Private Encounters & Luxury Retreats

Private Encounters & Luxury Retreats

Journey through New Zealand’s diverse landscapes and vibrant culture in style as you travel from Auckland to Waiheke, Rotorua and Queenstown. With luxury stays and private touring, discover New Zealand in style.

Private Encounters & Luxury Retreats

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Rotorua > Hawke's Bay > Wellington & Martinborough > South Island > Queenstown & Wanaka 

12 Days, 9 Nights

Your vacation begins in Auckland, where you’ll be welcomed to the InterContinental Auckland for two nights of unparalleled luxury. Immerse yourself in the region’s finest wines and cuisine with a private Auckland Wine and Dine Matakana Country and Cuisine experience, where each sip and bite tells the story of the land.

Continue your odyssey with a round-trip ferry transfer to Waiheke Island, a haven of tranquility and natural beauty. Indulge in two nights at Delamore Lodge, where panoramic views and personalized service await. Savor pre-dinner drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the horizon. Discover the island’s hidden gems with a private Waiheke Personalized Tour, where every step unveils a new facet of its charm.

Journey to the heart of Rotorua, where the Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel beckons with two nights of lakeside serenity. Delight your palate with breakfasts overlooking the water and a four-course dinner showcasing the best of local flavors. Take to the skies on a helicopter flight over Mt Tarawera and Orakei Koroko, where the rugged beauty of the landscape unfolds beneath you.

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Maori culture with a Te Pa Tu Evening Cultural Experience, where traditional rituals and storytelling come to life against the backdrop of the night sky.

Conclude your New Zealand vacation in the lakeside paradise of Queenstown, where three nights at Hulbert House offer a sanctuary of elegance and refinement. Explore the iconic beauty of Milford Sound with a fly/nature cruise/fly experience, where towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls await at every turn. Indulge in the ultimate whiskey and wine tasting experience with a private tour that showcases the best of the region’s libations.


  • Auckland: Private Auckland Wine and Dine Matakana Tour
  • Waiheke Island: Private Personalized Tour
  • Rotorua: Helicopter Flight and Te Pa Tu Cultural Experience
  • Queenstown: Milford Sound and Private Whiskey & Wine Tour


  • Round-trip airfare on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Auckland, returning from Queenstown
  • One-way airfares from Auckland to Rotorua and Queenstown
  • Round-trip private transfers Auckland Airport/Hotel 
  • 2-nights InterContinental Auckland, King Classic Room
    • Private Auckland Wine and Dine Matakana Country and Cuisine 
  • Round-trip ferry transfer from Auckland to Waiheke Island
  • 2-nights Waiheke Island, Delamore Lodge including breakfast, arrival and departure transfer from Waiheke Ferry Terminal, pre-dinner drinks and canapes, fresh bakery treats in room
    • Waiheke Private Personalized Tour 
  • Round-trip private transfers Rotorua Airport/Hotel 
  • 2-nights Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel, Lakefront Room including breakfast and a four-course dinner
    • Helicopter Flight over Mt Tarawera and Orakei Koroko  including transfers
    • Te Pa Tu Evening Cultural Experience
  • Round-trip private transfers Queenstown Airport/Hotel 
  • 3-nights Queenstown, Hulbert House, Grand Suite including breakfast
    • Milford Sound Fly/Nature Cruise/Fly experience 
    • Private Whiskey and Wine Tour
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee


Based on Departures

Price per person from*

Based on Double Occupancy

May 1 - June 28, 2024 9729
June 29 - July 24, 2024 9969
Juy 25 - September 25, 2024 9699
September 26 - October 16, 2024 10939
October 17 - December 4, 2024 10489
December 5 - December 12, 2024 10799
December 13 - December 23, 2024 11779
December 24 - January 3, 2025 10989
January 4 - January 30, 2025 11779
January 31 - March 15, 2025 10639

Ask about our special Premium Economy and Business Class Upgrades on Air New Zealand.

Group Size

Independent Vacation


July 25 - September 25, 2024


From $9699 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on twin share. Single supplements apply. Advertised price valid for departures July 25 - September 25, 2024. Other date ranges are available, however seasonal surcharges apply. A weekend surcharge of US$50 each way applies to travel Thu-Sat (US$100 roundtrip) for Transpacific flights. Black-out dates apply Auckland Aug 3; Dec 30-Jan 1.. Other blackout dates may apply. Other dates may be unavailable due to special events. Airlines frequently change their prices because of fare increases.  Seats and rooms are limited and subject to availability at the time of booking. Prices are current at the time of posting (14/3/2024) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. Airfare is non-refundable once ticketed as per airfare rules. Travel Answers Group terms and conditions apply to change fees and cancellations. Packages must be booked by May 31, 2024. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices based on availability. An ETA Visa is required to enter or transit in New Zealand.CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531

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