New Zealand Culinary Adventure

Day 1 : Auckland
On arrival, transfer to the Hotel DeBrett for 1 night.
 
Day 2 : Auckland • Rotorua
This morning collect your car hire and drive through farmland, lakeland and forest on the way to Rotorua. Ride the Skyline Gondola up Mount Ngongotaha. Sample handcrafted wines from New Zealand’s most recognised wine regions as you enjoy panoramic views over Lake Rotorua. Afterwards, enjoy a buffet lunch in the Skyline Restaurant before continuing to the Springs Hotel for 2 nights. (B, L)
 
Day 3 : Rotorua
Today, take a walk and lake cruise amid stunning volcanic landscape with spectacular views of hot crater lakes, steaming cliffs, hissing fumaroles and colourful silica terraces. Step back into the past with a walk in the magnificent Whirinaki rainforest where you can see cascading waterfalls and birdlife.
 
Day 4 : Napier
Enjoy the changing scenery from forest to rugged mountains and then to fertile vineyards as you continue to the Hawke’s Bay region. Hawke’s Bay has had successes from its early winemaking to today’s classic red wines such as merlot, cabernet sauvignon, syrah, cabernet franc and malbec and its main white varieties, chardonnay and sauvignon blanc. Continue to Craggy Range for 3 nights where the boutique cottages overlook a vineyard. (B)
 
Day 5 : Napier
Today, visit one of New Zealand’s oldest wineries with a behind-the-scenes guided. Finish with a cellar wine tasting and a delicious lunch platter. (B, L)
 
Day 6 : Napier
Follow the Water Ride Trail by bike passing Marine Parade where you can enjoy spectacular views out towards Cape Kidnappers, along the coast and inland through orchard country to Havelock North. We suggest a visit to Te Mata cheese factory and stops for wine tasting at wineries along the way. Transfer back to your accommodation. (B)
 
Day 7 : Martinborough
Drive south through the green Wairarapa scenery to Martinborough. The Wairarpa wine region is packed with charm. The three sub regions of Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton include boutique wineries, mostly family owned. Stay overnight at Peppers Parehua Country Estate. (B)
 
Day 8 : Wellington • Picton • Blenheim
Drive the short distance to Wellington, known as the culinary capital of New Zealand with its tucked-away bars, quirky cafes and award-winning restaurants. Drop off your car hire and board the Interislander ferry for a scenic journey across the Cook Strait to South Island. Collect your car hire in Picton and drive to Blenheim, the heart of the wine growing Marlborough region, and stay at The Peppertree for 2 nights. (B)
 
Day 9 : Marlborough Sounds
After a morning of wine tastings enjoy an informative and relaxing afternoon cruising through the Marlborough Sounds learning about its history. Visit a marine farm and learn why marine life is so abundant in the sounds followed by a seafood tasting accompanied by a glass of Marlborough sauvignon blanc. (B)
 
Day 10 : Christchurch
Travel along the rugged coastline between the mighty Pacific Ocean and the steep Kaikoura Ranges, crossing the rivers and rich farmland of the Canterbury region to reach Christchurch. Stay at the Classic Villa in Christchurch for 2 nights. (B)
 
Day 11 : Christchurch
Enjoy a half-day wine trail tour exploring four of North Canterbury’s boutique vineyards in the Waipara area, known for its rich limestone soil and warm dry climate, the perfect elements for producing quality white and red wines. (B, L)
 
Day 12 : Queenstown
Drive towards to New Zealand’s adventure capital, Queenstown. Stay at Browns Boutique Hotel for 2 nights. (B)
 
Day 13 : Queenstown
Meet in downtown Queenstown for your transfer to the Shotover river for a thrilling jet boat ride in the canyon. Skim past rocky outcrops, around crags and boulders and through the dramatic and narrow canyons at high speed. Return to Queenstown for an afternoon at leisure. (B)
 
Day 14 : Departure
Return your car hire to Queenstown airport depot and continue to your next destination.
 
As per itinerary :- B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.
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 Signature Experiences
  • Wine tour & tasting platter in Hawke's Bay
  • Explore the award-winning Marlborough wine region
  • Thrilling Shotover River jet boat ride from Queenstown
  • Take a leisurely 4-hour bike ride close to Napier with wine tasting opportunities en route
  • Guided tour of the rainforest and volcanic scenery around Rotorua
 
 What's included
  • Boutique accommodation throughout
  • Private air-conditioned transfer on arrival
  • 13 days’ car hire in a compact automatic car
  • Included excursions as specified
  • Meals as specified
 
Note : Hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking.
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 Payments
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 40 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 39 - 20 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 20 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
 
 Cancellation
If you Cancel your Holiday
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
 
Cancellation charges per person
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 60 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 59 - 20 days before date of departure: 75% of total cost
  • 19 - 1 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
If we change or cancel your holiday
  • We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
  • Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
  • We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
  • If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced.
  • If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged to you on a pro-rata basis depending on the portion of the tour utilized by you.
  • In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited to refunding to you the price we charged as tour fees.
If you want to change your holiday plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by you.
 
If you have a complaint
If you face any problem during your holiday, please inform the relevant supplier (e.g. your hotelier, transporter etc.) and/or our representative immediately who will endeavour to set things right. If your complaint is not resolved locally, please follow this up within 28 days of your return home by writing to us, with your booking reference and all other relevant information. However, please be advised that while we are happy to assist you in the redressal of your complaint, if any, we will be able to extend only our best efforts in managing/coordinating your complaint with the respective service provider. All third party service providers are independent contractors who are at no time under our control or supervision.
 
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  • HolidaysAt provide fully escorted tour packages specially for womens.
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  • All the tours are specifically designed keeping your security in mind.
  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
  • Still you feel uncomfortable at any place, contact your dedicated manager and he will take care of everything, so that you can enjoy your trip.
 Disabled / Senior Citizen Persons :
 
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  • We consider special care about Disabled / Senior Citizen traveler security during the tour.
  • All the tours are specifically designed keeping your challenges in mind.
  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
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inclusions
  • Flights
  • hotel
  • car
  • meal
  • sightseeing

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Accomodation for your comfort
  Browns Boutique Hotel - Queenstown
  Hotel DeBrett - Auckland
  Peppers Parehua Martinborough - Martinborough
  The Classic Villa - Christchurch
  The Craggy Range - Havelock North
  The Peppertree - Blenheim
  The Springs - Rotorua
 
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