Queenstown is the heart of New Zealand’s adventure seeking spirit and with that, features extraordinary walking routes through-out the incredible town and surrounds. Sat on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and against the Southern Alps, the town features chic eateries, beautiful vineyards and rolling mountains to be explored afoot. Explore Queenstown Hill through pine forests and reach the incredible views of the town, lake and mountain ranges or take the challenge on the Ben Lomond track in the alpine region or even stroll along the lakeside of the resident lake. Our range is inclusive of easy walks and strolls through ...
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  1. 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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  2. 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

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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 ...
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  3. Luxury Queenstown & Beyond - Great Rides & Walk 7D6N, Fully Supported

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    This luxury cycling package incorporates 3 Great Rides of NZ - Queenstown Trail, Otago Central Rail Trail, and Alps to Ocean Trail, and a guided Hooker Valley walk in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. Explore South Island's ever-changing mountains, tunnels, river gorges, valleys, lakes, glaciers and more by bike and by foot. Stay at three 5 star luxury boutique accommodation. This is the ultimate combination of relaxation and adventure.

    Your cycling journey starts with a full day supported ride on the Queenstown Trails. The cycling route includes riding along the shore of Lake Wakatipu, in the scenic country-side, around historic Arrowtown, along the beautiful Arrow and Kawarau Rivers to the Historic Kawarau Suspension Bridge - home of the world famous Bungy Jumping, and finish with a short ride through to Gibbston Valley and enjoy a relaxing wine tasting.

    Then set off on a scenic and historic journey into the Central Otago heartland for 2 days. You'll cycle 4 to 5 hours per day on a vehicle free trail with an easy gradient. Traverse ever-changing mountainous, rugged landscapes, tunnels, viaducts, spectacular river gorges, old historic gold-mining villages and more.

    After a luxury hilltop private villa retreat and take in the best vistas of Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables in Queenstown, embark on a hiking adventure to Mount Cook National Park's Hooker Valley to wonder at dazzling iceberg lakes, sky-scraping peaks and spectacular glaciers.

    Continue your cycling adventure and ride on the Alps 2 Ocean (A2O) Cycle Trail and fully immerse in New Zealand's symbolic colour and beauty - the high peaks and distinctive blue lakes. Spend another two nights on the edge of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park, taking in the stunning views of the turquoise blue waters of Lake Pukaki and the Southern Alps and Aoraki Mt Cook.

    No Mackenzie Basin visit is complete without stargazing. So your finale will be in a private cellar observatory to explore one of the darkest skies in the world with a 6" refractor telescope while you are treated with refreshments and nibbles.

    You'll be supported with a local experienced tour guide and support vehicle while you are on the trail.

    You luggage will be transferred to your next accommodation. You only need to carry a daypack.

    The trip starts and concludes in Queenstown.

    Combining the best New Zealand cycling trails with luxury boutique accommodation, fine food and wine, this is the ultimate luxury cycling adventure in Queenstown.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    E-bike Upgrade: Extra per person $220 per person

    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. 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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  5. Fiordland Hump Ridge Track Hike & Heli Flight 4D3N, Fully Guided

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    historic viaducts, and potential encounters with endangered New Zealand wildlife infuse this pure Middle-earth experience. This moderate to hard walk will definitely delight wilderness lovers and challenge the seasoned hiker.

    South Island's dramatic southern extremity has an ‘edge of the world' quality. Hump Ridge track is a wilderness treasure set in a bizarre sculptured landscape of house-sized rock tors, icy alpine tarns and weird limestone formations. Walking the Hump Ridge Track is a life-changing experience. The physical exertion will challenge but the rewards will take your breath away.

    You'll enjoy a short helicopter flight to take you across Te Waewae Bay and heli-pack your pack (max 15kg) up the hill on Day 1. Wooden boardwalks ease your passage on the climb to the Hump Ridge. At 1000m, you feel ‘on top of the world’. The summit has a Lord of the Rings atmosphere and offers panoramic views of southern Fiordland and Stewart Island.

    The next day is a steep descent following to a fascinating coastline where you trek along an old logging tramway that crosses mighty viaducts, including Percy Burn, the largest surviving wooden trestle bridge in the world.

    The final section is a pleasant ramble along marine terraces clothed in some of the last remaining virgin beech in Waitutu Forest.

    The walk is led by highly knowledgeable and experienced guides. Along the way your experienced local guide will bring to life the diversity of the landscape, vegetation, wildlife and captivating stories of historic viaducts and early pioneering families. At every stage your tour will be enhanced by the knowledge and passion of the field guides who work tirelessly to ensure each guest is safe, engaged and well fed. 

    At the end of each day, you'll return to your cosy backcountry lodges in superb locations, and enjoy 3 courses dinners.

    Adventure into the harsh but spellbindingly beautiful surrounds of the South Island’s Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track. This challenging and incredibly rewarding experience will be an adventure you remember forever.

    Departure Dates

    Departs every Friday on request. Tuesday departure can also be arranged on demand.

