The Ben Lomond Track is located near Queenstown in Otago, with an elevation gain of 1,438m and on a clear day, spectacular panoramic views at the summit. Contouring along the side of the ridge walk through the pleasant cool forest before ascending to a landscape of alpine tussocks and shrubs as you climb to the Ben Lomond Saddle. Many people choose to finish the hike here, but if you are up for the challenge, the summit is not disappointing, as it features magnificent panoramic views over Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountain ranges. When you have spent time admiring ...

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  1. 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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  2. Essence of the South Island Hike, Bike & Kayak Adventure 8D7N

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    Discover the depth of New Zealand's backcountry by hiking, biking and kayaking through the essence of South Island. In just 8 days uncover the best of South Island journeying through legendary icons Milford Sounds, Arthurs Pass, Franz Josef, Mt Aspiring and Routeburn Track.

    Departing from Christchurch, immerse in an adventure of a lifetime where its iconic and remote wilderness is just as diverse as your activities. Experience the natural wonders of the Fiordland and enchanting Milford Sounds with an overnight cruise before gliding its pure waters on sea kayaks. Take it to where the sky is the limit with a scenic flight into the World Heritage Listed Mt Aspiring National Park, a dreamland of snowcapped mountains. Hike the hidden gem of Lake Crucible before an exhilarating jet boat adventure in ice blue glacial rivers. Your walk will be just as diverse from the renowned Routeburn Track, one of New Zealand’s great walks, the legendary Arthur’s Pass to conquering mountain summits including Ben Lomond. From unforgettable wildlife encounters to glacial valleys and star-filled skies, South Island will keep you on your feet of bucket list adventures in all its forms. Hike mighty glaciers descending through the rainforest into the sea at Franz Josef Glacier and cycle a section of the Queenstown Bike Trail. Filled with surprises at every turn, it will ignite your imagination. Discover the Adventure Capital of Queenstown to your heart’s desire and at your own pace. Along the way, find your up-close moments with wildlife including seals, native birds and if you’re lucky dolphins, penguins and a migrating whale.

    Unwind each adventure filled day in carefully handpicked rustic accommodations where each stay embraces the quiet sanctuaries of New Zealand’s most stunning settings. This adventure includes 7 night’s accommodation with meals included as specified. You will be supported by two guides posing unrivalled passion as they bring the trails to life, ensuring you are well fuelled and hydrated.

    A perfect week escape for the adventure seekers embracing South Island’s treasures where some are legendary and others a well-kept secret. Embark on a true kiwi adventure of a lifetime ticking off all its top bucket list.

    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

    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Discover the depth of New Zealand's backcountry by hiking, biking and kayaking through the essence of South Island. In just 8 days uncover the best ...
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  3. The Ultimate Luxury Queenstown Hike 3D2N (AZUR Lodge), Fully Guided

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    Queenstown hikes in style! Walk the world famous Routeburn Track and Ben Lomond Track, and heli-hike in the magical valley of the Earnslaw Burn Waterfalls as seen in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey". Take in amazing views of the hanging glacier, Fiordland and beyond, farewell diverse and spectacular scenery on the tracks, and relax in the privacy of your villa - distinctively luxurious 5 star boutique accommodation at AZUR Lodge with candlelight dinners served.

    Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world is your base for this incredible luxury adventure. Once you touch down at Queenstown airport, your guide will meet and greet you and transfer you to the Ben Lomond Track in a luxury car. This famous Queenstown day walk is a 3 to 4 hour easy to moderate return hike to Ben Lomond Saddle (or you may take on an challenge for a 6 to 8 hour hike to Ben Lomond Summit), experiencing magnificent lake and mountain views. Your second day hike is on the iconic Routeburn Track - one of New Zealand's 9 Great Walks and the ultimate alpine adventure. Again, you have the choice of a 4 to 5 hour return hike to Routeburn Flats or a 6 to 8 hour return hike to the Routeburn Falls Hut. The finale of your luxury adventure is a spectacular heli-hike, flying over Ben Lomond, the Richardson Mountains, Glenorchy, and Lake Wakatipu, landed in Earnslaw Burn valley for a hike to view numerous waterfalls. Walk in the footsteps of Bilbo and his company of dwarves under the waterfalls of Middle Earth, and be impressed by the surreal views of rolling high-country farmland and native tussock fields that transform into glaciers and plunging waterfalls.

