Enjoy world class accommodation, breathtaking vistas and fresh local cuisine with this 27 night Luxury New Zealand & Australia Vacation. A hand picked selection of Australia and New Zealand's most spectacular destinations and unique experiences, spread throughout several key must visit regions down under.

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All accommodation as follows:
•1 night in a full premier harbour view room at The Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney
•4 nights in a windward pavilion at Qualia Resort, Hamilton Island
•2 nights in a premier full harbour view room at The Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney
•3 nights in a deluxe suite at Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown
•2 nights in a double room at Silverpine Lodge, Wanaka
•2 nights in a double room at Te Waonui Forest Retreat, Fox Glacier
•2 nights in a junior suite at The George Hotel, Christchurch
•3 nights in a one bedroom apartment at Bay of Many Coves, Marlborough
•3 nights in a deluxe suite at Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay
•3 nights in a junior lodge suite at Huka Lodge, Taupo
•2 nights in a bow suite at Hilton Hotel, Auckland

All activities as follows:
•Use of non-motorised watercraft, at Qualia
•Private full day charter on Qualia's luxury private motor yacht
•Sydney Opera House tour (Private)
•Exclusive Milford Sound Helicopter flight with beach & glacier landing
•Macetown 4WD safari, full day (private)
•Wanaka Lake cruise, guided island walk and 4WD safari, private
•Mount Cook & glacier heli flight (Private)
•Full day private charter sailing, Marlborough
•Full day privately guided Best of the Bay tour, Hawkes Bay with winery lunch
•Kiwi Discovery Tour at Cape Kidnappers
•Can-Am tour at Cape Kidnappers
•Private charter with Lake Taupo walk, fishing included
•Taupo Wilderness Volcanoes & Lake Taupo exclusive helicopter flight

All internal air transfers as follows:
•All domestic air travel within Australia & New Zealand

All vehicle transfers as follows:
•All airport/ferry transfers as required

Hi Kay - we had a great time thanks! House was spectacular, and location was superb. Highly recommended! Sue

Summary Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive at Sydney International Airport where you'll be met and transferred to your hotel
Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Day 2
Transfer to Sydney airport for a flight to Hamilton Island, upon arrival you will be greeted and transferred to your accommodation
Accommodation: qualia

Day 3
Spend the day at your leisure, find peace in your favourite pleasure. Workout in the gym with a personal trainer, take a dip in one of the two serene pools, read a book in the library or explore the tropical Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef at your own pace.
Accommodation: qualia

Day 4
Private full day charter on Qualia's luxury private motor yacht
Accommodation: qualia

Day 5
Spend the day at your leisure
Accommodation: qualia

Day 6
Take a return flight to Sydney
Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Day 7
Today enjoy a Sydney Opera House tour
Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Day 8
Transfer to Sydney Airport for a flight to Queenstown, there is a direct flight departing at 0930.
Then collect a hire car and self drive 20 minutes to your hotel
Accommodation: Matakauri Lodge

Day 9
Today enjoy a Milford Sound Heli flight with Glacier Landing and West Coast Experience
Accommodation: Matakauri Lodge

Day 10
Today we have included a private guided full day 4WD adventure. Explore the historic gold mining town of Macetown with its many river crossings. Long since abandoned after the gold rush, Macetown has now been transformed into a Department of Conservation reserve.
Accommodation: Matakauri Lodge

Day 11
Self drive to Wanaka, allow 1 1/2 hour for this scenic drive. Perhaps stop at Arrowtown or have lunch at a winery along the way
Accommodation: Silverpine Lodge

Day 12
Wanaka Nature Encounter, with lake cruise, guided island walk & 4WD Safari (private)
Accommodation: Silverpine Lodge

Day 13
Self drive to Franz Josef Glacier allowing 3 - 3.5 hours for this drive
Accommodation: Te Waonui Forest Retreat

Day 14
Mount Cook and the glaciers helicopter flight
Accommodation: Te Waonui Forest Retreat

Friday 26th October 2018 - Day 15
Self drive to Christchurch. This drive will take around 5 hours
Accommodation: The George Hotel Luxury Accommodation

Day 16
Spend the day at your leisure exploring the city or we can include additional touring or activity suggestions if you prefer
Accommodation: The George Hotel Luxury Accommodation

Day 17
Self drive to Picton allowing 5 hours, then take a private water taxi to Bay of Many Coves
Accommodation: Bay of Many Coves Resort

Day 18
You will be collected from the wharf of Bay of Many Coves for a full day private charter sailing in the Marlborough Sounds
Accommodation: Bay of Many Coves Resort

Day 19
Free day. Your accommodation is on the doorstep of the Queen Charlotte Track, a fantastic walking trail, there is a pool and spa on site, you can take fishing rods and fish off the jetty or take a kayak to explore the sounds
Accommodation: Bay of Many Coves Resort

Day 20
Return to Picton by private water taxi to the ferry terminal. The ferry to Wellington departs at 0905 and arrives at 1235, self drive to Cape Kidnappers allowing 4 hours for the drive
Accommodation: Cape Kidnappers Lodge

Day 21
Your guide will collect you for a private guided Best of the Bay Private Tour with winery lunch.
Accommodation: Cape Kidnappers Lodge

Day 22
Today enjoy both the Can Am Cape Kidnappers and the Kiwi Discover Tours
Accommodation: Cape Kidnappers Lodge

Day 23
Self drive to Taupo allowing 1.5 hours
Accommodation: Huka Lodge

Day 24
Today enjoy exclusive Wilderness, Volcanoes & Lake Taupo helicopter flight
Accommodation: Huka Lodge

Day 25
Taupo private guided walk and combined charter launch, with fishing included.
Accommodation: Huka Lodge

Day 26
Self drive to Auckland allowing 3.5 hours
Accommodation: Hilton Hotel

Day 27
Free day, perhaps take a drive to the West Coast beaches, a ferry to Waiheke Island, or Rangitoto volcano
Accommodation: Hilton Hotel


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Indicative Price: NZ$45,156.00 per person

•Prices are PER PERSON based on 2 persons
•All prices are quoted in NZ dollars and include tax

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