New Zealand: where the Alps go on summer holiday

Experience the great outdoors, skiing across remote snow-capped mountains, and delight in the fruits of nature on a culinary adventure through New Zealand

For gastronomers on the quest for a rush of adrenaline

When
Nov. - Feb.
Length
7 days
Price
From US$ 5,000 pp
New Zealand: where the Alps go on summer holiday
New Zealand: where the Alps go on summer holiday

Why it is different:

  • Heli-ski and heli-board on the best terrain in Queenstown with a professional snowsports instructor
  • Taste the signature menu offered by Amisfield Winery, with the best seasonal produce and expert wine pairing
  • Uncover the stories behind the Farm of Cape Kidnappers in the heart of wine country, Hawke’s Bay
  • Learn to play golf with a private instructor at the Farm of Cape Kidnappers
  • Spot elusive, semi-nocturnal secretive birds in the wild with an experienced guide
  • Understand the secrets of wine made in Hawke’s Bay, and talk with local producers New Zealand’s oldest vineyard: Mission Estate
New Zealand: where the Alps go on summer holiday

SAMPLE ITINERARY:

D1  Arrive in Auckland and transfer to Queenstown * Afternoon at leisure * Eichardt's Lakefront Apartments

D2  Heli-skiing in Queenstown * Gourmet lunch in the mountains * Eichardt's Lakefront Apartments

D3  Day of leisure with a ‘Trust the Chef’ lunch at the Amisfield Winery * Eichardt's Lakefront Apartments

D4  Flight to Napier, transfer to Cape Kidnappers * Remainder of day at leisure with spa activities * The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

D5  Hawke’s Bay * Explore the region’s wineries with a knowledgeable guide *

D6  Cape Kidnappers * Day at leisure * Kiwi bird experience

D7  Flight to Auckland * Depart

All sample itineraries are designed to inspire and are customised on consultation.

Our favourite places to stay:

Cape Kidnappers - the farm affords spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean. The cluster of luxury lodge buildings combining rustic and textured materials with modern furniture

Eichardt's Lakefront Apartments - one of New Zealand's most iconic hotels and bars situated on a premium lakefront position in the heart of Queenstown

Google Plus
LinkedIn