EXPLOREMY LIBRARY
Travel & Outdoor
Go Travel New Zealand

Go Travel New Zealand

Autumn 2020

Full of genuine experience New Zealand travel stories. Regionalized and easy to reference. Learn about this amazing country before you arrive. An insiders view on all you need to know. A Journey through the most beautiful country on earth. The culture and excitement will have you spellbound. New Zealand, Land of the Long White Cloud.

Country:
New Zealand
Language:
English
Publisher:
Waterford Press Limited
Frequency:
Quarterly
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4 min.
the benchmark

Shed 5 Queens Wharf, Wellington 04 499 9069 www.shed5.co.nz Crab Shack Queens Wharf, Wellington 04 916 4250 www.crabshackwlg.co.nz Pravda Café & Grill Customhouse Quay, Wellington 04 801 8858 www.pravdacafe.co.nz New Zealand’s benchmark-setting hospitality business, Nourish Group, is renowned for its portfolio of quality restaurants throughout the country, three of which reside in Wellington. In their own way Crab Shack’s frivolity, Shed 5’s refinement and Pravda’s elegance remind Wellingtonians, and show tourists, what makes the city’s gastronomy so good. Located on Queens Wharf, Crab Shack’s revolving door entrance is a gateway to a fun time. Its coastal décor of lighthouse lamps and sailors’ ropes suggests the familiarity of an American seafood diner and when juxtaposed next to its harbour-side setting, the maritime feel is even more evident. The waitstaff were helpful but not overbearing, knowledgeable…

3 min.
southern crossings celebrating over 30 years _of travel excellence

When Southern Crossings began in 1986, they saw the dramatic landscapes of New Zealand, Australia and the islands of the South Pacific as the perfect canvas to create personally designed holidays, catering to the most discerning travellers—an entirely new concept at the time. 34 wonderful years later, they continue to lead the way in luxury vacations to the Southern Hemisphere. Every holiday they design is tailor-made to each client to ensure a trip of a lifetime. It is this continual and relentless drive to provide an impeccable level of service and attention to detail that has earned Southern Crossings consistent praise from peers and clients alike. Being recognised by the prestigious Virtuoso network as one of the Top 5 inbound travel companies in the world twice in the past four years and…

2 min.
mangawhai

DAYS 1-2 Mangawhai, located north of New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, is nestled between the Pacific Coast and rolling farmland. The area has a diversity of elements including a natural occurring harbor, sand spit and ocean frontage. Home to the world famous Tara Iti golf course, Mangawhai, combines sun, sea and sand with great food, vibrant art, a rich history and incredible scenery. Day 1: Auckland – Mangawhai, check in to Te Arai Lodge On arrival at Auckland International Airport you will be met airside by a representative of Southern Crossings who will hand over your New Zealand documentation, assist with Customs Clearance and luggage collection, and transfer you by private vehicle to your accommodation. Enjoy the gentle journey north over the Auckland Harbour Bridge and up through the suburbs of Auckland’s North Shore,…

2 min.
bay of islands

DAYS 3-5 A myriad of 144 islands in the clear waters of the glistening Pacific Ocean. This collection of islands showcases endless marine wildlife and natural beauty with the local townships steeped in colonial history. Day 3: Private sea charter to Cooper Residence at The Landing Following breakfast, you will be met at your accommodation by private vehicle and driver and transferred to Marsden Point Marina for your onward journey by sea. Enjoy a privately chartered transfer aboard your luxury vessel to your accommodation in New Zealand's world famous Bay of Islands. Enjoy a delicious lunch and well stocked galley onboard as well as preferred activities such as dolphin watching, fishing and snorkeling or diving as your cruise by the numerous islands en route to your accommodation, Cooper Residence at The Landing. On arrival at…

2 min.
taupo

DAYS 6-7 Set on the shores of New Zealand’s largest lake with awe-inspiring panoramic views of the diverse volcanic landscape from the pristine lake to the surrounding mountain peaks of Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe. Day 6: Fly to Huka Lodge via a scenic helicopter flight and lunch on Waiheke Island Lift off from The Landing this morning aboard your private helicopter for a scenic flight south over the northland coastline to land at Waiheke Island. The idyllic island of Waiheke provides a welcome haven with its magnificent beaches and warm, inviting island lifestyle. Stands of lush sub-tropical forest are bounded by farmland and vineyards. Enjoy lunch at Tantalus Estate, a premium winegrower and craft brewery with an expansive, light-filled restaurant and seasonal menu built around fresh, local produce. Following lunch, continue by private helicopter to…

2 min.
marlborough

DAYS 8-10 A world of vineyards, fruit trees, nut orchards and foraging opportunity, Marlborough is the perfect place for those who want to reconnect with nature and enjoy some of the greatest wine and food pairings in the world. Day 8: Taupo - Marlborough, check in at Cloudy Bay winery This morning you will be met at your accommodation by private vehicle and driver for a short transfer to Taupo Airport prior to your onward flight. Depart Taupo aboard your private charter flight to Blenheim. On arrival at Blenheim Airport you will be met by your private driver and vehicle and transferred to your accommodation at the acclaimed Cloudy Bay winery. Your hosts will escort you to your accommodation at ‘The Shack’, before inviting you to take a relaxed lunch in the winery…