Kia Ora, and welcome to your New Zealand Experience.

We have put together an itinerary for you based on the properties you’re viewing in each region. When you are not viewing incredible properties with Michael, we have included a range of unique and unforgettable experiences, along with including two stunning lodges; The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and Matakauri Lodge. Your expert travel planners Samuel St George and David Maxwell will make sure you are in good hands while experiencing this incredible country. 

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.


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HAWKES BAY

NEW ZEALAND

 

ACCOMMODATION

FOUR NIGHTS
Check in: 4th October 2018
Check out: 8th October 2018

ROOM TYPE - RIDGE SUITE

The eight Ridge Suites at Cape Kidnappers are deluxe category suites, set atop a skyline ridge with uninterrupted across the Hawke’s Bay. Spacious and with full wet minibars, Ridge Suites include a luxurious seating area beside a fireplace that opens out to a large private balcony. Close to lodge facilities including pool, spa and main lodge buildings, the Ridge Suites are beautifully appointed and will make you feel instantly at home. 

  • Tariff includes accommodation, pre dinner drinks with canapes, dinner, full breakfast, complimentary mini bar including domestic beers (excludes liquor and wine) and use of lodge facilities excluding spa treatments. Lodge facilities include a business centre, fully equipped gymnasium, infinity pool, sauna and jacuzzi.

LODGE OFFERINGS

  • For a list of Spa treatments click HERE

  • For a list of on-property experiences click HERE

  • For a list of off-property experiences see below. Sam and David will be happy to talk through these experiences in detail if need be.

DAY ONE

THURSDAY 4TH OCTOBER 2018

5:30AM Arrive into Auckland Intl. Airport and be transferred to the Domestic terminal for your commercial flight to Napier. Michael Pleciak will meet you at the departure lounge before take off.
8:25AM Board your commercial flight on Air New Zealand NZ5593 to Napier.
9:25AM Arrive into Napier Airport and depart in your rental vehicle with Michael. Enjoy the morning viewing properties in the region.
2/4:00PM Arrive at the Farm at Cape Kidnappers, where their team will greet you and guide you to your Suite. Michael will depart in a private transfer to Napier Airport. The vehicle will be available for the remainder of your stay.
6:30PM Enjoy pre dinner drinks with canapés at the lodge restaurant.
7:00PM Dinner will be served at the lodge restaurant. Note: Gentlemen are asked to wear jackets to dinner. 

DAY TWO

FRIDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2018

AM Breakfast will be served at the lodge restaurant.
Enjoy the day at your own leisure. Sam and David will be on call for any recommendations or booking requirements.
6:30PM Enjoy pre dinner drinks with canapés at the lodge restaurant.
7:00PM Dinner will be served at the lodge restaurant. Note: Gentlemen are asked to wear jackets to dinner. 

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DAY THREE

SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2018

AM Breakfast will be served at the lodge restaurant.
Enjoy the day at your own leisure. Sam and David will be on call for any recommendations or booking requirements.
6:30PM Enjoy pre dinner drinks with canapés at the lodge restaurant.
7:00PM Dinner will be served at the lodge restaurant. Note: Gentlemen are asked to wear jackets to dinner. 

DAY FOUR

SUNDAY 7TH OCTOBER 2018

AM Breakfast will be served at the lodge restaurant.
Enjoy the day at your own leisure. Sam and David will be on call for any recommendations or booking requirements.
6:30PM Enjoy pre dinner drinks with canapés at the lodge restaurant.
7:00PM Dinner will be served at the lodge restaurant. Note: Gentlemen are asked to wear jackets to dinner. 


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QUEENSTOWN

NEW ZEALAND

 

ACCOMMODATION

ONE NIGHT
Check in: 8th October 2018
Check out: 9th October 2018

ROOM TYPE - DELUXE SUITE

Their most luxurious rooms, the Deluxe Suites at Matakauri Lodge deliver an unforgettable experience. The Deluxe Suites are largest in size with the bedroom set apart on a mezzanine floor and a truly spectacular mountain outlook from their generous bathrooms and oversized baths. Of the seven Deluxe Suites, six are outlying while one is housed within the main lodge building. 

  • Tariff includes accommodation, pre dinner drinks with canapes, dinner, full breakfast, complimentary mini bar including domestic beers (excludes liquor and wine) and use of lodge facilities excluding spa treatments. Lodge facilities include a business centre, fully equipped gymnasium, infinity pool, sauna and jacuzzi.

LODGE OFFERINGS

  • For a list of Spa treatments click HERE

DAY FIVE

MONDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2018

5:00AM Checkout of your accommodation and depart in your rental vehicle to Napier Airport
6:30AM Board your commercial flight on Air New Zealand NZ5771 to Christchurch.
8:05AM Arrive at Christchurch Airport and enjoy a quick layover. This is a good chance to grab a bite to eat.
10:10AM Board your commercial flight on Air New Zealand NZ647 to Queenstown.
11:05AM Arrive into Queenstown Airport, where you will be greeted by Michael. Enjoy the day viewing properties in the Queenstown region.
5/6:00PM Michael to deliver you to your accommodation at Matakauri Lodge. The team will greet you and guide you to your Suite.
6:30PM Enjoy pre dinner drinks with canapés at the lodge restaurant.
7:00PM Dinner will be served at the lodge restaurant. Note: Gentlemen are asked to wear jackets to dinner. 

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DAY SIX

TUESDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2018

AM Checkout of your accommodation. After breakfast Michael will transport you to view properties in either Wanaka or Queenstown.
12:30PM Michael will deliver you to Queenstown Airport for your flight to Auckland.
2:30PM Board your commercial flight on Air New Zealand NZ622 to Auckland.
4:30PM Arrive into Auckland Domestic Airport, where you will be transported to Auckland Intl. Airport for your flight home.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

BAGGAGE HANDLING

Domestic flights allow two bags per traveller with a maximum weight allowance of 50lbs per bag for checked baggage (including golf clubs) and 15lbs per person for hand luggage. Baggage and personal effects are taken at owner’s risk throughout the tour, and baggage insurance is strongly recommended. Please consult your international air carrier for its specific restrictions regarding weight limits and baggage allowance.

INSURANCE

It is advisable that all participants take out comprehensive travel, medical, cancellation, curtailment and default insurance for the duration of the trip. Due to the remote and wild areas that will be visited, it is vital that all participants are covered for emergencies and other unforeseen circumstances. Eighth Wonder Travel will not be held responsible for participants travelling without insurance.