NEW ZEALAND ADVENTURE ITINERARIES

ADVENTURE ITINERARIES

What is life but one big adventure!

These are popular itineraries that include adventure activities our clients have enjoyed in the South Pacific.  Use them as a base to get ideas.  We can help you add, adjust and tailor the itinerary to suit your requirements.  Each clients itinerary is different, we work to your budget and take advantage of current specials in the marketplace for your time of travel.

12 NIGHTS

Scenic Marine Adventure

11 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

This is a great itinerary with a bit of everything!  Start your New Zealand adventure by exploring Wellington.  Check out capital city's highlights before a private tour and a visit to the interactive national Te Papa museum.  Moving from the city to the Marlborough Sounds you can relax and enjoy the serenity and beauty of this magical area.  There’s even time for a Marlborough wine tour on route to Kaikoura where you’ll enjoy whale watching and swimming with dolphins before heading off to Christchurch.  Here you’ll explore the city and immerse yourself in Lord of the Rings scenery.  Enjoy stargazing and a glacier hike in Aoraki/Mt Cook followed by a scenic flight into stunning Milford Sound for a nature cruise of the fiord.  Finish your trip with a wilderness jet safari into Mount Aspiring National Park.  That’s a lot of scenery and wildlife in one trip but there’s time to relax and enjoy the best of New Zealand.

17 NIGHTS

Explore New Zealand Top to Bottom

18 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

You get to start at the top of New Zealand and work your way down to almost the bottom with this 17 night itinerary.  As you move from one destination to another, you can see the landscape change dramatically from the North Island to the South Island.  On your travels see and experience New Zealand through a variety of informative and enjoyable activities.  There are cultural opportunities in the geothermal center of New Zealand, Rotorua and see the famous Waitomo Caves. Discover the joys of the Hawkes Bay’s on a gourmet wine and food tour.  Land on a glacier and hike into beautiful ice formations, jet boat into Mount Aspiring National Park and cruise on Lake Wakatipu on a vintage steamship.  Visit Dunedin and learn more about the Royal Albatross and very rare Yellow Eyed Penguin in their natural environment. This comprehensive itinerary includes something for everyone.

  • Food and Wine, Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Adventure

13 NIGHTS

North Island Self Drive Luxury

14 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

Enjoy driving yourself to some of the most luxurious secluded accommodations New Zealand has on offer.

 

Indulge in Kiwi’s favorite activities including swimming, walking, cycling, sailing and enjoying the outdoors.  You can feast on delicious local foods and wines during your travels while taking in stunning scenery and learning more about New Zealand’s Maori culture, landscapes, artisans and local producers. 

 

You can make this itinerary as relaxing or activity based as you wish by adding more on your leisure days.   

The luxury lodges are destinations in themselves. Enjoy them, there’s much on offer or just chill out.

  • Food and Wine, Culture, Scenery, Adventure, Relaxation

11 NIGHTS

The Best of New Zealand

12 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

In just 11 days you cover both the North and South Islands of New Zealand experiencing very different landscapes with the most stunning scenery around.  You start in Christchurch on the East Coast before heading over to the West Coast via the TranzAlpine Railway.  Driving down the lush West Coast to Franz Josef you have a helicopter tour of the national parks showcasing amazing views of Franz Josef and Fox Glacier glaciers and Mount Cook. You get to cruise on Lake Te Anau and through Doubtful Sound.  Enjoy a gourmet food, wine and sightseeing tour in Queenstown before and an exhilarating jet boat tour into Mt Aspiring Park.  Fly off to Rotorua to relax and spend time in the geothermal center of New Zealand before driving to Auckland to explore the city and finish your tour with a wonderful evening wine tasting on Waiheke Island. 

  • Food and Wine, Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Adventure, Relaxation

12 NIGHTS

South Island Highlights

13 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

You begin your New Zealand adventure in Christchurch, the South Islands largest city.  Explore the shopping, cafes and art galleries or venture further afield for award winner attractions.  Next you’re off to Dunedin the “little Edinburgh” of New Zealand which showcases New Zealand’s Scottish heritage and wildlife experiences.  Tour the Otago Peninsula and see Royal Albatross and the rarest penguin in the world in their natural environments. 

Then you’re off to scenic Queenstown for fun and relaxation.  Enjoy a thrilling wilderness jet boat ride and spend a day at leisure to relax and savor the local wine and produce while viewing the amazing scenery.  

