Luxury New Zealand & Cook Islands Holiday • Freedom Destinations
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Luxury New Zealand & Cook Islands

22 day Holiday Idea - from £5285

With flights from £6635

Embark on a 16 night luxury food and wine self drive around New Zealand, followed by an idyllic stay in the tropical paradise of the Cook Islands.


  • Experience a traditional Maori Hangi feast
  • Sample fine wine and gourmet food in Napier
  • Cruise through the Marlborough Sounds
  • Boutique hotel accommodation throughout
  • Relax on the coral-fringed Cook Islands

Your Holiday Includes:

  • 17 day Deluxe Self Drive – Gourmet Food & Wine
  • 5 nights in the Cook Islands
  • Rotorua Hangi Feast
  • Marlborough Seafood Cruise
  • Food tours in Auckland and Martinborough
  • Hotel transfers from Auckland Airport
  • Optional UK flights
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 to 3 - Auckland

Depart London or your local airport for your journey to the North Island of New Zealand. Arrive into Auckland and spend the next couple of days at leisure.

Day 4 to 17 - Deluxe Self Drive Tour

This morning collect your car and begin your deluxe Gourmet Food & Wine self drive which includes overnight stays, food tours and experiences in:

  • Rotorua
  • Napier
  • Martinborough
  • Marlborough Sounds
  • Kaikoura
  • Christchurch
  • Oamaru
  • Arrowtown

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Day 18 to 22 - Cook Islands

Make your way to the airport for your flight to the tropical paradise of the South Pacific on our 5 day Cook Island Explorer. Arrive into picturesque Rarotonga to spend four nights with a memorable visit to neighbouring Aitutaki.

Spend the last days of your holiday taking in the warm Polynesian hospitality and palm fringed beach views.

22 day Holiday Idea - from £5285

With flights from £6635


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Prices are per person, based on 2 sharing. Flights, hotels and tours are subject to availability and seasonal variations may apply. Please call Freedom Destinations for details.

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We hope this holiday idea will inspire you. We have combined:

  • A deluxe self drive including:
    – a carefully planned route
    – activities and experiences
    – deluxe boutique accommodation
  • Beachside stay on the Cook Islands

You can book this holiday idea as it is or we can tailor it to suit what you want to do. Or ask our team to design a holiday just for you, anywhere in New Zealand.

Call 0333 234 2889 today to talk with a New Zealand Expert.

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For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to a New Zealand Expert on 0333 234 3209