Some of New Zealand’s most astounding natural feats are best explored by cruise or yacht. Cruise the Doubtful and Milford Sounds and observe the geological wonders of sheer cliffs, cascading waterfalls, glaciers and rainforest whether its a scenic day trip or delightful overnight journey. Experience the stunning Marlborough Sounds in style and comfort on a private luxury cruise, a perfect addition to your Queen Charlotte Track journey. Enjoy immersive activities such as kayaking, swimming, snorkeling and onshore adventures. Delve under water and discover the incredible marine wildlife from a plethora of fish to ...

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  1. Stewart Island Immersion 7D6N

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    Explore New Zealand’s Stewart Island at your own pace on a luxury 7-day cruise, showcasing the best of its pristine coastal wilderness. Stay onboard the luxury Fiordland Jewel and uncover the haven of wildlife on an island where brown kiwi or Tokoeka, outnumber humans.

    Begin your journey in Queenstown where you will be transferred to Bluff to catch the express catamaran to Stewart island before boarding the Fiordland Jewel. Cruise to Paterson Inlet and visit Ulva Island bird sanctuary with the chance to explore its myriad of birdlife on the predator-free island. Head to the historic Norwegian whaling station in Prices Inlet and kayak Kaipipi Bay. Continue on to Port Adventure Bay, a popular place for fishing, diving and hunting and uncover its inlets, coves and bays. Discover the beaches and rocky coastlines on your way to Port Pegasus where you can enjoy a walk-through nature or kayak the waters before commencing your journey back to Oban to disembark the Fiordland Jewel and catching the express Catamaran back to Bluff. Here you will take a private transfer back to Queenstown.

    You’ll be lulled to sleep by the gentle waves each night on board the Fiordland Jewel. This luxury, 24-metre, three-deck catamaran caters to just 18 guests in nine climate-controlled cabins, all with ensuite bathrooms. Soak in the top deck hot tub. Get up close and personal to Stewart Island and its picturesque waters using the onboard kayaks and tender boat. View underwater film footage captured with the Remote Operating Vehicle (ROV) and, indulge in a mouth-watering 3-course dinner and full cooked and continental breakfast prepared by the onboard chef.

    This luxury package includes return transfers from/to Queenstown, all nights aboard the Fiordland Jewel on a twin share basis and all meals as mentioned. Kayaking, tender and walking activities are all included including the express catamaran between Stewart island and Bluff.

    Why not compliment your travels and continue onto Te Anau, where you can journey to the beautiful Milford Sound or embark on one of the Great Walks of Fiordland. Please contact us for your tailor-made itinerary.

    Immerse yourself in the pristine beauty and wildlife filled Stewart Island in luxury as you cruise for 7 days onboard the luxury Fiordland Jewel on a unique, ‘at your own pace’ journey.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Queenstown, New Zealand
    Explore New Zealand’s Stewart Island at your own pace on a luxury 7-day cruise, showcasing the best of its pristine coastal wilderness. Stay ...
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  2. Subantarctic Discovery (Hobart - Bluff) 18D17N

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    Embark on an epic journey to the Subantarctic Islands between Australia and New Zealand on a luxury expedition 18-day cruise. Make yourself at home on the luxury Greg Mortimer and seek a wildlife wonderland for penguin’s seals and more amid the icy southern waters.

    Begin your journey in Hobart where you will board the Greg Mortimer an begin cruising, passing the dramatic and impressive scenery of Cape Pillar and Tasman Island. Explore Tasmnia’s south coast and its scenic wonders on Bruny Island to gannet rookeries and fur seal hangouts on Pedra Branca. Go on a wilderness hike in Recherche Bay and New Harbour before sailing to the World Heritage-listed Macquarie Island. Here you’ll find the home of elephant seals, leopard seals and the endemic royal penguin and astounding king penguin rookeries. Cross to New Zealand and marvel at the incredible royal albatross on Campbell Island and sea sea lions, yellow-eyed and rockhopper penguins on the island of Enderby. Cruise by Zodiac among the labyrinth of channels at the Snares and spire tree daisies and Snares crested penguins. Experience a sanctuary for plants and animals at Ulva Island and immerse yourself in magnificent Fiordland as you explore Dusky and Doubtful Sound, disembarking in Bluff New Zealand.

