Handcrafted for exclusivity and privacy, this exciting two-week adventure through New Zealand and Australia are all about the unique places where romance can thrive. Stars shimmer as you sit in silence, fjords inspire, and vineyards exude indulgence. Islands create magic, and from a helicopter, you can venture where other travelers do not. From tropical islands to city extravagance and the big red desert, prepare yourselves to stroll hand in hand in the Southern Hemisphere’s remarkable landscapes.
Waiheke Island – Beachside Retreat
After arriving at Auckland’s international airport, you will be transferred to the harbor on the short ferry journey. This little extra journey will be really worth it, even after a long flight to New Zealand. You will arrive in Waiheke, where you will relax above a golden bay. You may notice the lack of footprints in the sand, which may provide you with a sense of indulgence and seclusion. Most flights to New Zealand land in the morning, which will give you an entire first day to relax and become acclimated. Early check-in will be arranged at your luxurious accommodation, and afterward, you can just walk down some steps to the beach.
Waiheke Island – Remote Island Beaches
Day 3 - 4
Coromandel Peninsula – Romantic Escapism
Queenstown – Beneath Snowy Mountains
Milford Sound – Overnight Cruise on the Fjord
Queenstown – Helicopter to Glaciers
Sydney – Cruising the Parramatta
Sydney – In an Iconic City
Day 10 - 11
Hunter Valley – Hot Air Balloon Ride
Uluru – Beneath the Southern Sky
Uluru – Through the Red Desert
Uluru – Departure
- Escape to the absolute seclusion of Australia’s big red desert, where an intimate camp provides luxury in the wilderness
- Indulge in a private helicopter trip over New Zealand’s glaciers and touch down to a private picnic in a place that other people cannot reach
- Savor the silence of two days in Hunter Valley vineyards that includes a hot air balloon ride accompanied by sparkling wine
- Immerse yourself in Sydney city extravagance with fine dining and exclusive activities for two
- Kayak and hike around the Coromandel Peninsula, where private beaches and tropical pools make for charming days in the sun
- Absorb the Milford Sound mystique during a spectacular overnight cruise
- Cruise along the Parramatta in a luxurious boat, toasting to romance as you go
- Ease into an amorous two weeks on the tropical New Zealand island of Waiheke, where you can walk hand in hand between vineyards and beaches
- Experience Uluru’s color changes and dine privately beneath the incredible southern sky with two days in the red desert
A vacation for two needs to truly be a vacation for two, not a vacation where you are surrounded by crowds or waiting in queues. For romance to thrive, you will need exclusivity and seclusion, and these are things that New Zealand and Australia have in abundance. Handcrafted for couples, this is an intimate, two-week journey to New Zealand and Australia’s most romantic places. Featuring exclusive activities and extravagant setting, it will immerse you in the splendor of Australia and New Zealand while unveiling a dazzling selection of landscapes. These are the two weeks where you can have it all from islands and fjords to beaches and vineyards.
Waiheke Island will ease you into the amorous escape with two days of tropical beach vibes and seductive wine tasting. You will then helicopter to Coromandel, where you will have two days of coastal adventure, including hiking to hidden beaches, creating your own hot spa, and kayaking the beautiful South Pacific. By flying to the South Island on day five, you will snuggle beneath snowy mountains with Queenstown creating a dramatic change in landscape and experience. A sublime overnight cruise on Milford Sound will be followed by a private helicopter ride across Fiordland, where you will touch down to a picnic in a place where other people have no access.
Sydney is a big city that will bring a change from all the wilderness and seclusion, and it is quite an extravagant city. Over two days, you can dive into fine dining, exclusive locations, sunset cocktails, and energetic city vibes. It will be a change of pace that will break up your two weeks and a place for you to discover authenticity on the Australian coast. On day ten, you will return to tranquility with two nights in the Hunter Valley vineyards that will include a magnificent hot air balloon flight with sparkling wine. You will then culminate your romantic vacation in the wildest of wildernesses, where a luxurious camp will ensure that you will be comfortable amid the greatest seclusion that Australia can offer. You will be in the red desert beneath the southern sky, where others do not venture.
$4,545 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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