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

Guests: Kaitlyn and John Hahn
Dates: 26th May - June 1st 2018
Nights: 6
Days: 7
Queenstown: 26 - 28th May - Two nights
Hawkes Bay: 28 - 30th May - Two nights
Bay of Islands: 30 - 31st May - One night
Auckland: 31 - 1st June - One night


 Winter scene in the snow, Queenstown. New Zealand.

QUEENSTOWN

OTAGO

ACCOMMODATION

Two Nights

DAY ONE
Saturday 26th May 2018

12 - 3:00 pm Arrive into Queenstown and pick up your rental vehicle and depart to Over the Top Helicopter Base. 

3:30 pm Depart on your flight to Milford Sound. 

5:30 pm Arrive back at the helicopter base and depart in your rental vehicle to the QT Queenstown Hotel. 

6:45 pm Check into your accommodation at the QT Queenstown Hotel. The team will show you where to park your vehicle.

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 TWO
Sunday 27th May 2018

7:00 am Our favourite cafes in Queenstown for breakfast are: Yonder, Vudu Larder, Bespoke Kitchen (click the names for websites).

8:00 am We have reserved the morning free, just incase the Milford Sound trip gets put back due to weather. 

12:00 pm Lunch is available at Jacks Point. 

1:00 pm Tee off at Jacks Point Golf Course. Includes cart. 

5:30 pm Depart to your accommodation. 

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 THREE
Monday 28th May 2018

7:00 am Checkout of your accommodation. 

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

10:00 am Depart on your Central Otago wine tour with private guide. 

3:15 pm Depart to Queenstown Airport. 

3:30 pm Arrive at the airport and drop off your rental vehicle.

Day three continues below....

Copy of Craggy Range

HAWKES BAY

ACCOMMODATION

Two Nights

Day three continues

4:35 pm Board your flight to Christchurch on NZ5654. 

5:40 pm Arrive into Christchurch. 

6:15 pm Board your flight to Napier on NZ5776. 

7:45 pm Arrive into Napier and pick up your rental vehicle and depart to your accommodation.

9:00 pm Arrive at Clifton Glamping Retreat. 

DAY FOUR
Tuesday 29th May 2018

6:30/7:00 am Enjoy breakfast either at your glamping retreat or the number of great cafes in Havelock North township. 

7:15 am Depart for Cape Kidnappers Golf Course in your rental vehicle. 
Note: Drive takes approximately 30 minutes. 

7:35 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. 

8:00 am Tee off at Cape Kidnappers. Golf cart is included if need be. 

1:15 pm Finish your round of golf and enjoy a well earned bite to eat and a drink at the clubhouse. 

2:00 pm Depart to your accommodation. We can arrange a transfer to take you from your accommodation to Te Mata Estate Winery for a private tasting.  

4:00 pm Depart Te Mata Estate in your private transfer to your accommodation. 

6:00 pm Dinner reservations has been reserved at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers. John you will need to bring a dinner jacket (blazer). 

DAY FIVE
Wednesday 30th May 2018 

4:45 am Depart in your rental vehicle for Napier Airport.

5:30 am Arrive at the airport and drop off your rental vehicle. 

Day five continues below....

 Stitched Panorama

BAY OF ISLANDS

ACCOMMODATION

One Night

Day five continues

6:20 am Board your flight to Auckland on NZ5002. 

7:25 am Arrive into Auckland. 

8:30 am Board your flight to Bay of Islands (Kerikeri) on NZ8266. 

9:20 am 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. 

10:30 - 10:45 am Arrive at Russell and check into your accommodation at the Duke of Marlborough. The team will show you where to park your vehicle. 

12:00 pm Lunch available at Hone's in Russell. 

1:20 pm Depart to 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 

1:40 pm Board your vessel and depart on your experience. 

4:40/5:00 pm Arrive back at your accommodation. 

7:00 pm Dinner reservation has been made at the Duke of Marlborough Hotel Restaurant.  

DAY SIX
Thursday 31st May 2018

6:45 am Checkout of your accommodation. 

7:00 am Depart for Kauri Cliffs Golf Course in your rental vehicle. 
Note: Drive takes approximately 1 hour 20 minutes and includes vehicle ferry. 

8:20 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. 

8:45 am Tee off at Kauri Cliffs. Golf cart is included as this course is very undulating. 

1:00 pm Finish your round of golf and enjoy a well earned lunch and drink overlooking the Pacific Ocean. 

4:00 pm Depart to Bay of Islands Airport and drop off your rental vehicle. 

5:20 pm Board your flight to Auckland on NZ8271. 

Day six continues below...

Auckland-City.jpg

AUCKLAND

ACCOMMODATION 

One Night

6:30 pm Arrive into Auckland and transfer by Uber or Taxi into the city and your accommodation. 

7:30 pm Arrive at the Sofitel Hotel. We recommend The Depot Eatery for dinner. Depot does not take bookings. 

DAY SEVEN
Friday 1st June 2018

3:30/4:00 am Checkout of your accommodation. Depart your in a Uber or Taxi from your accommodation to Auckland International Airport.