This package is all inclusive of the following:
17 Night Luxury New Zealand Vacation
All accommodation as follows:
•1 night in an executive suite at The Sky Grand, Auckland
•3 nights in a luxury villa at Eichardts Private Hotel, Queenstown
•3 nights in a luxury guest suites at Aoturoa Lodge, Wanaka
•3 nights in a glazebrook cottage, Spray Point, Marlborough
•3 nights in a deluxe guest room at The Black Swan Boutique Hotel, Rotorua
•4 nights in Piapia or Wainui suite at Te Koha Lodge, Te Ngaere, Bay of Islands
All activities as follows:
•Golf at Millbrook, Queenstown
•Milford Sound heli flight and cruise
•Captain Cook Eco Cruise in the Marlborough Sounds
•Privately guided half day thermal & cultural tour of Rotorua
All internal air transfers as follows:
•All domestic air travel within New Zealand
Standard hire car for 18 days (Mazda 6 or similar)
•View Vehicles: Toyota Camry 2020
Auckland, New Zealand
1 night and 1 day in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Welcome to Auckland, one of New Zealand's major tourist destinations. Auckland is located in the north of the North Island and is the biggest city in New Zealand, with a population of over 1.5 million, although not the capital. No matter where you stay in Auckland, you’ll always be close to totally... More details
See Kays review of Sky City Grand Hotel. The Hotel is situated in the heart of Auckland City and is a 5 star hotel. Its location enables you to do some fine street shopping in Auckland's Queen & High streets, and the suburb of Ponsonby. The hotel is located with easy access to motorways, bus and transportation routes it is easy to explore the outer areas of Auckland... Show more access to motorways, bus and transportation routes it is easy to explore the outer areas of Auckland. The Sky City Grand Hotel has great views of Auckland from all its rooms and is located across the road from Sky City Hotel which has a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities, literally on the doorstep. Sky City Grand Hotel has 316 rooms available which includes a self contained suite, executive suite and a luxurious grand suite, which all offer magnificent views, you are definitely spoilt for choice. The luxury king and twin rooms offer fantastic views of the city and have all your modern facilities. The executive suite has a separate lounge, with dining and office area and a guest bathroom along with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the inner city. The Premier Self contained suite offers a combined bedroom and living area with views looking out towards the city and a lounge leading to a dining area and a self contained kitchen and washing machine/dryer.
Last but not least the fantastic Sky City Grand Suite is located on the top floor and is equivalent of four standard rooms. The room has king sized bed and ensuite bathroom with separate bath and shower with views overlooking Victoria Park and Auckland Harbour. Also a study, separate lounge and dining area, kitchen and guest bathroom. Sky City Grand Hotel Auckland also has a great new restaurant Dine. Dine is situated in the heart of the Hotel and is owned by the internationally renowned chef Peter Gordon. The restaurant is chic and elegant and the food is outstanding. Sky City Grand also offers the wonderful East Day Spa. Where you can experience fantastic massages and a full range of facial and body treatments for men and women which are delivered by highly trained professionals who specialise in Eastern-style holistic treatments to deliver total wellness and restore the balance of mind, body and soul. All in all the Sky Grand offers the perfect location from which to really enjoy Auckland city. ... Show Less.
Facilities: Club Lounge, luxury health spa, 25 metre heated lap pool, sauna, superbly appointed gymnasium, access to personal trainers, valet parking, daily laundry and dry cleaning, daily pressing service, baby sitting service, safety deposit boxes, business centre, broadband Internet.
Queenstown, New Zealand
3 nights and 3 days in Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand
Queenstown is one of the most popular destinations in New Zealand, it is known for its stunning scenery, luxury accommodation, fine wine and cuisine, winter sports and adventure activities. Perched on the edge of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown resides among glacier smoothed hills and jagged peaks that further... More details
Eichardt’s Lakefront Cottage is just a few paces away from Eichardt’s Private Hotel and has stunning views of Lake Wakatipu and nearby mountain ranges.
Launched in September 2008, the cottage has been designed to blend with the historic character of the waterfront, home to Queenstown’s oldest original building and a Victorian bathhouse.
Eichardt’s... Show more Lakefront Cottage comprises four two-bedroom suites offering visitors flexible and luxurious accommodation, each with stunning lake and mountain views.
The interior design was masterminded by acclaimed New Zealander Virginia Fisher, recently named one of the top five hotel interior designers worldwide by Time Magazine.
