A New Zealand Romance

18 days,

15 nights |

from $8339 per person*


Have you and your partner always had New Zealand on your bucket list? Well, let us make your dream a reality with this amazing romantic getaway. This trip ticks all the boxes, with two unique islands, 14 national parks, and dozens of diverse cities, plenty of New Zealand attractions and activities to choose from!

As soon as you arrive, you will be picked up by a private transfer and taken to Auckland, known as the City of Sails. Upon arrival you will check in at The Hotel Britomart, which by the way is New Zealand’s only 5 Green Star hotel!

You won’t go hungry in Auckland; we have included the flavors of Waiheke Island on a fully guided gourmet food and wine tour. Journey by ferry from Auckland over to Matiatia Wharf, where your guide will meet you and will provide entertaining and informative commentary throughout the day about the various delicacies you will taste.

Your getaway includes an Intermediate car rental, where you will self-drive to the beautiful Coromandel, renowned for its natural beauty, green valleys, misty rainforests and pristine golden beaches, You will get to relax at your two nights stay at the Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort, a secluded hideaway located at Pauanui Beach. Situated 800m away from the 3km long sandy beach and nestled into the slopes of Mt. Pauanui. Breakfast is included daily. Your next stop is a 3-hour drive South to Rotorua, a town set on its namesake lake on New Zealand’s North Island and is renowned for its geothermal activity and Maori culture, you will enjoy the next two nights in this famous city. You will want to make sure your phone is fully charged for dinner; we have included a Hula Haka Cultural Experience including Hangi Dinner. Tonight, hear about the story of the migration of Tamatekapua of the Te Arawa canoe to Aotearoa and the Maori Pacifica connection told in performing arts. A hangi is a traditional Maori meal that is cooked by steaming food which is usually placed underground.

Before you leave this unique city, we have included a Redwoods Daytime Treewalk. The pictures you will post will have your friends in awe of the beauty you’re capturing.

The Redwoods Treewalk experience is truly a walk to remember. Suspended high above the forest floor, encounter 75-metre-tall redwoods as you walk across eco-suspended bridges and platforms intricately designed to honor and accentuate the stunning natural environment. Regarded by many as one of the best tree top walks in New Zealand.

As we say goodbye to the North Island, you take a quick two-hour flight, nonstop to Christchurch, this flight is included in your holiday. On arrival you will pick up your car rental and drive to Pōhue PurePod for a two night stay, which is just an hour’s drive from Christchurch, with beautiful views of the historic Port Levy Bay, surrounded by rolling hills and magnificent rocky outcrops. We have included the Breakfast & Dinner food package for your stay, made from fresh locally sourced ingredients the evening meal includes a grazing platter of homemade chutney, relish, pesto, pâté and pickles, locally sourced charcuterie, and cheeses. The main includes the chef’s selection of fresh seafood, lamb, or beef accompanied with vegetable kebabs, fresh seasonal side salad, plus a delightfully sweet treat to finish. Breakfast is homemade bread or muffin, organic toasted muesli, fruit compote and yoghurt.

Now that you have settled into the South Island, your next stop is Lake Tekapo, about three hours’ drive south-west into the Mackenzie Basin. Here you will stay two nights at Lakestone Lodge. Wake up to some of the most stunning views in the world, a boutique accommodation on the iconic shores of Lake Pukaki with Breakfast and Dinner included. Your next stop is The Cinema Suites, located in the heart of Te Anau – the gateway to Fiordland National Park.  A highlight of any trip to New Zealand, this UNESCO World Heritage Area is noted for its native beech forests, towering mountains and crystal-clear lakes, rivers and waterfalls. You will stay here two nights and included in your holiday is a trip to the World-Famous Milford Sound. Get incredibly close to nature, including the famous Stirling Falls. From the large open-top deck or comfy interior cabins, enjoy the beauty and don’t forget to keep an eye out for seals on the rocks, or if you are lucky, dolphins and penguins in the water.

We have saved the best for last on your final stop of this memorable journey, you will drive two hours north to Queenstown, where you will enjoy a three night stay with breakfast at Sudima Queenstown, the first hotel group in New Zealand to be awarded a CarboNZero certification.

During your stay, we have included a Funyak Safari, your fun begins with an exhilarating jet boat ride up the Dart River deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mount Aspiring National Park, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your expert guides will teach you everything you need to know to use your own Funyak, no prior experience is necessary. This action-packed full day of exploration gets you away from the hustle and bustle of Queenstown to experience the natural, untouched beauty New Zealand is so famous for.

Before you say Haere rā, goodbye/farewell, we have one more exciting memory for you included. Over The Top – Helicopter to a secluded alpine location. Your pilot will whisk you away and leave you on a mountain top to enjoy your romantic gourmet picnic. On the way back you will enjoy a bird’s-eye view of Queenstown. from.

Your heart will grow bigger with this once in a lifetime itinerary – call now and speak to one of our Kiwi experts to start planning today.

This itinerary can be 100% customize to be your perfect getaway!

Have you and your partner always had New Zealand on your bucket list? Well, let us make your dream a reality with this amazing romantic getaway. This trip ticks all the boxes, with two unique islands, 14 national parks, and dozens of diverse cities, plenty of New Zealand attractions and activities to choose from!

  • Round-trip airfare from Los Angeles to Auckland, returning from Queenstown
  • One-way flight from Rotorua to Christchurch
  • Auckland private airport/hotel transfers
  • 2-nights Auckland, The Hotel Britomart Auckland including breakfast
    • Private Gourmet Food and Wine Tour Waiheke Island including ferry transfers and platter lunch
  • 13 Days Intermediate Car Hire including unlimited mileage
  • 2-nights Coromandel, Grand Mercure Puka Park including breakfast
  • 2-nights Rotorua, Regent of Rotorua including breakfast
    • Mitai Maori Cultural Experience including Hangi Dinner
    • Redwoods Daytime Treewalk
  • 2-nights Port Levy (near Christchurch), PohuePod including breakfast and dinner provisions
  • 2-nights Tekapo, Lakestone Lodge including breakfast and dinner
  • 2-nights Te Anau, Cinema Suites Te Anau
    • Milford Sound Nature Cruise
  • 3-nights Queenstown, Sudima Queenstown including breakfast
    • Funyak Safari
    • Over the Top Picnic on the Peak
  • US foreign taxes and fees, including September 11 Security Fee

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

August 31, 2022

Valid for travel between:

August 28, 2023 – September 17, 2023

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