Destinations: Auckland | Rotorua | Palliser Bay | Blenheim | Queenstown | Milford Sound
Hotels: Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel, Wharekauhau Lodge, The Marlborough Lodge, Eichardt’s Private Hotel
Discover the spectacular natural landscapes of New Zealand. Begin in Auckland, where you can help sail an America’s Cup yacht or explore the city’s hidden treasures. Board a ferry for a short trip to Waiheke Island with its olive groves and vineyards. Immerse yourself in the culture of the Maori, New Zealand’s indigenous people. On the South Island, cruise the islands of Queen Charlotte Sound, trace the history of aviation, and sample acclaimed wines at beautiful wineries before heading to Queenstown, where you will helicopter to Milford Sound, take a scenic gondola ride and experience a thrilling zip-line adventure.
Journey Pace: Active & Challenging
- Explore Waiheke Island’s laid-back seaside villages
- Experience the steaming vents, boiling mud pools and geysers of Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley
- Spend two nights at a luxurious lodge on a 5,000-acre working sheep farm overlooking Palliser Bay
- Ride a scenic gondola, zoom down the mountain on a luge track, and zip through beech forest on a guided zip-line adventure