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Meet Me Auckland – Working holiday arrival package


During your first week in New Zealand all your accommodation, transport, activities as well as some meals are covered! This Meet Me Auckland Package will have you exploring the city’s range of activities and iconic locations all whilst getting setup for your working holiday in New Zealand. Your first week is jam packed with information, activities and inclusions and will introduce you to new friends from all over the world.

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Package inclusions

  • Pre-arrival support
  • Awesome group leader
  • Airport transfer to accommodation
  • Seven nights accommodation
  • Local transport and bus coach
  • Auckland Sky Tower entry
  • Guided Auckland walk
  • Auckland bar crawl
  • Day trip to Devonport
  • Bay Of Islands adventure
  • Swim or coastal walk on Urupukapuka Island
  • Visit Otehei Bay Spot dolphins and other marine life on a Bay of Islands cruise
  • Visit the famous Hole in the Rock on Motukokako Island
  • Relax at Paihia Beach
  • Unlimited support NZ sim card, bank account & IRD
  • Work & Travel membership
  • Work & Travel jobs program.

Work and Travels Jobs Program 

Working abroad should be a fun, rewarding experience. But finding a job in a new country can be difficult. By doing the Work and Travel program you don’t need to worry. We’ll give you everything you need to find work in Australia. 

  • Pre arrival letter: The Work and Travel team will email you a welcome email 18 days prior to arrival date in New Zealand which includes lots of useful information including – How to get to the hostel / pre-check in information / Log in details for the Jobs program and more 
  • Before You Start: We’ll sort all the important things you’ll need before you start working in New Zealand. We’ll have your NZ Bank Account open with your card and pin ready for when you arrive, along with your NZ SIM card and IRD number. 
  • Training Courses: Certain jobs such as bar work and construction require you to complete specific training. We’ll explain what’s needed and can book you onto all necessary training courses after your activity week. 
  • Work and Travel Members: You’ll get exclusive access to our Work and Travel Jobs portal, which includes access to a fully integrated labour hire job agency placing thousands of jobs exclusively available to WTC members only every year. You will also have access to the work and travel members portal which includes lots of useful information including an extensive WTC handbook we recommend reading before you travel
  •  Unlimited Help & Advice: Your WTC consultant will give you a comprehensive ‘Work in NZ’ presentation, as well as one on one advice and support on CV Building, Job Finding, Interview Skills and anything else you’ll need to secure a great job in New Zealand.
  • New Zealand Support: We have support staff in Auckland and Queenstown, ready and waiting to help with whatever you may need.



Day 1 – Arrival into Auckland

Kia Ora and welcome to New Zealand! Today is the recommended arrival date. Once you land in Auckland, access the shuttle service to take you to your home for the next week. Check in and rest up or explore the city area. Your activity week with the group starts tomorrow!

Day 2 – Welcome To Auckland

Our week kicks off at 10am when you will meet your group leader and the rest of arrival week group. We will give you a brief overview on what’s going to happen for the week ahead followed by our comprehensive info / welcome orientation session where we’ll explain everything you need to know about working and travelling around New Zealand. Our team are all experienced travellers and have started where you are now. We’ll support you in anything you need and answer any questions you may have.

From there, it’s time to explore Auckland on our city tour! You’ll see the main hot spots, get the inside scoop on where to find the best coffee and food, where to go out & much more.

This evening we meet back again for our welcome dinner. Grab a drink and get to know your new travel mates

Day 3 – Sky Tower Visit & Work & Travel Info Session

Today you will join our group info session where we’ll explain everything you need to know about travelling around this amazing country. From Hobbiton to the adventure capital of Queenstown, we’ll tell you all about New Zealand’s must-visit destinations! If you’re here on a working holiday visa, we’ll talk to you about finding work, getting your tax number set up and other important bits like setting up your bank account.

Day 4 – Devonport & Party Night

Get ready for another full day of adventure! Starting with a short ferry ride to Devonport, we’ll spend the day checking out the famous beaches, volcanos, shops and pubs in the area. Then it’s time for a party! Experience the best of Auckland’s nightlife with a bar crawl led by your group leader and free drinks along the way

Day 5 – Bay of Islands

Time to explore the beautiful coastline of New Zealand! In the morning we depart from Auckland and start our journey to The Bay of Islands. Upon arrival, we will check in to our accommodation and spend the rest of the day exploring the town and beautiful beaches of Paihia!

Day 6 – Hole in the Rock

Today we explore the inner Bay of Islands on the most extensive historical cruise in the Bay. Enjoy a swim or a coastal walk on Urupukapuka Island during our island stop at Otehei Bay. In the afternoon we set off in search of dolphins and other marine life on our Hole in the Rock Cruise. We get to enjoy the spectacular views as we journey right to the end of the Cape Brett Peninsula, to the famous Hole in the Rock on Motukokako Island.

Day 7 – Explore Paihia & Auckland

Today we head back to Auckland for the remainder of the tour. Enjoy some free time in the morning to shop, explore or just hang out on the beach! Once we arrive back in Auckland you have the rest of the evening to explore the city at your leisure.

Day 8 – What Next?

What Next? After a week of fun exploring the stunning far north and all that the city of Auckland has to offer, it’s time to plan your next move! Whether you are planning on exploring other parts of New Zealand, looking for work or sticking around in Auckland for a while longer; the crew are here to help! Welcome to the Nomads and WTC family

Terms and conditions

Cancellations: The Customer may cancel the Booking without charge if notice is given to the accommodation at least 48 hours prior to 1500 hours (local time) on the Arrival Date. Where the Customer fails to give sufficient notice of cancellation or fails to arrive (no show) at the accommodation, the entire Booking will be deemed cancelled and the pre-charged or total amount due will apply for the customers booking.

Additional information

Departure date

Wed 3 Apr 2024, Wed 22 May 2024, Jun – on request, Wed 24 Jul 2024 – on request, Wed 7 Aug 2024, Wed 21 Aug 2024, Wed 4 Sep 2024, Wed 11 Sep 2024, Wed 18 Sep 2024, Wed 25 Sep 2024, Wed 2 Oct 2024, Wed 9 Oct 2024, Wed 16 Oct 2024, Wed 23 Oct 2024, Wed 30 Oct 2024, Wed 6 Nov 2024, Wed 13 Nov 2024, Wed 20 Nov 2024, Wed 27 Nov 2024, Jan Wed 8 2025, Wed 15 Jan 2025, Wed 22 Jan 2025, Wed 5 Feb 2025, Wed 12 Feb 2025, Wed 19 Feb 2025, Wed 26 Feb 2025, Wed 5 Mar 2025, Wed 12 Mar 2025, Wed 19 Mar 2025

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