15 days from $9,720 per person*
  • Fly by seaplane into Chase National Park for a delicious meal.
  • Experience the traditions of the Kubirri Warra brothers in Daintree.
  • See the world's best beaches on the Whitsunday Islands.
  • Embark on a scenic cruise of Milford Sound.
  • Featuring luxurious hotels.
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Experience the most unique sights and exquisite accommodation on this luxury bespoke tour with private guides and vehicles. This is our finest tour of Australia and New Zealand.

Enjoy the contrasts of the Outback's blue sky and red earth, sip your favorite cocktail and take in the best of Queensland relaxing at exclusive properties in the Tropical North and the Whitsundays. Enjoy the crisp air of the Blue Mountains and the gourmet food and wine of the Hunter Valley. At times you may have trouble comprehending that you are only a short distance from Australia's largest city. Enjoy all of this before even setting foot in New Zealand! Arrive in the capital of New Zealand and experience New Zealand's best lodges. Enjoy the vast landscapes of Queenstown, the English charm of Christchurch and the spectacular rural terrain of the North Island. Your perfect Down Under experience is waiting!

We have carefully selected hotels and destinations which create the best experiences Australia and New Zealand have to offer. NOTE: Tour does not include domestic airfare, which can be worked into your international ticket. You may also wish to speak to your travel agent about the Australian Air Pass with Qantas. ... Show More »

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Sydney
    Sydney
    • Welcome Package - Documents
    • Transfer - Private - International Airport Pick Up with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Guide/Driver/City Hotels(2)
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Sightseeing (4hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide(2)
  • Day 2 Sydney
    Sydney
    • Shared - Seaplanes - Fly & Lunch Cottage Point Inn (4hrs) - Seaplane/Water Taxi
  • Day 3 Sydney
    Sydney
    • Shared - Hunter Valley Wine Tour (with Lunch) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 4 Sydney to Ayers Rock
    Sydney to Ayers Rock
    • Transfer - Private - City to Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Transfer - Airport - Longitude 131 - Shuttle/Driver
    • Longitude 131- Touring Program I
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Ayers Rock
    Ayers Rock
    • Longitude 131- Touring Program II (AM)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 Ayers Rock to Cairns to Port Douglas
    Ayers Rock to Cairns to Port Douglas
    • Transfer - Airport - Longitude 131 - Shuttle/Driver
    • Cairns - Port Douglas [1hr] - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Optional Activities - At Leisure(1)
  • Day 7 Port Douglas
    Port Douglas
    • Tour - Shared - Full Day Daintree Aboriginal Experience with Lunch (9hrs) - Mini Coach
  • Day 8 Port Douglas
    Port Douglas
    • Tour - Shared - Wavedancer Low Isles Sailing with Lunch (6.5hrs) - Shuttle/Cruise
  • Day 9 Port Douglas to Cairns to Auckland
    Port Douglas to Cairns to Auckland
    • Port Douglas - Cairns [1hr] - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Cairns - Auckland [Separate Purchase] -
    • Transfer - Private - International Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Welcome to New Zealand - Welcome Package
  • Day 10 Auckland to Queenstown
    Auckland to Queenstown
    • Transfer - Private - International Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Auckland - Queenstown [Separate Purchase] -
    • Transfer - Private - Domestic Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Skyline Dinner - Gondola/ Dinner
  • Day 11 Queenstown
    Queenstown
    • Tour - Shared - Famous Routeburn Track with Lunch (9hrs) - Coach/Guide
  • Day 12 Queenstown
    Queenstown
    • Tour - Shared - Milford Sound Nature Cruise by Coach and Flight with Lunch (9hrs) - Coach/Cruise/Flight
  • Day 13 Queenstown to Christchurch
    Queenstown to Christchurch
    • Transfer - Private - Domestic Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Queenstown - Christchurch [Separate Purchase] -
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver (Intl Apt)(3)
    Breakfast
  • Day 14 Christchurch
    Christchurch
    • Tour - Shared - Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula with Dolphin Swim (9.5hrs) - Mini Coach/Cruise
    Breakfast
  • Day 15 Christchurch
    Christchurch
    • Transfer - International/Domestic Airport (private) - Car/Driver(3)
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Day 1: Sydney

In the package, you will receive a welcome letter, detailed itinerary, vouchers for each required service, supplier contact list as well as various brochures of the destinations you will be visiting. This will be provided about a month prior to your departure date.

