Luxury Jungle Stay in Daintree & Best International Travel Deals
Silky Oats Lodge in the Daintree Rainforest. Photo / Provided
THAI ANOTHER DAY
Book a five-night stay at the Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort and you can stay an additional five nights free. On the outskirts of the Karon area of Phuket, Thailand, the small, intimate resort has three pools, and rooms have their own balconies or patios with beach or garden views. The resort’s beach restaurant overlooks Karon Beach. Five nights at the resort and return Singapore Airlines fares from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch are priced at $1,749 per person, double, for a superior room – Daily breakfasts, a room upgrade and WiFi Fi are included. Add five additional nights to your stay, free of charge. Travel between August 1 and October 31.
Contact: House of Travel, freephone 0800 713 715 or departure hot.co.nz/best
SILKY JUNGLE STAY
Offering spectacular views of the Mossman River, the five-star Silky Oaks Lodge Treehouses are set in the vast and lush Daintree Rainforest in Far North Queensland, with each bedroom surrounded by trees, with the charm of a being under the forest canopy. Escape to this paradise for a three-night stay in a luxurious Riverhouse. Priced at $4,469 per person, this package includes a guided rainforest walk, morning yoga class, daily tropical breakfasts, and evening drinks and canapes. There is a free return shuttle to Port Douglas each day. Travel between October 18 and December 15. Plane tickets to Cairns and transfers are extra.
Contact: Travel Associates, freephone 0800 951 655 or departure travelassociates.co.nz
CROWN OF RAROTONGA
A five-night Cook Island getaway at the four-star Crown Beach Resort and Spa costs from $1,849 pp, double, for a one-bedroom garden villa with daily breakfasts included. Fly with Air New Zealand from Auckland between August 7 and September 6 or between September 11 and September 25. This vacation package starts at $2,009 per person, double occupancy, for travelers departing from Wellington or Christchurch. The resort is adults only and each room comes with a NZD 150 credit. Book before May 16.
Contact: Flight Centre, freephone 0800 427 555 or check out flightcentre.co.nz/product/15913463 for departures from Auckland, flightcentre.co.nz/product/15913532 for departures from Wellington and flightcentre.co.nz/product/15913601 to travel from Christchurch.
Choose from a range of ‘holiday at home’ ski packages, from three night stays to five night stays in Queenstown, with a Ski Superpass for each of you, two day equipment hire, transfers to and from the mountain and 2.5 hour or five hour lessons. There are options for just two people or families. An example is a three-night deal with a two-day ski pass, which starts at $449 per person, shared.
Contact: House of Travel, freephone 0800 713 715 or see all options on houseoftravel.co.nz/holidays-at-home/ski-holidays
Fly from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to Perth for a six-day Tastes of Perth and Beyond holiday, from $2815 pp, sharing. You will stay two nights at the Pan Pacific Perth in a deluxe room and two nights in four-star accommodation in Margaret River. This package includes tours, breakfasts and lunches. Travel between July 26 and October 1 or between October 17 and December 15.
Contact: House of Travel, freephone 0800 713 715 or departure houseoftravel.co.nz/hot-deals/deals/6-day-tastes-of-perth-beyond-cmpwa260