Tailored Itinerary for Roni K

7th January - 21st January 2024

Summary Itinerary

Included below is a brief itinerary, upon booking a far more detailed itinerary will be provided.

Day 1 – Sunday 7th January

Arrive to Sydney International Airport (1030pm own arrangements). Private transfer to your accommodation

Accommodation: Four Seasons Sydney



Day 2 – Monday 8th January

0900 (Time TBC) You will be transferred to Sydney Airport Heliport for a trip to the Blue Mountains. (40 minute heli flight) Today you’ll see the Three Sisters rock formation, the Katoomba Waterfall and the magnificent Jamison and Kedumba Valleys. Your guide will take you to the quaint mountain township of Blackheath and the western edge of the Blue Mountains where you will enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch with views into the Megalong and Kanimbla Valleys. Occasional sightings of kangaroos in the valleys await before you will delight at the grandeur of the Grose Valley, the Bridal Veil Waterfall and Australia’s very own Grand Canyon. (Total trip duration 5 hours) Return approximately 2pm. 

This afternoon you’ll be transferred from your accommodation at  approximately 3.30pm to Spit Bridge (approximately 20 minute drive) to walk along the coastal track to Manly (walk approximately 3-3.5 hours). Here you’ll find loads of popular cafes & bars where you can enjoy dinner. 
Dinner restaurant options: 

Hugos view here, Bistro Manly view here, Queen Chow view here

(Return to your accommodation at your own leisure, own arrangements)

Accommodation: Four Seasons Sydney



Day 3 – Tuesday 9th January

0730 (TBC) Private transfer to Sydney airport.

Qantas depart Sydney 9.30am arrive Cairns 11.35am. Private transfer to your accommodation (1 hour 15 min drive). On arrival enjoy lunch & then immerse in the sights and sounds of the rainforest with a self-guided hike along the Fig Tree Rapids trail. Plunge into the freshwater billabong for a feeling of refreshment only Mother Nature can offer. (2 hour return walk)

As the sun slips down, enjoy evening drinks’ hour and snacks on the Jungle Perch before dining in the relaxed ambience of the Treehouse Restaurant and savour a four-course table d’hôte menu matched with premium wines.



Day 4 – Wednesday 10th January

7.20am Private transfer to Port Douglas Marina. Here you will embark on your full day private sailing tour. The day will include guided snorkelling tour  (seasonal lycra suits provided) with a marine guide, glass bottom boat viewing & reef interpretation, Low Isles Heritage walk, time to relax at Low Isles island. 

Return to your accommodation at approximately 4.40pm.

Tonight dine at your leisure in the Treehouse Restaurant.

Accommodation: Silky Oaks


Day 5 – Thursday 11th January

0800 (TBC) You will be collected for your private tour to the Daintree & Cape Tribulation.

4pm (TBC) return to Silky Oaks for your private transfer to your accommodation in Palm Cove near Cairns (50 minute drive)

Accommodation: The Reef House Boutique Hotel & Spa



Day 6 – Friday 12th January

Relax at the beach this morning before your private transfer to Cairns airport.

10am (TBC) Transfer to Cairns Airport

12.10pm Depart Cairns – Arrive Brisbane 2.25pm Business Class flight 2 hours 15 minutes

5.40pm Depart Brisbane – Arrive Auckland 11.50pm Business Class flight 3 hours, 10 minutes

Transfer to your accommodation (At the airport)

Accommodation: Novotel Auckland Airport



Day 7 – Saturday 13th January

Depart Auckland 7.50am – Arrive Taupo 8.40am Economy flight 50 minutes

Private transfer to drop off luggage at your accommodation. 

Today you’ll experience an epic guided e-bike adventure in Taupo. You’ll be picked up at 10am (TBC) by e-bike shuttle & return by approximately 4pm (catered lunch, menu TBC).

Possible afternoon activity: Get up close to Huka Falls on the Huka Falls Jet Experience

Accommodation: Hilton, Lake Taupo


 Day 8 – Sunday 14th January
 
Today your guide will pick you up at 9.30am for your guided hike & cruise on Lake Taupo. Lunch is included on the launch (BBQ buffet with Scotch fillet, salads, breads, fruit & slices *dietary requirements catered for as required) activities you can enjoy are clay bird shooting, fishing & viewing Maori rock carvings.  You will be returned to your accommodation at approximately 3.30pm.