    This is a lodge based walk for the discerning traveller. From your accommodation at the acclaimed AZUR Lodge, travel each day to different tracks returning at day's end to a luxurious lodge room designed to let you absorb the incredible views in chic luxury and total privacy. Overlooking stunning, uninterrupted vistas of Lake Wakatipu, the majestic Remarkables range and Cecil and Walter Peaks, you'll be serviced with evening canapés and dinners focusing on freshness, simplicity, and seasonal flavours.

    Combining the best of Queenstown walking experience with the luxury hillside AZUR Lodge, great food and wine, discerning service and the local knowledge of your field guides, this is thoughtfully crafted luxury adventure of a lifetime.

    Departure Dates:

    Daily departure on request. Peak season surcharge of $500 per person applies for travelling from 1st November to 31st March.

    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
    Queenstown hikes in style! Walk the world famous Routeburn Track and Ben Lomond Track, and heli-hike in the magical valley of the Earnslaw Burn ...
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  4. Ben Lomond, Fiordland, Stewart-Island & Hollyford Heli-Hike 7D6N, Fully Guided

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    Departing from Queenstown, discover the awe-inspiring Milford Sound, Hollyford Valley and unspoiled natural beauty of the wildlife-rich Stewart Island on foot over seven days. Ben Lomond Track, Stewart Island, Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound, Routeburn Track, Kepler track and Hollyford Heli-hike are all on show in this incredible trip.

    Kick off your trip in the 'adventure capital' Queenstown where you hike the lower slopes of Ben Lomond for extensive panoramic views over Lake Wakitipu. Crossing over to Stewart Island you will enjoy some short walks as well as a free day to explore this remote island on foot, kayak or even try to sight New Zealand's iconic flightless bird ‐ the Kiwi.

    Stewart Island is one of the few places in the country with the greatest chance of seeing this very shy creature. Returning to the mainland, journey into Fiordland National Park for the Kepler track and Milford Sound walks. Then you'll take a breathtaking helicopter flight over dramatic peaks into uninhabited Martins Bay in the heart of the Hollyford region. Explore this amazing landscape on foot with a walk through lush forest and coastal heath to a rocky bay, which is frequented by penguins and seals in season. Jet boat to the Hollyford River and walk along the Hollyford Valley, following the footsteps of early explorers through native beech forest speckled with elegantly flowing waterfalls. Hike the Routeburn Track up to Key Summit for sweeping views over the beautiful Hollyford Valley before heading back to Queenstown.

    Accommodation is included each night and has been carefully selected to provide comfort and value in the best locations possible. On this trip, you'll stay at an Homestead Villa Motel, South Sea Hotel, Distinction Luxmore Hotel, and Martin's Bay Lodge.

    All meals are included for the duration of the walk. Provided we are advised in advance of your departure we are able to cater for vegetarian diets and can assist with medically recommended diets (allergies and intolerances).

    All transfers to and from Queenstown as well as guiding are included. Small groups of twelve walkers are hosted by highly experienced and knowledgeable guides.

    The walk is graded easy to moderate and fully supported. Small groups of twelve walkers are hosted by highly experienced and knowledgeable guides. The walk is easy graded and fully supported. You only need to carry a day pack each day.

    This seven-day-six-night hiking tour takes you to discover some of the country's most pristine and spectacular landscapes in the deep south of New Zealand.

    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
    Departing from Queenstown, discover the awe-inspiring Milford Sound, Hollyford Valley and unspoiled natural beauty of the wildlife-rich Stewart Island on foot over seven days. ...
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    From €2,348.42 Per Person, Twin Share
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