FLY-FISHING, WINE & DINE THE NORTH ISLAND

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09 Days

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New Zealand

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Private tour

OVERVIEW

Fishing, food, golf and wine – it’s all on offer during this exclusive private journey. Home to some of the best fly fishing in the world, New Zealand has no shortage of pristine streams, rivers and lakes but on this exclusive journey you start with a luxury stay at Huka Lodge with fishing on the world-renowned Tongariro River. Afterwards the focus turns to golf when you arrive at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers set amidst 6,000 rolling acres of stunning pasture-land. Non-golfers are well catered for too with a host of activities available from farm tours, spa treatments, walks, bird watching, horse riding and picnics.

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Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrive Auckland

Arrive into Auckland and collect your rental vehicle. Check in to your private villa and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. St Mary's Residence

Day 2: Auckland

Today visit Auckland’s famous West Coast, known for its black-sand beaches, rugged cliffs and 1000 year Kauri Trees (B,L). St Mary's Residence

Day 3: Auckland – Taupo

Make your way south to Huka Lodge, nestled within 17 acres of magnificently manicured grounds on the banks of the Waikato River, upstream from the mighty Huka Falls (B,D). Huka Lodge

Days 4 - 5: Taupo

Enjoy two full days fly-fishing on the world-renowned Tongariro River. Experienced operators will introduce you to the most diverse range of rainbow and brown trout fly-fishing in the country. Over 50,000 prime-condition trout migrate up this river from Lake Taupo annually, providing truly amazing year-round opportunities for passionate anglers (B,L,D). Huka Lodge

Day 6: Taupo – Hawke’s Bay

Make your way this morning to The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in the Hawke’s Bay region. Part of the exclusive and internationally-renowned Relais & Châteaux collection, this magnificent property offers relaxed but elegant luxury with 180° views of the Pacific Ocean. Stop along the way at the majestic Huka Falls and enjoy a thrilling jet-boat ride before continuing your journey (B,D). The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

DAY 7: HAWKE’S BAY

Today enjoy a tour of the 6,000-acre working sheep and cattle farm on which your 5-star accommodation is located. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

DAY 8: HAWKE’S BAY

Today is at your leisure. You may wish to include a round of golf on the world-class course, or take a dip in the heated infinity pool or jacuzzi. You may also choose to experience magnificent views across the valley, towards the sea or over the pine forest to snow-covered mountains as you indulge in a luxury treatment in the beautifully-appointed spa (B,D). The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

DAY 9: HAWKE’S BAY - depart napier

Return your rental car to Napier Airport this morning for onward flight (B).

TERMS & CONDITIONS

As this is a private tour, it can be personalised to suit your needs. Itinerary subject to availability and change.

Inclusions and itineraries are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our consultants for the most up to date itinerary, prices and availability.