14 nights’ accommodation in 4-star hotels: Auckland (1 night), Hamilton (3 nights), Chateau Tongariro (2 nights), Wellington (3 nights), Blenheim (2 nights), Christchurch (3 nights).
Cordis Hotel, Auckland (1 night)
This elegant hotel is a 15-minute walk from the SkyCity Auckland casino and 1 km from the landmark Sky Tower. There's a polished international restaurant, and a luxe lobby bar offering afternoon tea. Other amenities include a spa, a gym, and an outdoor pool with a hot tub.
Novotel Hamilton Tainui (3 nights)
Waikato’s leading 4 star hotel the Novotel Tainui boasts the city’s best location, in the CBD on the banks of the Waikato River.
Chateau Tongariro Hotel (2 nights)
The historical Chateau Tongariro Hotel impresses with its grand architecture and interiors, location in the Tongariro National Park and facilities, which include a 9-hole golf course and a cinema.
Chateau Hotel Tongariro features a games room with billiards, sauna, indoor plunge pool and a fitness centre. The in-house cinema shows a range of films daily.
Intercontinental Hotel, Wellington (3 nights)
The Intercontinental Hotel offers direct access to the Lambton Quay shopping area, just a ten minute walk from Wellington Station. This hotel features rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views
Chateau Marlborough, Blenheim (2 nights)
Today we are off to the South Island on the Interislander and enjoy the magnificent views of the Marlborough Sounds. Chateau Marlborough Hotel is Blenheim’s only 5 star hotel and is located in the heart of Marlborough Wine Country, internationally renowned for its Sauvignon Blanc.
Peppers Christchurch Clearwater Resort, Christchurch (3 nights)
We travel down one of the most beautiful coasts in New Zealand – with its crashing waves, rugged rocks and seal colonies – to Kaikoura and then onto Christchurch. Peppers Christchurch Clearwater Resort is just a short drive from the garden city and ideally positioned to take in views of the striking Lake Kaikainui.