For your added comfort, we will have an assistant waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will assist you to coordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation in Sydney. 

Enjoy a 4 hour private sightseeing tour in the company of a vehicle, driver- guide capturing the history of Sydney, stunning architecture, spectacular harbour views and the world famous Bondi Beach. Pass through the historical Rocks area and Circular Quay as you learn about the history and significance of the area. View the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge from Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, a chair specially designed for the governor’s wife to look out over the harbour. Travel through Chinatown, Darling Harbour, and the nightlife district of Kings Cross. Travel via Watson Bay and stop at “The Gap”, for fantastic views and photo opportunities before arriving at world famous Bondi Beach. Return to the city, passing the exclusive suburbs of Double Bay and Rose Bay. The Harbour Bridge toll is AUD 5 (not included).

Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney(5*)

Be swept away by the beauty of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, Sydney’s crown jewels, on the doorstep of Four Seasons Hotel Sydney.  The Four Seasons is stunningly situated overlooking Sydney Darling Harbour in the historic Rocks district, a short walk from the city's shopping and business centers. The hotel is vibrant and elegant, with dramatic world-famous views of Sydney from the guest rooms. Guest rooms and suites are elegantly decorated in luxurious, contemporary style with elegant furnishings. All rooms feature a refrigerated private bar, down pillows, thick terry bathrobes, and complimentary coffee and tea making facilities. A luxurious day spa features exclusive skincare and aromatherapy treatments and with three dining options and an outdoor pool, the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is a getaway of its own.

Sydney
Sydney
Four Seasons
Four Seasons

Day 2: Sydney

Sydney Seaplanes will take you a mere 20 minutes flying time from the hustle and bustle of Sydney to the exquisitely tranquil and award winning Cottage Point Inn. This beautiful restaurant is perched on the water’s edge in the heart of the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and is renowned for offering exceptional modern Australian cuisine. Upon landing the aircraft will be taxied to the restaurant’s seaplane dock, where Cottage Point Inn’s friendly staff offers a warm welcome and any number of great Australian wines. After a leisurely 3 course à la carte lunch re-board your seaplane and return to Sydney Harbour. To top off a magical afternoon you will be offered an incredible photo opportunity flying a circuit over the Harbour Bridge and Opera House, before landing at Rose Bay.  The flight departs 11.30 a.m. (12.30 noon in winter) & 1.30 p.m (summer only) and returns at 3.30 p.m. (4.30 p.m. in winter).

Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney(5*)
View from Cottage Point Inn as a waterplane lands
View from Cottage Point Inn as a waterplane lands

Day 3: Sydney

A trip to Sydney is not complete without a visit to the world class wineries of the Hunter Valley. We wind our way through the leafy Northern Suburbs, and then escape through the brilliant sandstone outcrops of Ku-ring-gai National Park to reach the mighty Hawkesbury River. We stop for a traditional Aussie morning tea deep in the bush and then continue on to the historic township of Wollombi, famous for its local brew called Dr Jurd’s Jungle Juice.From Mt View we descend into the Hunter Valley and begin our wine tasting at a few of the very special boutique wineries in the area. We chat to the owners, admire their cottage locations and let them show off the best of their vintages. At the foothills of the Broken Back Range, we enjoy a sumptuous lunch and then spend the afternoon visiting some of the larger vineyards for more superb wine tasting. As the afternoon approaches we return to Sydney via the scenic freeway to conclude this relaxing and enjoyable day

Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney(5*)
Water Dragon Sunbathing in the Hunter Valley
Water Dragon Sunbathing in the Hunter Valley

Day 4: Sydney - Ayers Rock

A private transfer from Sydney to the airport is provided.