Possible afternoon activity: Massage / Spa Treatment

Accommodation: Hilton, Lake Taupo



Day 9 – Monday 15th January

At approximately 7.50am (TBC) this morning you’ll be transferred to Taupo airport for your flight to Queenstown.
Depart 9.05am – Arrive 12.40pm (Transit Auckland 50 minutes) 2 flights, 3 hours, 35 minutes total flight time.
On arrival you’ll be collected by Gibbston Valley Wineries & taken for a tour of New Zealand’s largest wine cave (30 mins with 3 wine tastings) Then you’ll be set up with your e-bikes & a map to head off along the Kawarau River, stopping at wineries along the way. When you return you’ll be transferred to your accommodation. *Gibbston Valley Wineries will secure your luggage while you’re on this tour*

Lunch & dinner options while in Queenstown ( We couldn’t stop at 3):

Madam Woo view here

Botswana Butchery view here

Rata view here (dinner only)

The Grille (part of Eichardt’s) view here

Soda view here

The Bunker (Private dining) view here

Fergburger (casual lunch, famous hamburger view here

Accommodation: Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa



Day 10 – Tuesday 16th January

Today you’ll be collected at approximately 9.30am (TBC) for your epic private heli tour to Milford Sound, including a glacier landing, breathtaking views, cascading waterfalls, an alpine picnic lunch & paddle boarding on a remote glacier lake. You will be returned to your accommodation at approximately 2pm.

This afternoon possible activity: Paragliding or Hang Gliding off Coronet Peak.

Accommodation: Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa



Day 11 – Wednesday 17th January

This morning at approximately 7.30am (TBC) take a short 2 minute walk to The Station Building. You will be transferred to the Routeburn Valley. You will experience a thrilling full day guided canyoning trip, here you’ll be taken to places that are normally inaccessible giving you a true sense of isolation where you can take in all the natural beauty that surrounds. Lunch is catered today (menu TBC) This is a full 8 hour day with 3 hours canyoning. Return approximately 4pm (TBC)

Accommodation: Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa



Day 12 – Thursday 18th January

Today is for bungy jumping! At 9.20am take the 10 minute walk to The Station Building where you will be transferred to your Bungy Jump. The Nevis Bungy is 134m & the highest in New Zealand. After the bungy you’ll return to The Station Building at approximately 1.30pm. Walk back to your accommodation for your very short transfer (5 minute drive) to your new accommodation.

Enjoy lunch at a restaurant of your choice.

This evening you will be transferred at 6pm (TBC) from your accommodation (by Onsen Hot Pools Shuttle) to enjoy a soak at Onsen Hot Pools taking in beautiful views of the Shotover River in your own private outdoor, cedar lined tub. 60 minute soak, returning back to your accommodation by approximately 8pm.

Accommodation: The Carlin Boutique Hotel



Day 13 – Friday 19th January

This morning at 8am take a 10 minute walk to The Station Building for your transfer out to Dart River Adventures  in Glenorchy (45 minute drive). A full day experiencing incredible scenery on both jet boat & funyaks (inflatable canoe)! Your lunch is included today, sandwiches, fruit & slices *dietary requirements catered for* Trip duration 8.5-9 hours, you will be returned to The Station Building at approximately 5pm

Accommodation: The Carlin Boutique Hotel



Day 14 – Saturday 20th January

Today is for White Water Rafting (grade 3-5). 7.45am (TBC) Take the 10 minute walk to the Visitor Centre where you will be transferred to the Shotover River (approximately 20 minute drive). Experience the rugged beauty of the Skippers Canyon as you conquer the wild and untamed Shotover River. (Duration 4-5 hours). Return by 1pm. Enjoy lunch at a restaurant of your choice.

Possible afternoon activity: Shotover Canyon Fox

Accommodation: The Carlin Boutique Hotel



Day 15 – Sunday 21st January -Departure

2.30pm You’ll be transferred to Queenstown airport for your flight to Auckland. Depart 3.05pm, Arrive Auckland 4.55pm (1 hour, 50 minute total flight time).


