New Zealand’s Best Luxury Wine Tours.
New Zealand’s best luxury wine tours on the North and The South Islands, offer up amazing scenery and delicious wines. Its best to choose a Travel Specialist that will recommend, choose and can even Custom Design your New Zealand Adventure. They will advise you of the many preferred luxury accommodations, highlights, and must-see experiences, which exquisite restaurants to dine, and what activities to enjoy.
New Zealand offers up its infamous Wine Trail, This trail starts in Napier and extends down to Queenstown and The Marlborough Wine Region. For Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, and the coveted Pinot Noirs.
We offer Individual, Small Group, Custom Itineraries, and either All designed Travel or Tours for your trips to suit your interests and how much time you have. You can take in volcanoes, bubbling mud pools and shooting geysers. Lazing on idyllic islands, and exploring exciting metropolises. A visit to one of New Zealand’s 14 national parks, known for its jaw-dropping alpine scenery, icy glaciers and fun wildlife experiences and the Regions full of Wineries, and The restaurants, (some with Michelin Stars), and their Menus just bursting with regional foods of the country including: fresh, local and simply out of this world divine. You’ll be sure to devour its Succulent Seafood, Lamb, Steaks or infamous Green Mussels, and sure to please any Foodies.
Where does the NZ wine trail start?
The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail starts in Napier, which is around 6 hours’ drive, or a one(1 hour flight southeast from Auckland. If you choose to drive from Auckland, we recommend that you break your journey with an overnight stay in either Rotorua or Taupo and extends to Queenstown, New Zealand on the South Island.
What is the most famous wine region in New Zealand?
The Marlborough Wine Region is not only the largest but also one of the most popular wine regions in the world. The most cultivated grape in the region is Sauvignon Blanc but there are other great grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Riesling, and Pinot noir.
When should I go to New Zealand wine country?
March and April are harvesting months for the wine industry, so it’s a great time to visit New Zealand. Experimental wines from boutique vineyards appear every year, as well as the established staple wines from each of the country’s wine regions
What is the largest winery in New Zealand?
Located on the boarder of the Wairau Valley next to Waihopai Valley, Bank House is the single largest vineyard in New Zealand. It has a unique terroir due to its scale, tectonic history, and geology. Because of its size, Bank house provides a unique cross-section of Marlborough within a single vineyard.
What does a Custom Luxury Tour like this Cost?
Kensington Tours offers 13-day Custom Private Guided Tour
New Zealand Exclusive Wine, Food and Adventure in Luxury Departs on
April 5, 2024: $24,884.00 p/p dbl., occ. Includes: Roundtrip Premium Economy Airfare from Tampa, Florida, Transfers, use of Private Driver, Tours, Hotel Accommodations & Taxes, Most Meals, Kensington Tours Safe Travel Protection Plan.
It visits Waiheke Island, Napier, Christchurch, Queenstown in which to Tantalize your senses on an exclusive Waiheke Island escape. Soar the skies on an exclusive helicopter tour of beautiful Milford Sound. Enjoy flavorful vintages in vibrant Hawke’s Bay. Unwind at a curated selection of luxury accommodations. Time to Explore some of New Zealand finest Wineries, and we can arrange a fully escorted private tours Custom-Made and easily be paired with Australia, Tahiti, Bora Bora & Tasmania.
Discover the “City of Sails” and the artistic treasures hidden in Auckland’s laneways. Savor local wines on a private vineyard & winery tour of the Otagoor and Marlborough Wine Regions. Hike the rugged hills of Wanaka and stop for a gourmet picnic with incredible views. Experience legendary Milford Sound by Air and by Sea.
Hotels on this Tour Include:
AUCKLAND – SO / Auckland Hotel
Trendy SO / Auckland is ideal for those looking for a hip and vibrant place to be, to see, and be seen. Pose for picture perfect shots of the Waitemata Harbor on the HI-SO rooftop bar, or wine and dine in Harbor Society where French culinary traditions are reinterpreted with an unconventional twist. SO/ Auckland offers 130 beautiful guest rooms, each coming alive with avant-garde design elements using Auckland’s volcanic origin as inspiration. Situated downtown in the lively Britomart district, SO is nestled within the dynamic vibe of the city. Due to its convenient location, you can easily walk to nearby fashionable boutiques and galleries, Viaduct Precinct, and Wynyard Quarter with cafes, restaurants, and nightlife along the waterfront.
NAPIER – Farm at Cape Kidnappers
Set atop 6000 rolling acres of pastureland, the Farm encompasses terrain which is reminiscent of Montana but plunges 800 feet into the sea. The cluster of luxury lodge buildings are suggestive of a working farm. The buildings combine the native rustic stone, and weathered wood, with comfortable up-to-date furniture.
CHRISTCHURCH – Sudima Christchurch City Centre
Situated along lively Victoria street and just around the corner from the beautiful, central Hagley Park in the heart of Christchurch’s CBD, The Sudima Christchurch City Centre is the city’s answer to a stylish luxury accommodation in the heart of Christchurch. Visitors will enjoy all the comforts of ‘home’ while feeling pampered in the hotel’s many amenities ranging from stylish on-site restaurant & bar to elegant day-spa and unlimited WIFI to 24-hour room service. With some of Christchurch’s coolest cafes, restaurants, shops, and street art flanking the property, it offers the perfect base to explore this lively city.
QUEENSTOWN – Matakauri Lodge
Matakauri Lodge offers accommodation in eleven luxurious guest suites, with eight outlying cottages and three suites located in the main lodge. Every suite offers its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe, and bathroom. The suites are nestled in a native forest overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the mountain panorama. The main lodge consists of spacious lounge, dining and living areas, all with views of Lake Wakatipu. The lodge also offers a range of indoor and outdoor dining options for guests, including superb private dining options. An elegant meeting space with a business center providing abundant natural light and views of the mountain ranges beyond. Facilities include a full-service luxury spa, swimming pool with spa and a fully equipped
For more information on New Zealand’s Wine tour, contact Jill at (727)608-7146, or email her; [email protected]
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