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Central Otago and the Southern Lakes

The Central Otago region is renowned the world over for its spectacular wines – one of the many good reasons to visit this beautiful part of New Zealand. From the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the Fiordland National Park including Milford and Doubtful Sounds, to Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, this really is a playground for anyone to enjoy.

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Blanket Bay

Glenorchy, Central Otago and the Southern Lakes, New Zealand

An elegant, luxury lodge, with a natural, rustic edge, Blanket Bay is framed by the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and New Zealand's majestic Southern Alps. Here you can indulge in a plethora of outdoor activities knowing that the relaxing lodge awaits.

Best for: Adventure, Culture, Honeymoon, Ski

Eichardt’s Private Hotel

Queenstown, Central Otago and the Southern Lakes, New Zealand

Eichardt's opulent suites invite guests to relax in the lap of boutique luxury before exploring the pretty alpine town of Queenstown and its surrounds, one of the world's truly remarkable locations on Lake Wakatipu, ringed with mountains.

Best for: Adventure, Honeymoon, Ski, Culture

Matakauri Lodge

Queenstown, Central Otago and the Southern Lakes, New Zealand

Matakauri Lodge is a luxury hideaway set just outside Queenstown on a hillside sloping down to Lake Wakatipu, offering stunningly designed accommodation, fine dining, superb service and incredible panoramic views of the lake and mountains.

Best for: Culture, Honeymoon, Ski, Family

Mahu Whenua Ridgeline Homestead & Eco Sanctuary

Wanaka, Central Otago and the Southern Lakes, New Zealand

Mahu Whenua Ridgeline Homestead & Eco Sanctuary is a luxury lodge in the heart of the southern lakes. One of New Zealand's most picturesque landscapes, the opulent farmhouse is a home away from home, with plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained.

Best for: Couples, Ultimate luxury, Wildlife

Sofitel Queenstown

Queenstown, Central Otago and the Southern Lakes, New Zealand

The Sofitel combines the ultimate in sophistication, intimacy and warmth with exquisite attention to detail in the heart of vibrant Queenstown, just moments from all the superb shops, bars and restaurants of this great little town.

Best for: Family, Honeymoon, Ski, Spa & health

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