New Zealand: South Island Adventure

A Dream Journey in Nature’s Wonderland

Lodging

Listed below are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.

Sudima Kaikoura

Sudima Kaikoura

Kaikoura, New Zealand
Days 1 to 2 (2 nights)

The brand new Sudima Kaikōura is a lovely hotel located within a one-minute walk to the beach and center of town. Guest rooms have comfortable ...

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Hotels in Nelson

Nelson, New Zealand
Day 3 (1 night)

In Nelson, we stay at one of the following properties:

Rutherford Hotel
Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Hotel

Awaroa Lodge

Awaroa Lodge

Kaiteriteri, Abel Tasman Nat'l Park, New Zealand
Days 4 to 5 (2 nights)

This lodge’s spectacular location can’t be beat—right on the pristine shores of Abel Tasman National Park and accessible only by ...

Omau Settlers Lodge

Omau Settlers Lodge

Westport, New Zealand
Day 6 (1 night)

You’ll experience renowned Kiwi hospitality at this owner-operated lodge, perfectly located by the sea. Eight private cottage studios offer ...

Beachfront Hotel

Beachfront Hotel

Hokitika, New Zealand
Day 7 (1 night)

As the name implies, this comfortable hotel is set right on the beach, close to the heart of Hokitika. We have guest rooms facing the Tasman Sea, so ...

Rainforest Retreat

Rainforest Retreat

Franz Josef, New Zealand
Day 8 (1 night)

Set in the heart of Franz Josef village, Rainforest Retreat offers a range of options in a convenient location near the glacier. Guest ...

Edgewater Hotel

Edgewater Hotel

Wanaka, New Zealand
Day 9 (1 night)

The Edgewater has a wonderful and peaceful lakefront location just outside the town of Wanaka (it’s about a 20-minute walk to the town ...

Kinross Cottages & Vineyard

Kinross Cottages & Vineyard

Gibbston, New Zealand
Days 10 to 11 (2 nights)

These chalet-style duplex cottages are set on a 50-acre vineyard in the Gibbston Valley just a 20-minute drive from Queenstown. Here you'll soak up ...

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Boat on the Milford Sound

Milford Sound, New Zealand
Day 12 (1 night)

On the Milford Sound we’ll overnight on one of these boats, based on availability:

Fiordland Jewel
Milford Mariner

Extension Accommodations

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