    When you’re not busy exploring, rest and relax onboard the luxury Greg Mortimer. Enjoy the comfort of beautifully appointed cabin or relax amid the expansive observation decks and inviting communal areas. Purpose-built for expeditions to the most remote places on earth, enjoy zodiac cruises to those hard-to-reach places and experiences that offer immersion in your surroundings. At the end of each day, enjoy a drink as you watch the spectacular sunset and reflect on your day’s adventure.

    This luxury cruise includes arrival and departure transfers to and from the Greg Mortimer, all nights aboard the Greg Mortimer on a twin share basis including daily cabin service and all meals while onboard. The package also includes a Captain’s Welcome and Farewell reception, a spray jacket, port surcharges, permits and landing fees, gratuities for ship crew and all Zodiac cruises and shore excursions.

    Go where many have not and discover the wildlife filled subantarctic islands on this unique 18-day cruise. Explore the remote islands and surround yourself in the subantarctic wilderness on what should be a bucket list adventure.

     

    OPTINOAL EXTRAS - Polar Kayaking

    Get down to water level and paddle through sea ice, among glistening icebergs and wildlife. Encounter sea-ice seals hauled out on ice floes, dodge rafts of porpoising penguins and perhaps be pleasantly startled by curious whales surfacing to get a closer look at you. Led by highly-experienced and enthusiastic guides, join a small group of up to 20 like-minded paddlers eager to fully experience nature at its wildest. Kayaking in the polar regions can be strenuous and challenging, and is therefore not recommended for complete novices.

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    Embark on an epic journey to the Subantarctic Islands between Australia and New Zealand on a luxury expedition 18-day cruise. Make yourself at home ...
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  3. Great Walks Discovery - Milford Sound & Doubtful Sound Cruises 5D4N, Fully Guided

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    Walk the world famous Milford, Routeburn and Kepler Tracks, and enjoy Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound cruises. This walking tour offers the very best of hikes in Fiordland and iconic Milford Sound experience in a 5-day itinerary.

    Fiordland is one of the southern hemisphere's great wilderness regions and has achieved World Heritage Status for its stunning natural features, exceptional beauty and critical role in demonstrating the Earth's evolutionary history. Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status and is home to Mitre Peak and the Fiords of the famous Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Explore breathtaking scenery, from lush forests, crystal-clear lakes and rivers, to striking mountain views, vast fiords and deep valleys.

    Known as the 'Walking Capital of the World', Fiordland is the location of multiple iconic walking tracks. This package incorporates the very best hikes of the region, offering an ultimate Milford Sound & Doubtful Sound experience to its spectacular scenery, wildlife and history over 5 days.

    A range of 4-5 star hotels, lodges, chalets and overnight boat cruise are included in the tour. All rooms have enusite.

    This tour includes 4 nights' accommodation on a twin share basis (single supplement available at additional expense), daily guided walks, water taxis for all hikes, a Milford Sound Scenic Cruise, Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise, return transport to/from Queenstown as well as all meals mentioned in the itinerary.

    This is a bucket list hiking trip where you need not forgo any creature comforts.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

     

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  4. The Ultimate Luxury Fiordland Walk - Three Tracks, Milford Luxury Overnight Cruise & Heli Hike 4D3N, Fully Guided

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    Explore Fiordland in style! Walk the world famous Milford, and Routeburn Tracks, heli hike the Kepler Track, and enjoy a luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise. Farewell diverse and spectacular scenery on the tracks, from native forests, alpine lakes, and rivers, to mountain views, vast fiords and lush valleys, you return and relax at the luxury 5 star accommodation Fiordland lodge and luxury boutique cruise by night. You'll be serviced with New Zealand's fine food and wine focusing on freshness, simplicity, and seasonal flavours.

    Known as the Walking Capital of the World, Fiordland National Park features four world class tracks with stunning scenery: Kepler Track, Milford Track, and Routeburn Track.

    Not only is the landscape phenomenal, the natural wildlife here is abundant too. Seals, dolphins and penguins can all be spotted from above the water on your luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise, while rare black coral, lobsters and schools of fish can be viewed as the boat's HD ROV (high definition remotely operated vehicle) delves deep into the sea.

