Short Escapes in New Zealand

While we are not opening up the World just yet the time has come to do all that travelling in our own backyard that you always said you would do but never got a chance to. So we have come up with some Uniquely YOU must-do short getaways. YOU choose.

 

Hawkes Bay vines from above 600x400

Romantic Stay in the Vines

4 Day / 3 Night romantic escape to Havelock North/Hawkes Bay staying in your stand alone private Villa amongst the Vines.

Inclusions:
  • 5* self-contained accommodation at 305 in the Vines in a Single Villa for 3 nights

  • From $1,139 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation, meals and sightseeing at additional cost.
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    Whare Kea Chalet WKA at dusk

    The Ultimate Wanaka Experience

    4 Day / 3 Night Ultimate Escape to Wanaka experiencing a unique overnight stay at the remote Whare Kea Lodge which is only accessible by air.

    Inclusions:
  • Stay 2 nights at Edgewater Wanaka Resort (Room only basis)
  • Stay 1 night at the exclusive single party remote Whare Kea Lodge inclusive of:
  • Return helicopter flights (subject to weather conditions on the day)
  • Services of a Host or Mountain Guide (must be pre-booked)
  • Daily cooked breakfast, 3 Course gourmet dinner and snacks

  • From $2,209 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Flights to/from Wanaka are at additional cost. Cost apply for travel dates between 22 September and 26 November 2020
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    The Beach House Kawau Island

    Kawau Island Escape

    3 Day / 2 Night Missing Fiji? Escape to Kawau Island relaxing remotely in the best of nature in style.
    Inclusions:
  • Return scheduled Kawau Cruises ferry transfers from Sandspit to Kawau Island
  • 5* accommodation at The Beach House Kawau Island for 2 nights (Room only)
  • OPTIONAL (at additional cost): Arrive and depart by watertaxi OR seaplane

  • From $665 per person - share twin

    Subject to change and to availability. YOU Travel and The Beach House terms and conditions apply.
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    Earth Energies Sanctuary

    The Ultimate Couple's Retreat

    4 Day / 3 Night Ultimate relaxation retreat experiencing a unique stay at the remote Earth Energies Sanctuary located in the Hauraki Plains.

    Inclusions:
  • Stay 3 nights at Earth Energies Sanctuary including:
  • Welcome Hamper with local delicacies
  • Chef-prepared Menu delivered to your cabin (3 Course Menu on one of the evenings)
  • Complimentary one 2 hour Deep Relaxation Therapy of your choice (Infrared Sauna/Floatation/Zero Balance/Massage or Hypnotherapy)

  • From $999 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transport to/from the property are at additional cost. Cost applies for specific travel dates in 2020
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    Paradise View Retreat

    Women's Weekend Retreat

    3 Day / 2 Night Women only relaxation retreat held in Waipu/Northland Friday, 19 - Sunday, 21 February 2021.

    Inclusions:
  • Stay 2 nights at Paradise View Retreat including:
  • Vegetarian meals throughout the weekend
  • Sunrise Yoga classes plus restorative Yoga sessions
  • Naturopathic wellness plus Sugar scrub workshops

  • From $649 per person - share twin

    Subject to change and availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transport to/from the property are at additional cost.
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    Great Barrier Island sunset

    Great Barrier Island Escape

    3 Day / 2 Night Escape to Great Barrier Island - only 30 minutes one-way from Auckland by air and yet miles away.
    Inclusions:
  • Return economy flights from Auckland to Great Barrier Island
  • 2 days rental car hire of a Toyota RAV4 4WD
  • 4* accommodation at Great Barrier Lodge for 2 nights in a self-contained Suite (Room only)
  • 2 Course Dinner at the Lodge on the first night
  • Half day sightseeing trip with lunch OR half day fishing charter including bait and tackle

  • From $1,999 per person - share twin

    Subject to change and to availability. YOU Travel and The Road Trip terms and conditions apply.
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    Art of Gabriella Lewenz Waiheke

    Waiheke Island Artisan Escape

    3 Day / 2 Night Escape to Waiheke Island exploring the unique artisan talent the island has to offer and relaxing in style.
    Inclusions:
  • Return Fullers ferry transfer from Auckland to Waiheke Island
  • 4* accommodation at Cable Bay Views for 2 nights (Room only)
  • Hosted private artisan tour visiting Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Church Bay Studio of Gabriella Lewenz (vivid abstract oils) Rustic Studio of John Freeman (NZ swamp Kauri) and Penny Ericson at Palm Beach (ceramics)
  • Platter lunch including 1 glass of wine at Stonyridge Vineyard

  • From $699 per person - share twin

    Subject to change and to availability. YOU Travel and Ananda Tours terms and conditions apply.
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    Millbrook Golf Course

