Auckland & Wellington Vacation Packages
Explore Auckland & Wellington
- Auckland Slide 1 of 3: The city stretches from one side of the country to the other, from the Pacific Ocean to the Tasman Sea — no matter where you are in Auckland, you're never far from the water.
- The Emerald Lakes Slide 2 of 3: The brillant colors of the Emerald Lakes fill explosion craters near the summit of Mt. Tongariro.
- Wellington Slide 3 of 3: Nestled between hills and a harbor, Wellington is famous for its vibrant, creative community and energetic personality.
More than just a city, Auckland is a whole region full of excitement. Best of all, with so many experiences close by, it’s easy to hop from one adventure to the next. Go outdoors to discover a nature lover’s paradise. Water enthusiasts can go for a swim in a secluded cove, and dive or snorkel at Goat Island Marine Reserve.
Adventurers can explore Hauraki Gulf, home to a multitude of remarkable islands with many varied activities, such as hiking to the summit of Rangitoto — a black-lava volcanic island; beachcombing on Waiheke Island; and catching a glimpse of rare, endangered birds at the wildlife sanctuary of Tiritiri Matangi. Art and culture lovers can wander through the dazzling galleries of stunning Maori and Pacific art, modern sculpture and classic masterpieces. Discerning travelers can celebrate the best things in life by participating in Auckland’s many festivals occurring throughout the year.
Wellington’s Lyall Bay is the place to go for surfing, and Oriental Bay is a popular summer beach spot. Fun is easy to find in Wellington. Paddle or cycle along the harbor. Take a ferry to Kapiti Island nature reserve. And, just minutes from the city center is the Seal Coast, home to a colony of New Zealand fur seals.
If you are planning a multi-destination itinerary, keep in mind that distances may appear short, but travel time may take longer than expected due to the terrain and ferry service between the North and South Islands. If you'd like to combine visiting two or more areas, call our destination experts at 1-800-800-1504.
Auckland offers some of the best shopping in New Zealand. Browse popular shopping districts like High Street and Chancery — home to a world-class collection of boutique and designer stores. If you enjoy bustling market shopping, head over to the Matakana Country Market for handmade or home-grown arts, crafts and goods. Compact and charming, Wellington is full of boutiques, fashion hot spots and colorful markets.
Auckland is a divine destination for foodies and wine connoisseurs. The city’s food and wine scene serves up something for every taste — from modern to international dishes. Hop on a ferry to the seaside village of Devonport for heavenly, handmade chocolates and truffles. Take a day trip to the west of the city to tease your taste buds with award-winning New Zealand vintage wines, which you can pair with scrumptious local fare. Known as New Zealand’s culinary capital, Wellington’s vibrant ccity scene is fueled by craft beer, great food, wine and coffee.
Delta Vacations vacation packages include round-trip airfare aboard a Delta Partner Airline to Auckland International Airport (AKL) or Wellington Airport (WTG). Auckland International Airport is south of downtown, and is a 30- to 60-minute drive depending on the time of day. To get to the city, there are taxis, an airport shuttle and a scheduled bus service. Wellington Airport is located southeast of downtown and is approximately a 20-minute drive. Scheduled bus service and taxis are available.