    Spend three nights at luxury boutique lodge - Fiordland Lodge. And last night onboard a luxurious 5-star boat featuring an onboard helipad, on-deck hot-tub, kayaks, tender, and superb cuisine. Taking only 20 passengers a night, in luxury climate-controlled cabins, all with king-sized beds, ensuite bathrooms, and majestic fiord and ocean views, it's sure to offer you a unique luxury boutique-cruising experience in Milford Sound.

    Combining the best New Zealand walking experience with acclaimed Fiordland lodge and luxury Milford Sound overnight cruise, great food and wine, discerning service and the local knowledge of your field guides, the walk is the ultimate in luxury in Fiordland.

    Departure Dates:

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Queenstown, New Zealand
    Explore Fiordland in style! Walk the world famous Milford, and Routeburn Tracks, heli hike the Kepler Track, and enjoy a luxurious 5-star Milford Sound ...
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  5. Queen Charlotte Track The Ultimate Luxury Walk & Cruise 4D3N, Self Guided or Private Guided

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    Experience the stunning Marlborough Sounds in style and comfort onboard a private luxury cruise. Walk the Queen Charlotte Track with a local guide or independently, and relax in the evenings onboard a luxury private cruise with your own private crew and chef. Let us tantalise your taste buds with fresh local seafood and local produce all matched to the best of Marlborough's wine selection.

    Cruise the endless bays and coves of the Marlborough Sounds, a fabulous enclosed waterway offering over 1,500 kilometres of coastline - that’s 10% of New Zealand’s seashore. Scenery, sedate cruising, bush walks, swimming, fishing, a chance encounter with wildlife and birdlife all accompanied by great hospitality, and wonderful Marlborough wine and food. Cruise the days away, relax and immerse yourself in the scenery, learn the history and enjoy the stories.

    Understated luxury for the discerning cruiser this vessel offers stylish surrounds with all of the luxury comforts you’d expect. Modern, beautifully appointed, and fully equipped with every safety feature, the Tarquin offers sumptuous accommodation over 3 ensuited cabins.

    The luxury walk & cruise package includes 3 nights' accommodation onboard a private luxury cruise, all meals and house beverage, private guided walks each day with an experienced and knowledgeable guide (for private guided package), all transport and return transfers from/to Picton.

    Combining the best hiking routes with acclaimed private cruise, this experience represents the ultimate in luxury in the Marlborough Sounds.

    Price for Private Guided

    2 People Charter: $13,800 AUD per person, twin share

    4 People Charter: $7,800 AUD per person, twin share

    6 People Charter: $5,750 AUD per person, twin share

    Price for Self Guided

    2 People Charter: $9,980 AUD per person, twin share

    4 People Charter: $5,980 AUD per person, twin share

    6 People Charter: $4,600 AUD per person, twin share

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Picton, New Zealand
    Experience the stunning Marlborough Sounds in style and comfort onboard a private luxury cruise. Walk the Queen Charlotte Track with a local guide or ...
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  6. Fiordland Adventure Heli Hike, Cruise & Cycle 3D2N, Partially Guided

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    Walk the world famous Milford track, heli hike the Kepler Track and cycle the scenic Lake2Lake Trail. With diverse and spectacular scenery, from native forests, lakes, and rivers, to mountain views, vast fiords and lush valleys this tour offers the very best of Fiordland adventure.

    Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status and is home of Mitre Peak and the Fiords of the famous Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. One of the greatest assets of Fiordland is the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler tracks, three of New Zealand's premier Great Walks. This package highlights the very best of these tracks, offering an introduction to the spectacular scenery, wildlife and history of each over three days.

    Known as the Walking Capital of the World, Fiordland National Park features three world class Great Walks tracks with stunning scenery: Kepler Track, and Milford Track.

    Farewell unforgettable tracks, you will return to your elegant accommodation in Te Anau, and relax in your deluxe room with striking views of Lake Te Anau from your window. And then enjoy impressive South Island cuisine.