    Golfing in Queenstown

    4 Day / 3 Night Golfing Getaway to Queenstown playing the top 4 courses in this stunning destination.

    Inclusions:
  • 5* accommodation at MGallery St Moritz in a Lakeview Alpine Suite for 3 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Enjoy one round of golf at Jack's Point, Arrowtown Golf Club, Millbrook Resort and Queenstown Golf Club (Green fees only)
  • OPTIONAL ADD ONS (additional cost): Rental car, Wine Tour, Nomad Safaris and/or Skyline Gondola & Restaurant

  • from $1,199 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Flights to/from Queenstown are at additional cost.
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    Napier The Manse table setting

    Napier Culinary Weekend Getaway

    2 Day / 1 Night escape to Napier enjoying 5* hospitality in a luxury Lodge along with fine wines, divine cuisine, accompanied by dinner with the Wine Maker.

    Inclusions:
  • Return economy flights with Air New Zealand Auckland to Napier (Seat only)
  • Complimentary return transfers from Napier airport
  • 5* luxury accommodation at The Manse in a Garden View Room for 1 night
  • 4 Course Degustation Dinner with the Wine Maker
  • Full American Breakfast

  • From $869 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transfers to/from Auckland airport at additional cost.
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    Wine tasting

    Waiheke Island Wine Escape

    3 Day / 2 Night Escape to Waiheke Island exploring award-winning wineries and relaxing in style.
    Inclusions:
  • Return Fullers ferry transfer from Auckland to Waiheke Island
  • 4* accommodation at Cable Bay Views for 2 nights (Room only)
  • Hosted private winery tour visiting Kennedy Point, Mudbrick and Stonyridge Vineyards
  • Platter lunch including 1 glass of wine at Stonyridge Vineyard

  • From $699 per person - share twin

    Subject to change and to availability. YOU Travel and Ananda Tours terms and conditions apply.
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    Rotorua with Mokoia Island

    Rotorua Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to Rotorua exploring some of the local highlights. Standard, superior and premium package available.

    Inclusions:
  • Stay 3 nights at either a 3*, 4* or 5* Hotel on a Bed only basis
  • Admission to Secret Spot for a 45 minute soak in a private tub
  • 3 hour zip line experience with Rotorua Canopy Tours
  • 40 minute Redwood Treewalk
  • Skyline Gondola ride with Buffet Dinner at the peak

  • Standard Package from $520 per person - share twin (low season) / from $550 per person - share twin (high season)

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Rotorua is at additional cost. Low season - 01 June-31 October 2020 & 01 April-31 May 2021 / high season - 01 November 2020-31 March 2021
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    queenstown

    Queenstown Weekend Getaway

    4 Day / 3 Night Getaway to Queenstown exploring some of this fantastic destination's highlights. Standard, superior and premium package available.

    Inclusions:
  • Stay 3 nights at either a 3*, 4* or 5* Hotels on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Visit the Onsen Hot Pools - a Spa offering private hot tubs overlooking Shotover Canyon
  • Enjoy a shot of adrenaline with a Shotover Jet boat ride through the Shotover Canyon
  • Milford Sound Coach/Cruise/Fly day tour including picnic lunch - the best way to see the Sound
  • OPTIONAL ADD ONS: Wine Tour, Nomad Safaris and/or Skyline Gondola & Restaurant

  • Standard Package from $905 per person - share twin (low season) / from $950 per person - share twin (high season)

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Flights to/from Queenstown are at additional cost. Low season - 01 June-31 October 2020 & 01 April-31 May 2021 / high season - 01 November 2020-31 March 2021
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    Nelson1

    Nelson Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to Nelson exploring some of the highlights of the top of the South Island.

    Inclusions:
  • Return economy flights with Air New Zealand from Auckland to Nelson (Seat only)
  • 4* accommodation at The Sails in an Executive Suite for 3 nights (Room only)

  • From $479 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Auckland and Nelson Airports at own cost.
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    Kerikeri-stone-store

    Kerikeri Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to Kerikeri exploring some of the highlights of the Bay of Islands.

    Inclusions:
  • Return economy flights with Air New Zealand from Auckland to Kerikeri (Seat only)
  • 4* accommodation at Avalon Resort in a One Bedroom Cottage for 3 nights (Room only)

  • From $419 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Auckland and Kerikeri Airports at own cost.
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    Wellington_at_dawn

    Wellington Food & Wine Weekend

    4 Day / 3 Night escape to the Capital enjoying 5* hospitality accompanied by a bike tour and visit to Martinborough.

      Inclusions:
    • Return economy flights with Air New Zealand Auckland to Wellington (Seat only)
    • 5* accommodation at Sofitel Wellington in a Superior Room for 3 nights (Room only)
    • Half day guided Tour with Switched On Bikes
    • Full day train/coach Gourmet Wine Tour to Martinborough including 4 tastings and cheese platter

    From $1,029 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transfers to/from Auckland and Wellington airports at additional cost.
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    Akaroa Dalys Wharf

    Akaroa Romantic Weekend Getaway

    4 Day / 3 Night Getaway to Akaroa (via Christchurch) exploring the New Zealand township with the most French influence. Standard, superior and premium package available.

