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3 days / 2 nights
Luxury Cromwell ‘A LA CARTE’
with Full Day Private Gourmet Wine Tour
Special offer for couples
up to August 15
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TRIP PROFILE
Dates:All year round
Trip Duration:3 days / 2 nights
Price:NZD 995 per person
100% COVID RISK FREE GUARANTEE
Full payment at the time of booking.
Please see T&Cs.
Important notes:Some activities are weather-dependent.
TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Beautifully appointed villa hotel 4* sink to the comfort of high thread count bed linens
  • Full service breakfast menu from freshly squeezed juices, a selection of organic cereals and cooked breakfast options
  • Private Gourmet Wine Tour, this is all about you, your interests conversing with viticulturist, duration 6 ½ hours
  • Family-owned orchard tour, quirky fun where you explore the orchard, duration 1 hour
  • High Country Alpine Heli Picnic, sheer magic soaring high to a private moment in the Southern Alps
  • Superb Italian Fine Dining, fusion cooking inspired by the best European tradition
TRIP INCLUDES
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation (menu choice breakfast)
  • Full Day (6.5 hours) Private Gourmet Wine Tour
  • 1-hour tour at one of the biggest Family-owned Orchard in NZ
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    ITINERARY
    About Trip
    Luxury Cromwell ‘A LA CARTE’
    with Full Day Private Gourmet Wine Tour

    Let’s spoil ourselves. Your exclusive wine tour is one of a kind Central Otago experience. As part of the bespoke escape picnics are reinvented. You are swooped into a private world where picnics are magicked into place. The hard work is done, enjoy the local farm to gate produce with award winning wines or organic juices.

    Viticulturists will answer your questions about the terroir and the climate. Subtle hints of magic are imbued in the local award winning drops. Discover local favourites together with opportunities to capture memorable moments in photogenic locations. Central Otago luxury is packaged into an unforgettable experience. Enjoy a personalised culinary exploration of what the region has to offer. It’s yours for the taking. Get going and book now for your New Zealand indulgent escape.

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    DAY 1
    Central Otago, Lake Dunstan,
    “Fruit Bowl of the South”
    Cromwell & Central Otago’s finest restaurant

    Highlights of the day

    • Enjoy the glory of alpine mountains framing river valleys and plains bathed in the golden light of Central Otago
    • Savour and enjoy an iconic restaurant experience nestled in a heritage location
    • World class villa resort accommodation where privacy is guaranteed in picture perfect setting
    • Take a stroll exploring the district from short easy walks or stretch your legs further afield.

    Check in your hotel, walk around the property and enjoy an afternoon tea in the hotel restaurant set among stunning Central Otago scenery. Enjoy your dinner in one the most iconic restaurants in Otago. They are privileged to look out over some of the finest vineyards, landscapes and mountain scenery in the world.

    Wineries around Cromwell

    Stay

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    2 nights stay at Heritage Lake Resort / Superior King Studio

    Large, upper-level King Studio with an over-water balcony to soak in the marina and Lake Dunstan’s magical views. Includes a kitchenette with microwave, sink, tea/coffee making facilities along with a bar fridge. Bright sunny bathroom offers a bath to soak in or a shower. Electric blanket, 33 Digital Television Channels, Washing & Dryer facilities, unlimited Wifi as well as car-parking at your doorstep.

    DAY 2
    All about Wine -
    become a Wine Expert
    Private Gourmet Wine Tour, First class Italian dinner

    Highlights of the day

    • Curated Personalised Gourmet Wine Tour
    • First class fine dining, Mediterrean influences infused with New Zealand sunshine on a plate

    Wine choices are presented and discussed. Your personal vintner will talk about local conditions and the monitoring processes managing the maturity of the grapes. Award winning wines will bear testament to the timing of the harvest. Depending on the season your conversation about the science of winemaking is accompanied by platters of summer sweetness from peaches, nectarines, apricots, cherries, apples and pearchines. Cooler weather invokes fruit pastes, artisan cheeses, crusty bread and crackers and nibbles and a roaring fire keeping you toasty warm.

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    DAY 3
    Cromwell Precinct & New
    Zealand’s coolest wine region
    Central Otago’s best kept secret, stunning family
    vineyard & finest wines

    Highlights of the day

    • Artisan shops, local products
    • Guided family owned orchard tour
    • Central Otago Helicopter Picnic
    • Rich heritage with remnants of goldfields

    Visit one of Central Otago’s best kept secrets: Cromwell Precinct. Step back in time to the gold rush and explore heritage buildings, many with artisan businesses in them, located on the shore of beautiful Lake Dunstan. Otago is all about stunning views and we have one more indispensable stop for you. Sit down in this stunning family vineyard and enjoy the finest wines and lunch platter filled with delicious local products.

    Trip includes / Trip excludes / Important notes

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    TRIP INCLUDES

    • 2 nights hotel accommodation (menu choice breakfast)
    • Full Day (6.5 hours) Private Gourmet Wine Tour
    • 1-hour Orchard Tour
    • Tax included

    TRIP EXCLUDES

    • Airfare to and from Cromwell
    • Travel/health insurance (highly recommended, please contact us for a quote)
    • Sightseeing / activities not listed in the itinerary
    • Meals not listed in the itinerary
    • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
    • Optional day tours during free time
    • Entry visa if needed
    ADD-ONS

    Scenic Helicopter Flight with Picnic

    TRIP ADD-ONS

    • Goldfields Mining Centre
    • Room Upgrade
    • Heli Picnic
    • Car Hire

    Here in Central Otago there is no doubt our epicurean produce is second to none – so we’ve crafted our High Country Heli Picnic to bring together local producers and curate the best picnic Central Otago has ever seen.

    Fly within cork-popping distance of the vineyards that line the landscape and produce the bubbly Quartz Reef Methode Traditionelle that you’re sipping. And lastly sit back, relax on your mountain-top vantage point and cast your eyes over the panoramic vistas and tussocks where local deer graze.

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