New Zealand’s Sublime South Island

Wellington  |  Cook Strait  |  Abel Tasman National Park  |  Marlborough wine region | Queenstown  |  Fjordlands  |  Milford Sound

January 2021, late-month

(Dates for this trip are still being determined; please contact us to receive updates!)

Dive Into Rich Culture And Natural Beauty Of The Southern Hemisphere

Discover the rich heritage of Maori and Pasifika cultures, the story of New Zealand’s European seafarers and settlers, vibrant Pacific Rim cuisine, and the stunningly diverse landscapes that make New Zealand so unique – from its dramatic fjords to rolling moors, from rocky crags to golden beaches, to pristine lakes and world-class vineyards.


• Buzzy Wellington - explore vibrant streetscapes and museums, take in the view from the top of Mount  Victoria, and visit the acclaimed Weta Cave design studio where innovative films like Lord of the Rings  have been brought to life

• Discover three of New Zealand’s distinctive wine regions:  Martinborough, Gibbston Valley, and Marlsborough

• Explore some of the world’s most stunning natural places: the tropical blue waters of Abel Tasman National  Park, the enchanting Pancake Rocks and blowholes at Punakaiki, the surviving glaciers at Westland Tai  Poutini National Park; and the majestic Fjordlands National Parks


$9,200 / person (double occupancy; single supplement, $1,900)

Price includes 14 nights accommodation and breakfast in high-standard hotels and inns, comfortable group transportation, 7 lunches and 7 dinners; group wine-tastings, all touring and activities per the itinerary, concierge and guide services. Price does not include airfare, other meals, alcohol, optional activities or trip insurance.

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