Kia Ora and welcome to your New Zealand Experience.

We have put together a comprehensive itinerary with a diverse range of destinations and activities along with a stunning selection of lodge and boutique hotel offerings. Your expert travel planners Samuel St George and David Maxwell will make sure you are in good hands while experiencing this incredible country. New Zealand is the perfect playground for some once in a lifetime activities. 

This promises to be one special journey. We look forward to hosting you throughout this fantastic experience, and welcome to New Zealand.

Nga mihi nui, with best wishes,

The Eighth Wonder Travel Team.


OVERVIEW

Dates: 26th May - June 1st 2018
Nights: 6
Days: 7


 Stitched Panorama

BAY OF ISLANDS

ACCOMMODATION

Two Nights

DAY ONE
Saturday 26th May 2018

12 - 3:00 pm Arrive into Auckland International Airport and take the free transfer bus to the Domestic Airport. 

4:30 pm Board your flight to Bay of Islands (Kerikeri) on NZ8270.

5:20 pm Arrive into Bay of Islands Airport and pick up your rental vehicle and depart to your accommodation.
Note: Drive takes approximately 1 hour and includes vehicle ferry. 

6:45 - 7:00 pm Arrive at Russell and check into your accommodation at the Duke of Marlborough. The team will show you where to park your vehicle. 

7:30 pm Dinner reservations can be reserved at the Duke of Marlborough Hotel Restaurant. 

DAY TWO
Sunday 27th May 2018

7:30 am Breakfast is available at the Hotel. 

8:30 am Depart for Kauri Cliffs Golf Course in your rental vehicle. 
Note: Drive takes approximately 1 hour 20 minutes and includes vehicle ferry. 

9:50 am Arrive at Kauri Cliffs and be greeted by the team. They will give you a rundown of the course, and show you to the driving range before your round. 

10:30 am Tee off at Kauri Cliffs. Golf cart is included as this course is very undulating. 

12:30 pm Lunch is offered through the turn. 

3:30 pm Finish your round of golf and enjoy a well earned drink overlooking the Pacific Ocean. 

4:00 pm Depart back to Russell for the evening. 

5:20 pm Arrive back at your accommodation. 

7:30 pm Dinner reservations can reserved at Hone's Restaurant. A much more casual vibe to the Duke, and the pizza is delicious. 

DAY THREE
Monday 28th May 2018

7:30 am Breakfast is available at the Hotel. 

8:30 am Checkout of your accommodation and take the short stroll to the end of the pier for your Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise. For more information click: Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise 
Note: We will try push for a late checkout. 

9:10 am Board the vessel and depart on your experience. 

12:10 pm Arrive back at Russell pier. Lunch is available at numerous restaurants including the Duke of Marlborough. 

1:20 pm Depart in your rental vehicle to Bay of Islands Airport (Kerikeri). 
Note: Drive takes approximately 1 hour and includes vehicle ferry. 

2:20 pm Arrive and the airport and drop off your rental vehicle. Check in for your flight to Napier via Auckland. 

Day three to continues below....


Copy of Copy of Craggy Range

HAWKES BAY

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Two Nights

Day three continues

3:05 pm Board your flight to Auckland on NZ8269. 

3:50 pm Arrive into Auckland. 

4:35 pm Board your flight to Napier on NZ5019. 

5:35 pm Arrive into Napier Airport and pick up your rental vehicle and depart to your accommodation.
Note: Drive takes approximately 45 minutes.

6:45 - 7:00 pm  Arrive at your accommodation of choice. 

7:30 pm Dinner reservations can be reserved at Malo Restaurant in Havelock North or you can enjoy dinner at your Glamping site. 

DAY FOUR
Tuesday 29th May 2018

7:30 am Depending on where you are staying you will either enjoy breakfast at the Hotel or we can have yummy supplies of your choice available for you to cook at your luxury glamping retreat. 

8:30 am Depart for Cape Kidnappers Golf Course in your rental vehicle. 
Note: Drive takes approximately 30 minutes. 

9:00 am Arrive at Cape Kidnappers and be greeted by the team. They will give you a rundown of the course, and show you to the driving range before your round. 

10:00 am Tee off at Cape Kidnappers. Golf cart is included if need be. 

12:00 pm Lunch is offered through the turn.

3:00 pm Finish your round of golf and enjoy a well earned drink at the clubhouse. 

3:30 pm You may have the option to depart to Craggy Range Winery for private wine tastings or relax for the afternoon. 

7:30 pm Dinner reservations can be reserved at a restaurant of your choice. We recommend for this evening either the Farm at Cape Kidnappers or Elephant Hill Winery. 

DAY FIVE
Wednesday 30th May 2018

7:30 am Depending on where you are staying you will either enjoy breakfast at the Hotel or we can have yummy supplies of your choice available for you to cook at your luxury glamping retreat. There are also a number of great cafes in Havelock North township. 

9:00 am Checkout of your accommodation and depart in your rental vehicle to Napier Airport. 
Note: Drive takes approximately 45 minutes. 

9:45 pm Arrive at the airport and drop off your rental vehicle. Check in for your flight to Queenstown via Christchurch. 

Day five continues below....

 Winter scene in the snow, Queenstown. New Zealand.

QUEENSTOWN

OTAGO

ACCOMMODATION

Three Nights

Day five continues

10:50 am Board your flight to Christchurch on NZ5773. 

12:25 pm Arrive into Christchurch. 

2:05 pm Board your flight to Queenstown on NZ0651. 

3:00 pm Arrive into Queenstown Airport and pick up your rental vehicle and depart to your accommodation.
Note: Drive takes approximately 15 minutes.

3:30 - 3:45 pm Check into your accommodation at the Novotel Hotel. The team will show you where to park your vehicle. Enjoy a stroll around Queenstown's precinct. 

7:30 pm Dinner reservations can be reserved at a restaurant of your choice. There a plenty to choose from, so we can give you options and confirm closer to the time. 

Note: It is illegal to come to Queenstown and not try a Fergburger. You will see why when you see the line out the door and down the street. 

DAY SIX
Thursday 31st May 2018

7:30 am Our favourite cafes in Queenstown for breakfast are: Yonder, Vudu Larder, Bespoke Kitchen (click the names for websites).

Note: Jacks Point will be confirmed either in the morning or afternoon depending on which activity you choose from in the pricing list link below. 

7:30 pm Dinner reservations can be reserved at a restaurant of your choice. There a plenty to choose from, so we can give you options and confirm closer to the time. 

DAY SEVEN
Friday 1st June 2018

7:30 am Our favourite cafes in Queenstown for breakfast are: Yonder, Vudu Larder, Bespoke Kitchen (click the names for websites).

Note: There are plenty of direct flights to Auckland that run throughout the day. Which flight you take will depend on your departure flight time home.