Tailored Luxury Itinerary for Kim & Bob

1st -11th March 2024 New Zealand

Summary Itinerary

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

Day 1 – Friday 1st March 2024

On arrival you’ll be collected & privately transferred to your accommodation in the heart of Auckland on the Viaduct Harbour. Enjoy this afternoon at your leisure.

Accommodation: Park Hyatt Auckland



Day 2 – Saturday 2nd March 2024

This morning you will be privately transferred to the ferry terminal for your ferry across to Waiheke Island. On arrival you will be collected & taken sightseeing on the island, wine tasting at Awaroa, enjoy lunch at a winery then head to Stonyridge Winery for more wine tastings before being dropped off at your accommodation. 

Accommodation: Delamore Lodge, Waiheke Island



Day 3 – Sunday 3rd March 2024

This morning you will be picked up from Delamore Lodge & dropped off for your self guided e-bike adventure (maps provided). On completion you will be collected & taken to another incredible winery for lunch. This afternoon is for Olive oil tasting as well as wine tasting at Passage Rock. 

You will then be transferred to your accommodation. 

Accommodation: Delamore Lodge, Waiheke Island



Day 4 – Monday 4th March 2024

This morning check out of your accommodation & your will be collected for your private transfer back to the ferry terminal. Take the ferry across to Auckland & your private transfer will be waiting to take you to the airport for your flight to Queenstown. 

Depart Auckland 12.25pm

Arrive Queenstown 2.20pm

On arrival in Queenstown your private transfer will be waiting to take you over to Wanaka (1 hours drive) to your lake front accommodation. 

Once you’ve settled in, go for a stroll along the lake & collect your kayaks. Head out for a self guided paddle to Ruby Island (2 hours).

Accommodation: Marina Terrace Apartments



Day 5 – Tuesday 5th March 2024

This morning you will be collected from your accommodation for your Wanaka Glacier Adventure full day privately guided hike. You will return at approximately 4-5pm.

Accommodation: Marina Terrace Apartments



Day 6 – Wednesday 6th March 2024

This morning check out of your accommodation & you will be privately transferred back to Gibbston Valley Winery. Here you’ll have a tour of New Zealand’s largest wine cave before setting off on your e-bikes along the Kawarau River, stopping at more wineries at your leisure. On your return to Gibbston Valley you will be shuttled to your accommodation. 

Accommodation: The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences


 

Day 7 – Thursday 7th March 2024

This morning you will be collected for your unforgettable privately guided Milford Sound heli experience, including a gourmet alpine picnic, high country station hike & remote glacier landing!

On your return you’ll be transferred back to your accommodation.

Accommodation: The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences



Day 8 – Friday 8th March 2024
 

Enjoy this morning at your leisure. This afternoon meet the Challenge Rafting team in central Queenstown where you’ll be shuttled out to the famous Shotover River for an afternoon of fun on grade 3-5 rapids. Trip duration 4-5 hours. 

Accommodation: The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences



Day 9 – Saturday 9th March 2024

Enjoy this morning at your leisure. Check out of your accommodation & enjoy an early lunch in Queenstown. At 12.45pm you’ll be privately transferred out to your accommodation in Glenorchy. This is a stunning 1 hour drive along Lake Wakatipu. On arrival, drop off your luggage then take a 7 minute walk to Dart River Safaris where you’ll then head out for the Dart River Wilderness Jet Experience!

Accommodation: The Headwaters Eco Lodge, Glenorchy



Day 10 – Sunday 10th March 2024

This morning you will be collected for your full day privately guided hike on the beautiful Routeburn track.

Accommodation: The Headwaters Eco Lodge, Glenorchy



Day 11 – Monday 11th March

This morning you will be privately transferred back to Queenstown Airport for your flight to Sydney (Own arrangements).

 


Accommodation

Includes all accommodation as follows:

  • 1 night in a Harbour View Room at Park Hyatt Auckland
  • 2 nights in a Luxury Suite at Delamore Lodge, Waiheke Island
  • 2 nights in a 1 bedroom apartment at Marina Terrace, Wanaka
  • 3 nights in a 1 bedroom Lakeview apartment at The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartment & Lakeside Residences, Queenstown
  • 2 nights in a King Eco-Chalet at Headwaters Eco Lodge, Glenorchy

Accommodation Inclusions:

  • Park Hyatt, Auckland – Full breakfast 
  • Delamore Lodge, Waiheke Island – Pre dinner drink, canapes, full breakfast
  • The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences, Queenstown – Full breakfast
  • Headwaters Eco Lodge, Glenorchy – 3 course dinner & breakfast

Activities

Includes all activities as follows:

  •  Waiheke Island wine, food & activities tour: Waiheke Island sightseeing,  premium wine tasting at 3 wineries, Olive oil tour & tasting, lunches included, e-bikes included (private)
  • Self guided Lake Wanaka kayaking trip
  • Wanaka Glacier Adventure Hike (private)
  • Gibbston Valley Wine Cave Tour & tastings (shared basis) & self guided e-bike along Kawarau River to more wineries
  • Milford Sound Heli hike with glacier landing & alpine picnic (private)
  • Shotover River Rafting (shared)
  • Dart River Wilderness Jet Experience (shared)
  • Full day hike on Routeburn track (private)

Transport

  • All airport transfers
  • Ferry from Auckland to Waiheke Island (return)
  • All transfers on Waiheke Island
  • Transfer from Queenstown to Wanaka (return)
  • Courtesy transfer from your accommodation to airport for Milford Sound Heli hike (return)
  • Courtesy transfer from your accommodation to Routeburn Track (return)
  • Courtesy transfer from central Queenstown to Shotover River (return)
  • Flight from Auckland to Queenstown (one way)

Cost

USD $11,278* NZD $17,834

Prices are PER PERSON based on 2 adults
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