    Inclusions:
  • Rental Car Hire - full size Sedan - (4x24hrs) ex/to Christchurch Airport (additional costs apply)
  • Stay 3 nights at either a 3*, 4* or 5* Hotel on a Bed only basis
  • Visit The Giants House - a creative art space with a garden of international significance
  • Meet ocean wildlife including the endangered Hector Dolphin on a Akaroa Harbour Cruise

  • Standard Package from $679 per person - share twin (low season) / from $719 per person - share twin (high season)

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Flights to/from Christchurch at additional cost. Low season - 01 June-31 October 2020 & 01 April-31 May 2021 / high season - 01 November 2020-31 March 2021
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    Mt John observatory - Lake Tekapo

    Lake Tekapo Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to stargaze at Lake Tekapo - a UNESCO Dark Sky Reserve and explore the Mt Cook region.

    Inclusions:

  • Accommodation at Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park in a Studio for 3 nights (Room only)
  • Tekapo Star Gazing Tour
  • Glacier Explorer Boat Tour ex Mt Cook (2.5hrs including 1.5km/25 minute walk)


  • From $579 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. YOU Travel and ANZCRO Terms and Conditions apply. Flights, meals and transportation at own cost.
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    Christchurch with tram 600x400

    Christchurch Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to Christchurch discovering the rejuvenation of the capital of the South.

    Inclusions:
  • Return economy flights with Air New Zealand from Auckland to Christchurch (Seat only)
  • 4* accommodation at Distinction Hotel Christchurch in a Superior King Room for 3 nights (Room only)

  • From $529 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Auckland and Christchurch Airports at own cost.
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    Whitianga Lost Springs and Spa waterfall

    Coromandel Pamper Weekend Escape

    3 Day / 2 Night Pamper Weekend Escape to the picturesque Coromandel.

    Inclusions:

  • 4* accommodation at Crow's Nest Apartments in a Sea View Apartment for 2 nights (Room only)
  • Up to 4 hours at the Lost Springs Geothermal Pools and Spa (admission only)
  • OPTIONAL (additional cost applies): Rental car hire

    From $269 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Whitianga not included.
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    Napier with vintage cars

    Napier Active Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to Napier exploring the Hawkes Bay region. Standard, superior and premium package available.

    Inclusions:
  • Stay 3 nights at either a 3*, 4* or 5* Hotel on a Bed only basis
  • 45 minute Vintage Car mini Tour of Napier's Art Deco highlights
  • 6 hour small group Winery Tour visiting 5-6 wineries including cheese board and wine tasting
  • 4x4 Safari Tour to Cape Kidnappers to see the Gannet Colony (between September and April only)

  • Standard Package from $630 per person - share twin (low season) / from $665 per person - share twin (high season)

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Napier at additional cost. Low season - 01 June-31 October 2020 & 01 April-31 May 2021 / high season - 01 November 2020-31 March 2021
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    Gisborne statue

    Gisborne Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to Gisborne discovering some of the highlights of the region.

    Inclusions:
  • Return economy flights with Air New Zealand from Auckland to Gisborne (Seat only)
  • 4* accommodation at The Emerald Hotel in an Executive River View Suite for 3 nights (Room only)

  • From $569 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Auckland and Gisborne Airports at own cost.
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    Napier The Dome at dusk

    Napier Luxury Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to Napier discovering some of the highlights of the region.

    Inclusions:
  • Return economy flights with Air New Zealand from Auckland to Napier (Seat only)
  • 5* accommodation at The Dome in a Cape View Penthouse for 3 nights (Room only)

  • From $859 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Auckland and Napier Airports at own cost.
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    Invercargill statue 600x400

    Invercargill Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to Invercargill - the most southern city of the South.

    Inclusions:

  • Return economy flights with Air New Zealand from Auckland to Invercargill (Seat only)
  • 4* accommodation at Quest Invercargill in a One Bedroom Apartment for 3 nights (Room only)
  • OPTIONAL (additional cost applies): fly to Stewart island and explore Oban and surrounds or see Bluff

    From $609 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Auckland and Invercargill Airports at own cost.
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    New Plymouth with bridge and mountain

    New Plymouth Weekend Escape

    4 Day / 3 Night Escape to New Plymouth discovering the beauty of the Taranaki region.

    Inclusions:

  • Return economy flights with Air New Zealand from Auckland to New Plymouth (Seat only)
  • 4* accommodation at King & Queen Hotel Suites in a Premium Suite for 3 nights (Room only)

  • From $559 per person - share twin

    Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Transportation to/from Auckland and New Plymouth Airports at own cost.
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