The cottage is perfect for larger parties, families, professionals and longer staying guests. The split-level suites are interconnected and can be opened to become a large single accommodation space, or sectioned off for smaller groups.
Each suite is spacious and airy, illuminated with natural light, and upper floor roofs have sunny skylights with electric shutters. A compact and well-equipped kitchen with microwave and hob enables relaxing ‘at home’ dining or entertainment. One ground floor suite features a warm and fully furnished sunroom overlooking the lake, which effectively doubles the living area by adding another entirely separate and sun-filled haven. From comfortable wicker chairs, guests can enjoy the cottage garden and lake views. Roaring gas fires set in schist fireplaces add a cosy touch. Majestic vistas over the lake and mountains and luxuriously-appointed amenities give the Lakefront Cottage all the comfort and style of a home-away-from-home while guests enjoy full use of all Eichardt’s Hotel facilities, including concierge services, literally just a few steps away. ... Show Less.
Facilities: Each suite is spacious and airy, illuminated with natural light, and upper floor roofs have sunny skylights with electric shutters. A compact and well-equipped kitchen with microwave and hob enables relaxing ‘at home’ dining or entertainment.
Wanaka, New Zealand
3 nights and 3 days in Wanaka, South Island
Welcome to Wanaka, one of the most treasured tourist destinations in New Zealand. Wanaka is located in Central Otago, where large flocks of moas once lived, and is sheltered behind the Southern Alps in the South Island. Situated in the southern end of Lake Wanaka, this breathtaking marvel of nature... More details
Jon & Lesley share their thoughts on Wanaka, local activity options and more.. Only an hour from Queenstown and just minutes from Wanaka, and surrounded by mountain, river and vineyard views, Aoturoa is an exclusive haven. A place for peaceful indulgence - one of those rare finds. According to owners Lesley and Jon Davies, "it's the best place in the world to... Show morence - one of those rare finds. According to owners Lesley and Jon Davies, "it's the best place in the world to replenish what the pressures of everyday living have squeezed out of you". Aoturoa means "World of light" in the Maori language. With snow on the peaks of the mountain ranges turned pink by the early morning sun, the twilight on summer evenings lingering for hours after the last sun has left the chalky river bluffs, Aoturoa seems aptly named. Tucked away at the end of a long drive in total privacy, Aoturoa is a beautiful villa. Purpose built, it is in harmony with the backdrop of meadow and river bluff and designed to offer absolute comfort for a handful of guests while they enjoy the experience of the Upper Clutha valley. Literally surrounded by mountain & river views, with fishing, vineyards, fruit orchards, national park walks and ski fields in close proximity, this lodge style, exclusive accommodation is a luxury retreat and an ideal base from which to experience Milford Sound, Queenstown, and Wanaka. ... Show Less.
Facilities: Two suites have showers; two have French tubs and separate showers, feather duvets, top-line pillows and bed linen, robes, toiletries, TV, Internet access, outdoor fireplace, guest lounge and library.
Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
3 nights and 3 days in Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand
The Marlborough Sounds are an unspoilt paradise for those who love the sea, tranquillity, the natural world, freedom walking or outdoor adventure. The broad pathway of the Queen Charlotte Track lures walkers of all ages and experience along the ridgelines of the Sounds, through virgin native forests... More details
Read our blog about Hunting at Spray Point Station. Discover a hidden conservation wilderness, a high country playground, an historic station, an exceptional retreat. Spray Point Station is an historic high country merino station in Marlborough, New Zealand, set on the banks of the River Spray in the Waihopai Valley. Hosts Jenny and Roland Mapp invite you to... Show moren the banks of the River Spray in the Waihopai Valley. Hosts Jenny and Roland Mapp invite you to step ‘Off the Mapp’ and follow in the footsteps of the old musterers from a bygone era. Stay in our lovingly restored Cob Quarters, full of mementoes from the past, or explore the station from our Kiwi bush retreat, Boundary Creek Cabin. Hike on the Waihopai Walking Track, swim in the crystal clear Spray and Waihopai rivers, explore our conservation wilderness, help with our predator control programme, go bird watching, hunting, fishing, or horse riding… you’ll discover peace, privacy, and rugged natural beauty all year round.
