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

Best of Australia & New Zealand

(16 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Sydney, Ayers Rock, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, Auckland, Rotorua & Taupo, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Experience the best of New Zealand and Australia on this luxurious tour, including sophisticated cities, stunning landscapes, soft adventure activities, fascinating cultures, and acclaimed food and wine.

Begin in Sydney, Australia's most sophisticated city, set on one of the world's most beautiful harbors. Tour the beautiful Sydney Botanic Gardens, explore the historic Rocks district, stroll along Bondi Beach, and drive past exclusive homes and yacht clubs in Double Bay and Vaucluse. Visit food and craft markets, galleries, museums, and vibrant neighborhoods. Also enjoy a tour and performance at the iconic Sydney Opera House. Additional activities can be arranged upon request, such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, private yacht excursions, scenic harbor flights, and private surfing lessons.

Continue to Ayers Rock (Uluru), surrounded by vast blue sky and red earth in Australia’s beautiful Red Centre. Stay at a luxury safari-style property, and enjoy comprehensive touring of the region. With your expert private guide, enjoy comprehensive touring in the region. Learn about Aboriginal bushtucker cuisine and legends of the Dreamtime. Tour the base of Ayers Rock and view Aboriginal rock art in caves and waterholes (billabongs). Walk through the Olgas (Kata Tjuta) and nearby sand dunes. Take desert walks and learn about the unique flora and fauna in the Outback. One night, dine under the stars while an astronomer points out the southern constellations in the clear desert night sky and a didjeridoo musician drones in the background. Optional activities can be arranged such as camel excursions, helicopter flights over the Outback landscape, or visits to remote cave art sites.

Next, fly to Tropical North Queensland for a stay at Silky Oaks Lodge. While there, enjoy a private tour with a naturalist of the Daintree Rainforest—the world’s oldest living rainforest and a protected World Heritage site.

Continue to one of our favorite luxury resorts in or near the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy time for island activities and excursions such as snorkeling, scuba diving, glass bottom boat rides, kayaking, sailing, island ecology walks, birdlife walks, attending wildlife presentations, beach picnics, tennis, scenic helicopter flights, spa treatments, swimming and more.

Next, fly to New Zealand and spend a night in Auckland, a stylish, attractive city of harbors, islands, beaches and volcanic hills.

Transfer through the bucolic countryside to Rotorua, a highlight of the North Island. Enjoy flexible private touring of the region’s top attractions, such as active geothermal areas, Maori culture and a New Zealand sheep show. Continue to the lakeside town of Taupo and Huka Lodge, one of New Zealand's most acclaimed lodges. One day, take a private cruise on beautiful Lake Taupo, and perhaps try fishing for the lake’s abundant trout.

Then, fly to Queenstown, a lakeside resort and 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.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Sydney, Australia
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Private afternoon tour

Day 2 Sydney

Half-day private tour of Sydney and evening Opera House tour and performance tickets

Day 3 Sydney - Ayers Rock (Uluru)

Private airport transfer to flight to Ayers Rock. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private touring in the Outback.

Day 4 Ayers Rock

Private sunrise walk at Ayers Rock (Uluru). Private afternoon touring or hiking at The Olgas (Kata Tjuta). Dinner under the stars this evening

Day 5 Ayers Rock - Cairns - Daintree Rainforest

Transfer and flight to Cairns. Private arrival transfer to the Daintree Rainforest for 2 nights

Day 6 Daintree Rainforest

Half-day private rainforest tour with a naturalist. Afternoon at leisure for lodge-based activities such canoeing, nature walks and spa treatments

Day 7 Daintree - Great Barrier Reef

Private transfer to flight to island resort for 3 nights

Days 8 & 9 Great Barrier Reef

At leisure to enjoy activities and excursions such a snorkeling, diving, glass bottom boat rides, nature walks, kayaking, and other options

Day 10

Great Barrier Reef - Auckland, NZ

Flights to Auckland. Private transfer to hotel for overnight

Day 11

Auckland - Rotorua - Taupo

Private tour of Rotorua en route to Taupo for 2 nights

Day 12 Taupo

Private half-day cruise on Lake Taupo

Day 13 Taupo - Queenstown (Glenorchy)

Private transfer to airport. Flight to Queenstown. Private transfer to luxury lodge for 3 nights with touring of Queenstown and Arrowtown en route

Day 14 Queenstown & Milford Sound

Private Milford Sound helicopter excursion and glacier landing

Day 15 Queenstown
Morning Dart River safari
Day 16 Depart Queenstown
Private airport transfer

Sydney: Park Hyatt Sydney or Four Seasons Sydney
Uluru (Ayers Rock): Longitude 131
Daintree Rainforest: Silky Oaks
Great Barrier Reef: Lizard Island or One & Only Hayman Island
Auckland: Sofitel Auckland
Taupo: Huka Lodge
Queenstown (Glenorchy): Blanket Bay

$30,495 Per person (double occupancy)