Must do luxury experiences from Auckland

Auckland offers the discerning visitor an abundance of unique experiences you will find difficult to believe and impossible to forget.

Auckland is the gateway to all the top half of New Zealand has to offer. From a private fishing trip in the Bay of Islands with your professional guide or a super yacht charter tailored to your specific interests on the aquatic playground of the Hauraki Gulf, to bespoke gastronomic experiences with a world-renowned personal chef using the world’s finest produce, to simply relaxing in the absolute peak of luxury amongst some of the world’s most stunning scenery, Auckland will deliver you an individually tailored experience unmatched anywhere in the world. 

Alfresco dining on Waiheke Island, Auckland

By Miles Holden

Waiheke Island, just 35 minutes from Auckland, is known for its wineries and gourmet cuisine

Climb aboard a private helicopter from the airport or CBD, and within twenty minutes you can be enjoying a private tour of one of Waiheke Island’s many world-renowned wineries. As you enjoy wines personally selected by your sommelier, you can also drink in spectacular views of the Hauraki Gulf, where a private fishing or super yacht charter will leave you in no doubt as to why Auckland enjoys the highest boat ownership per capita of any city in the world.

Auckland helicopter ride, Auckland

By Alistair Guthrie

Take a scenic flight around Auckland. There is even and option to fly on a float plane.

If you prefer the open ocean as the venue for your aquatic activities, your private super yacht charter will be all the more memorable for the stunning backdrop courtesy of the Coromandel Peninsula or Great Barrier Island.

Sailing, Auckland

By Tourism NZ

Get out and experience Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

Auckland also happens to be the closest international gateway to the exclusive Huka Lodge, whose guest list includes none other than Queen Elizabeth 2.  Here, you can experience a level of luxury reserved for only the most discerning of travellers.

Lake Taupo
Fine Food, Lake Taupo

By Huka Lodge

Take in the serenity at iconic Huka Lodge

If you are partial to a spot of adrenalin with your luxury, the otherworldly Rotorua offers the perfect base for a heli-accessed private guided fly-fishing or rafting trip, amongst some of New Zealand’s most rugged backcountry.

Lake Taupo
Wild Fly fishing Rangitikei River, Lake Taupo

By INFLITE Experiences

Heli fishing for wild trout in Taupo, New Zealand

While if you’re a lover of art and architecture, a personally tailored experience of the Art Deco Capital of the world is just a short flight away in the East Coast city of Napier.

New Zealand
Napier is home to beautifully preserved 1930s architecture., New Zealand

By Chris McLennan

Napier is home to beautifully preserved 1930s architecture.

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