Romantic exclusive helicopter flight in Fiordland National Park
What could be more a more romantic than just the two of you atop an Alpine Mountain with a picnic and bottle of champagne! There’s no better way to experience the Fiordland National Park than by helicopter. Flying across Lake Wakatipu into the heart of Fiordland National Park to the breathtaking Lake Quill. Besides enjoying views of the Milford Track and out to the Tasman Sea and West Coast. Fly the length of Milford Sound to view gushing waterfalls, and sheer cliffs. More than that, you’ll also get to land upon Mt Tutoko Glacier, an awe inspiring experience. Later your pilot will land in the remote alpine wilderness for a romantic picnic lunch with Central Otago wine. There are also numerous other ways to visit Miford Sound.
Balloon rides & Bubbles in Queenstown
On a romantic hot air balloon ride, you and your loved one can experience some of New Zealand’s most beautiful sights. Gently float in the breeze, and experience total peace and isolation. All whilst achieving a birds eye view of the scenery below. With just the wind as its navigator, a balloon ride will give you the chance to take in stunningly romantic panoramas. Generally trips depart at sunrise, adding to the romance. Once your balloon lands, you can enjoy a champagne breakfast. To find out all the pros and cons of ballooning, have a read of our article on ballooning in New Zealand.
Onsen Hot Pools Candlelight Spa Experience
After a day experiencing all Queenstown has to offer, is there a better way to unwind than a soak in a hot tub? Relax with a glass of chilled champagne by candlelight. This magical and romantic experience is all about unwinding and soaking-up Queenstown’s spectacular scenery. With the touch of a button the front wall retracts and puts you amongst an amazing scene of starlit skies, with a mountain backdrop. Albeit an inexpensive way to end your day it’s truly a romantic New Zealand honeymoon treat.
Romance in the Mountains, Wanaka
Enjoy a private 4WD safari to an exclusive alpine location. Just the two of you allowing time alone with that special someone, high above Lake Wanaka. Moreover you’ll enjoy a private audience with the mountains. Along with a chilled bottle of Central Otago’s finest bubbly and canapes to keep you company. This is one romantic New Zealand adventure not to be missed! For more ideas on New Zealand honeymoons, have a read of our article on South Pacific honeymoons.
Mt Aspiring National Park, glaciers, helicopters, jet boats & gourmet lunch
Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight in the Mt Aspiring National Park. Landing in the remote Siberia Valley for a Wilderness walk. In addition experience a private jet boat safari, down the magnificent Wilken Valley. With this excursion there’s also a romantic riverside BBQ lunch included. Created from local produce of whitebait, venison, fresh salads, and local wines.
Romantic Private dinner or picnic
So many options! The Luxury Adventures team can arrange romantic dinners on mountain tops, private beaches or on a private yacht. Alternatively in the comfort of your room or luxury villa. Perhaps a snug library or study at Huka Lodge, wine cellar at Blanket Bay or on the pink beach at Kauri Cliffs. How about on your own private deck with stunning views of the Marlborough Sounds at The Sounds Retreat. Additionally private rooms are available at some of the top restaurants in Auckland and Queenstown, perfect for honeymoons, birthdays or anniversary celebrations.
Horse trekking and safaris in New Zealand
There are horse trek options in most of the key destinations of Queenstown, Hawkes Bay, Wanaka, Northland and Taupo. Riding is an excellent way to explore the great New Zealand outdoors. Imagine the two of you riding off into the sunset with stunning snow capped mountains, beach or river vistas. Not to mention the romantic picnic stop with bubbles. The two of you cozied up on a blanket sipping New Zealand wines and soaking up the stunning views!
Bike the Vines
Another great way to explore New Zealand wine country and taste some of our fantastic varietals! Our team can arrange guided bike rides around the wineries and vineyards of Queenstown, Nelson, Wanaka, Marlborough and the Hawkes Bay. There are different options to suit your travel budget or other needs. Find a secluded spot among the vines to enjoy each other’s company and your wine purchases!
Hanmer Springs Alpine Spa
Located in Canterbury the alpine village of Hanmer Springs boasts natural thermal pools & spa. Indulge and relax in a private oasis. Plus there are two spas on site, where you can enjoy a spa treatment or massage.
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