Fly to Auckland
Fly to Auckland from London Heathrow.
This unparalleled journey reveals New Zealand’s most stunning sights. It is complimented by some of the world’s leading accommodation in the form of stylish boutique hotels, unrivalled lodges and roaming country estates. Your self-drive journey beings in vibrant Auckland and continues on to the beguiling Bay of Islands before taking in Lake Taupo, Palliser Bay and Christchurch. It ends with action-packed Wanaka, Queenstown and Glenorchy on the scenic shores of Lake Wakatipu. Your adventure into this extraordinary wilderness of glistening bays and snow-capped mountains is heightened with an exhilarating helicopter arrival into the picturesque Minaret Station.
Including all economy international and internal flights, accommodation, private transfers, car hire and meals as specified. International flights are with Air New Zealand. Meal basis: B Breakfast, D Dinner, FI Fully Inclusive. Suggested activities are not included. This itinerary is only a suggestion - our experienced sales team will be happy to put together alternative, tailormade tours.
Fly to Auckland from London Heathrow.
Transfer to Sofitel Viaduct Harbour for an overnight stay and the opportunity to explore the ‘city of sails’. (B)Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Collect your hire car and drive to The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs in the Bay of Islands for a three night stay. (B,D)The Lodge At Kauri Cliffs
Fly to Taupo and pick up your car for a two night stay at Huka Lodge. Visit the spectacular Huka Falls and sacred Maori rock carvings. (B,D)Huka Lodge
This morning drive to Palliser Bay for a two night stay at Wharekauhau Country Estate. Enjoy a 4WD farm safari expedition to discover this coastal ranch. (B,D)Wharekauhau Country Estate
Drive to Wellington for a chance to explore the capital before catching your onward flight to Christchurch. Collect a car on arrival and stay at The George for two nights. (B)The George
Depart for Queenstown Airport and on arrival experience a thrilling private helicopter ride to Minaret Station for a two night stay in the Southern Alps. The services of a private guide are included as well as a range of on-site experiences and activities. (FI)Minaret Station
Return to Queenstown and collect your hire car. Spend two days at leisure exploring the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’. Your base for two nights is at Eichardt’s Private Hotel. A Milford Sound helicopter excursion is also highly recommended. (B)Eichardt's Private Hotel
Return to Queenstown Airport prior to your flight to Auckland and onward to London Heathrow.
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