Ultimate in Luxury New Zealand and Tahiti Including Airfare
- 16 Days
This ultimate luxury Pacific escape takes in the best of New Zealand and magical Tahiti, including accommodation at the beautiful Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa in an Overwater Bungalow.
This 16 day luxury journey through the South Pacific pairs dynamic New Zealand with Tahiti’s most romantic island, Bora Bora.
From Papeete, board your flight to beautiful Bora Bora. This breathtaking volcanic atoll is surrounded by a natural lagoon and protected by a coral reef. With your time at leisure, enjoy some of the world’s finest snorkeling, stretch out on the sand, or immerse yourself in crystal blue waters. However you choose to indulge, Bora Bora is the ultimate South Sea Islands experience.
Touching down in New Zealand, let Auckland seduce you from the water on a 2 hour America’s Cup sailing experience around Auckland Harbour. A short flight takes you to your country New Zealand escape at Wharekauhau Luxury Lodge. A 5000 acre working sheep station just outside Wellington, this fully equipped retreat offers as much or as little to do as you’d like. Enjoy irresistible cuisine, matched to the region’s internationally acclaimed wines.
Queenstown puts you in the heart of the South Island’s mountain landscape. Spend four nights at Azur Lodge. A walk through the surrounding forest will bring you to the crystal waters of Lake Wakatipu. It’s just you, your guide and the birds as you enjoy this unspoiled wilderness.
Nearby Milford Sound will be a highlight of your trip. Climb aboard your scenic flight, then enjoy a cruise through New Zealand’s most famous attraction. Enjoy a day at leisure in Queenstown before you depart.
- 16 Days
Depart North America
Depart from North America on board Air Tahiti Nui bound for Papeete.
Upon arrival you will be met by your Goway representative before catching your scenic flight to Bora Bora. Upon arrival the day is free to relax and enjoy the beautiful beaches. B
Bora Bora at Leisure
The days are free to explore Bora Bora. On this island of unrivalled beauty enjoy snorkeling in the famous lagoon, take an outrigger canoe to one of the deserted motu's, or explore the villages by bicycle.
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You will be transferred back to Papeete airport today to connect with your flight to New Zealand.
Unwind at Hilton Auckland hotel and admire stunning ocean views 300 meters out to sea. Positioned within Auckland's city centre, the Hilton Auckland hotel is just a five minute walk from Auckland's central business district, as well as many impressive local attractions. Relax in one of 165 spacious and comfortable guest rooms with balconies or upgrade to a Deluxe Harbour View Room for views over the waterfront. Choose a suite and enjoy the extra space of a separate living area and private sun deck.
Americas Cup Sailing Experience
The America's Cup is the world's oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy and ultimate yachting regatta. Usually the domain of billionaires and elite professional yachties, NZL 40 and NZL 41 offer the unique opportunity for everyone to participate in sailing on these grand prix racing machines. Passengers become the crew and are encouraged to take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or simply sit back and enjoy the action as we sail down the Auckland Harbour. The trip suits people of all experiences and abilities and is the perfect activity in Auckland, 'City of Sails'.
Auckland to Wharekauhau Country Estate Palliser Bay
Day is at leisure after transfering to your hotel.
Day at Leisure
Today enjoy a full day at leisure. You may like to do some additional sightseeing, shopping, or simply relax.
Wharekauhau Country Estate Palliser Bay to Queenstown
Azur Lodge is a luxury accommodation that offers amazing views of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains. Azur is located in a very unique setting; the lodge is tucked away on a hillside in 3.5 acres of private grounds and yet only a 5 minute drive from downtown Queenstown. Azur Lodge consists of nine identical free standing open plan villas and a main lodge. B
The Nature Experience
The 'Lakeshore Forest & Bird' guided walk is a unique nature interpretative experience taken at a leisurely pace through native beech forest. Enjoy morning or afternoon tea or coffee on the lakeshore to the sounds of native birdcalls and surrounded by majestic mountains. The track is good but uneven and winds around the lakeshore with the option of a steeper climb to a lookout with magnificent views in all directions. It combines the best of native flora and fauna with magnificent lake and mountain views. Native birds are readily seen and heard, in and around the edges of the forest. B
Milford Sound Fly and Cruise
This morning you will be transferred to the Queenstown airport for your flight to Milford Sound. During the flight you will have panoramic views of spectacular alpine scenery, lush rainforest, and finally Milford Sound. Once on the ground you are transferred by coach to board a luxury vessel for a full-length cruise of Milford Sound. The vessel provides excellent viewing and there is plenty of time available to enjoy the waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife. On returning to the Milford Wharf, you are taken by coach to the airport for the return sightseeing flight to Queenstown. On arrival you are transferred back to your accommodation. B
Today is an leisure to explore the alpine town of Queenstown, offering exquisite restaurants and cafes, exclusive shopping and countless touring options or simply relax and enjoy the views.
Depart New Zealand for North America
You will be transferred to Queenstown airport to connect with your flight to Auckland then on to North America. B
07 Jan ’14 – 31 Mar ’14.
Travel outside these dates is available, please inquire for current pricing.
Round trip airfare on award winning Air Tahiti Nui from Los Angeles (USD) or Vancouver (CAD), domestic airfares with Air New Zealand – Auckland to Wellington, Wellington to Queenstown, and Queenstown to Auckland, private airport - hotel transfers in New Zealand boat transfers in Tahiti, 2 nights at the Hilton Auckland, sailing trip on Auckland Harbour, 2 nights in Palliser Bay at the stunning Wharekauhau Luxury Lodge including gourmet breakfast and dinner daily, 4 nights in Queenstown at Azur Lodge with gourmet breakfast daily, night cocktails and canapes, full day Nature Experience tour in Queenstown, full day Milford Sound touring experience including scenic flight transfers, meet and greet upon arrival in Tahiti, inter-Island flights with Air Tahiti between Papeete and Bora Bora, 4 nights at the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa in an Overwater Bungalow including breakfast daily, departure assistance
Travel insurance, items of a personal nature and drinks. Limited seats, subject to availability
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
*Prices are "from", per person, based on twin share and include international airfare from the cities mentioned above, and all taxes. For departures from other cities, please inquire. Subject to availability. Please quote Trip Code 195627 (USD) or 19682 (CAD)
Flight schedules will vary depending on travel, it may be necessary to add or remove nights depending on availability of flights. Pricing will change accordingly.