An understated elegant country like New Zealand offers bespoke and fulfilling travel experience. Luxe Travel insiders can enjoy remarkable helicopter tour: we can take you almost to any places that are unreachable by other means of transportation, whether it is a glacier, a hilltop or an inaccessible beach. New Zealand is suitable for travel all year round, and you can luxuriate in the tranquil and relaxing nature by horse riding, wine tasting, trout fishing, flying tours to the stunning Milford Sound and Tasman Glacier, hidden lakes, etc.
Day 1 | Arrival at Taupo | Stay at The Lodge at the Kinloch Club
Day 2 | Visit Lake Taupo and enjoy Waitomo Glowworm Cave private tour | Stay at The Lodge at the Kinloch Club
Day 3 | Visit Hobbiton and Rotorua | Stay at The Lodge at the Kinloch Club
Day 4 | Visit Napier and Hawke's Bay | Check in The Farm at The Cape Kidnappers
Day 5 | Enjoy own leisure | Stay at The Farm at The Cape Kidnappers
Day 6 | Fly to Christchurch | Check in The Annandale
Day 7 | Four-wheel drive in The Annandale to explore the ranch or visit Christchurch | Check in The Annandale
Day 8 | Fly to Queenstown | Check in Eichardt's Private Hotel
Day 9 | Take a helicopter tour of Milford Sound | Stay at Eichardt's Private Hotel
Day 10 | Visit Arrow City and experience horse riding | Stay at Eichardt's Private Hotel
Day 11 | Visit Glenorchy | Check in Blanket Bay
Day 12 | Enjoy own leisure | Stay at Blanket Bay
Day 13 | Return and end of tour
Set on a 254ha spectacular setting above the shores of Lake Taupo, is New Zealand's newest luxury lodge and resort, opened in 2016 and featuring New Zealand’s only Jack Nicklaus Signature 18-hole Links Golf Course which has been voted #1 course in New Zealand twice by PGA professionals. The Lodge’s wild adventure offering includes New Zealand’s most popular day hike, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing plus world class fly-fishing, white water rafting, forest and lakeside cycling tracks. Back at the lodge guests return to the spectacular Lodge’s welcoming whiskey and champagne bar with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the golf course to Lake Taupo, two restaurants with cuisine featuring the philosophy of ‘Estate to Plate ’ - organic and 100% pesticide free produce from the owners private estate. And award winning designer accommodation. The 18 junior suites and luxurious one and two bedroom villas, with clean burning fireplaces, outdoor furnished balconies have sensational views to Lake Taupo.
The Lodge & Golf Course at Cape Kidnappers, known as ‘The Farm’ is set on a 6,000 acre sheep and cattle farm which encompasses land reminiscent of the American West, but plunges 800 feet into the sea.
Cape Kidnappers is the sister property to Kauri Cliffs and Matakauri Lodge. The spectacular Tom Doak designed Golf Course is ranked 22nd in the world.
On the exterior, the lodge resembles a cluster of farm buildings, whilst on the interior guests will find graciously scaled rooms full of natural light and unexpected treasures. Comfort and ease are at a premium with each room taking on a character of its own while harkening back to the rural feeling of the New Zealand sheep station.
Spacious cottages, each with breathtaking views, open to large porches overlooking a stunning Pacific panorama.
The lodge offers two dining rooms and a covered loggia. Other rooms within the lodge include a lounge-living room, library, intimate sitting rooms, and wine cellar.
Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s premier wine region. Boasting a Mediterranean like climate, diverse landscape, award winning produce, unique wildlife and stunning Art-Deco architecture.
In an area of outstanding beauty and off the tourist trail lies Annandale, an iconic sheep and cattle farm offering four distinctive luxury villas with relaxed Kiwi-style informality. Developed in 1843, Annandale was one of the earliest and most renowned farms in New Zealand’s South Island. With 10 kilometers of spectacular and rugged coastline, Annandale today boasts 4,000 acres, 500 cattle and between 7,000 and 14,000 sheep. Our aim is to breed the finest stock through sustainable farming practices for the most delicious meat and best quality wool, while providing world-class luxury accommodation, farm-to-table cuisine and uniquely authentic experiences for our guests.
The historic building is situated at the heart of Queenstown’s café and restaurant precinct, with some of the finest international shopping labels an easy stroll away. Eichardt's Private Hotel reflects contemporary, provincial elegance -- its modern features in perfect harmony with distinctive antiques and luxurious furnishings. The opulent suites invite guests to soak up a sense of quiet before exploring one of the world’s truly remarkable locations.
Eichardt’s sets its own standard for gracious, luxury accommodation. The confident strokes and flawless symmetry, which are the hallmarks of New Zealand designer Virginia Fisher, are married seamlessly with every amenity you would expect in a world-class hotel. The hotel’s parlour offers guests the ideal setting for breakfast, with awe-inspiring views over Lake Wakatipu. Evening cocktail service with complimentary whiskey selection is enjoyed amidst a background of exquisite antiques and objects d’art.
This magnificent Lodge provides facilities and accommodation that eclipses the best New Zealand has to offer. Situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu on a 10,000 acre high country farm with quintessential South Island lake and mountain views, Blanket Bay is perfectly positioned to experience all this region has to offer.
Blanket Bay is consistently voted one of the world’s best Lodges by many prestigious publications and organizations such as Conde Nast Traveler, National Geographic, The Discovery Channel, Virtuoso, Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report, The Robb Report and Small Luxury Hotels of the World, to name a few.
A la Carte dining reflecting Pacific Rim cuisine will be served in one of three dining rooms or outside on a balcony. Whichever you choose, all feature huge log-burning fireplaces.