Driving through to the West Coast will take you past stunning coastal scenery to Franz Josef for an awe-inspiring glacier tour.  Finish your time in New Zealand in picturesque Nelson known for its local arts and crafts, galleries and beaches.

  • Scenery, Wildlife, Adventure, Relaxation

12 NIGHTS

New Zealand Luxury Getaway

13 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

This itinerary is all about luxury and indulgence! Stay in four of the most stunning luxury lodges you can find in New Zealand, they are destinations in themselves. 

Drink and enjoy delicious local produce and wines while relaxing in amazing scenery.  Explore the Hawkes Bay wine region on a gourmet food and wine tour. Take a helicopter flight over Wellington, Palliser Bay into the Wairarapa. 

Indulge in activities of your choice including golf, hiking, spa treatments, 4WD tours, fishing, cycling or just relaxing in your opulent surroundings. Explore the Milford Sound and surrounding area from the air then feast on a champagne lunch.  The serenity and beauty of these lodges and their locations will soothe away any stresses.

This itinerary is pure luxury!  You’ll return home relaxed and restored.

  • Food and Wine, Scenery, Adventure, Relaxation

15 NIGHTS

South Island Self Drive Luxury

16 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

The South Island of New Zealand has some of the most spectacular wilderness you will find.  You cover a lot of ground in this itinerary thanks to scenic helicopter flights that allow you to reach remote backcountry areas not easily accessible in a short period of time.  This allows more time for your New Zealand adventure.

 

Breathtaking scenery, wildlife encounters, world class food and wine and carefully selected tours provide you with the best on offer. 

To top it off luxury accommodations in outstanding locations provide the perfect backdrop for relaxing and rejuvenating.

Enjoy the opportunity to get away from it all, take in the peace and tranquility and head back home refreshed. 

  • Food and Wine​, Scenery, Adventure, Wildlife, Relaxation

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While you are here .... get more information to help you on your New Zealand visit.

  • The legal drinking age in New Zealand is 18 years old. You will be expected to provide acceptable proof of age, either a passport or drivers license.

  • The power voltage is 220 - 240V, AC 50 Hz.  It would be wise to pack an adapter to be able to plug in electronics like laptops, ipads, iphones etc. What you need to get is a Type 1 plug like this one at World Standards.

  • There is one number for police, ambulance and the fire brigade - 111

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11 NIGHTS

Adventures Down South

11 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

Explore the South Island self-drive style. Starting and finishing in Queenstown you make a scenic circuit where you can take in the stunning scenery and best experiences on the way around.  

 

In Queenstown enjoy adventure activities, then chill out on a wine tasting tour.  You’ll see glaciers on a scenic ski plane flight and glacier landing at Aoraki/Mt. Cook National Park. Hike in the mountains before swimming with dolphins in Akaroa Harbor.  View Royal Albatross and rare New Zealand penguins then cruise Otago Peninsula to view what we cannot see on the land. 

 

Fiordland National Park is next on your agenda where you will explore glowworm caves and cruise Doubtful Sound an overnight tour where you can relax in the serenity and majestic scenery.  Returning to Queenstown you can head home revitalized by your South Island adventure.

  • Food and Wine​, Scenery, Adventure, Wildlife, Relaxation

16 NIGHTS

The Golf Lovers Tour Of New Zealand

17 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

If you love golf, then this is the itinerary for you.  Start in Auckland and play at world renowned golf courses as you drive your way through amazing scenery and experience the best of New Zealand down to the South Island and end up in Queenstown.  

We have chosen activities along the way to showcase elements of New Zealand that shouldn’t be missed.  Gourmet food and wine tours are intermingled with a thrilling jet boat ride, nature cruise, Aoraki/Mt Cook glacier visit, star gazing in a gold rated Dark Sky Reserve, golf on top of a mountain, and a cruise on Lake Wakatipu. New Zealand has hundreds of golf courses.  We have recommended some of the most spectacular courses for this itinerary however you can change these to suit your plans. With plenty of time for golf, activities and leisure, you can kick back in New Zealand and truly relax.

