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Matakauri Lodge Queenstown Lake Wakatipu

12 Day New Zealand Luxury Lodges Holiday

Itinerary Overview:

Day 1 - Arrive Auckland and fly to Lake Taupo
Day 2, 3 and 4 - Lake Taupo - Huka Lodge
Day 5 - Travel to Napier
Day 6 and 7 - Napier/Hawkes Bay - The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
Day 8 - fly to Queenstown
Day 9, 10 and 11 - Queenstown - Matakauri Lodge
Day 12 - Depart New Zealand

Itinerary map

Itinerary Details:

Day 1 - Arrive Auckland and fly to Lake Taupo
Huka Lodge Breakfast on the Terrace Following your arrival in Auckland today, fly to Lake Taupo. On arrival transfer to Huka Lodge. This award winning lodge will be your base for the next three days.
Day 2, 3 and 4 - Lake Taupo - Huka Lodge
Huka Lodge outdoor fireplace Three full days based at Huka Lodge. Huka Lodge has extensive recreational facilities, manicured grounds to stroll and a Spa.
The Lake Taupo region offers
  • world class fly fishing
  • lake cruises and kayaking
  • scenic tours including nearby Rotorua
  • helicopter trips over the volcanoes of central plateau
  • hike the world renown Tongariro Crossing
  • walks in the ancient podocarp forests of Whirinaki
  • mountain biking
  • golf
  • horse riding, racing car driving, skydiving, hunting.....
Day 5 - Travel to Napier
Hawkes Bay Wineries Your journey today can be by road, helicopter or return to Auckland and then scheduled flight to Napier. On arrival transfer out to the stunning Cape Kidnappers Peninsula and The Farm at Cape Kidnappers your base for the next two days.
Day 6 and 7 - Napier/Hawkes Bay - The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
Napier Art Deco Two full days based at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers. The Farm is home to the Cape Kidnappers Golf Course and the farm of 6000 acres of rolling grasslands set on cliff tops above the Pacific Ocean. As well as golf and farm experiences the lodge has all the recreational facilities you would expect plus a Spa.
The Napier/Hawkes Bay region offers
  • some of New Zealands best wineries
  • Art Deco Napier
  • local artists
  • Maori heritage
  • beaches
  • Cape kidnappers Gannet Colony
  • horse riding, biking, golf, scenic flights.....
Day 8 - Fly to Queenstown
Queenstown Flying to the South Island today and Queenstown amongst the dramatic scenery of the Southern Alps. On arrival transfer out to the stunning Lake Wakatipu lakeside location of Matakauri Lodge your base for the next three days.
Day 9, 10 and 11 - Queenstown - Matakauri Lodge
Milford Sound Three full days based at Matakauri Lodge, extensive lodge facilities including a Spa to enjoy.The Queenstown region is well known as the adventure capital of the world, but as well as its many opportunity for adventures there are also many relaxing persuits to enjoy.
The Queenstown region offers
  • day trips to Fiordland to visit Milford Sound and/or Doubtful Sound
  • Walking on the Milford Track
  • Walking on the Routeburn Track
  • excellent wineries
  • historic Arrowtown
  • local artists
  • ballooning
  • scenic helicopter tours
  • lake cruises
  • Guided fly and lake fishing
  • horse riding, golf, biking, white water rafting, jet boating, bungy jumping.....
Day 12 - Depart New Zealand
Dart River Safari Depending on the time of your flight departing New Zealand today, possible time to enjoy more of this stunning location.

About

This holiday can be customised to suit your interests, golf, wine, hiking, art, culture... just let us know. You can also have all or part of this holiday combined with a holiday in Australia. Price will be determined by accommodation choices, activities to include and flight costs. Contact us for more information, we are here to help you get the very best from your trip.

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