With warmer weather, longer days and fewer crowds, spring is a simply stunning time to plan a short break. These premier accommodation and activity options will inspire
your next trip.
The Fairways, Kaikoura
Surrounded by natural bush and farm land, and bordering Kaikoura Golf Course, The Fairways is a perfect getaway. Laced with biking and walking tracks, it’s only five minutes to town, where opportunities abound to explore many natural wonders.
Phone (03) 319 3058
SiloStay, Little River
Dream a little. Shoot for the stars and while away a moment in luxurious comfort in your very own silo. Run away to stimulating design, and pamper yourself, or even better, be pampered by another.
Phone (03) 325 1977
Earth & Sky, Tekapo
Earth & Sky runs star-gazing and observatory tours throughout the year, beneath the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. Let the highly enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides take you on a journey of the southern night sky. Watch as they open a window to the universe.
Phone (03) 680 6960
Canopy Camping, Nationwide
Canopy Camping Escapes offers a carefully curated selection of glamping and off-grid accommodation in 22 locations around New Zealand. Experience nature-filled surrounds in total privacy, star-studded skies, outdoor baths, crackling campfires and toasted marshmallows. A peaceful and rejuvenating escape from everyday life.
Hulbert House, Queenstown
Nestled just above Queenstown’s vibrant central city, Hulbert House offers a unique style of boutique accommodation at a level unmatched in the region. Stay the night and enjoy complimentary breakfast for two, freshly baked snacks during the day, pre-dinner drinks and canapés 5-7pm.
Phone (03) 371 0251
Bay of Many Coves, Marlborough Sounds
Need a reason to escape to one of nature’s finest sanctuaries? On October 14th-16th, experience jazz by Fran Barton and Kevin Clark, and a very special Champagne Master Class with House of Taittinger. Then, on the 28th-30th, Opera at the Bay combines soul-stirring Italian cuisine with arias from New Zealand opera stars.
Phone (03) 579 9771