Yoga Holidays

Fitness Level: medium to high

New Zealand is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Wrapped up in two islands it is quite astounding just what this stunning country offers.

The North Island is diverse with many amazing natural wonders. I am taking you on a wondrous journey back to my birthplace. Experience the working dairy farm where I grew up. The home farm was in our family for 4 generations. The Waikato is full of inspiring and unique places to visit and experience, along with the mountain to climb that sits behind the farm.  I can guarantee you a myriad of interesting little surprises during your stay here.

We will be visiting also the Hawkes Bay area, which is across the other side of the island. We will take a wonderful scenic bus trip to get there. There is fun to be had, along with culture,  native wildlife and lush New Zealand bush. And remember, there are no creepy crawlies to be worried about!

Come and see the North Island of New Zealand in its uniqueness. Come on a persoanl journey with me, going back in time to my roots where I show you nooks and crannies that not many know about. 

Yoga Holidays - New Zealand


8 to 22 November 2021 – 14nights/15days


LOCATION – New Zealand

North Island
Hawkes Bay, Gisborne and the Waikato, Pirongia


Approximately AUD$4395 To be Confirmed




Deposit plus Comprehensive Travel Insurance is required at Time of Booking

AUD $1000.00             per single

AUD $1800.00             per couple



Full payment required 8 weeks prior to departure


PLEASE NOTE: If you are travelling alone and book twinshare without another person, you may need to be upgraded to nonshare. This will incur an additional cost. We always do our best to accommodate all clients’ preferences.

Please contact Lyn if you have any questions.


Air travel is not included in your package. However,  contact Lyn who will arrange your flights and make it completely stress-free for you. We work in with a very good agent.


Comprehensive Travel Insurance with a Cancellation Clause is Compulsory. Sunshine Yoga & Health can assist with your insurance.
Please contact Lyn for further information and cost.



Sunshine Yoga & Health provides a part payment plan to assist in making your holiday a reality. Many clients have achieved their special holiday by paying a small amount each month. This is a free service. Please contact Lyn for details and a personal set-up monthly plan.



Payments and deposits are non-refundable. Compulsory comprehensive travel insurance with a cancellation component, covers costs when there is a valid and accepted reason for non travel.



The purpose of this tour is to give you a hands-on, very personal New Zealand experience, visiting private property, locations not on the usual NZ trail, Moari culture, authentic NZ flora and fauna and be informed by extremely interesting and knowledgeable Kiwi’s of NZ history. You will be visiting Lyn’s old stomping grounds which makes this holiday unique and like no other.



Fly into Auckland
Travel by bus/mini van directly to Pirongia
Settle in to accommodation
Yoga before dinner

Day 2
Energisation exercises to start your day
Waitomo— Visit Glow Worm Cave & Black Water Rafting
Otorohanga Kiwi House – these people are passionate about their critters, of which are many.

Day 3
Pirongia Mountain—hike to Trig Station from Cochran Rd—Don as our guide 
Medium to strong hike

Day 4
A sleep in and a late start —maybe a trip to the Waingaro Hot Springs.

Day 5
Putaruru Blue Springs 
Visit the dairy farm, where Lyn grew up, and experience hands-on milking the cows.

Day 6
Raglan—Bridal Veil Falls
Hamilton – Botanical gardens

Day 7
Travel to Hawkes Bay
Can stop off at Opotiki beach
Spend time at Waiweka Gorge—a walk in the bush etc
Lake Taupo—overnight stay


Day 8

Travel to Motu—settle into Community Hall Accommodation

Day 9
Settle into accommodation Eastwoodhill National Aboratum of NZ, Gisborne
Visit Motu Falls
Visit Kiwi Creche with Steve Sawyer

Day 10
Morere Hot Pools—bushwalk and soak in natural mineral baths
Organic Winery and Gardens

Day 11

Visit Rere Falls
An exciting ride down the natural Rock Slide
BBQ Dinner

Day 12
Tatapuri—Feeding stingrays
Tolaga Wharf

Day 13
Waka & Maori Culture
Kaiti Hill

Day 14
Rail Trail—Push Bikes

Day 15
Fly to Auckland

You will see and experience places no-one else will take you too. See, feel and touch native New Zealand wildlife. Walk in exquisite and isolated native bush and climb mountains (if you wish).  Experience Maori culture, be told stories and history of this land by Lyn’s brother Don and see some of the wild side of New Zealand. This is an exquisitely beautiful land, unique is so many ways.

INCLUSIONS – not conclusive 

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Tours
  • Mini-bus transport


NON-INCLUSIONS – not conclusive

  • Air Travel
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Lunch & Dinner

REQUIREMENTS – not conclusive

  • Comfortable casual clothing. Dress for summer with some cool gear as well. Smart casual for restaurant dinners.
  • Comfortable walking shoes.
  • Good hiking boots recommended for mountain climbing. New boots/shoes should be worn in prior to departure.
  • Ear plugs if you are twin sharing
  • Raingear
  • Sun hat
  • Water bottle
  • Torch
  • Insect repellent



THE WAIKATO : Pirongia
and HAWKES BAY : Gisborne

Twinshare and Nonshare if available




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