Less than 10 hours of flight time away lies a country familiar to many yet one with exclusive experiences waiting to be unravelled. Come away on a journey of rediscovering New Zealand this winter with two unique itineraries specially designed for active luxury travellers.

Each recommended route provides a healthy dose of outdoor fun and gorgeous nature, complemented by intimate sightseeing, more relaxing moments and the opportunity to rest in some of the finest and most luxurious properties and lodges in the country as well as sample some of the most-sought-after produce and cuisine in the Southern Hemisphere.

Winter view of Matakauri Lodge with snow-covered mountains in background

World-famous stargazing and ice driving

Unleash your inner Hamilton and Vettel with our 9D8N Luxury Skies & Ice Adventure in South Island programme, which dedicates a whole day to mastering manoeuvres in luxury European cars in wintry conditions under the tutelage of expert instructors. Your ice driving experience is held at one of New Zealand’s best-hidden secrets – the award-winning winter testing grounds favoured by the world’s top automakers.

Man flagging off white Audi during ice driving session

The thrills go beyond precision driving. Over at the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve, the largest dark-sky preserve in the world, you’ll marvel at constellations unique to the Southern Hemisphere and gain a deeper understanding of the galaxies and stars. A special helicopter and cruise dual-tour is also included for you to explore the “eighth wonder of the world”, giving you ample time to enjoy the spectacular Fiordland National Park.

Starry sky at the Church of Good Shepherd in Tekapo in New Zealand

PRICE PER PERSON: SGD21,188
**Minimum two to travel, on twin-sharing basis; valid for travel till 30Sep 2018; package price excludes international flights, travel visa, travel insurance, tipping, personal expenses and additional activities not stated in the itinerary; other Terms & Conditions related to booking, and refund and cancellation, apply.

Register your interest by filling out the Customise My Trip form and a travel consultant will be in touch by the next working day to share a luxury South Island itinerary. This package may be purchased as-is or further customised to your liking. You can also speak with a travel consultant regarding your holiday by calling +65-64350922 during office hours, Mondays to Fridays.

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World-class golf and wine

Revel in New Zealand’s city glam, stunning coastlines and renowned vines with Quotient’s 7D6N Luxury Winter Golf & Wine Escape in North Island itinerary. Your time will be split between the charismatic harbour metropolis of Auckland, the City of Sails, and the laidback wine country of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand’s oldest wine region.

Over the course of the week, you’ll have the opportunity to golf in two of Golf Digest’s Top 100 Greatest Golf Courses in the World. Hop aboard a luxurious helicopter and soak in the beguiling panoramas during the scenic ride to the Bay of Islands, before arriving at the legendary Kauri Cliffs; 15 holes in the par-72 championship course here boast the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop!

Take pampering a notch up during the final three nights of your holiday. Based at one of New Zealand’s finest lodge retreat, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, your duty is really to appreciate all that this special part of the North Island has to offer, from the sweeping vistas to outstanding wildlife conservation to reputable vintages. Lodge guests will enjoy NZ$1,200 of credits for the entire stay, which can be used for a round at the Tom Doak-designed golf course, the spa or many other activities. There will also be a day dedicated to thoroughly immersing in Hawke’s Bay wines by visiting five wineries and getting acquainted with highlights such as New Zealand’s Tuscany.

Ridge Suite of The Farm at Cape Kidnappers by Robertson Lodges

This itinerary is also suitable for non-golfers and experiences can be tailored accordingly.

PRICE PER PERSON: SGD15,995
**Minimum two to travel, on twin-sharing basis; valid for travel till 30Sep 2018; package price excludes international flights, travel visa, travel insurance, tipping, golf equipment rental, personal expenses and additional activities not stated in the itinerary; other Terms & Conditions related to booking, and refund and cancellation, apply.

Register your interest by filling out the Customise My Trip form and a travel consultant will be in touch by the next working day to share a luxury North Island itinerary. This package may be purchased as-is or further customised to your liking. You can also speak with a travel consultant regarding your holiday by calling +65-64350922 during office hours, Mondays to Fridays.

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