    An unique and unforgettable Fiordland adventure experience.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Queenstown, New Zealand
    Walk the world famous Milford track, heli hike the Kepler Track and cycle the scenic Lake2Lake Trail. With diverse and spectacular scenery, from ...
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  7. Just Milford Luxury - Milford Track Walk & Milford Sound Luxury Overnight Cruise 2D1N, Fully Guided

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    Walk the world famous Milford Track with a private guide and enjoy a luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise. This walk and luxury cruise combo tour offers an lifetime experience in Milford Sound over two days.

    Milford Sound is like no other place on Earth. With majestic peaks that tower hundreds of metres both above and below sea level, cascading waterfalls and pristine rainforest, it’s undoubtedly the most spectacular of New Zealand’s thirteen fiords.

    Not only is the landscape phenomenal, the natural wildlife here is abundant too. Seals, dolphins and penguins can all be spotted from above the water on your luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise, while rare black coral, lobsters and schools of fish can be viewed as the boat's HD ROV (high definition remotely operated vehicle) delves deep into the sea.

    Your tour departs from Queenstown. You will be picked up from your Queenstown accommodation and head to Milford Sound. Your luxurious 5-star boat features an onboard helipad, on-deck hot-tub, kayaks, tender, and superb cuisine. Taking only 20 passengers a night, in luxury climate-controlled cabins, all with king-sized beds, ensuite bathrooms, and majestic fiord and ocean views, it's sure to offer you a unique luxury boutique-cruising experience in Milford Sound.

    When all the tourists have left at dusk, the fiord transforms into a peaceful scene of dramatic landscape. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere and get a sense of the serenity that the fiord offers. After disembarking the next morning, your private guide will meet you at the cruise terminal and accompany you hiking the Milford Track, described as "the Finest Walk in the World" - a must when visiting the region. Walk through ancient temperate rainforest surrounded by an array of ferns, mosses and lichens leading to the Giant Gate Waterfall. Then private transfer back to Queenstown.

    You'll enjoy the natural wonders of Milford Sound at dawn, dusk or underneath the stars on a luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise.

    Departure Dates:

    Departs daily on request from 1st of October to 31st of May

    Price

    All other Departures: $1,750 AUD per person, twin share

    December - February Departures: $1,900 AUD per person, twin share

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    Descend through carved glacial valleys to Milford to land aboard the boat.

    Please contact us for departure dates and availability. Exclusive charters are available upon request. The cruises are guided by expert crew, are fully catered, with all equipment supplied.E: travel@onlyluxe.com.au

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  8. Fiordland & Milford Sound Cycle, Kayak & Walk + Milford Sound Overnight Cruise 5D4N, Fully Guided

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    This spectacular Milford Sound cycling adventure from Queenstown provides an unique opportunity to experience the natural wonders of Fiordland and the enchanting Milford Sound on wheels. Enjoy two of NZ's the best rides - Queenstown Trail and Around The Mountains Cycle Trail. Kayak to Pidgeon Island on the majestic Lake Wakatipu, walk along the famous Routeburn Track. Spend a night on a Milford Sound overnight cruise before pedalling around Te Anau and the hidden Mavora Lakes site featured in the Lord of the Rings. This active tour truly offers the very best of cycling and walking in Fiordland and iconic Milford Sound experience in a 5-day itinerary.

    Your journey begins in Queenstown, where you will embark on this amazing journey towards Milford Sound. You will cycle from Queenstown to Milford Sound with guides and a supporting vehicle. You'll ride a section of Queenstown Trails, which meanders through some of New Zealand's most breathtaking scenery.

    You'll ride a section of the Around The Mountains Cycle Trail on the second day, a dedicated cycle path that allows you to enjoy the scenery of sheep & cattle country surrounded by spectacular mountains free from traffic, passing through rich farm lands.

    Queenstown Trail and Around The Mountains Cycle Trail are both New Zealand's 22 Great Rides, part of Nga Haerenga - the New Zealand Cycle Trail.

    In the heart of Fiordland National Park, you'll hike on the world-famous Routeburn Track to Key Summit and enjoy a majestic overnight cruise amidst spectacular Milford Sound, with options to swim or kayak. When all the tourists have left at dusk, the fiord transforms into a peaceful scene of dramatic landscape. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere and get a sense of the serenity that the fiord offers. You'll have many opportunities for wildlife spotting such as penguins, seals and dolphins as well as learning about the history and natural environment of the fiord.

