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Luxury travel to New Zealand

Enjoy the best of New Zealand with a private trip designed just for you

Sublime mountains, rugged coastlines, world-class cuisine and welcoming people

Escape to the other side of the world and discover this small country that packs a punch with rugged coastlines, pristine beaches, snow-capped mountain ranges and bubbling geysers. Add world-class cuisine and an endearing culture and it’s no surprise those who visit New Zealand are quick to fall in love with it.

The country’s two main islands are dramatically diverse, the less inhabited but larger south is home to striking lakes, epic alpine ranges, remarkable marine and birdlife and rugged coastlines. The north is rich in Maori and European culture and shares miles of sandy beaches, surfing, verdant vineyards, thermal reserves and the country’s cosmopolitan cities of Auckland and Wellington.

A bucketlist country for any lover of the outdoors, New Zealand has some of the world’s best hiking and with a population of just 4.6 million it’s easy to get a piece of this spectacular scenery all to yourself. Discover one of its nine ‘Great Walks’ or simply head out into its easily accessible wilderness to kayak tranquil inlets, hike through native bush alive with birdsong or take your pick of the endless secluded beaches. Its diverse environment is a playground for adrenaline junkies who come here in pursuit of white water rafting, skiing, caving, canyoning, skydiving, paragliding and bungee jumping.

New Zealand retains a distinct and fascinating history and culture. Traditional Maori customs are laced with colonial European heritage and a strong Asian influence – all together creating a vibrant and contemporary urban life. The locals are easy going, welcoming and their trademark self-effacing humour is infectious.

The country’s food, which was once a poor spin-off of British fare, is now a fresh and inspiring blend of new world cuisines. It boasts some of the best coffee, an exploding craft beer scene, internationally renowned wines as well as an abundance of fresh seafood.

Best of all? Thanks to its remote location and small population you can discover this country’s treasure trove of wonders away from any crowds and get an authentic taste of the life that is lived and loved by its inhabitants.

Whatever you want from your Australasia tour, our team of expert travel designers are ready to help.

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Need to Know

0:30
is the local time
New Zealand Dollar
New Zealand Dollar is the local currency
Wellington
is the capital city
Bacon and egg pie
is New Zealand's national dish
Auckland
is the country's largest city

When to go

New Zealand is a year-round destination. In summer visit the beaches and explore the country's National Parks. Spring is a mild time of year to travel and the countryside comes to life. In winter the South Island is a playground for outdoor adventures and epic scenery. Autumn sees cold, crisp days in the South Island and more mild rainy days in the North Island.

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Why Travel Jacada

BESPOKE
DESIGN

We’ll plan your trip around your specific interests, tastes and preferences, providing helpful tips and honest advice based on first-hand knowledge of the destination.

AUTHENTIC
EXPERIENCES

Our expert guides and brilliant travel concierges are hand-picked to provide a genuine experience, bringing your destination to life with care and passion.

RESPONSIBLE
TRAVEL

Our luxury trips are designed with community, conservation and carbon offsetting at the forefront, ensuring a guilt-free travel experience that gives back.

Meet your Australasia Team

Travel Designer

Ask me about taking a seaplane to lunch in Sydney or a helicopter to New Zealand's most active volcano.

Travel Designer

Ask me about trekking, diving, Inca culture, handicrafts and souvenirs.

Travel Designer

Some of my most memorable travel experiences include kayaking in Antarctica, horse-back riding in El Calafate in Argentina, gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, climbing Africa’s highest mountain Kilimanjaro and getting up close and personal with polar bears in arctic Canada.

Travel Designer

I absolutely love the Hunter Valley wine region just outside Sydney, and snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef truly is an experience of a lifetime.

Travel Designer

Over the past 10 years, I have reported from nearly 70 countries, including Greenland, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, Kenya, Bhutan, Nepal, the Seychelles, Bali, Thailand, and elsewhere around South-East Asia.

Start planning your trip by speaking to someone who knows this destination inside out.

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