The perfect beginning to your vacation in New Zealand after the Australian Open is a stop in Auckland. From some of New Zealand’s best shopping and dining experiences to a cruise on the beautiful gulf harbour – a few days in Auckland - will give you an excellent overview of New Zealand.
Continue your adventure in true Kiwi style in picturesque Queenstown, also located on the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. Nestled between the shores of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain Range, Queenstown is a year round resort area that delights all visitors and is heralded as the Alps of the Southern Hemisphere. Cruise Lake Wakatipu on a vintage steamship, enjoy dinner on a famous sheep and cattle station, and behold Milford Sound while taking in the islands renowned Fiordland. On your own, ride the famed Skyline Gondola to the top of frequently snow-capped Bob's Peak - a very exciting trek to look down upon scenic Queenstown.
Located in the heart of Queenstown, the Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa offers a unique blend of French luxury with warm Queenstown hospitality. Enjoy spacious rooms and suites with views of the lake or mountains. Each is furnished with a signature Sofitel MyBed™, with the added luxury of a double spa bath in each bathroom.World-class facilities include the Jervois Steakhouse, Nue Lounge, Left Bank Café, and So Spa.
The Hilton Auckland is an iconic hotel that features sleek rooms, gorgeous views, and the perfect location. The waterfront hotel has sundecks, private balconies and walls of windows for views of the harbour you won't find anywhere else. Located just a quick walk from the central business district and Quay Street restaurants, shops and nightlife. Hotel facilities include an outdoor lap pool with underwater view of Auckland, FISH restaurant, and Bellini Bar.
|Depart Melbourne||Monday, January 29th|
|Arrive in Queenstown||Monday, January 29th|
|Milford Sound Cruise||Tuesday, January 30th|
|Walter Peak Sheep Station Dinner||Wednesday, January 31st|
|Depart Queenstown||Thursday, February 1st|
|Arrive in Auckland||Thursday, February 1st|
|Auckland City Tour||Thursday, February 1st|
|Group Dinner||Thursday, February 1st|
|Waiheke Island Day Tour||Friday, February 2nd|
|Depart Auckland||Saturday, February 3rd|
|Single Supplement: $1,650|
|Non-Refundable Deposit: $750 per person|
|*all pricing is per person based on double occupancy|
Economy class air to and within New Zealand
Three nights of accommodations at the Sofitel Queenstown hotel (January 29, 30 and 31)
Milford Sound day trip and cruise with lunch
Vintage steamship tour and high country farm dinner
Two nights of accommodations at the Auckland Hilton Hotel (February 1 and 2)
Dinner in Auckland
Auckland city tour
Breakfast each morning
Time for optional sightseeing and shopping
Professional tour host