    This sensational cycle journey concludes with a tour of a high country sheep station, afternoon tea and a boat transfer across Lake Wakatipu back to Queenstown.

    This is an active cycling tour and you are expecting to ride 35 to 65km / 15 to 40miles each day accompanied by professional qualified driver/guide and a vehicle support. Bike hire and helmet is included. You only need to carry a daypack. E-bike upgrade is available at an additional cost.

    This tour includes 4 nights' accommodation on a twin share basis (single supplement available at additional expense), daily guided cycling/walking, a Milford Sound overnight cruise, return transport to/from Queenstown as well as most meals.

    An unique and unforgettable cycling experience in Milford Sound.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    This spectacular Milford Sound cycling adventure from Queenstown provides an unique opportunity to experience the natural wonders of Fiordland and the enchanting Milford Sound ...
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  9. Just Milford - Milford Track Walk & Milford Sound Overnight Cruise 2D1N, Fully Guided

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    Walk the world famous Milford Track with a private guide and enjoy a Milford Sound overnight cruise. This walk and cruise combo tour offers the 'must-do' experiences in Fiordland over two days.

    Fiordland is one of the southern hemisphere's great wilderness regions and has achieved World Heritage Status for its stunning natural features, exceptional beauty and critical role in demonstrating the Earth's evolutionary history. Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status and is home to Mitre Peak and the Fiords of the famous Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Explore breathtaking scenery, from lush forests, crystal-clear lakes and rivers, to striking mountain views, vast fiords and deep valleys.

    Your tour departs from Queenstown. You will be picked up from your Queenstown accommodation and head to Milford Sound, where your overnight cruise awaits. When all the tourists have left at dusk, the fiord transforms into a peaceful scene of dramatic landscape. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere and get a sense of the serenity that the fiord offers. You'll have many opportunities for wildlife spotting such as penguins, seals and dolphins as well as learning about the history and natural environment of the fiord. After disembarking the next morning, your private guide will meet you at the cruise terminal and company you hiking the Milford Track, described as "the Finest Walk in the World" - a must when visiting the region. Walk through ancient temperate rainforest surrounded by an array of ferns, mosses and lichens in vibrant shades of green leads to Giant Gate Waterfall. Then private transfer back to Queenstown.

    An unique and unforgettable walking and cruising experience in Milford Sound.

    Departure daily on request from 15th September to 20th May.

    Price

    All other Departures: $1,450 AUD per person, twin share

    December - February Departures: $1,600 AUD per person, twin share

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Walk the world famous Milford Track with a private guide and enjoy a Milford Sound overnight cruise. This walk and cruise combo tour offers ...
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  10. Best of Queenstown 3D2N - Milford Sound Cruise & Fly, Routeburn & Ben Lomond Walks, Fully Guided

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    The best Queenstown cruise & hike experiences all in one! Walk the world-famous Routeburn and Ben Lomond Tracks, and enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise & Fly. After a diverse and spectacular scenery by day, relax in your room with incomparable views over the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu.

    Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world is your base for this incredible luxury adventure. You'll start your Queenstown adventure with the iconic Routeburn Track walk - one of New Zealand's 9 Great Walks and the ultimate alpine adventure.

    Then hike on the Ben Lomond Track, experiencing magnificent lake and mountain views.

    The finale of your 3 day Queenstown adventure is a "must do" New Zealand experience - visiting the famous Milford Sound. Take a stunning scenic flight to Milford Sound from Queenstown and take a leisurely cruise along the whole length of the sound.

    Your two night Queenstown accomodation is with a 5 star boutique lodge commanding views of The Remarkables and Cecil Peak mountains, Hidden Island and Lake Wakatipu. Breakfasts and lunches are included.

    Combining the best of Queenstown walks and Milford Sound Fly & Cruise with 5 star accommodation, and professional guiding services, this is the Queenstown experience you'll remember for a life-time.

    Departure Dates

    Daily departure on request. Peak season surcharge of $200 per person applies for travelling from 1st December to 31st January.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Queenstown, New Zealand
    The best Queenstown cruise & hike experiences all in one! Walk the world-famous Routeburn and Ben Lomond Tracks, and enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise &...
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    From $1,660.94 Per Person, Twin Share
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