Tailored Luxury Itinerary for The C-Experience

6th - 15th June 2024 New Zealand

Summary Itinerary

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

Day 1 – Thursday 6th June 2024

11.30pm: On arrival you will be privately transferred to your accommodation. 

Accommodation: Hotel Britomart

Day 2 – Friday 7th June 2024

This morning you will be privately transferred to Auckland Domestic Airport for your flight to Blenheim.

11.10am: Depart Auckland

12.40pm: Arrive Blenheim

On arrival, collect your hire car & take the beautiful drive to Kaikoura (1 hour 30 minutes). This afternoon you can go on one of the many walks from the lodge (short or long), go mountain biking, swim in the heated pool, relax with a spa treatment or just sit by the fire with a glass of wine!

Dinner: Included

Accommodation: Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses

Day 3 – Saturday 8th June 2024

10am: Whale Watching! ( Time spent on water is 2 hours, allow 3 hours, 15 minutes for check-in & transfers)

On your return enjoy lunch at a local cafe.

Relax at your leisure (Or we can add in another tour here such as a 4 Wheeler Farm Tour)

Dinner: Included

Accommodation: Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses

Day 4 – Sunday 9th June 2024

Drive South to Christchurch (2.5 hours) & explore the city at your leisure – Shopping, walk through the botanical gardens, visit bars & restaurants along The Terrace. When you’re ready, head to your beautiful accommodation.

Dinner: Included

Accommodation: Otahuna Lodge

Day 5 – Monday 10th June 2024

Today continue your drive South to your accommodation at Lake Pukaki, near Mt Cook. Drive time: Approximately 3 hours, 2o minutes

Option to add a Star gazing experience tonight – Please let us know if you’d like us to include this. 

Dinner: Included

Accommodation: Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat


Day 6 – Tuesday 11th June 2024

Today is an incredible experience:  Tasman Glacier Heli-Hike.

On completion, return to your accommodation to relax, alternatively if you’re feeling up to you could walk the  beautiful & easy Hooker Valley Track Hike. 

Dinner: Included

Accommodation: Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat

Day 7 – Wednesday 12th June 2024

08.30am – Depart this morning & take another beautiful drive (2.5 hours) to Makaroa for the stunning & exciting Siberia Experience.  Departing at 12pm.

On completion, drive to your accommodation in Wanaka. (1 hour)

Dinner recommendation: Bristro Gentil

Accommodation: Marina Terrace Apartments

Day 8 – Thursday 13th June 2024

This morning check out of your accommodation & take the 1 hour drive to Queenstown. Today is your spectacular private Milford Ultimate helicopter tour.

Dinner recommendations:

SODA, Botswana Butchery, Grille, The Bunker

Accommodation: Eichardt’s Private Hotel


Day 9 – Friday 14th June 2024

Today is for Skydiving!

This evening relax in your own private hot tub at Onsen Hot Pools while soaking up views of the Shotover River.

Accommodation: Eichardt’s Private Hotel

Day 10 – Saturday 15th June 2024 – Departure

Return your car hire at Queenstown Airport today before your flight to Australia.


Includes all accommodation as follows:

  • 1 night in a City View Twin + Poraenui Suite at Hotel Briotmart, Auckland
  • 2 nights in a Family Tree House at Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses
  • 1 night in a Suite & a Master Suite at Otahuna Lodge
  • 2 nights in the Ashley Mackenzie Villa at Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat, Lake Pukaki
  • 1 night in a 3 bedroom apartment at Marina Terrace, Wanaka
  • 2 nights in The Residence by Eichardt’s at Eichardt’s Private Hotel

Accommodation Inclusions:

  • Hotel Britomart – Full breakfast
  • Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses – Full breakfast & 3 course dinner
  • Otahuna Lodge – Full breakfast & dinner
  • Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat – Gourmet continental breakfast provisions which are refreshed each day plus a seasonal breakfast menu (this option must be ordered the night before and will be delivered to guests between 8.00am and 9.30am, at no additional cost); a 3-course seasonal evening menu and a complimentary bottle of NZ sparkling wine on arrival.
  • Eichardt’s Private Hotel – Full breakfast, $50 dining credit per person (beverages excluded), a nightly pre-dinner drink


Includes all activities as follows:

  • Whale Watching, Kaikoura (Shared)
  • Tasman Glacier Heli-Hike (Shared – small group)
  • Optional self-guided Hooker Valley Track Hike
  • Siberia Experience (Likely private or small group, max 8 people on each tour)
  • Milford Ultimate Helicopter Tour (Private)
  • Skydiving from 15,000 ft
  • Onsen Hot Pools (Private)


  • Private transfer from Auckland International Airport to Hotel Britomart (Return)
  • Car hire from Christchurch 7 June – Queenstown 15 June (Mitsubishi Outlander or similar 2022 Model)
  • Economy flight from Auckland to Blenheim


USD $8,245 per person

NZD $13,778 per person

Prices are PER PERSON based on 4 adults
•This quote is valid for 7 days from 24 April 2024 and subject to availability
•All prices include tax
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