  • Food and Wine, Scenery, Wildlife, Adventure, Relaxation

13 NIGHTS

New Zealand Family Experience

14 DAYS   |   NEW ZEALAND

Designed with a family in mind this itinerary is a great mix of activities combined with beautiful scenery and fun for everyone. Upon arrival into Auckland spend your first day relaxing and enjoying the city. Check out the Hobbiton Movie Set on route to Rotorua, here you will see the geothermal activity and more cultural experiences including a traditional hangi dinner. Explore Wellington city via a city tour, visit the WETA workshop made famous by the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Moving from the city to Able Tasman National Park in the South Island, the perfect place for relaxation and adventure. Spend your time kayaking, viewing wildlife and hiking. Finishing up in Queenstown go jet boating, gold panning, take a scenic safari and spend the day at Stunning Milford Sound.

  • Food and Wine, Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Adventure, Relaxation

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While you are here ... do you want to know how you can stay in touch with home while you are in New Zealand?

​There is mobile phone coverage across New Zealand but can be patchy in more remote areas. For more information on coverage in areas you will be located you can use Open Signal. Most cellphone networks operate internationally, check with your local carrier before you leave home to see what international roaming packages they have to New Zealand. 

New Zealand has fast WiFi/internet connections in most cities.  You will find many cafes and accommodation options provide free WiFi and internet access.

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AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE ITINERARIES

12 NIGHTS

Australian Family Adventure

13 DAYS   |   AUSTRALIA

Australia is a great place for a family adventure.  Starting in Melbourne tour the city, laneways and markets enjoying the relaxed vibe of cafes, arcades, galleries and gardens.  Kayak on the Yarra and feast on a locals favorite dish fish and chips. Head off to the Tropical North and explore the Great Barrier Reef snorkeling this amazing reef system before discovering the beauty of the Daintree Rainforest.  Learn about Aboriginal culture and try your hand at traditional fishing techniques before making your own bush tucker.  Discover Sydney even heading backstage at the Sydney Opera House, climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge at dusk and taking a surfing lesson at Bondi Beach.  Walk the beautiful Sydney coastal tracks taking you from beach to beach.  Visit the Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park. There’s something for everyone on this fantastic adventure.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Relaxation, Adventure

27 NIGHTS

Australia At Its Finest

28 DAYS   |   AUSTRALIA

This trip is all about luxury accommodation and fantastic experiences that showcase the best of Australia.  Begin your adventure in Perth known for stunning beaches bars, restaurants and street art.  Enjoy a day in Margaret River, Australia’s premium wine region.  Explore Broome before departing on your luxury 7 night Kimberley Wilderness Cruise in North Western Australia. Next, you’re off to Bamurru Plains a luxury safari lodge set in 300 km² of floodplains and savanna woodland for a wildlife immersion.  Visit Uluru and stay at Longitude 131 the luxury desert basecamp at Uluru-Kata Tjuta. The perfect location to view Uluru. Head to Adelaide and the nearby Barossa Valley, Australia’s most prestigious wine region.  Another luxury wilderness experience awaits you at Kangaroo Island’s Southern Ocean Lodge.  Finish your epic Australian tour in Melbourne.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation, Adventure

10 NIGHTS

Ultimate Australian Escape

11 DAYS   |   AUSTRALIA

Hit the ground running in Sydney with a tour of historic sights and landmarks, the perfect way to orientate yourself to the beautiful city and harbor.  Tour the iconic Sydney Opera House, go behind the scenes and learn about its fascinating history.  Head out of the city and discover the Blue Mountains where you also visit an Aboriginal Cultural Center and wander through a wildlife park for an Australian native wildlife encounter.  Head to the Red Center for a memorable stay at Uluru.  Enjoy dinner under the stars and a tour of the stunning rock formations and Uluru.  For a complete change of scenery you’re off to Lizard Island, a private luxury lodge in the Great Barrier Reef.  The resort is right on the Great Barrier Reef one of the greatest natural wonders of the world and yours to explore.  From the Great Barrier Reef, you move to the rainforest to stay at Silky Oaks Lodge the perfect place to explore the world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest.  

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation

14 NIGHTS

The Gourmet's Delight Tour

15 DAYS   |   AUSTRALIA

Begin your gourmet Australian tour in Melbourne, passing through the Barossa Valley, Kangaroo Island and finishing in Sydney. 

You’ll get to experience these amazing food and wine areas of Australia.  Interspersed with all the food and wine tastings you add a touch of adventure with a hot air balloon ride over the Yarra Valley, 4WD back roads tour of the Barossa Valley, a scenic flight to Kangaroo Island and a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb.  You’ll see stunning scenery, Australian native animals in their natural environment, even having breakfast with kangaroos and holding a koala if you wish. 

