West Coast Little Luxuries Famil - July

A team of nine discerning travel agents will soon embark on a meticulously curated famil of the West Coast. The itinerary was crafted to showcase the region's hidden gems and luxurious experiences.

The journey will begin in Christchurch, followed by a rejuvenating soak at Maruia Hot Springs. Immersing themselves in local culture, they visit the Reefton Distilling Co. and explore Maori legends at the Mawhera Pounamu Pathway. Natural wonders take centre stage with visits to the iconic Pancake Rocks & Blowholes and an overnight stay at the Scenic Hotel Punakaiki.

Day two offers a glimpse into boutique accommodations with site inspections at Breakers Boutique Accommodation, Te Aka Treehouse, Lake Brunner Eco Lodge, and the historic Theatre Royal Hotel. The group then tackle the Hokitika Gorge walk before indulging in a luxurious split-stay experience at Rimu Lodge and Hokitika Fire Station Boutique Apartments, culminating in a delightful dinner at the Woodstock Hotel.

Fueling up for adventure, the next morning begins with breakfast at the Beachfront Hotel Hokitika followed by exhilarating treetop adventure at the West Coast Treetop Walk & Zipline. A thorough inspection of Ross Beach Top 10 Holiday Park follows, before a satisfying lunch at SnakeBite Brewery in Franz Josef. The afternoon unfolds with a captivating Scenic Cruise and Walk tour alongside Franz Josef Wilderness Tours, a soak in the Waiho Hot Tubs, and a delectable dinner at the Betsey Jane Eatery & Bar. A restful night awaits them at the Distinction Fox Glacier Te Weheka Hotel.

Embracing the thrill of the West Coast, the agents will embark on a thrilling Waiatoto River Safari and explore the serenity of Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki. Taking luxury to new heights, they will enjoy a 'Picnic Amongst The Peaks' scenic flight with INFLITE Fox & Franz Helicopters. Further enhancing their understanding of exceptional lodging, they inspect the Rainforest Retreat before settling into Te Waonui Forest Retreat for the night.

The ultimate adventure awaits the next day with a Franz Josef Glacier Guides Heli-Hike, followed by a site inspection of Westwood Lodge. Returning to Christchurch in style aboard the TranzAlpine Train Scenic Plus Service, their journey concludes with a memorable stay at Fable Christchurch.

This immersive expedition equips agents with firsthand knowledge to craft unparalleled West Coast itineraries, ensuring future clients experience West Coast luxury at its finest.

This famil is to be experienced by agents from the below accounts:

  • Tapoi Travel
  • Pan Pacific Travel
  • Ahipara Luxury Travel
  • Pure Pacific Ltd
  • Southern Crossings
  • Pacific Destinations NZ
  • ATS Pacific - Helloworld
  • General Travel

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