A six night package taking in a trio of New Zealand's top chefs in South Island's fine cuisine centres – Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown. These award winning New Zealand's chefs will thrill your senses with delectable cuisine incorporating fresh local produce and delicacies of the region. Your cuisine will be planned by the chefs to ensure a carefully selected range of New Zealand produce is served and they will be pleased to share their knowledge of food and wine with you.
Pescatore at The George
has a longstanding reputation as one of new Zealand’s best contemporary dining experiences. Andrew Brown and his award winning chefs create fine Pacific Rim Cuisine with a special emphasis on seafood. Seasonal degustation menus are matched with top vintages from Pescatore’s outstanding wine list. Pescatore’s sleek, sophisticated interiors overlooking Hagley Park create the perfect setting for a memorable evening.
The Conservatory Restaurant at Corstorphine
, with its unique setting in an historic glass house, has won many prestigious awards and features fine dining using mainly local ingredients and produce from their spray-free organic gardens. Chef, Shona Jane, is a 2007 Ambassador for the NZ Beef and Lamb Bureau.
The wine list containing boutique wines from all over New Zealand includes award winning Central Otago Pinot Noirs.
Remarkables Lodge, Queenstown, brings the flavours of the region together in a fresh clean New Zealand style, crafted by award winning resident chef Andrea Glover. Utilising locally shot venison and Milford Sound crayfish, honey from the neighbouring farm, and cheese from Gibbston Valley – the local wine growing area. Bottled fruit from the garden are offered at breakfast and quince paste from the lodge's quince tree is served with cheese.
Self drive option
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Six night package (two nights at each venue) inclusive of: Breakfast, canapes, 4-course dinner. NZ$2,995pp
The nights do not have to be taken consecutively allowing you to visit other areas of South Island between visits to the three venues
Self Drive full programme option
Two nights at the George including a one-day trip to Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula
Two nights at Corstophine House including a visit to the Otago Peninsula to see the yellow eyed penguins
Two nights at Remarkables Lodge including a one-day private wine tour with a wine maker visiting wineries on the Lodge’s wine list
Trips include transport and a private guide. NZ$4,145pp
Private guided option
Six night package with a private driver/guide inclusive of full programme activities. Guided trip terminates in Queenstown. NZ$6,675pp
Private Guided Christchurch return option
Seven night package with a private driver/guide inclusive of full programme activities. After second night in Queenstown trip continues to Mount Cook Hermitage with dinner in the Panorama restaurant and final day return to Christchurch. NZ$8,460pp
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