A shared airport transfer is provided by your Ayers Rock accommodation, Longitude 131.

At Longitude 131° guests take the road less travelled, sharing exclusive and authentic experiences with only a few others. Longitude 131° provides its exclusive guests a luxury wilderness experience like no other. After settling in, you will begin your outback experience with an informational session pre-touring at the Dune House (approximately 3PM) before heading out to spend some time at the Cultural Centre learning about the spiritual meaning of Uluru and Kata Tjuta.  From here, travel to Uluru for a short walk into the stunning Kantju Gorge before heading back for some sunset refreshments as the marvelous Australian horizon fades under a starlit blanket.  You will return back to the beautiful Longitude 131° camp-grounds in the early evening (approximately 7PM) for some pre-dinner drinks and canapés as the highly trained culinary team prepares a scrumptious private dinner to be served by the pool or on the Dune top.

Accommodation: Longitude 131° (5*)

Luxurious, eco-sensitive and romantic, Longitude 131° offers complete immersion into the wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This award-winning luxury camp in Australia's Red Centre has achieved new heights in ecotourism and has raised the bar for responsible travel. Longitude 131° is set atop an isolated sand dune close to the border of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. From the crisp, white linen of a king-sized bed, visitors are introduced to the peaceful sleep of the wild and awaken to the remote and beautiful expanse of the Australian Desert. As one of only a select number of guests, bask in the comfort of your intimate, luxury tent and take pleasure in your own private view of the sun rising over Uluru (Ayers Rock). Dine out at Table 131° situated directly in the outback, and enjoy an unforgettable evening experience as the glow of the sun fades and your voices carry on through the night. This property was named one of National Geographic’s Most Unique Lodges in the World.

Ayers Rock
Ayers Rock
Longitude 131°
Longitude 131°

Day 5: Ayers Rock

Begin your morning of touring by departing Longitude 131° at approximately 6AM travelling in the direction of Kata Tjuta; a group of large domed rock formations located 31mi/50km west of Uluru.  Upon arrival, head out for a guided tour of the Walpa Gorge where the natural history of this “post-card” perfect location is explained in further details.  Listen to the folktales and historical accounts of how eons of weathering and continental upheaval have created this remarkably unique environment.  Return to the comfort of Longitude 131° at approximately 10AM where your guide is available for further discussions regarding the days touring.  Spend some leisurely time this afternoon enjoying some of the many optional tours and activities (at an additional expense) in and around wonderful Ayers Rock including camel rides, Harley/Motorcycle rides, helicopter tours over Uluru/Kata Tjuta and so much more.   Ask your expert travel consultant for further information.

Accommodation: Longitude 131° (5*)
Walpa Gorge
Walpa Gorge

Day 6: Ayers Rock - Cairns - Port Douglas

A shared airport transfer is provided by your Ayers Rock accommodation, Longitude 131.

Transfer between Cairns airport and the beautiful town of Port Douglas with private vehicle and driver.

We all need time out now and again, enter a laid back tropical oasis with sophisticated worldly comforts with a small friendly village atmosphere. Go from business suit to barefoot and frantic to free. Refresh, restore and revitalise, in the aquamarine reef waters of the Coral Sea, the crystal creeks of Mossman Gorge, and the palm fringed golden sands of Port Douglas' Four Mile Beach.

Accommodation: Peppers Beach Club (5*)

Situated in one of North Queensland's most desired holiday destinations is Peppers Beach Club, Port Douglas. This accommodation combines beautifully appointed rooms and suites, luxury facilities and easy access to the magical Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, making it the perfect holiday getaway. The resort's elegant open-air design, calming water features and lush tropical gardens create an amazingly relaxed and peaceful atmosphere reminiscent of a Mediterranean villa. Our Port Douglas accommodation is composed of Spa Suites and elegant one, two and three bedroom suites. Private plunge pools and terraces including lounge and barbeques are available with some rooms. Enjoy delectable, contemporary cuisine at the Sublime Bar & Grill which exudes a relaxed yet chic atmosphere with a beach style feel. Peppers Beach Club also features a serene lagoon pool with sun deck and spa, fitness centre, and an exclusive spa for all your pampering needs.

