Scenic Escape Private Tour

Scenic Escape Private Tour

Explore the historic Bay of Islands in a luxury, late model Toyota 4x4 with a maximum of 4 passengers in your group. On your private 4.5-hour guided tour you will see historic locations, spectacular waterfalls, panoramic scenery, subtropical rain forests and rural farming areas away from the crowds. You can also extend your tour with 1-hour options of a winery lunch or a visit to the Kawiti Glow Worm Caves. Your tour is adaptable with no fixed schedule, allowing you to stop for photos, ask questions, take your time or relax and talk with your local driver.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Waitangi, Waitangi, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island

Pass by the location of the cradle of the nation, the location of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi and learn about the founding document of New Zealand. Stop at the idyllic Waitangi Golf course for views to the Bay of Islands and the cruise ship anchorage.

Stop At: 80 Haruru Falls Road, Haruru 0204 New Zealand

Stop and view the horseshoe shaped waterfalls falls (and the chickens) one of the most photographed locations in the inland Bay of Islands.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station, 246 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230 New Zealand

Photo stop at one of the earliest Anglican missionary posts in New Zealand and earn about the early contact between Maori and the European settlers. The heritage area has both the oldest surviving stone and timber buildings in the country and is situated on the banks of the Kerikeri River.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Rainbow Falls Road, Kerikeri New Zealand

Visit one of the tallest and prettiest waterfalls in the Bay of Islands.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Manginangina Kauri Walk, Waipapa, Kerikeri 0295 New Zealand

Walk among the ancient kauri trees along an elevated timber walkway. An easy walk that is also stroller and wheelchair friendly.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kawakawa Public Toilets by Hundertwasser, 60 Gillies St, Kawakawa 0210 New Zealand

A compulsory toilet stop, even if you don't need to use the facilities. See the famous public toilets by the Austrian artist Hundertwasser, his only southern hemisphere building and the last that he personally supervised. Experience the quirky community where Hundertwasser made his home and if you are lucky the train may pass down the centre of the main street.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Opua, Opua, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island

Visit the seaside town of Opua. The Bay of Islands deep water port and center of all things marine in the area. A historic port for the loading of coal it is now the largest recreational yachting customs port in the country.

Duration: 15 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"A maximum of 4 people per booking (if there are 4 in your group then 3 will be friendly across the back seat)"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Vehicles can transport a collapsible wheelchair, however the driver is unable to assist passengers boarding and disembarking"
"Access to some attractions may be limited for those with walking disabilities due to uneven surfaces"
"A moderate amount of walking is involved to reach all attractions"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"NZ COVID Level 1
Stay home if you are feeling unwell with full refund

NZ COVID Level 2
Mask use while in our vehicles
Contact tracing details required for all guests
Stay home if you are feeling unwell, full refund if you need to cancel

NZ COVID Levels 3 & 4
Not operating with full refund"

Hora de Inicio: 10:00 AM
Duración: 4 Hours 30 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
If you are arriving off a cruise ship in the Bay of Islands, you will be picked up from the tender jetty. Please ignore the start time and get the earliest tender you can to give you the most flexibility to your day. Your guide will be holding a sign with your name and our red, black and white zebra head logo, and will be located on land before the buildings.


  • Bay of Islands

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board

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