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New Luxury Tailor Made Travel

Tailor Made New Zealand: The Best of Wine Country

12 days from $21,795 per person

Private journey designed for you

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.

Experience the best of New Zealand’s wine country as you sip, taste, sample and savor your way through the vineyards, wineries, farmsteads and boutique eateries of Auckland, Hawke’s Bay, Wellington, Blenheim, Christchurch, and Queenstown, enjoying stays in some of the North and South islands’ finest boutique accommodations along the way.

A&K Advantages

  • Sample fresh oysters, award-winning olive oils, distinctive wines, and other local specialties of Waiheke Island
  • Spend two nights at Rosewood Cape Kidnappers, a coastal Relais & Châteaux property you might not want to leave
  • Savor the Marlborough region’s distinctive wines paired with a lunch highlighting the best local produce
  • Go hands-on with a private cooking experience at Hapuku Kitchen, a renowned local culinary school
  • Takeoff on a helicopter flightseeing tour of Milford Sound, alighting to encounter the fur seal colonies of the west coast

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Auckland, New Zealand
Day 2
Auckland | Pairings of Waiheke Island
Day 3
Hawke's Bay | Coastal Hideaway
Day 4
Hawke's Bay | Explore Your Way
Day 5
Wellington | Flavors of the Capital
Day 6
Wellington | Iconic Sites
Day 7
Blenheim | Coastal Paradise
Day 8
Blenheim | A Taste of the Marlborough Region
Day 9
Christchurch | Hapuku Kitchen Culinary School
Day 10
Queenstown | Resort Playground
Day 11
Queenstown | Milford Sound & Pinot Country
Day 12
Depart Queenstown

Enhance Your Journey

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

Dinner With the Locals

On Day 10, join a local couple for a three-course dinner of regional favorites in their lovely home nestled between the Remarkables mountain range and the shores of Drift Bay.

Winemaker for a Day

Day 11, enhance your Central Otago pinot noir experience with an opportunity to create your own blend, draw a label concept and have your creation judged by an expert.

Jan-Mar; Call for Pricing
Apr-Dec; Priced from $21,795

Internal Air from $455
Auckland/Hawke's Bay/Wellington/Blenheim/Christchurch/Queenstown

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2024 travel, and subject to availability.

Pricing reflects A&K's recommended months of travel of this itinerary. Supplements may apply over holiday periods, festivals, special events and due to high demand. International air not included.

Preparing for Your Journey

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