South Island Road Trip Delights: Custom Multi-day 7d : 6n

South Island Road Trip Delights: Custom Multi-Day 7D : 6N

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Marlborough Wine and Food Delights

Stop At: Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen, 13 Selmes Road Rd3, Blenheim 7273 New Zealand
Amazing local wines with one of the most awarded Sauvignon Blancs in Marlborough. Great restaurant as an option of lunch with outside or inside choices and with vineyard views
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cloudy Bay, Jacksons Road, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273 New Zealand
Fabulous wine tasting and delicious seafood from the Raw Bar of local oysters, Cloudy Bay clams, Sushi and amazing cheese platters. Relax in the expansive landscapes with the vineyards and Wairau Valley views.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Framingham Wines, 19 Conders Bend Road, Renwick 7243 New Zealand
Delicious Rieslings and Montepuciano Rose are favourites here, wine tasting with matching cheeses and meats and locally made crackers and breads.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Clos Henri Vineyard, 639 State Highway 63, Blenheim 7271 New Zealand
A unique marlborough vineyard here for you to compare sauvignon blanc and pinot noir in different terroir only metres apart. Due to an earthquake fault that runs diagonally through the vineyard. Enjoy the expanse of the Wairau landscapes while you engage in your wine tasting and here too an array of french cheeses and condiments and home made breads.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Makana Confections, Corner of Rapaura Road and O'Dwyer's Road, Blenheim 7273 New Zealand
A special stop at the beginning or end of the tour for tantalizing boutique chocolate tasting and sales - you cannot resist the unique flavours with many truffles of Pinot Noir or salted caramel and the best of all the Macadamia Butter Crunch that takes your temptation into heaven!
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: Delicious platters of local meats/pates/seafood with vegetarian and vegan options. Bookings made to suit your tastes.
• Dinner: A local venue
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Delightful cottages amidst the vineyards, homely bed and breakfast, 4-5 Star Hotels/Motels arranged at time of booking.

Day 2: Nelson Tasman Bay Region South Island

Stop At: Eyebright, Lansdowne Road Appleby, Nelson New Zealand
Eyebright is a glorious country store on the Waimea Plains a few minutes drive from Richmond. Stepping from the garden into the shop is to enter a wonderland of silk flowers, dried flowers, gourmet delights, home wares, gifts, jewellery, and more. Allow yourself plenty of time.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nelson, Nelson, Nelson-Tasman Region, South Island
Pics Peanut Butter - Visit and Taste one of the creamiest ever! A local hot spot of Nelson and no one wants to leave.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nelson, Nelson, Nelson-Tasman Region, South Island
Nelson Cathedral: A beauty standing on the hill at the top of Trafalgar Street. Historic stonework and stain glass windows as fitting for such time piece. Organ Pipes still adorn above the vestry and being so close to town the steps are tempting to climb.
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: The Styx a popular stop over on the waters edge and light lunch style including fresh fish n chips and seafood chowder.
• Dinner: A local venue
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Kimi Ora in Kaiteriteri natural wooden chalets in the bush with great views.

Day 3: Kaiteriteri

Stop At: Kaiteriteri Beach, Tasman, New Zealand 5 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Road RD 2, Kaiteriteri 7197 New Zealand
Waka - come and have a traditional paddle and ocean experience including a Maori welcome and instruction about the respect of the sea and all who live in the universe. Rules apply even to getting into the Waka and walking around it to respect the elders that came before. Head out around the point with a team of 8 and your guide. Marvel at the Golden Bay coastline and return ready for a pre- dinner relax.
Manaaki moana, manaaki tangata, haere whakamua
Care for the sea, care for the people, move forward as one.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Kai Restaurant Beach front
• Dinner: A local venue
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Kimi Ora Resort Kaiteriteri

Day 4: Kaiteriteri to Riwaka Resurgence - Karamea

Stop At: Riwaka Resurgence, Riwaka Valley Road Motueka area, Kahurangi National Park New Zealand
A tranquil native experience for a short walk of 30 minutes with special Maori spiritual connections.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Oparara Basin, Karamea 7893 New Zealand
This basin has a compact network of walking tracks to various limestone arches and caves dating back more than 3 million years. That’s all without mentioning the amazing ancient rain forest all of this is nestled in with trees covered in moss.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: Delicious packed lunch
• Dinner: The Last Resort with fabulous dining indoor or outdoor under pretty pagolas. Same your accommodation.
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: The Last Resort Karamea

Day 5: Karamea via Westport to Hanmer Springs

Stop At: Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk, State Highway 6, Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki 7873 New Zealand
Pancake Rocks and Blow Hole attraction walk. Stopping for coffee afterward or a cold beer.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, 42 Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs New Zealand
After taking a stop at Punakaiki and the sensational Pancake Rocks giving you their best welcome energy take time for a glass of wine or a light lunch before arriving into Hanmer Springs - a 2:45 hr journey of astounding views. Jump into the Hot Pools and or Spa to relax before dinner.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: Punakaiki Cafe
• Dinner: Power House Cafe and Restaurant
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Award winning bach cottage with natural views and close to the centre.

Day 6: Hanmer Springs

Stop At: Hanmer Springs Animal Park, 108 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs 7334 New Zealand
Delightful alpaca and other animals and a great country welcome. This is a choice for families and adults alike.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hanmer Springs Helicopters, 561 Hanmer Springs Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
A scenic spectacular of the mountains and Pacific Ocean. This can be your choice for your Hanmer experience. I recommend this highly with plenty of time to enjoy.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hanmer Springs, Hanmer Springs, Canterbury Region, South Island
Hanmer Springs Jet Boat Thrills. Or Water Rafting Tour 2 hours. Bungy Jumping 35 metre. Quad Bike Safari. What will you choose?
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, 42 Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs New Zealand
Revisiting here as there is so much on offer to enjoy. Take advantage of the ambiance and the therapeutic hot pools.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: Fire and Ice Cafe Restaurant
• Dinner: MK Restaurant - elegant and delicious
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Award winning bach cottage with natural views and close to the centre.

Day 7: Hanmer Springs to Kaikoura - Blenheim

Stop At: Kaikoura, Kaikoura, Canterbury Region, South Island
After your coffee stop and Peninsula or beach walk.Then onward to get a delicious crayfish on our way back to Blenheim. Hanmer to Kaikoura takes 1 hour and 45 minutes. Kaikoura to Blenheim return takes a further 1 hour and 20 minutes. Plenty of time to also stop at Ohau Point to watch over the playful seals on the rocks. Even another afternoon refreshment stop at Kekerengu before arriving in Blenheim around 5 pm to be dropped back at your accommodation or airport flight departure..
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Kaikoura, Kaikoura, Canterbury Region, South Island
Lavendar Farm visit or arrangements can be made for a Whale Tour from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. It is a fabulous sight you will always remember. Weather permitting.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: The Whaler Cafe: Kaikoura . Option of a coffee stop and then to have Crayfish on the beach for lunch. +Kekerengu stop.
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Returning to your accommodation in Blenheim or Picton or request to airport or Inter Islander Ferry departing Picton.

$1,265.51 Per Person

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