Accommodation

Includes all accommodation as follows:

  • 2 nights in a Premier City Room at Four Seasons Sydney (53sqm)
  • 2 nights in a Treehouse Retreat at Silky Oaks Lodge, Daintree Forrest (50sqm)
  • 1 night in an Ocean View King Suite at The Reef House Boutique Hotel & Spa, Palm Cove (51sqm)
  • 1 night in a Superior Room at Novotel Auckland Airport (23sqm)
  • 2 nights in a King Junior Suite at Hilton, Lake Taupo (49sqm)
  • 3 nights in a Junior Suite at Sofitel Hotel & Spa, Queenstown (62sqm)
  • 3 nights in a Suite at the Carlin Boutique Hotel, Queenstown (112sqm)

Accommodation Inclusions:

  • Full breakfast at Four Seasons, Sydney
  • Tropical breakfast & dinner served in the Treehouse Restaurant with matched wines, Signature sunset drinks hour & snacks daily, morning open air yoga, use of lagooon pool, mountain bikes, kayaks & snorkelling equipment at Silky Oaks Lodge
  • Full breakfast at The Reef House Boutique Hotel & Spa
  • Full breakfast at Novotel Auckland Airport
  • Full breakfast at Hilton Taupo
  • Full breakfast in Left Bank Bistro, Sofitel Hotel & Spa Queenstown
  • Club Lounge Access & late check out, Sofitel Hotel & Spa Queenstown
  • Full breakfast at The Carlin Boutique Hotel, Queenstown

Activities

Includes all activities as follows:

  • Blue Mountains Eco Tour via helicopter with gourmet picnic -Menu TBC *Private basis*
  • Spit Bridge to Manly Walk (self guided)
  • Self guided hike along the Fig Tree Rapids Trail
  • Full day private sailing on Great Barrier Reef
  • Private tour to Daintree & Cape Tribulation
  • Guided e-bike tour, Taupo *Private basis*
  • Guided hike & cruise on Lake Taupo, lunch included *Private basis*
  • Gibbston Valley Wine cave tour with tastings & self guided e-bike along Kawarau River stopping at wineries *Private basis*
  • Private Heli Tour to Milford Sound with glacier landing, remote picnic lunch & paddle boarding on glacier lake *Private basis*
  • Full day guided canyoning, lunch included *Shared basis, 10 people max
  • Nevis Bungy Jump x 2 & 2 spectators *Shared transport*
  • Onsen Hot Pools *Private basis*
  • Dart River Safari Funyak & Jetboat Experience, lunch included *Shared basis (8 people max in each group, up to 30 on bus/shuttle)
  • White Water Rafting (grade 3-5) on Shotover River *Shared basis (18 people max on each raft)

Transport

All airport transfers

Return private transfer from Four Seasons Sydney to heli-pad for Blue Mountains private tour

Private transfer from Four Seasons to Spit Bridge

Business class flight from Sydney to Cairns (3 hours, 5 minute flight)

Private transfer from Silky Oaks Lodge to Port Douglas Marina for private sailing on the reef.

Private transfer for Daintree & Cape Tribulation Tour

Business class flight Cairns to Brisbane (2 hours, 15 minute flight)

Business class flight from Brisbane to Auckland (3 hours, 10 minute flight)

Economy flight from Auckland to Taupo (50minute flight)

Economy flight from Taupo to Queenstown, transit Auckland 50 mins. (3 hours, 35 minutes total for 2 flights)

Economy flight from Queenstown to Auckland (1 hour, 50 minute flight time)

Return shuttle from Hilton Lake Taupo to e-bike at Tongariro forrest

4WD return transfer from Hilton, Lake Taupo to guided hike & cruise on Lake Taupo

Transfer from Queesntown Airport to Gibbston Valley Winery

Transfer from Gibbston Valley Winery to Sofitel Hotel & Spa, Queenstown

Return transfer from Sofitel Hotel & Spa to Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters.

Return transfer from central Queenstown to Routeburn canyoning.

Return transfer from central Queenstown to Nevis Bungy

Transfer from Sofitel Hotel & Spa to The Carlin Boutique Hotel

Return transfer from The Carlin Boutique Hotel to Onsen Hot Pools.

Return transfer from central Queenstown to Dart River Adventures in Glenorchy.

Return transfers from central Queenstown to White Water Rafting at Shotover River.

Cost

USD $15,822  NZD$26,740

Prices are PER PERSON based on 4 adults
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