki museum.
A specialist guide joins our coach tour to New Plymouth's historic places.
Morning tea at Cairnhill Farm and Garden.
Enjoy the stunning views from The Chateau Tongariro.
Lunch with Debbie and Fraser Robertson at Cross Hills Farm

Included Sightseeing & Exploring
Travel through the heart of the Waikato dairy farmlands.
Drive through the limestone country of the Awakino Gorge.
Len Lye’s Wind Wand kinetic sculpture and the waterfront boardwalk in New Plymouth.
See lush rainforest on the lower slopes of Mt Taranaki.
Journey the remote and mysterious Forgotten World Highway.
The dramatic landscape of the Central Plateau.
Take the mountain road to the Top of the Bruce to enjoy the panoramic view.