Tune in to the rhythms of nature, take time to watch the sun move across the sky, and feel your cares melt away in our lovingly restored cob cottage. The cottage is perched on the banks of the Waihopai River with views to the mountains and across the station. Built in the 1900s for blade shearers and drovers on the main stock route to Molesworth Station, the cottage is a blend of history, charm and offers traditional high country hospitality. Relaxing is mandatory and made easy with separate sleeping and living spaces. The spacious bedroom offers a queen bed and four natural timber bunks. In the living area unwind in front of an open fire, or sit and enjoy the views of the mountains from the rear veranda. The front deck provides a perfect spot for breakfast in the morning sun. A separate indoor bathroom is a modern luxury, and a short path from the deck leads to the heated outdoor shower on a ledge overlooking the river and our wonderful gas-fired hot baths under the stars. Kitchen facilities and BBQ gas cooking are built into the rear veranda. Find a taste of kiwi culture with added comfort in the Boundary Creek Cabin, tucked 10kms up the Spray valley and surrounded by native birds, rare plants, and a waterfall creek. Warm and inviting, the fully insulated and doubleglazed cabin has beech flooring, macrocarpa walls and a red cedar roof. Boundary Creek Cabin is a perfect retreat where guests can be close to nature, watching for game from the veranda in the evenings. Boundary Creek Cabin can sleep up to six in large timber bunks with comfortable mattresses. On warm days, sit outside at a picnic table with outdoor gas BBQ cooking. Inside, a sofa and a log burner fireplace make it a perfect retreat year round. The cabin is only accessible by 4 wheel drive vehicle. ... Show Less.
Facilities: Self-catering facilities are provided in the cabin and the cottage, with BBQ cooking, a fridge, and tea and coffee making facilities. Breakfast is included at Cob Quarters. All linen is provided, including high quality Egyptian cotton linen and bedding in Cob Quarters, and blankets and merino sleeping bag liners in Boundary Creek Cabin. Freezer space and laundry... Show more facilities are available on request at the homestead. Off the Mapp is a TV-free retreat, and there is no internet. Cell phone access is available from high elevations. (Internet and phone is available for emergencies at the farm house). Children are welcome. Securely fenced paddocks are available for horses with prior notice. ... Show Less.
Rotorua, New Zealand
3 nights and 3 days in Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand
Rotorua is considered one of the “must visit” destinations in New Zealand, and attracts visitors throughout the year. Rotorua is a city located on the south side of the lake with the same name, in the Bay of Plenty region of the central North Island of New Zealand. It is one of the few places in... More details
Kay's weekend at Black Swan Hotel. The Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel offers sophisticated, luxury accommodation right on the edge of Lake Rotorua with a backdrop of mature gardens. The Black Swan fuses classic sophistication and contemporary chic to create a thoroughly modern and uniquely luxurious Rotorua lake front Boutique Hotel with personalised lodge... Show morehoroughly modern and uniquely luxurious Rotorua lake front Boutique Hotel with personalised lodge style service. The one acre of grounds include rose gardens, sweeping lawns, swimming pool, sauna, secret grotto, sandy beach, private jetty, heli-pad and eight guest rooms. The eight luxurious rooms are beautifully appointed with stunning views over the lake or gardens. Focusing on contemporary Pacific fusion food, the Black Swan offers its guests the opportunity to dine overlooking the lake or to request private dining in the conservatory, grotto or gardens. Although situated in an oasis of calm, the Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel is only a 5 minute drive from Rotorua City Centre and a 20 minute drive from Rotorua International Airport. The Black Swan is the perfect place to stay in, relax and savour the luxurious facilities although if you wish to venture out there are plenty of recreational activities to enjoy including lake cruises, fishing trips and float plane scenic flights from the private jetty or a helicopter sightseeing trip from the onsite heli-pad
Our eight beautifully appointed rooms all offer stunning views over the lake or gardens and combine our signature modern styling in a thoroughly contemporary and luxurious English-style manor. All rooms have king beds, or twin beds if required, and two of our glamorous rooms will also sleep up to 3 or 4 guests. ... Show Less.
Facilities: All our rooms offer individual fireplaces, complimentary WiFi, air conditioning, in-room safes, mini bars, high definition flat screen TVs, iPod dock stations, DVD players, espresso machines, high quality linen, feather comforters & pillows, Citta Design bathrobes, Aromatherapy bath products, monsoon rain showers, solid stone soaker baths, heated mirrors and... Show more fully tiled bathrooms with under-floor heating. ... Show Less.
