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Luxury Escapes

An indulgence rather than a necessity

A unique collection of unforgettable luxury accommodation and packages

Touring NZ By Private Plane & Coach
A Unique Perspective

All new 12-Day South Island ‘Wildlife & Wonders’ Air/Coach Tour

Departs 2 March 2021 from Christchurch, ending in Queenstown (just add connecting pre/post tour flights). Your clients will fly selected tour sectors in modern ‘private charter’ 12-14 seat aircraft, complemented by quality coach travel.

Highlights include Whale Watch cruise, Hanmer & Tekapo Hot Springs, Night Sky experience, Royal Albatross centre, the super scenic Catlins and Tuatapere routes, Stewart Island visit, Grand Traverse alpine flight, Milford Sound cruise, Wanaka Whiskey tasting opportunity and a whole lot more too.

Includes excellent ground attractions, quality hotels, meals and all the fun and sociability of small group touring.

From $7,950.00 p/p share twin (all inclusive). Solo traveller rooms also available.

Unique Adventure Amidst The Fiords

Fiordland Jewel 16-23 December 2020

Exclusive One-Off Itinerary

Queenstown to Queenstown – 7 night package including 6 night cruise aboard Fiordland Jewel
From NZ$6895 pp twin share
Discover remote, untouched landscapes thriving with an abundance of wildlife, lush rainforests clinging to dramatic peaks, waterfalls, spectacular ice-carved fjords and pristine mountain to sea vistas. This itinerary offers a unique and boutique perspective of NZ from Doubtful Sound to Milford Sound via the lesser known Nancy, Caswell, George, Bligh Sounds.

More information is available.

Namaste In Luxury

Te Arai 3 night Luxury Getaway

Save $570 per person

Te Arai Lodge is an Eco-friendly oasis offering boutique luxury and warm hospitality, only 1 hour 15 minutes north of the Auckland harbor bridge.
Surrounded by over 20 acres of ancient podocarp forest and native bush, Te Arai Lodge sits on an elevated ridge with panoramic views across rolling hills and out to the stunning beaches of the Mangawhai coast. From the generous yoga studio to the full bar of drinks offered to guests before dinner time, this is a homestay boutique luxury lodge like no other.
Price from: $3,419 per person (twin-share) - save $570 per person
Travel from: 23 October to 19 December 2020 & 06 January to 31 May 2021
Terms and Conditions Apply.

Luxury Fly Fishing

Luxury Fly Fishing in Nelson Abel Tasman

Situated on 350 acres of private forest, and native bush just 50 minutes from Nelson, Stonefly Lodge and Villa offers the complete package for fly fishing enthusiasts.

Stonefly Lodge and Villa provides a great escape for those wanting an isolated Luxury retreat on 350 acres of private forest and farmland surrounded by 3 National Parks and only 1-hour drive from Nelson and Abel Tasman National Park.

Offer: Stay 3 nights at Stonefly Lodge and only pay for 2 nights.

Rates include a full cooked country breakfast, pre-dinner drinks with canapes, and a four-course gourmet dinner.

Prices from: $1390 per person for 3 nights – save $695 per person
Valid for travel: from 01 October to 20 December 2020

T's and C's apply

Art Deco Festival Napier

17-21 February 2021

Enjoy all the razzmatazz of the legendary Art Deco festival in Napier with this stunning package, featuring unique and boutique McHardys Lodge, an Art Deco tour by vintage car, visit the world famous gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers, and no trip to the Hawkes Bay would be complete without a wine tasting tour. Grab your hat and fur stole and head to the Bay for a roaring good time and choose some Art Deco festival events*
Packages can be customised for longer stays.
From $2,299 per person share twin
•Return airport – hotel arrival/departure transfers.
•4 nights’ accommodation McHardy Lodge, Napier
•Cooked breakfast and pre-dinner drinks/canapes at McHardy Lodge
•Art Deco tour in a vintage car
•Gannet Safari at Cape Kidnapper with return transfer from Napier
•Odyssey wine tasting tour
•Meals as indicated

Full Itinerary is available, T&Cs apply.