With its snow-capped mountains, sparkling blue oceans and bustling modern cities, New Zealand entices visitors with some of the most diverse landscapes in the Southern Hemisphere.
Travel to the land of the long white cloud on board Air New Zealand which is an 11hr flight from Hong Kong to Auckland. Upgrade options to Premium Economy or Business class are also available.
There is so much to see in New Zealand that we have complied a once in a life time self drive experience, that will take you some of the best sites in New Zealand’s South Island.
The Marlborough region proudly calls itself white wine country, with vineyards recognised as some of the best in the world. New Zealand’s most prestigious and productive wine growing area, Marlborough is located at the top of the South Island and is as blessed with beautiful scenery as it is with prime viticulture conditions. Drink in the vistas of the Marlborough Sounds after sampling an award-winning Sauvignon Blanc for the full Marlborough experience.
In the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island lies the Franz Josef Glacier, highly regarded as one of the country’s most spectacular natural assets. Explorers can rug up and tackle on the icy terrain over a few hours starting with a scenic helicopter ride and ending in the Glacier Hot Pools. There are plenty of glacier tours for beginners and extreme adventurers alike, so everyone can experience glacier country at their own pace.
Included in this tour is a unique private hot pool experience. Located in the rainforest, this is a great way to unwind and relax!
In the heart of New Zealand's South Island, on the lightning bolt-shaped Lake Wakatipu, is Queenstown. The 1860s gold rush first delivered prosperity here and these days it gets visitors' adrenalin running for another reason: adventure tourism. With peaks to scale, ski and snowboard; and waterways to paddle and jet boat, this is an outdoor-lover's holiday dream. Bungy jumping, canyon swinging, whitewater rafting and river surfing are also on offer. If you're after something more sedate, Queenstown delivers that too – there are more than 75 wineries in the region and several day spas.
Included in our tour for a stunning view of the area, is a trip up the Skyline gondola 450 metres up to Bob's Peak – there's a bar, restaurant and cafe at the top – then you can luge back down the mountain!
Located 3 hrs drive from Queenstown, Doubtful Sound is a haven of wildlife and features some of the most stunning scenery in New Zealand.
The tour will begin in Queenstown where you will travel by coach to Manapouri and then take a short cruise across Lake Manapouri. A coach will then take you across Wilmont Pass to Deep Cove where you will commence the overnight cruise.
On this cruise will be taken through the fiords and provided commentary from the guides on the surrounding nature. If you are lucky you may get the opportunity to spot some of the local wildlife such as penguins, fur seals and dolphins.