Port Douglas
Port Douglas
Peppers Beach Club
Peppers Beach Club

Day 7: Port Douglas

This fun, exclusive tour allows you to join in a real Aboriginal cultural experience, combining pristine natural beauty of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park. A day you will never forget! Travel to Cooya Beach north of Port Douglas and meet with the Kubirri Warra brothers who follow the traditions of their ancestors. This special place is a traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji. The unique coastal place has three diverse ecosystems – beach, mangroves and coastal reef – that are connected to each other by the every changing mudflats and tidal lagoons. The brothers teach their guests how to throw a spear and demonstrate how to search and hunt for fish, mud crabs and mussels. Learn about bush tucker and medicines before enjoying home-made damper on the balcony of the family home and taste your catch of the day. Share an authentic Aboriginal art experience with Binna, Artist in residence. Learn about the Dreamtime, animals and stories of country of the Aboriginal people of the Mossman region. Take home a memento of your time with Binna. Enjoy a delicious lunch infused with local flavors in the Mossman Gorge Center. Wander into the lush rainforest of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park – Mossman Gorge, home of the Kuku Yalanji people and experience one of the world’s oldest and most beautiful rainforests. An easy going walk is across boardwalks, tracks and bridges protecting the delicate eco system that adorns spectacular waterfalls and mountain ranges. Your guide will explain the rich flora, fauna and eco system of this amazing rainforest. Ensure you bring your swimming bathers so you can make the most of the beautiful private swimming hole that is encased in the rainforest. Please note: Itinerary can operate in reverse and is subject to tides. The tour includes pick up/drop off at your Port Douglas accommodation, departs at 8.30 a.m. and takes approximately 9 hours. The group size may vary between 4 and 18 passengers.

Accommodation: Peppers Beach Club (5*)
Mossman River
Mossman River

Day 8: Port Douglas

Today take a trip to the Low Isles, which is an idyllic, unspoiled coral cay island in the Great Barrier Reef, just one hour’s sailing from Port Douglas. Combined with the romance of sailing aboard the luxury sailing catamaran Wavedancer, this is the perfect day for families and couples seeking island relaxation. Snorkel, enjoy a glass bottom boat tour, take a guided beach walk and snorkel tour with a marine biologist or just relax on the beach under a thatched umbrella. This tour is limited to 156 passengers. The cruise departs marina Mirage Port Douglas at 10:00 a.m. (check in 9:30 a.m., earlier start for hotel pick up) and returns at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Accommodation: Peppers Beach Club (5*)
Clownfish
Clownfish

Day 9: Port Douglas - Cairns - Auckland

You will be picked up from your Port Douglas Hotel and taken by private car to Cairns City or airport.

Flight price on request. (Separate Purchase)

A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer between the Auckland airport and your hotel.

You will receive a welcome package on arrival which will include a welcome letter, detailed itinerary, vouchers for each service, supplier contact list as well as various brochures of the destinations you will be visiting. This will be available at your first service. 

Accommodation: Hotel De Brett (5*)

Settled in Auckland CBD, the Hotel De Brett links two unique precincts - High Street's hip fashion and Shortland Street's tailored commerce. Hotel's iconic building has been stylishly reinterpreted into a 25-room luxury boutique hotel. Every room is individually designed and complimented with eclectic furniture, New Zealand art and photography. Experience contemporary New Zealand cuisine featuring the best local produce prepared and cooked with care in the Kitchen. The hotel provides a gym and DVD and book library and bars.

Auckland Coastal Piha Beach
Auckland Coastal Piha Beach
Hotel Debrett
Hotel Debrett

Day 10: Auckland - Queenstown

A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer between the Auckland airport and your hotel.

