Private luxury tours in New Zealand

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Luxury New Zealand Tours

Highlights of New Zealand
(9 Days)
Taupo & Rotorua, Canterbury, Queenstown & Milford Sound

New Zealand in a Week
(7 Days)
Taupo & Rotorua, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Luxury Family Tour of New Zealand
(9 Days)
Taupo & Rotorua, Hawke's Bay, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Journey Through New Zealand
(13 Days)
Auckland, Rotorua & Taupo, Hawke’s Bay, Canterbury, West Coast & Franz Josef Glacier, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Best of New Zealand
(12 Days)
Bay of Islands, Taupo & Rotorua, Hawke’s Bay, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Adventure Tour of New Zealand
(12 Days)
Rotorua, Hawke’s Bay, Canterbury, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Multi-country Tours

Best of Australia & New Zealand
(16 Days)
Sydney, Ayers Rock, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, Auckland, Rotorua & Taupo, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Highlights of New Zealand

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Taupo & Rotorua, Canterbury, Queenstown & Milford Sound

This luxury private tour of New Zealand features private touring, stunning landscapes, great food and wine, and some of the country’s most renowned luxury lodges.

Begin on the North Island at acclaimed Huka Lodge, a riverside luxury lodge on the outskirts of Taupo. One day, take a private cruise on beautiful Lake Taupo, and perhaps try fishing for the lake’s abundant trout. Another day, enjoy a private excursion to Rotorua to experience active geothermal areas, Maori culture and a New Zealand sheep show.

Next, fly to Christchurch on the South Island. Upon arrival, transfer through the Canterbury countryside to Grasmere Lodge, a country retreat on a historic homestead in the foothills of the Southern Alps. Enjoy a four-wheel drive tour of the property, as well as a private tour of beautiful Arthur's Pass National Park.

Then, fly to Queenstown, a lakeside resort and the gateway to some of New Zealand’s most exciting and dramatic attractions. Enjoy a private tour of a historic gold mining town, wine country and other regional attractions en route to Blanket Bay, a legendary luxury lodge in Glenorchy that has outstanding views of Lake Wakatipu and the majestic Southern Alps. One day, take a thrilling Dart River jet boat safari into the magnificent landscapes of Mount Aspiring National Park. Another day, take a spectacular private helicopter flight over the Alps to Milford Sound, one of New Zealand's most iconic sights, and land on a glacier high in the mountains.

This tour can easily be extended or further customized with additional destinations in New Zealand or Australia.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Auckland – Taupo
Private arrival assistance to domestic terminal. Flight to Taupo. Private arrival transfer to luxury lodge for 3 nights

Day 2 Taupo
Half-day private cruise on Lake Taupo with fishing
Day 3 Taupo & Rotorua
Full-day private tour of Rotorua and geothermal highlights
Day 4 Taupo – Christchurch – Canterbury
Private transfer to airport. Flight to Christchurch. Private transfer to country retreat for 2 nights
Day 5 Canterbury
Morning four-wheel drive tour. Afternoon private tour of Arthur's Pass National Park
Day 6 Canterbury – Christchurch – Queenstown
Private transfer to airport. Flight to Queenstown. Private transfer to lodge for 3 nights with touring of Queenstown and Arrowtown en route
Day 7 Queenstown & Milford Sound
Private helicopter excursion to Milford Sound including glacier landing
Day 8 Queenstown
Morning jetboat safari on the Dart River
Day 9 Depart Queenstown
Private transfer to airport

Hotels
Taupo:

Huka Lodge

Canterbury: Grasmere Lodge
Queenstown: Blanket Bay or Matakauri Lodge

Cost
$18,305 Per person (double occupancy)