New Zealand - Queenstown4 days & 3 nights, Spotlight Journey
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From your luxurious lodge, explore the natural wonders of one of the most scenic places on earth. Soar above the Milford Sound in a private helicopter before touching down on a massive glacier. Back in town, admire the shining waters of Lake Wakatipu from the summit of Queenstown Hill, visit a local winery, and learn about the history of gold mining in the area.
Day 1Arrive Queenstown
Arrive in Queenstown today where you will be met and accompanied to your lodge.Matakauri Lodge - 3 Nights
Depart by private helicopter and soar over the grandeur of the Alps and past rainforests, frozen lakes and majestic Milford Sound before touching down on an ancient glacier. Marvel at the spectacular scenery of the sound, one of the great natural wonders of the world, before returning to Queenstown.Matakauri Lodge (B)
Discover the highlights of Queenstown, including Queenstown Hill for views over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. Continue on to a local winery for a sampling of the region's most well-known vintages before visiting some of the sites used for the filming of The Lord of the Rings. Continue to historic Arrowtown to learn about the city's history as a gold-mining settlement, and absorb the charming colonial architecture before returning to your lodge.Matakauri Lodge (B)
Day 4Depart Queenstown
Bid farewell to Queenstown today as you are transferred to the airport in time for your onward flight.(B)