Flight price on request. (Separate Purchase)

Meet your diver for a private transfer between Queenstown and the Domestic Airport.

Scenic Gondola ride and Taste of New Zealand buffet of legendary proportions in the Stratosfare Restaurant. The menu is inspired by iconic New Zealand cuisine and infused with international influences, and offers something for everyone - from fresh seafood and delectable desserts to an array of vegetarian dishes. The Skyline complex has fantastic views over Queenstown and towards the Remarkables Mountain range. Whilst you dine, the panoramic view will captivate your night. 

Accommodation: Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel (4.5*)

Queenstown Park Hotel is one of Queenstown’s new luxury boutique hotels. Be awed and inspired by the incredible views, luxuriate in the quality and appreciate the stylish design and sophisticated service of an urban boutique hotel. Revel in the personal attention and local knowledge provided by your hotel hosts. Centrally located, yet surrounded by parklands, this 19 room architecturally-designed hotel compliments Queenstown's majestic mountain backdrop to perfection.

Queenstown
Queenstown
Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel

Day 11: Queenstown

Today you will be collected from your accommodation at approximately 8.00 a.m. for a full day walk within the ancient Beech forest of the Mount Aspiring National Park. Start the tour with a scenic drive to the northern end of Lake Wakatipu and into the Routeburn Valley. The high snow-capped mountains provide a magnificent backdrop for the walk up this beautiful river valley. A journey along the edge of the lake from Queenstown, to the head of Lake Wakatipu is the ideal preparation for the splendour of the world-famous Routeburn Track. The walk begins amongst the towering trees of the ancient Beech forest, making route gradually through blankets of forest moss and ferns.  The woodland eventually parts to reveal the rich grassland of Routeburn Flats, overlooked on all sides by cloud-scraping mountains, some so high they have permafrost and small glaciers. These flats provide the perfect location to enjoy a well-earned lunch, before heading to the next stop at Routeburn Falls. The tour takes approximately 9 hours with a walking time of 3 to 5 hours (optional). The distance is 16 kilometers on an easy hiking path. The group size is varying between 2 to 6 participants per guide. Please wear closed toe trainers or boots (no sandals or jandals), a hat, sunscreen, insect repellant, waterproof/windproof/warm clothing for changeable weather and a small daypack. And remember to bring you camera and a smile!

Accommodation: Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel (4.5*)
Hiking the Routeburn Track
Hiking the Routeburn Track

Day 12: Queenstown

Commence the days touring after being picked up by a coach, travelling alongside Lake Wakatipu and through the countryside to Te Anau. Continue along the picturesque Milford Road to Milford Sound, which takes approximately 4 hours. Upon arrival to the wharf, board the ship to enjoy a scenic cruise around Milford Sound, providing spectacular visuals including local wildlife, rainforests, mountains and waterfalls. Lunch is provided on board. Following the cruise, depart back to Queenstown by flight and enjoy the scenery by air (weather permitting). The trips departs at 6.55 a.m. and returns at 4 p.m.

Accommodation: Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel (4.5*)
En Route to Tasman Sea
En Route to Tasman Sea

Day 13: Queenstown - Christchurch

Meet your diver for a private transfer between Queenstown and the Domestic Airport.

Flight price on request. (Separate Purchase)

A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer between the airport and hotel.

Accommodation: The George (5*)

Located picturesquely in the heart of Christchurch overlooking its very own "Central Park," this very individual boutique hotel is just steps away from all the key attractions including the tram, arts market, restaurants, theatres and gardens. The hotel’s spacious rooms are designed with a stylish eye for detail, complete with luxury amenities and, with a one-to-one ratio of staff to guests, impeccable service is guaranteed. Boasting two world class restaurants that rate amongst the best in New Zealand, visitors come from far and wide to savor the delicious cuisine in both Pescatore and 50 on Park. Stroll down to the city center and explore the city’s many attractions including the popular casino and world-class art gallery.

