South Island Luxury Tours - New Zealand

Departure Date

As Available

Duration

11 days 10 night Minimum

Maximum Seats

Minimum 3 - Maximum 4 Couples

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Executive Tour

All meals included
All drinks included
All activities included
Escort Included
Travel Insurance

Tour Overview

Day 1

Escape to the rolling farmland and open skies. Let the sparkling waters of the Pacific greet you.

Experience rural New Zealand at its best. Just a short drive after your arrival in Christchurch, set on the Banks Peninsula, sits a working coastal farm. This luxury lodge offers total privacy and relaxation in a historic and dramatic landscape.

During your two night stay discover a fully restored 19th-century homestead, magnificent gardens and farmland, adventures waiting just outside your door and the lodge’s hallmark farm-to-table cuisine.

  • Upon arrival meet and greet by Platinum Tours staff
  • Visit a central city restaurant for lunch (If Required)
  • Travel to a luxury lodge farm stay (approximate travel time 1:45 hours)
  • On arrival at the lodge settle into rooms
  • Tour briefing will be provided by Platinum Tours staff
  • Free time to relax or wander the farm
  • Pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner at the homestead
Day 2

  • Breakfast in the lodge followed by activities on the farm, such as:
    1. Lobster gathering
    2. Mussel harvesting
    3. Swimming
    4. Tennis
    5. Farm picnic (lunch)
  • Free time
  • Pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner at the homestead

Please Note:

All meals and ingredients are grown and produced on the farm.

Activities throughout the tour are weather dependent.

Day 03

From an intrepid journey through glacial valleys to a mouth-watering culinary dining adventure.

Travel from Banks Peninsula to Tekapo where you will stay in a modern lodge-style hotel set in Mount Cook National Park. Enjoy breathtaking views from the hotel to the summit of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki / Mount Cook.

Soar above the mountains and glacial valleys on a scenic flight around Mount Cook.

  • BreakFast 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
  • Depart 10:00am for Lake Tekapo (approximate travel time 3:30 hours)
  • Lunch at Lake Tekapo
  • Scenic flight around Mt Cook, New Zealand's highest peak (45 minutes)
  • Overnight stay at Mt Cook Village and enjoy activities such as stargazing
  • Pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner between 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Day 04

Discover endless ways to restore your physical and spiritual well-being.

From Mt Cook the tour takes you to Queenstown via Omarama where you will go salmon fishing. Local chefs will prepare your catch for you to enjoy for lunch.

Once in Queenstown you will stay nestled amidst rugged snowcapped peaks of the Southern Alps on the shores of Lake Wakatipu in a luxurious, antiques-filled boutique hotel.

There is nowhere else on Earth where there are so many activities so close by, many of which you can enjoy on your stay. Including an exhilarating and spectacular jet boat journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned MtAspiring National Park on the waters of the Dart River.

At the end of the day savour fine food and wine in elegant surroundings.

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Depart Mount Cook and travel to Omarama (approximate travel time 1 hour)
  • Salmon fishing. Lunch prepared with the fish you catch
  • Arrive Queenstown mid-afternoon (approximate travel time 2 hours)
  • Free time to explore Queenstown
  • Travel to luxury lodge beside the lake and check in
  • Pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner
Day 5

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Activities available include:
  • - Jet boat river trip for 2 hours 30 minutes
    - Horse riding
    - Massage and spa
    - Gaming room
  • Lunch and dinner will be provided by the lodge
Day 6

Snow-capped mountains, deep lakes, unbroken forests and tussock grasslands.

Travel from Queenstown to Te Anau and stay for two nights on 19 hectares of grasslands at a refined country lodge within the Fiordland National Park.

It is an area where snowcapped mountains, rivers of ice, deep lakes, unbroken forests and tussock grasslands produce a landscape of exceptional beauty.

Set in a World Heritage Area the lodge offers the discerning traveller style, comfort and privacy. It is the perfect base to explore the Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park and local glowworm caves, which you will do by boat.

Finish the day around the large open fire, clad with local river stone and enjoy the uninterrupted views of Lake Te Anau.

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Depart 10:00am for Te Anau (approximate travel time 2:00 hours)
  • Lunch in Te Anau village
  • Boat trip across Lake Te Anau to visit glowworm caves (approximately 2:15 hours)
  • Check in at the lodge
  • Pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner
Day 7

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Depart 10:00am for Milford Sound
  • Boat trip on the Sound including lunch (approximately 2 hours)
  • Return to the lodge for a rest / free time
  • Pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner
Day 8

Uninterrupted mountain views & true Southern hospitality in style and comfort.

Next stop is Wanaka! Enjoy lunch at one of New Zealand’s world-class wineries on the way.

In Wanaka stay on a ten acre estate with stunning 360 degree, uninterrupted mountain views and experience true Southern hospitality in style and comfort.

During your free time relax by the pool, practice your game on the five hole pitch-and-putt golf course, or savour home-made and regional delicacies and wine. Take in the beauty of Wanaka by air on a helicopter ride over one of New Zealand's largest lakes.

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Depart 10:00am for winery (approximate travel time 2 hours)
  • Lunch at winery on the way to Wanaka
  • Arrive in Wanaka between 4:00pm - 5:00pm (approximate travel time 1 hour) and check in
  • Pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner
Day 9

A haven from the city rush, a place to relax and refresh in pristine wilderness.

From Wanaka you will make your way to Franz Josef.

Upon arrival immerse yourself in the spectacular view of mountains and bush scenery of the West Coast and stay surrounded by native rainforest.

In Franz Josef experience Maori culture, helicopter around the glacier and unwind in New Zealand’s most unique hot pools experience. Nestled in the heart of the rainforest the hot pools are a haven of natural tranquility.

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Checkout at 10:00am
  • Helicopter ride around Wanaka (approximately 2 hours)
  • Lunch at the lodge
  • Depart approximately 1:30pm - 2:00pm (approximate travel time 3:30 hours)
  • Arrive in Franz Josef approximately 5:30pm - 6:00pm and check in
  • Pre-dinner drinks with Maori Haka, followed by dinner
  • Free time for spa, massage or hot pools
Day 10

Gaze through picture gallery windows to captivating views over Hagley Park & the Avon.

End your tour with a night at an award winning, five-star, luxury boutique hotel in Christchurch.

Located opposite Hagley Park and the Avon River there is no better way to end your tour of New Zealand than at this hotel which is renowned for offering a personalised stay in chic modern rooms and attentive staff, as well as two award-winning, fine dining restaurants.

  • Breakfast at lodge
  • Helicopter ride around Franz Josef Glacier approximately 9:00 - 9:30am
  • Depart approximately 11:00am for Hokitika (approximate travel 2:30 hours)
  • New Zealand style lunch in Hokitika
  • Depart Hokitika for Christchurch at 2:30pm(approximate travel time 2:30 hours)
  • Arrive in Christchurch at approximately 6:00pm and check in
  • Pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner at a fine dining restaurant
  • Free time or Casino visit
Day 11

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Depart for the airport

Please Note:
  1. Extra days can be added to the above itinerary at any of the above lodges as required
  2. Activities throughout the tour are weather dependent

 

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