New Zealand - Food, Wine and Scenic Highlights

New Zealand - Food, Wine and Scenic Highlights

Discover New Zealand and its culture through its food and wine as your travel from the North Island to the South Island on this extended tour that combines self-driving with guided day tours.

New Zealand - Food, Wine and Scenic Highlights

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Rotorua > Hawke's Bay > Wellington & Martinborough > South Island > Christchurch & Canterbury > Nelson & Marlborough > Kaikoura > Queenstown & Wanaka 

18 Days, 15 Nights

New Zealand – a gourmet’s paradise! A land of plenty, a land of fresh, rich foods with distinct characteristics! This journey takes you on a drive through regions accounting for more than 80% of New Zealand’s wine production. Combined with the farmers’ markets, eateries and artisan food producers you’ll encounter along the way, the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail offers New Zealand’s most memorable wine and food experiences.


  • Auckland
  • Waiheke Island
  • Rotorua
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Martinborough
  • Wellington
  • Nelson
  • Christchurch
  • Queenstown


  • Round-trip airfare on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Auckland, returning from Queenstown
  • Auckland private arrival transfer airport to hotel
  • Two nights Auckland, Cordis Auckland 
    • Round-trip ferry from Auckland to Waiheke Island
    • Afternoon Artisan Tour, Waiheke Island
    • Private Wine and Dine Tour, Matakana Country and Cuisine
  • Eleven Days Group E Car rental including GPS
  • Two nights Rotorua, Regent of Rotorua
    • Gondola and Volcanic Hill Wine Tasting with Buffet Lunch, Rotorua
    • Te Po Indigenous Evening Experience, Rotorua
  • Two nights, Napier, The Crown Hotel
    • Church Road Winery and Museum Tour including Platter, Napier
    • Art Deco Afternoon Guided Walk, Napier
  • One night Martinborough Hotel
  • One night, Wellington, QT Museum Hotel Wellington
    • Capital Tastes Tour, Wellington
  • Ferry transfer from Wellington to Picton with Lounge Upgrade
  • Two nights Blenheim, The Marlborough Lodge, including dinner
    • Taste of Marlborough Tour
  • Two nights Christchurch, Hotel Montreal
    • Wine Trail with Lunch tour, Christchurch
  • Three nights Queenstown, Hotel St Moritz
    • Gourmet Scenic Wine Tour, Queenstown
    • Milford Sound, Fly, Nature Cruise, Fly
  • Private transfer Queenstown Hotel to Airport
  • Breakfast Daily
  • US/foreign taxes & fees including September 11th Security Fee


Based on Departures Price per person from*
Based on Double Occupancy
December 11, 2020 - January 31, 2021 Please call for pricing
February 1, 2021 - March 15, 2021 9359



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Group Size

Independent Vacation


February 1, 2021 - March 15, 2021


From $9359 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy.  Advertised price is valid for weekday departure (Mon - Thu) February 1, 2021 - March 15, 2021 - weekend travel incurs a $60 surcharge per Transpacific Flight. Prices are current at time of posting (6/2/2020) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. Seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at time of booking. Blackout dates may apply. Reservation must be booked and ticketed by August 31, 2020. Add-on fares are available from other US cities. NZETA Visa is required to travel to New Zealand. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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Your Destination

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