Luxury Lodges by Fiordland and New Zealand’s Best Travel Deals
Cabot Lodge in Te Anau is a luxurious launching pad for an adventure in Fiordland. Photo / File
Get away from your worries at Franz Josef
Soak in the soothing wood-fired water of the Waiho Hot Tubs, dine in the charming alpine village of Franz Josef, then lay your head back at the Bella Vista Motel. Available for stays through October 31, the Franz Josef Glacier Village package is priced at $ 299 for two people. A $ 50 voucher for the Snake Bite brewery is included.
New awakening at Britomart
As Auckland officially enters spring on September 1, the Britomart Hotel is offering couples an overnight stay with a gourmet “Taste of Kingi” dinner for lunch or dinner, a room upgrade and a midday check out. Starting at $ 499 for two, the Spring Awakening package is available until November 30.
Contact: The Britomart Hotel, (09) 3009595 thehotelbritomart.com/package/ressort-éveil
Lodge in the middle of Abel Tasman
A five-minute walk from Abel Tasman National Park, the family-owned Abel Tasman Lodge enjoys a 20% discount on direct bookings. Twice ranked No.1 for small accommodations in New Zealand and this year ranked No.19 for most romantic destinations in the world, the lodge is now offering one night from $ 144 per person until September 30. Alternatively, a two-night family stay in a two-bedroom chalet apartment and a half-day kayaking adventure start at $ 175 each until October 17. Other discounted packages are also available.
Cycle Nelson, with a bicycle shuttle
Travel the Nelson-area “Great Taste Trail” over three to five days, without having to move to new accommodation each day. The Pear Orchard is a self-catering “rustic luxury” lodge in the Richmond Hills, which offers shuttles for cycling tours. The three-day tour and lodge stay are priced at $ 519 per person. The five-day option includes e-bikes, a winery lunch, and a day in Abel Tasman National Park, all priced at $ 979 per person. Other packages focus on trout fishing, Abel Tasman National Park, and mountain biking in Wairoa Gorge.
Luxury by the Fiordland
Want to languish in luxury or want a honeymoon with a bit of outdoor adventure? A two-night Fiordland getaway at Cabot Lodge includes a third night’s accommodation aboard the Southern Secret on Doubtful Sound, with fishing and kayaking options, all meals, a beekeeping experience or a farm tour in 4×4 and a day of hiking on a great promenade. Priced at $ 3,250 for two, this Cabot Lodge deal runs until Christmas Day. Quote “SPECIAL ESCAPE” when making your reservation request. Cabot Lodge is a 10-minute drive from Te Anau Airport.
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