8 Day Kaikoura’s Coastline Luxury Lodge Experience with Flights from $8289pp*

Flights, five star lodge, whale watching, complimentary cooking class and couples massage

A unique and imaginative hotel designed by a family of architects, Hapuku Lodge + Tree Houses is situated just 8 miles north of the town of Kaikoura on the South Island of New Zealand. Where treetop-high rooms overlook the mountains and sea. With wood-burning fireplaces, an outdoor pool and a private deer park, this idyllic retreat was made for rest and relaxation. This contemporary country hotel has been designed to complement the natural environment with native wood and copper shingle exteriors. Not only this, the lodge’s extensive and on-going efforts to care for, and appreciate, the local environment make this a unique place to relax and feel right at home in nature and with its prime South Island location also means it’s an excellent spot for whale-watching.

This vacation package includes a complimentary couples massage and cooking class hosted by Chef Fiona Read, a former MasterChef finalist. 

Package Includes

  • Round trip Premium Economy cabin flights on the award winning Air New Zealand direct from Los Angeles to Christchurch
  • Flying long haul with Air New Zealand is an experience to savor. With best in class comfort and revolutionary innovations, you’re sure to arrive at your destination rested, relaxed and refreshed. With Premium Economy fares, you will get:
    • More personal space. Enjoy more legroom with the largest seat pitch in its class and relax with 50% more recline than Economy.
    • Free standard seat select
    • Two pieces of carry on (up to 7kg each)
    • Two pieces of checked luggage (up to 23kg each)
    • In-flight entertainment
    • Complimentary meal and drinks from the Premium Economy menu. The menu is full of fresh, high quality ingredients, delivering deliciously satisfying flavors with a modern Kiwi twist. A wide selection of premium New Zealand wines is offered to complement each meal. The extensive wine list features some of New Zealand’s most awarded winemakers and the country’s best loved wine varietals, selected by top wine consultants.
  • 5 Nights Kaikoura: Hapuku Lodge + Tree Houses, Hapuku Room (5 star luxury lodge)
    • Full breakfast daily
    • Gourmet dinner daily. The Executive Chef tailors the dinner and breakfast menus daily to take full advantage of the season and assure that the freshest game and seafood available that day, is what all guests indulge in.  
    • 1 x Hapuku Lodge + Tree Houses lunch picnic basket 
  • 3 hour Whale Watch Tour. Every Whale Watch tour is a unique experience and the sightings vary. Giant Sperm Whales are the stars of the show and year round residents. Your Whale Watch tour may encounter New Zealand Fur Seals, pods of Dusky dolphins and the endangered Wandering Albatross.
  • Round trip private car transfers from Christchurch airport to Hapuku Lodge + Tree Houses – don’t worry about a thing as you get whisked away to your luxury lodge to start your New Zealand vacation.  
  • Islands in the Sun Emergency Travel Assistance 

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Pricing Details

(For travel during March 2018) Price per person from $8289*
(For travel during April - June 2018) Price per person from $8649*

Travel Dates

2/6/2018 - 6/20/2018

Other travel dates may apply, please call for details.

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Hapuku Lodge 

*Terms and Conditions (USD): All prices are from per person, Valid for premium economy class travel from Los Angeles for international flights between 6 February and 20 June 2018, supplements will apply for travel other dates. Book by 30 November 2017. Bookings must be made 30 days prior to departure. Black-out dates and seasonal supplements will apply. No refunds are allowed except that tickets purchased one week or more prior to departure may be cancelled without penalty within 24 hours of ticketing. Voluntary ticket changes are permitted at a charge of up to $200 per transaction plus any difference in airfare. Other restrictions apply. Governmentally-imposed taxes and fees and carrier-imposed charges are included. Some airlines may impose additional charges if you choose to check any baggage. Please contact your airline or refer to its website for details information regarding their checked baggage policies. Some services provided by other carriers. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Prices are current at time of posting (16 November 2017) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. Strictly subject to availability. Not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Upgrades are available. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact us at the above number. Tour Code: SN17039B. CST# 2001136-50

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