Tailored Luxury Itinerary for The C-Experience

10 - 17th June 2024 New Zealand

Summary Itinerary

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

Day 1 – Friday 7th June 2024

On arrival you will be privately transferred to your accommodation. Relax & enjoy exploring the Viaduct Harbour. 

Restaurant recommendations: SOUL, Bivacco, Orbit (360 ° Dining at top of Sky Tower), Onemata

Accommodation: Hotel Britomart

Day 2 – Saturday 8th June 2024

This morning you will be collected for you full day private Rotorua Geothermal & Cultural Tour.

Accommodation: Hotel Britomart

Day 3 – Sunday 9th June 2024

Enjoy today at your leisure! (Shopping!)

Accommodation: Hotel Britomart

Day 4 – Monday 10th June 2024

Today you’ll be privately transferred from you accommodation to Mechanics Bay where you will be privately transferred via helicopter, taking in beautiful views as you fly across the harbour to Waiheke Island. You will land at your accommodation & be greeted with a glass of Mudbrick bubbles & lunch. Enjoy this afternoon at your leisure, relaxing or you could go on a stunning walk on the Mudbrick Loop Track.

Dinner recommendation: Oyster Inn (5 minute taxi) Cable Bay (15 minute walk or 2 minute taxi) Fenice (5 minute taxi)

Accommodation: The Lodge at Mudbrick

Day 5 – Tuesday 11th June 2024

This morning you will be picked up from your accommodation & dropped off for your self guided e-bike adventure (maps provided). On completion you will be collected & taken to an incredible winery for lunch. This afternoon is for zip-lining & wine tasting!

You will then be transferred back to your accommodation. Dinner recommendation: The Archive Bar & Bistro (Mudbrick’s more relaxed, casual, vibrant restaurant) or  Mudbrick Restaurant

Accommodation: The Lodge at Mudbrick

Day 6 – Wednesday 12th June 2024

08.00am This morning you will be privately transferred to the ferry terminal where you will take the ferry across to the Auckland Viaduct (35 minute ferry) On arrival you will be privately transferred to Auckland Domestic Airport for your flight to Christchurch. 

11am: Depart Auckland

12.25pm: Arrive Christchurch

On arrival, collect your hire car & take the stunning drive South to your accommodation at Lake Pukaki, near Mt Cook. Drive time: Approximately 3 hours, 2o minutes

Dinner: Included

Accommodation: Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat


Day 7 – Thursday 13th June 2024

Today is another 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 8 – Friday 14th 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 9 – Saturday 15th 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: The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences


Day 10 – Sunday 16th 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: The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences

Day 11 – Monday 17th June 2024 – Departure

Return your car hire at Queenstown Airport today before your flight home.


Includes all accommodation as follows:

  • 3 nights in a City View Twin + Hohi Suite at Hotel Briotmart, Auckland
  • 2 nights at The Lodge at Mudbrick, Waiheke Island 
  • 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 an Executive Two Bedroom Lakeview Apartment at The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences, Queenstown

Accommodation Inclusions:

  • Hotel Britomart – Full breakfast
  • The Lodge at Mudbrick – Continental breakfast
  • 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.
  • The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences, Queenstown – Full breakfast


Includes all activities as follows:

  • Rotorua Geothermal & Cultural Experience (Private)
  • Waiheke Island wine, food & activities tour (Private)
  • 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
  • Private transfer from Hotel Britomart to Mechanics Bay 
  • Private Helicopter transfer from Mechanics Bay, Auckland to Mudbrick Winery, Waiheke Island
  • All transfers on Waiheke Island
  • Ferry from Waiheke Island to Auckland Viaduct
  • Transfer from Auckland Viaduct to Auckland Domestic Airport
  • Car hire from Christchurch 12 June – Queenstown 17 June (Mitsubishi Outlander or similar 2022 Model)
  • Economy flight from Auckland to Christchurch


USD $9,348 per person

NZD $15,693 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
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