    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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    historic viaducts, and potential encounters with endangered New Zealand wildlife infuse this pure Middle-earth experience. This moderate to hard walk will definitely delight wilderness ...
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  6. Queenstown Luxury Wellness Adventure 6D5N, Fully Guided

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    This 6-day-5-night wellness retreat will deepen your experience and improve results. This powerful and intensive all-inclusive program uses nature, nutrition, mindfulness, yoga, and functional movement to jumpstart your health. Expect to become lean, strong, and flexible while reconnecting with purpose.

    The team is the magic ingredient that makes your adventure unique. The team includes guides, athletes, detox specialists, and educators. who share a common interest in the art of living exceptionally well. The team seeks to share their collective wisdom through play and adventure.

    About The Retreat Resort

    Located on the South Island of New Zealand, the resort is just 40 minutes drive from Queenstown. The 8.4 hectare retreat (about 21 acres) sits on a sub-alpine terrace with expansive views of Lake Wakatipu. The retreat is designed for those who are interested in nature, adventure, self-development, alternative health, and results-oriented fitness. The vision is zen inspired luxury, where the luxury comes from intelligent design, function of space, and exceptional programming, rather than opulence or excess.

    Open-air spas overlooking the impressive mountain range and lake offer a range of therapeutic benefits and treatments. As well as one of the best views you could have.

    About The Wellness Program

    The six-day program is to improve upon health using nutrition, mindfulness, yoga, and functional movement. With expert staff and educators, the retreat combines nutrition, yoga, hiking, spa and massage, strength training, and mindfulness sessions for a total refresh. The sub-alpine terrain hiking is a major component. With gorgeous trails around the lake and other peaks, the physically demanding hikes combined with yoga, fitness classes and massages, all keep mind and body aware of the ever changing life.

    Included are return transfers from/to Queenstown airport, daily wellness program, all healthy meals and daily laundry.

    Expect your body to become lean, strong, and flexible, as your mind becomes calm, clear, and present.

    2020 Departure Dates

    October: 19, 28

    November: 5, 26

    December: 5, 13

    2021 Departure Dates

    January: 7, 15

    February: 3, 11

    March: 2, 20

    April: 9, 17

    May: 6, 14, 22

    June: 11

    July: 1, 10, 19, 28

    August: 6, 15, 24

    September: 2, 11, 20, 29

    October: 8

    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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  7. The Ultimate Luxury Wanaka Walk 3D2N, Fully Guided

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    Discover one of the world's best adventure town on this thrilling 3-day adventure in style, packed with bests hikes in Wanaka and Mt Aspiring National Park. With two nights spent at the luxurious Mahu Whenua, you'll wake up with some of the most iconic and dramatic natural alpine scenery in New Zealand and will surely agree this is the Ultimate Luxury Wanaka Adventure!

    You'll be picked up from Queenstown, then wind your way up and over the Crown Range, which is the highest main road in New Zealand and reaches an altitude of 1,121 metres. Venture into Rob Roy Valley, the jewel of Mt Aspiring National Park and take on this graded 'moderate' 10 km return hike, to be rewarded with swing bridge, waterfalls, rain forest, crystal clear mountain streams and glaciers. Day 2 is 7 kim Diamond Lake hike up to the top of Rocky Mountain for wonderful panoramic views over Lake Wanaka and the Matukituki River. Day 3 is a self guided walk exploring “healing the land”, over 55,000 hectares of majestic beauty - towering mountains, lush green valleys, native bush, forests and meandering rivers.

    You will have two nights at luxurious The Ridgeline Homestead at Mahu Whenua enjoying total privacy and exquisite food and wine.

    Combining the best of Wanaka adventures with glamping and luxurious The Ridgeline Homestead at Mahu Whenua, great food and wine, discerning service and the local knowledge of your field guides, this is a thoughtfully crafted luxury adventure of a lifetime.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  8. 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.

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

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

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

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    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

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  9. 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.

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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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  10. Kepler Track Heli Hike Day Tour, Fully Guided

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    A guided day walk from Te Anau beginning with a scenic helicopter flight over the Hidden Lakes, beech forest and alpine area to Luxmore Hut on the Kepler Track.

    From this Department of Conservation Hut explore the alpine tussock fields and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding Fiordland mountains with the possibility of ascending to the summit of Mt Luxmore if you wish and weather and time allows.

    After time in the alpine area, hike down the mountain on the well-formed Kepler Track. The track descends through mountain and silver beech forest, and passes under towering limestone bluffs to the sandy beach of Brod Bay, the pick up point for the rewarding water taxi trip back to Te Anau.

    From Luxmore Hut it is a down hill walk (8km) requiring a medium level of fitness. If you wish to explore further past the Hut toward the Summit there would be an additional 1-3 hours walking up and down. There is a maximum of 12 walkers with a guide providing an opportunity to learn about the natural and human heritage of Fiordland. There are plenty of stops for photographs, bird-watching and interpretation along the way.

    Return Te Anau at around 5:00pm. We can arrange transfer to/from Queenstown at additional charges.

    Departure Dates

    Depart daily on request from 1st September to 20th May.

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