Christchurch
Christchurch
The George
The George

Day 14: Christchurch

The Banks Peninsula was formed following the violent eruptions of two volcanoes. A crater nurses the picturesque harbour of Akaroa with many smaller bays indenting the coastline. Sighted by Captain Cook in 1770, the Peninsula was then inhabited by Maori. In 1840 French settlers arrived at Akaroa, which had just been claimed under the Treaty of Waitangi by the English. The charm of this old French town with incredible scenery encountered on the way, have assured Akaroa’s popularity as a unique destination. Visit the Barry's Bay Cheese Factory for some cheese tasting. Enjoy the quaint colonial style architecture and wander around the charming 150 year old French harbour side village of Akaroa with its museum of settlers' history, art and craft shops and studios, cafes and wine bars. This is followed by an eco-marine adventure, swimming with the Hector’s Dolphins. The tour departs at 8.30 a.m. and takes approximately 9.5 hours with group sizes varying between 2 and 8 passengers.

Accommodation: The George (5*)
Akaroa Harbour
Akaroa Harbour

Day 15: Christchurch

Private transfer from your hotel to the airport 

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney(5*): Sydney

Be swept away by the beauty of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, Sydney’s crown jewels, on the doorstep of Four Seasons Hotel Sydney.  The Four Seasons is stunningly situated overlooking Sydney Darling Harbour in the historic Rocks district, a short walk from the city's shopping and business centers. The hotel is vibrant and elegant, with dramatic world-famous views of Sydney from the guest rooms. Guest rooms and suites are elegantly decorated in luxurious, contemporary style with elegant furnishings. All rooms feature a refrigerated private bar, down pillows, thick terry bathrobes, and complimentary coffee and tea making facilities. A luxurious day spa features exclusive skincare and aromatherapy treatments and with three dining options and an outdoor pool, the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is a getaway of its own.

Four Seasons
Four Seasons
Pei Modern
Pei Modern

Longitude 131° (5*) : Ayers Rock

Luxurious, eco-sensitive and romantic, Longitude 131° offers complete immersion into the wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This award-winning luxury camp in Australia's Red Centre has achieved new heights in ecotourism and has raised the bar for responsible travel. Longitude 131° is set atop an isolated sand dune close to the border of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. From the crisp, white linen of a king-sized bed, visitors are introduced to the peaceful sleep of the wild and awaken to the remote and beautiful expanse of the Australian Desert. As one of only a select number of guests, bask in the comfort of your intimate, luxury tent and take pleasure in your own private view of the sun rising over Uluru (Ayers Rock). Dine out at Table 131° situated directly in the outback, and enjoy an unforgettable evening experience as the glow of the sun fades and your voices carry on through the night. This property was named one of National Geographic’s Most Unique Lodges in the World.

Longitude 131°
Longitude 131°
Luxury Tent
Luxury Tent

Peppers Beach Club (5*): Port Douglas

Situated in one of North Queensland's most desired holiday destinations is Peppers Beach Club, Port Douglas. This accommodation combines beautifully appointed rooms and suites, luxury facilities and easy access to the magical Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, making it the perfect holiday getaway. The resort's elegant open-air design, calming water features and lush tropical gardens create an amazingly relaxed and peaceful atmosphere reminiscent of a Mediterranean villa. Our Port Douglas accommodation is composed of Spa Suites and elegant one, two and three bedroom suites. Private plunge pools and terraces including lounge and barbeques are available with some rooms. Enjoy delectable, contemporary cuisine at the Sublime Bar & Grill which exudes a relaxed yet chic atmosphere with a beach style feel. Peppers Beach Club also features a serene lagoon pool with sun deck and spa, fitness centre, and an exclusive spa for all your pampering needs.

Peppers Beach Club
Peppers Beach Club
Lounge
Lounge

Hotel De Brett (5*): Auckland

Settled in Auckland CBD, the Hotel De Brett links two unique precincts - High Street's hip fashion and Shortland Street's tailored commerce. Hotel's iconic building has been stylishly reinterpreted into a 25-room luxury boutique hotel. Every room is individually designed and complimented with eclectic furniture, New Zealand art and photography. Experience contemporary New Zealand cuisine featuring the best local produce prepared and cooked with care in the Kitchen. The hotel provides a gym and DVD and book library and bars.

