New Zealand - Luxury, Lodges and Experiences

Unique luxury itineraries including outstanding accommodation and recommended activities. These suggested journeys are created with a special understanding of New Zealand's exclusive experiences.

Combining the delights of a luxury stay with activities and transport, the logistics and organisation are taken care of to deliver you incredible memories.

This is just a selection, contact us and in collaboration with an Aspire Down Under consultant customize your luxury New Zealand experience.

South Island Wilderness and Adventure from $10,299 per person including international flights

13 Days/10 nights Explore some of the hidden gems of the South Island. Commence in Queenstown, enjoy the superb hospitality at Azur Lodge and the region's experience. Journey to the Wilderness lodges at Lake Moeraki (West Coast) and Arthur's Pass (heart of the Southern Alps) before finishing at the Bay of Many Coves (Marlborough Sounds). Wilderness, wildlife, adventure and luxury await. More ...

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Inspiring New Zealand - A route less traveled from $12,499 per person including international flights

15 days/12 nights: Matching stunning surrounds, fantastic outdoor pursuits, comfort and hospitality, with cuisine based on the freshest local produce and finest regional wines. From the stunning coastlines of the Coromandel Peninsula, the Geothermal activity of Rotorua and Treetops, the Farm at Cape Kidnappers in the North Island's wine capital of Hawkes Bay, Stonefly Lodge in the Abel Tasman Nati

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Indulgent Getaway from $10,799 per person including international flights

14 days/11 nights Our indulgent New Zealand getaway features The Boastshed (Waiheke Island, Auckland), Treetops Lodge & Estate (Rotorua), Edenhouse (Nelson) and Eichardt's Private Hotel (center of Queenstown). The accommodation is outstanding and their locations provide countless opportunities to explore or you may chose to simply pause and relax. More ...

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Lodge Luxury & Milford Sound Helicopter tour from $11,699 per person including international flights

12 Days/9 Nights of luxury lodges and a Milford Sound helicopter tour. Three fabulous lodges, three spectacular settings incorporating the best of New Zealand's North and South Islands. Three nights at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs (Bay of Islands), three nights at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers (Hawkes Bay) and three nights at Matakauri Lodge (Queenstown). Relax, golf, luxuriate at the spa or explore th

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Luxury Adventure from $13,299 per person including international flights

15 days/12 nights Our ultimate luxury adventure itinerary features 4 outstanding locations, Eagles Nest (Bay of Islands); Wharekauhau Lodge & Estate (Wellington); Annandale (Christchurch); and Minaret Station Alpine Lodge (Southern Alps) with unique activities to ensure the trip is luxurious, educational and unforgettable. It will be a trip of a lifetime! More ...

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Why Choose Aspire Down Under for Your New Zealand Luxury Vacation?

At Aspire Down Under, our international team of travel professionals is dedicated to providing you the best possible New Zealand vacation experience with vacation packages customized to fit your schedule, interests, and budget. We specialize in curating unique experiences, whether it's an adventure travel experience, a cultural journey through New Zealand's rich history, a tour of unique geothermal winders, or a self-drive itinerary to view New Zealand's stunning natural landscapes.

A New Zealand vacation is an adventure from start to finish - a flight halfway around the world to ‘Aeoteroa’, or ‘The Land of the Long White Cloud’. So if you want to get the full New Zealand experience, there will be plenty to do, plenty to see, and plenty of travel - even after your arrival. That's why we always recommend a vacation package to all those who are curious and who come to us for help with their New Zealand vacation.


Custom Journeys

Aspire Down Under is dedicated to crafting custom journeys that will live long in the memory and that compliment your individual wants and needs. We understand planning a trip can be overwhelming. Our vision and goal is to offer journeys which reflect our spirit. Every day we strive to offer authenticity, service and advice.


Aspire Difference

As destination experts we want your trip reality to exceed expectation, our destinations, transfers, tours and accommodation reflect our expert knowledge and our client feedback.


Planning Your Journey

We will answer your questions, offer plenty of advice and start planning your itinerary outline. You will work with the same dedicated travel expert for all your dealings with Aspire to ensure consistency and knowledge of your information.


What Makes Our New Zealand Luxury Vacation Packages Unique?

With two unique islands, 14 national parks, and dozens of diverse cities, there are plenty of New Zealand attractions and activities to choose from. Explore golden coastlines fringed with native pohutakawa trees, follow walking trails to waterfalls hidden in beech forests, cycle through gently rolling vineyards, sample New Zealand's famous adventure activities and extreme sports. Or relax and take it easy at beautiful hot pools, cultural attractions and art galleries. We at Aspire Down Under strive to find the very best New Zealand luxury vacation experiences to craft our premade and custom vacation packages. Our packages are designed to offer a range of experiences, including adventure travel, cultural experiences, food and wine experiences, and outdoor activities. No matter what your passions, interests, or the items on your bucket list are, New Zealand has so much in store for you - and our luxury vacation packages make your New Zealand adventure easy, convenient, and efficient.