This tour may be all about the food, but you also get to experience some of the best of Australia on your trip. 

You can return home knowing you have eaten and drunk some of the best wine and food on offer in Australia.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Adventure, Relaxation

13 NIGHTS

Australia Off The Beaten Path

14 DAYS   |   AUSTRALIA

Begin your Australian adventure in vibrant Sydney.  Check out the city, get behind the scenes at the Sydney Opera House and enjoy sailing around Sydney Harbour eating a barbeque lunch and sipping wine.  Next you’re off to Perth to enjoy their well known amazing weather, blue skies and perfect beaches.  Tour the twin cities Perth and Fremantle before cruising to Rottnest Island for a day tour.  Get ready for a photo with a quokka!  Visit the Margaret River region known for its wine, beaches and adventure.  Spend your visit exploring the region and indulging in amazing food and wine. Finishing your adventure by exploring Broome including a sunset camel ride on Cable Beach and a memorable visit to Horizontal Falls which includes a seaplane tour, jet boat ride and cruise on the Falls.  Return home having experienced an off the beaten path itinerary you won’t forget.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation, Adventure

13 NIGHTS

Outback Adventures in Australia

14 DAYS   |   AUSTRALIA

If you’re looking for a different Australian experience, then this is it!  Explore the Australian outback in style.  Starting in Darwin discover the city and beaches before taking off on an outback floatplane, airboat and cruise adventure with wildlife encounters, fishing and wetlands exploration.  Your outback adventure continues at Bullo River Station a half a million-acre working station near Kununurra.  Here you can get involved in the day to day activities on the station or enjoy hiking, fishing, and other activities on the property.  Boarding The Ghan Expedition for a luxury train journey you’ll travel from Darwin to Adelaide stopping at Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy for off train excursions over a 4 day, 3 night trip. From Adelaide explore the Barossa Valley one of Australia’s premier wine regions and Kangaroo island famous for both its stunning scenery and wildlife opportunities, and gourmet food and wine. 

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation, Adventure

8 NIGHTS

South Australia Wildlife Wonders Tour

9 DAYS   |   AUSTRALIA

This tour is for anyone who loves wildlife.  Head straight to South Australia and start your adventure in Adelaide before flying off to Port Lincoln, a seafood paradise, for your first wildlife adventure either swimming with sea lions or with great white sharks in a cage dive (or underwater sub if you prefer).  Head back to Adelaide for time to explore the city and close by wine regions.  Now you’re off to Kangaroo Island one of the best places in Australia to see native wildlife up close.  You’ll tour the island to see many iconic Australian animals in their natural habitat including colonies of sea lions at Seal Bay and 10 000 fur seals at Flinders Chase National Park.  Have your camera ready for the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. You can return home knowing you have experienced the best Australian wildlife opportunities with this itinerary.

  • Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Adventure

9 NIGHTS

Iconic Tasmania Luxury Tour

10 DAYS   |   AUSTRALIA

This luxury tour incorporates the best of Tasmania in only 10 days.  Known for its rugged wilderness, rich culture, fantastic local produce, galleries and boutiques, Tasmania is a very special place to explore. Combine these attractions with luxurious accommodations and local hospitality and you have a fantastic holiday opportunity.  Discover Tasmanian icons such as the UNESCO world heritage listed Cradle Mountain, the ancient rainforest along the Gordon River, famous Wineglass Bay, meet the infamous Tasmanian Devil, tour through the convict ruins of Port Arthur and shop at the Salamanca Market in Hobart.  In Launceston relax on a spa day, hike along the famous spectacularly beautiful Bay of Fires walk and take part in a fabulous day behind the scenes at the Josef Chromy winery and learn how traditional method Sparkling wine is made.

  • Culture, Scenery,  Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation, Adventure

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AUSTRALIA

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While you are here .... Why not learn some interesting facts about Australia.

  • The box jellyfish has caused more deaths in Australia than sharks and crocodiles combined.

  • There are over 60 different types of kangaroos.

  • There are over 1 million camels roaming in Australian deserts, the largest number of purebred camels in the world.

  • There are almost 3 times as many sheep than people living in Australia

  • The platypus and echidnas are the only two mammals in the world that lay eggs instead of giving birth to live young.

 

You can find more interesting and weird facts about Australia here.

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