Hotel Debrett
Hotel Debrett

Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel (4.5*): Queenstown

Queenstown Park Hotel is one of Queenstown’s new luxury boutique hotels. Be awed and inspired by the incredible views, luxuriate in the quality and appreciate the stylish design and sophisticated service of an urban boutique hotel. Revel in the personal attention and local knowledge provided by your hotel hosts. Centrally located, yet surrounded by parklands, this 19 room architecturally-designed hotel compliments Queenstown's majestic mountain backdrop to perfection.

Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel

The George (5*): Christchurch

Located picturesquely in the heart of Christchurch overlooking its very own "Central Park," this very individual boutique hotel is just steps away from all the key attractions including the tram, arts market, restaurants, theatres and gardens. The hotel’s spacious rooms are designed with a stylish eye for detail, complete with luxury amenities and, with a one-to-one ratio of staff to guests, impeccable service is guaranteed. Boasting two world class restaurants that rate amongst the best in New Zealand, visitors come from far and wide to savor the delicious cuisine in both Pescatore and 50 on Park. Stroll down to the city center and explore the city’s many attractions including the popular casino and world-class art gallery.

The George
The George
Restaurant
Restaurant
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Philip S. — May 19, 2016 — Australia & Pacific

    Superb trip, and as mentioned earlier, kudos to Louise Baer for her outstanding work and for patiently putting up with me and all my calls and questions.

  • Edith R. — May 19, 2016 — Australia & Pacific

    We had a wonderful experience with Kensington Tours from the planning stages with your very helpful agent Aseem Mahajan, to the very friendly meet and greet services at each airport. The hotels fit our needs perfectly and the tours were fun and interesting with guides that were exuberant and loved showing us Australia. Thank You for a truly grand family experience.

  • Jim M. — May 18, 2016 — Australia & Pacific

    Excellent tour.

  • Jennifer A. — May 12, 2016 — Australia & Pacific

    Thank you Kensington Tours and Kevin Rowland for organizing this much needed trip for our family! I had read several positive reviews for Kensington Tours, but I didn't expect the level of service that we received. From beginning to end, the entire process was seamless. Each tour/excursion was led by a knowledgeable, personable and entertaining guide.

  • Diane F. — May 18, 2016 — Australia & Pacific

    This is the second trip that we worked with Kensington to help plan and it was, like the first one, fantastic. The logistics were flawless and the help in planning was smooth and professional. From start to finish the process was fun. The trip was spectacular and we look forward to working with the Kensington team again on our next trip. Thank you

  • Holly W. — May 18, 2016 — Australia & Pacific

    One of the highlights of our trip is how smoothly our activities for every day went. Having Kensington make arrangements in all the right places gave us time to relax and enjoy the trip.

  • Anne B. — May 18, 2016 — Australia & Pacific

    Wendy was extremely knowledgeable, patient and accommodating during the planning of our trip to New Zealand. Our guides were always there and very knowledgeable and professional. We would certainly ask Kensington to help us plan another trip for us.

  • Jack F. — May 18, 2016 — Australia & Pacific

    We had an absolutely wonderful trip. From our first email from Daniel until the time we arrived home everything went flawlessly. We spent 10 days in Australia and an additional 21 days in New Zealand accompanying a camping caravan from England. Kensington arranged all of our flights and all of our activities in Australia. We were met at the hotel door by all of our guides and tours. Each experience was great. We would not change a thing.

  • Carmen M. — May 13, 2016 — Australia & Pacific

    Everything was well organized.

  • JohnDanielson — December 12, 2014 — Australia & Pacific

    We have used a number of small group travel companies and Kensington is the one we would recommend. All details of the trip to New Zealand went as planned. It was the trip of a lifetime. Our travel consultant Daniel did a great job, both pre-trip and post-trip. We will certainly use them again.

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