Luxury New Zealand

Nature’s ultimate playground!

New Zealand has much to appeal to and tempt the discerning traveler.  This journey through the diverse regions, showcases top luxury lodges, spas, wine, cuisine and activities.  Take to the sea, rivers, lakes and mountains by boat, train and helicopter to see the many hunting, fishing and golfing opportunities.   Then relax and be pampered, before doing it all again tomorrow!

Genre: Travel, Lifestyle
Language: English
Year: 2016

Duration: 7 Episodes x 30 Minutes
Territory/Rights available: Worldwide
Formats Available: No
Show Format: HD
Produced by: Destination Media


Episode 1 – Nelson
We travel to wonderful Able Tasman region and visit the stunning Bay of Many Coves where cuisine and indulgence awaits, and sample the local award winning Hunters wines.

Episode 2 – Taupo
Natures ultimate playground! We experience the lake activities with our fishing guide and catch
trout….head to Poronui where hunting, fishing is available, complete with the ultimate in dining and accommodation. We take a helicopter tour of the lake and attend a cocktail party in one of the premier Taupo accommodations, The Point Villa. We take you to the base of the famous Huka Falls with an exhilarating ride with Huka Falls Jets.

Episode 3 – Queenstown
On the shores of Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by stunning alpine scenery is Queenstown. It’s a winter playground with a choice of world class resorts for skiing and boarding. We stay at Eichardts on the waterfront and take a cruise on the lake with Luxury cruiser Pacific Jemm. Coronet Peak and The Remarkables skifields are featured, and we have a leisurely breakfast at Azur Luxury Lodge, relax at Spring Spa after playing golf at one of the many scenic golf resorts available in Queenstown.

Episode 4 – Aukland
Auckland is the largest Polynesian City in the world. We feel the excitement of sailing an Americas Cup yacht on the harbour – experience the luxury of the Sofitel Luxury Hotel set on the waterfront, indulge in a Spa with an eastern flavour, travel to Waiheke Island to relax at Delamore Lodge and dine at Soul Bar one of Auckland’s premier restaurants based at Viaduct Harbour to be treated to the finest cuisine.

Episode 5 – Canterbury
We take a helicopter ride to the stunning Annandale Lodge, a retreat to die for, and enjoy an authentic New Zealand experience, savour the local cuisine cooked by your own private chef. A world famous golf resort awaits you at Clearwater, take ride on The Tranzalpine, a world famous train ride through our mountain range, and we relax at New Zealand’s largest private historic residence Otahuna Lodge.

Episode 6 – Rotorua
We explore the region of Rotorua with its geothermal wonders, stay at Treetops Luxury Lodge and have a round of golf at Kinloch. Polynesian Spa has been voted in the top 10 world Spas with its thermal pools a feature. We visit Rainbow Springs here you can feed the native birds and the trout…and come up close and personal with our native Kiwi. Our evening authentic cultural Maori experience is Mitai, see warriors paddle a waka, and view glowworms in their natural habitat.

Episode 7 – New Zealand Region
This episode commences by scenic train stopping off in the beautiful town of Kaikoura where we go
swimming with the dolphins, indulge in some wine tasting at a famous vineyard and relax at a Luxury Lodge. Our journey continues with an ocean trip to the North Island stopping off for a round of golf at Cape Kidnappers, relax and taste the culinary treats at a Hawkes Bay Lodge and Waikato retreat and complete our journey at a world famous golf resort in the Bay of Islands.