& the best of north nz
Artist Guest Host
THUR 7 OCT
MON 11 OCT
Artist Guest Host Golden Guitar Winner Blake O’Connor
Fully Escorted, Expert team ( including drivers and local guides)
4 nights 4 star accommodation in the heart of the city
Full Breakfast Daily
Welcome Drink & private performance by Blake O’Connor
Sky Tower observation deck admission
Half Day Tāmaki Makaurau Wilderness Experience including afternoon tea
Arataki cultural center visit & Māori caving exhibit
Guided Rainforest walk
Piha’s “black sand beach” visit
Full Day Rotorua & Matamata tour including lunch
Iconic Hobbiton Movie Set (From the Lord of the Rings) admission & guided tour
Complimentary drink at the Green Dragon Inn
Te Puia admission to see the mud pools, natural geysers & Maori Arts and Crafts Institute
Farewell acoustic performance by Artist Guest Host Blake O'Connor
Full Day Coromandel Peninsula Tour with local guides
Half Day Hauraki Gulf Whale & Dolphin Cruise
Full Day Tastes of Matakana Food & Wine Tour
Adult Twin Share: from $2495.00 per person
Singles & Triples on request
Terms & Conditions apply.
Please contact Soundmart Tours for full Terms & Conditions.
Flights not included
What our guests say...
"Mel and Nathan are such fantastic hosts. These tours are so much fun looking forward to the next one."
"What a AWESOME time we just had at Gympie Muster 2019 thanks to Nathan @ Soundmart Tours. Nathan you Rock and we'll definitely be back for more Music & Goodtimes the hardest part will be picking what trip to do next."
Karen & Cathy
"These guys, rock, roll, transport, shows. They do it all. You can't go wrong. And the whole crew are fans and musos themselves. You'll travel in good company. Do it!"
why travel with soundmart tours?
We don’t do Bali surfing trips, African Safaris, or Europe River cruises…
What we do is create hand crafted music touring adventures around the world custom built specifically for music lovers, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year our entire team are 100% focused on creating and delivering the second to none music touring experiences our guests deserve. Which is why we are experts at what we do and true music touring specialists
Music Touring Specialists
Expert Team, Tour Manager & Road Crew
With over 15 years’ experience in the music & travel industries we have the knowledge and experience to make your dream trip come true. Our North American ground suppliers are the absolute best of the best which means you are sure to receive the ultimate music touring experience.
There are so many special moments and awesome inclusions everyday throughout our touring program, however there are a few that standout. At Soundmart we call these our “Spotlight Experiences” custom selected, once in a lifetime highlights that can’t be duplicated, like private access to the legendary Bluebird Café, an authentic wagon ride and BBQ lunch with locals in the Rockies, recording your own song alongside guest artists at the iconic RCA Studios, these are the moments you will remember for a lifetime.
Centrally located accommodation
We like to be in the heart of the action, as we are sure you do to. Which is why we select all our hotels based primarily on location and the experience that location provides for our guest. All hotels are centrally located and comfortable throughout
Complimentary Wi Fi
Complimentary Wi Fi comes as a standard inclusions for most hotels throughout our North American touring program. So you will have no worries staying in touch with the fam or sharing your new Keith Urban selfie on your insta feed (Don’t laugh, it could happen).
Choose your own adventure! Our Encore Experiences allow you the freedom to create your own journey. We pride ourselves on balancing guided touring activities with free time for you to explore your surroundings, your own way. To allow you to customise your adventure we offer optional activities “Encore Experiences” to ensure you have the freedom to walk your own path.
Best Value For Money
We truly believe it is the amazing people who join us on these tours that make them so special and a cut above the rest! Jam packed with premium inclusions you won’t find anywhere else, we also believe we offer the best value most comprehensive Music Trips on the market, we stand by this 100%. This is your dream trip and we are here to help you have the time of your life
We look after you every step of the way, from time of booking right through the reservations process, we provide all the info and suggestions you need before you go, take care of you during your trip (we are there to help you have the time of your life) and after you get home (With our regular meet ups, closed group forum and loyalty program). We aren’t a corporation or part of a travel agent franchise, we are a 100% family owned and operated business so you aren’t just a number to us you are a member of the Soundmart family (Just ask our past guests, I'm sure they will tell you the same).
Artist Guest Hosts
Ever wondered what it would be like to go on the road with your favourite artist? Well wonder no more, with a number of Golden Guitar and CMC Award winning artists like McAlister Kemp, Christie Lamb, Damien of the Viper Creek Band & Blake O’Connor to name a few our artist guest hosts are the best in the business. Fellow music & travel lovers like you, they are always ready to share a story, have a chat, offer some behind the scenes advice or play a song or two for the crew.
Included attractions / entry
Along with concert, event & attraction entry throughout our day to day touring programs, we also offer a number of private access opportunities to iconic venues, exclusive performances, private event access not open to the general public and loads more, Sssshhhh we don’t want to spoil all the surprises.
Flexible Payment Options
Booking your next music travel adventure couldn’t be easier with our flexible payment options. All you need to do is meet your deposit due dates and you are able to pay your trip off at your discretion until time of final payment. There are no minimum monthly payments or set payment amounts. This gives you maximum flexibility and allows you to tailor payments to suit your needs.
We have several flexible flight options to suit all of our guests needs. Although you can book any of our tours as “Land Only” without flights, you can also add group flights to your tour or if you prefer to do your own thing you can book your own flights or talk to our team about creating a custom flight option for you, the choice is yours.
Most Meals Included
Most meals are included on your trip including Full Breakfast Daily and some lunches and dinners. However, as food is all part of the travel experience and no one likes to be told what to eat all the time, we do like to give our guests the freedom and flexibility to choose their own meals throughout as well.