WATER (Wai) Tour 

Day 1:

 Depart 8am.

Travelling over the Mamaku Range to the beautiful Kaiate Falls.  A 45 minute round trip walk through native bush to view the triple tiered falls. A morning tea stop in Tauranga or Mount Maunganui (Mauao), and on to the gold mining town of Waihi (meaning ‘water gushing out’) 

In Waihi board the restored Goldfields Railway Train for a 6.5km journey following the Karangahake River to the quaint Waikino Rail Station Café for lunch.

Walk along the Karangahake Walkway (through the historic Victoria Gold-mining Battery site) to the ethereal,  majestic Owharoa Falls.

Travelling through the Karangahake Gorge to the quaint, therapeutic mineral spa town of Te Aroha. Time to explore this historic spa town with its pools, geyser and scenic walks. Finish the day with a relaxing soak in the silky hot soda mineral waters or having a spa treatment.

Day 2:

Travel to Hamilton Gardens, a beautiful 54 hectare parkland developed into themed gardens including: Herb, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Katherine Mansfield, Sustainable, and Te Parapara (Maori) Garden. Time for a relaxed morning tea overlooking the magnificent Waikato River.

Travelling through the charming town of Cambridge, home of trees and champions, across the dam on Lake Karapiro.  Your lunch stop will be in a small quaint town along the way.

Te Waihou Blue Springs. A walk through native bush, wetlands and pastoral land, following the Te Waihou stream with small waterfalls and glimpses of trout, to the source of the Spring. The water of Te Waihou has travelled 100 years through the Mamaku Range and is pure, clear and blue. 

Cost from $299 per person per day based on twin shareThe final price is based on accommodation choices and guest preferences.

Includes transport, guide and driver, accommodation and breakfast on Day 2.

Excludes entry fees to attractions underlined in the Itinerary, meals and taxes

Transfers: Auckland or Rotorua Airport (by prior arrangement).

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