Why be forced to choose between the hassle of booking an itinerary that includes multiple in-country flights, hotels and experiences, or missing out on a single bit of your dream New Zealand vacation? Our New Zealand luxury vacation packages take away all the stress and uncertainty of international travel and provide you with a clear, efficient itinerary that makes the most of your time Down Under.


New Zealand welcomes US travelers with an Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) & payment of the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy.

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The Benefits of a Customized New Zealand Luxury Vacation Package

Best of all, all our luxury vacation packages are 100% customizable! Want to spend a few extra days in any one or more of the incredible locales New Zealand has to offer? No problem! A quick switcheroo from one or more activities to others? We've got ya! Got a special bucket list item that you've just got to check off? We can add it, or build your entire New Zealand stay around it with a luxury vacation package made just for you! Whether you're interested in adventure travel, cultural experiences, food and wine experiences, or outdoor activities, we can customize your vacation package to include your desired experiences. At Aspire Down Under, we're with you for every step of your New Zealand luxury vacation, with the best-researched, customized, and managed luxury vacation packages around.



Client Testimonials

We always appreciate our client reviews, your experiences enhance our knowledge.

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Our best vacation ever - we didn't want to get on the plane in Auckland. We can't pick one favorite place - they all had something special!

Highly recommend! Great suggestions and reworked our itinerary multiple times to help us include the activities we wanted within our budget!


New Zealand Luxury Lodges Frequently Asked Questions

Please find answers to the most frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions please contact us.

Stunning scenery: New Zealand is home to some of the most stunning scenery in the world, from snow-capped mountains and glaciers to pristine beaches and lush rainforests.

World-class dining: New Zealand has a thriving culinary scene. You'll also find some of the best wines in the world in New Zealand.

Unique experiences: New Zealand is home to a number of unique experiences or you can simply relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside.

Luxury accommodations: New Zealand has a wide range of lodges, resorts to boutique hotels. You're sure to find the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day of exploring.

Great Service: New Zealanders are known for being friendly, welcoming and offer service levesl that will match your expectations. You're sure to feel at home from the moment you arrive.

A New Zealand luxury lodge stay is an unforgettable experience. These lodges are located in some of the most beautiful and remote parts of the country, and they offer guests a chance to experience the best of New Zealand's natural beauty and hospitality.

Stunning scenery: Luxury lodges are typically located in areas with stunning scenery, such as the mountains, glaciers, rainforests, or coast.

World-class accommodations: Luxury lodges offer comfortable and spacious accommodations, with amenities such as king-size beds, private balconies, and fireplaces.

Gourmet dining: Luxury lodges typically serve gourmet meals made with fresh, local ingredients.

Personalized service: Luxury lodges offer guests personalized service from the moment they arrive. You can expect to be greeted by name and have your every need taken care of.

Unique experiences: Luxury lodges offer guests a variety of unique experiences, such as guided hikes, private helicopter tours, and wine tastings.

Of course, your itinerary can be customized to fit your interests and budget. Luxury lodges offer a variety of activities and packages to choose from

If you're looking for a truly unforgettable travel experience, a New Zealand luxury lodge stay is the perfect option for you.

It really depends on what you're after. The summer months (December to February) are popular with warm weather and long days, but it can also be busy. If you prefer cooler weather and fewer crowds, consider visiting in spring (September to November) or autumn (March to May). 

Here are some of the benefits of upgrading to business class on your flight to New Zealand:

More space and comfort: Business class seats have more legroom, elbowroom, and recline, making it easier to relax and get some rest on your long flight.

Lie-flat beds: Many business class seats convert into fully lie-flat beds, so you can arrive at your destination feeling refreshed and well-rested.

Priority check-in and boarding: Business class passengers typically get to check in and board the plane before economy class passengers. This means you can avoid the long lines and get settled into your seat before the plane takes off.

In-flight entertainment: Business class cabins typically have larger and higher-quality in-flight entertainment systems than economy class cabins. You'll have access to a wide selection of movies, TV shows, music, and games.

Complimentary meals and drinks: Business class passengers enjoy complimentary meals and drinks throughout the flight, including alcoholic beverages.

Lounge access: Many business class passengers get access to airport lounges, where they can relax and enjoy complimentary food and drinks before their flight.

If you're planning a long flight to New Zealand, upgrading to business class can be a great way to make your journey more comfortable and enjoyable.