Otago & Southland Kiwi Summer Breaks
Oaks Club Resort Queenstown - 4.5 Stars
Breathtaking views of Lake Wakatipu are just part of the appeal of the Oaks Club Resort. A luxuriously appointed apartment-style Queenstown hotel, it is conveniently located on Frankston Road, the main road into picturesque and popular Queenstown. The hotel comprises 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments in chic, contemporary styling, underfloor heating and in some rooms, full kitchen and laundry facilities and gas fire places. Each spacious apartment is impeccably furnished, opening onto balconies that make optimal use of the hotel's waterfront aspect. Dine, relax and plan your days with unobstructed views across the magnificent Lake Watatipu to Cecil Peak and the Remarkables mountain range. Queenstown boasts some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery and Oaks Club Resort Apartment Hotel is ideally positioned to deliver the best of the region to guests and visitors. There's a sauna, fully-equipped gym, landscaped courtyard with BBQ facilities, walking track and lake access, secure underground parking, meeting facilities and tour booking desk.
|Hotel Room (3 nights)||Twin||Extra Night|
|07 Jan - 04 Feb 21||$335||$112|
Notes: Blackout dates may apply.
Distinction Luxmore Te Anau - 4 Stars
An affordable accommodation experience in unique fiordland, we are the perfect base for all your fiordland experiences. - Distinction Luxmore Hotel provides a full range of premium and newly upgraded accommodation options. All rooms offer TV, fridge, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities and are serviced daily. - The hotel has two superb eating venues, Bailez Cafe Bar and Highlights Buffet Restaurant, as well as a gym, laundry facitilites, conference facilities, guest internet, and landscaped grounds with native plants.
|Standard Room (3 nights)||Twin||Extra Night|
|05 Jan - 31 Jan 21||$235||$79|
Notes: Blackout dates may apply. Rooms rates are dynamic providing the best rate of the day dependant on current inventory as such these are subject to availability & change without notice.
Larnach Lodge at Larnach Castle Dunedin - 4 Stars
Larnach Lodge at Larnach Castle - Boutique Style Accommodation situated on the Castle grounds - 12 beautiful themed rooms with wonderful views of the Otago Peninsula. A chance to dine in one of Larnach Castle's beautiful dining rooms. Breakfast is served in the historic stables. Close to wildlife attractions.
|Lodge Room (3 nights)||Twin||Extra Night|
|01 Dec 20 - 30 Jan 21||$469||$156|
Notes: Blackout dates may apply.
Miilford Sound Nature Cruise
DEPARTS TE ANAU
Board the coach in Te Anau and travel alongside Lake Te Anau and through farmland into the heart of the Fiordland National Park. The overland journey to Milford Sound is a showcase of sheer mountains and towering cliffs, rugged valleys and native rain forest surrounded by teeming waterfalls and glacial lakes. The glass-roof coach offers reclining seats, multi-lingual commentary, additional legroom and are fitted with WIFI and USB ports. Experienced coach drivers tailor each journey to ensure the best photo stops are included for short walks and photo opportunities along the way. On arrival, board a vessel for an extended and leisurely cruise on board a small catamaran with a two hour duration and English only commentary. Cruise the full length of the fiord in comfort on a modern, spacious vessel with comfortable indoor seating and large, tall windows for panoramic viewing of spectacular Milford Sound. With a flexible and relaxed itinerary, enjoy a large and wide open outdoor, upper level deck for excellent wildlife viewing including seals, dolphins and penguins when in season. A specialist nature guide shares their local knowledge with lively and informative commentary, and the wheelhouse is open to join and speak with the skipper. Raincoats are provided on board. A range of lunch options are available for purchase (must be pre-ordered) and complimentary tea and coffee is provided. Following the cruise, return to Te Anau by coach
|01 Dec 20 - 31 Dec 20||$99||$33|
Inclusions: Return coach to Milford Sound from Te Anau , full length cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea 2-hours commentary is provided with special nature guide, up close viewing opportunity of wildlife including seals, dolphins and penguins when in season, raincoats provided on board, complimentary tea and coffee is provided on the vessel
TSS Earnslaw Cruise
A leisurely 90 minute scenic cruise on the 104 year old, coal fired vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw from Queenstown Bay to Walter Peak High Country Farm (without going ashore) and return. One of Queenstowns most iconic experiences across Lake Wakatipu showcases some of the regions spectacular alpine scenery while offering plenty of time to explore a piece of living history. Today, the TSS Earnslaw is believed to be the oldest working coal-fired passenger steamship in the southern hemisphere. Explore the decks from the engine room viewing platform to the Skippers wheelhouse. Feel the heat of the giant steam engines at work and watch the stokers shovel coal into the glowing fireboxes. Discover a mini museum, the Focsle gallery, where guests can view a collection of historic photos. Or enjoy a drink and some cafe style food at the Promenade Cafe and Bar. On the return journey guests enjoy a sing-a-long with the pianist.
|01 Dec 20 - 04 Feb 21||$72||$30|
Inclusions: Scenic cruise on board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw
Easy Bike Tour
A lovely, easy grade guided bike ride following another one of Wanaka's beautiful rivers. Crystal blue water, endless mountain vistas and easy pedalling, make this a great trip for people wanting some gentle exercise coupled with stunning mountain scenery. This tour is suitable for the whole family, from 7-70! A low level of fitness is required. This ride has a length of 10kms (which is mostly flat). Your guide will ensure you are in safe hands, and can even provide some pointers on biking technique, if required.
|01 Dec 20 - 04 Feb 21||$195||$155|
Inclusions: Modern mountain bike, helmet & gloves, refreshments - tea, coffee, water, biscuits, transfers to and from Wanaka accommodation, local knowledgeable, friendly guides
For travel 1 Dec 2020 - 4 Feb 2021
*per person, twin share