Northland, New Zealand
4 nights and 5 days, in the Bay of Islands, North Island
With the wild Tasman Sea buffeting the West Coast and the South Pacific lapping the East Coast, the pleasures of New Zealand's top half are deliciously salt-flavoured. In an uncrowded world of red-flowered pohutukawa trees, surf and sea-scented air you can rejuvenate body and soul and reclaim your... More details
Te Koha Lodge, Bay of Islands provides personal accommodation for a maximum of ten guests. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean on Northlands East Coast Te Koha Lodge is centrally located to explore all the Far North's attractions away from the hustle and bustle of tourist towns. Set above 3 white sandy beaches, with 180° sea views, the sound of the ocean beckons... Show more. Take a swim in crystal clear, safe, water. Paddle a Kayak out into the bay. Try your hand at surf casting. Or simply take a stroll around the bays or relax on the deck. Then as the sun sets enjoy a drink on the huge outdoor deck, followed by delicious home-cooked cuisine accompanied by fine NZ wines. The view from Te Koha Lodge's dining table is spectacular but when the weather is set fair, the deck is the place to be.
Imagine sitting down to a meal of fresh, local produce with the views of Te Ngaere and Pia Pia Bays as a panoramic backdrop. The main dining deck has its own roof complete with integrated down-lighters so guests are fully protected and never left in the rain from unexpected showers. Breakfast can also be served on deck.
Relax.... Enjoy the natural and unspoilt beauty of the Marlin Coast and Cavalli Islands at Te Koha Lodge. ... Show Less.
Facilities: All rooms at Te Koha Lodge offer complete privacy and have expansive sea views, with double doors opening out onto their own private deck space.
Golf at Millbrook, Queenstown
New Zealand golf at its best. Set in a natural, alpine amphitheatre, against the backdrop of the Remarkables mountain range, the golf course at Millbrook exploits the dramatic terrain fully, delivering world-class golf. Millbrook is quite simply a fantastic golf resort. The18-hole, par 72 championship course was designed by renowned professional and master golfer, Sir Bob Charles. It features four different tee positions for complete enjoyment at all levels of playing expertise.
Milford Sound Scenic Heli Flight and Cruise with Glacier Landing
Mitre Peak beckons you as your helicopter lifts off to begin your journey into Milford Sound. Get up and close with some of the most spectacular mountains and glaciers in the Southern Alps before landing at Milford. Experience the Sound up close and personal with great photo opportunities of Mitre Peak and the Bowen falls. Upon landing in Milford, join the Mitre Peak Cruise - an exploratory nature style tour through the Sound and out to the St Ann Point Lighthouse. Then depart Milford via the Harrison Valley, take in the beautiful blue green icefalls as we land you exclusively upon the Ngapunatoru Plateau on Mt Tutoko. One of the few companies with this privilege. Return to Queenstown via isolated valleys with impressive views to make this special trip truly memorable.
Captain Cooks Cruise
Join Pete & Takutai on their classic launch Tutanekai on an all day Eco-tour to the outer reaches of the Sounds. Look for dolphins, seas, birdlife and little Blue Penguins. Have a picnic lunch in the stunningly beautiful Ship Cove, the bay that Captain Cook referred to as his most favourite anchorage in the south seas. Unspoilt nature, calm, deep turquoise coloured water, a golden sand swimming beach and a stream the old people call "Sweet Water Creek". Very few people, no houses, no roads, no telephone poles, no pine trees, just the way that nature intended it to be. Hear the untold stories handed down from Maori who lived here and traded with Cook and his men, while Pete relays to you the uncut version of the history of Captain Cook!
Privately guided Rotorua tour
This privately guided tour of Rotorua will enable you to explore the cultural and thermal highlights of Rotorua. Prior to your tour, your guide will consult with you to ascertain if you have any particular points of interest you would like to see and will also offer his recommendations. Some of the points of interest and destinations can include; Whakarewarewa thermal valley, the colourful geothermal park of Wai-O-Tapu, Rainbow Springs wildlife sanctuary, Maori history and culture, Geothermal activity, the punctual Lady Knox Geyser, Waimangu Volcanic Valley - a scenic geothermal valley containing New Zealand's largest hot spring and spectacular native bush, The Buried Village, destroyed during the Tarawera volcanic eruption.
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