Pre-Race Extension to Auckland | Three Night Package: November 14 - 17, 2021
Friday, November 12 – Depart from your gateway city for your flight to Auckland, New Zealand
Sunday, November 14 – Arrival in Auckland. After collecting your luggage, make your way to the hotel via taxi or Super Shuttle (both located just outside of Baggage Claim. Today you will check-in to the Heritage Auckland Hotel and meet the local Marathon Tours & Travel guide who will give you a brief introduction. Tonight the group will gather for a welcome reception.
Monday, November 15 – After breakfast we will meet for the half-day city tour. See first-hand why Auckland is known as the City of Sails as you enjoy a trip over the Harbour Bridge. Visit the famous Auckland landmark of Mount Eden, a dormant volcano whose summit offers excellent panoramic views of the city and harbours. From this fantastic vantage point you will evidence Auckland’s volcanic history, the most significant volcano of Rangitoto Island at the entrance to Waitemata Harbour. Today will also include sites of Auckland Domain and Parnell Village. The remainder of the day is yours to explore the city at your leisure. (breakfast included)
Tuesday, November 16 – (Optional Full-Day Tour to Waiheke Island) Explore Auckland on your own or opt to add the full-day tour to Waiheke Island to your itinerary. This unique island in the Auckland Harbor offers culture, community, and more. (breakfast included)
Wednesday, November 17 – After breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for the 2 hour flight to Queenstown. (breakfast included)
(activities subject to change)