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Luxury Tailor Made Travel

Tailor Made New Zealand: Adventure by Land, Air & Sea


8 days from $13,295 per person

Private Journey

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Take in the scope of New Zealand on an introductory departure revealing hidden coves and a geothermal wonderland of geysers, continuing on to sample fruits of the winelands set amid a backdrop of snow-capped mountains, ancient forests and glacial valleys.

A&K Advantages

  • Voyage through time as you marvel at New Zealand's vast treasure of rugged natural beauty, inspiring indigenous traditions, haunting colonial echoes and cosmopolitan delights
  • Crew an America's Cup yacht as you set sail on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
  • Experience Rotorua's cultural and natural wonders as you learn about the local Maori traditions and explore its thermal hot springs
  • Come face-to-face with an adorable New Zealand icon as you gain insider access to a kiwi breeding facility
  • Raise a glass in Queenstown's Gibbston Valley as you tour a wine cave and treat your palate to a tasting of the cellar's finest
  • Fly to Milford Sound by helicopter across the Southern Alps, continuing on by boat to explore cascading waterfalls and towering rock faces

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Auckland, New Zealand
Day 2
Auckland | City of Sails
Day 3
Rotorua | Journey to Middle-Earth
Day 4
Rotorua | Maori Culture, Hot Springs & Kiwi Encounter
Day 5
Queenstown | Gateway to Adventure
Day 6
Queenstown | Milford Sound
Day 7
Queenstown | The Gibbston Valley
Day 8
Depart Queenstown

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Accommodation Options

Alternate hotels and room upgrades are available for this journey.

Auckland | Private America's Cup Cruise

Book the America's Cup excursion as a private charter, treating you and your travelling companions to the ultimate sailing adventure.

Milford Sound | Private Helicopter Tour

Expand day six's flight to a two-hour, private tour sweeping the full length of Milford Sound by helicopter rather than boat, alighting to visit a fur seal colony and the Fiordland Glaciers.

Share an Evening of Maori Traditions

Visit the geothermal wonderland of Te Puia to share in an evening of Maori traditions. Begin with a powhiri (welcoming ceremony), warriors challenge and kapa haka (performing arts concert). Then, share a traditional hangi (pit-cooked feast). After dinner, marvel as the magnificent Pohutu geyser erupts by starlight.

Dart River

Board a jetboat in Lake Wakatipu for a shared exploration of the Dart River’s snow-capped mountains, ancient forest, majestic waterfalls and glacial valleys. Continue on by inflatable kayak, paddling at your own pace under your guide’s watchful eye. After lunch in an ancient beech forest, make the return trip via scenic back roads.


Jan–Mar, Oct–Dec; Priced from $15,295
Apr–Sep; Priced from $13,295

Internal Air from $355
Rotorua/Queenstown

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2021 travel, and subject to availability.
Pricing reflects A&K's recommended months of travel of this itinerary. Supplements may apply over holiday periods, festivals and special events. International air not included.
 

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