This itinerary combines New Zealand and Fiji with an epicurean twist, without missing out on the highlights with the geothermal, mountains, fjords and glaciers in NZ. In Fiji you will enjoy a high-end boutique resort perfect to relax at the end of the trip.
Discover Auckland, the City of Sails, from the sky on board a seaplane which will take you to a remote award winning vineyard on Waiheke Island, where you will enjoy an exclusive wine tasting. From the top of the Skytower, you’ll be overlooking the city again and enjoy a memorable dinner at Peter Gordon’s Sugar Club. Take a stroll in one of Auckland’s charming suburbs Ponsonby or Parnell.
Central Auckland, close to the Viaduct Harbour and Britomart Train Station at Msocial
Waitomo is famous for its glow worm caves. Explore one them with a small operator for a more intimate experience, with a group of 15 max. Photos are allowed.
Waitomo Lodge, located in the heart of the enchanting Waitomo district
Rotorua, NZ’s geothermal capital. We highly recommend the colourful parks of the South of Rotorua over the busy central ones. Don’t miss out on a helicopter flight to White island, the only active volcanic island of NZ, it’s really spectacular.
Nestled right on the beautiful shores of Lake Rotorua at Black Swan
Queenstown, nestled among lakes and mountains of the Alps, is famous for being the adventure capital of the world, with many outdoor activities at your doorstep. Other options include walking or a cruise on the lake with a steamboat. Central Otago is also the world’s Southernmost wine producing region, with a renowned Pinot Noir. We can book a lunch at Wild Earth for you, you’ll enjoy delicious food cooked in the Stoaker. a versatile cooking system in a rustic converted wine barrel. Don’t leave Queenstown without a dinner at Botstwana Butchery, one of the best restaurants in town.
Stay in designer luxury accommodation at Queenstown Park
Take a short and scenic flight over the NZ Alps to Milford Sound, where you will board a high-end boat for your overnight cruise in the famous fjord.
Early domestic flight from Queenstown to Auckland, before connecting with your international flight to Fiji.
Stay at Tokoriki, a high-end boutique resort located on Tokoriki Island, in the Mamanuca Archipelago. Indulge and relax in paradise, with a very dedicated team and beautiful food.
Every detail was just right. Once Upon A Trip made our New Zealand experience an absolute delight. All of the places we over-nighted, the camper we rented and the excursions the... - Shelley Sweeney, USARead all reviews