Boys & Girls Weekends
Whether it’s part of a celebration or it’s just time to get the gang together for some hangout time, we have a range of exciting – or relaxing – weekend breaks for you to choose from… saving you from having to research and plan all the arrangements yourself. From spas and sunset cruises to wineries, champagne high teas and cocktail making classes – plus lots more!
Let us take the hard work out of your next weekend away.
Auckland Boys Weekend
Much needed boy time? Gather the lads and head to the city of sails. Head over to Waiheke Island to experience the local wine and beer on the hop on/hop off bus and show your skills at a Archery & Claybird Shooting challenge.
Prices from $395 pp
Girls Weekend in Auckland
Head to the City of Sails for a much-needed escape with the girls. Start your weekend over some cocktails during your own cocktail class. Enjoy a fun and interactive master class to perfect cocktail favourites. Finish the night by enjoying a set menu dinner at the top of the Skytower – The dining room rotates once every hour, providing a truly unique experience and amazing 360-degree views of Auckland City. Your next day includes a visit to Waiheke Island – It is well known for arts and crafts, beautiful beaches and boutique wineries. Enjoy your day visiting several wineries and sampling their produce. Before you depart, why not head to the viaduct for brunch or enjoy a spot of shopping.
Prices from $590 pp
Girls Glamping Weekend
A secret, secluded village awaits you at the top of Castaways cliff tops. Nestled comfortably between rolling hills, you’ll find the Castaways Glam Camping Village. Gather the girls for a weekend of relaxing and socializing. The Glam Camping Village has been set up for easy group socialising and bonding in mind. Sit around the fire-pit at night and enjoy the stars and sound of the surf, find the musical talents in your group and give the piano and guitars supplied a whirl, or even challenge your friends or colleagues to a game of table tennis or table soccer.
Prices from $649 pp
Girls Bay of Islands Weekend
Head to the winterless north on a girl’s trip. Sit back and relax at your waterfront accommodation overlooking the beautiful bay of islands. Spend a full day in the bay on a sailing yacht, stopping off at islands along the way and swim in the beautiful turquoise waters. Take the ferry over to Russell and spend the night on a delightful Dinner cruise.
Prices from $550 pp
Girls Weekend in Coromandel
Escape to the beautiful laid back Coromandel for a weekend with the girls for pampering and relaxing. Enjoy accommodation a stones throw away from the beach and melt away the worries of the world at the Lost Springs Day Spa. Finish the day by cruising into the sunset on board the Windborne which is a 62 ft. gaff rigged topsail schooner that has been sailing the oceans of the world since 1928. Take your own drinks and snacks on board and sit back and relax while taking in your surroundings.
Prices from $628 pp
Girls Weekend in Rotorua
Take a three-day retreat with the girls to Lake Rotorua – with its unique thermal and volcanic landscape, natural hot springs and bubbling mud pools.
Rotorua forms part of the geologically active ‘Pacific Rim of Fire’ and evidence of the bubbling thermal activity just under the earth’s crust is surprisingly evident throughout the city. Walk the suspended walkway through the towering Californian Redwoods and then soak in the hot tubs set among lush native trees.
This package also includes admission to the Rotorua Skyline Gondola high on the side of Mount Ngongotaha, the Gondola will carry you to 487 metres above sea level to a stunning environment providing panoramic views of Rotorua City, Lake Rotorua and the surrounding area.
Prices from $260 pp
Girls Weekend in Napier
Escape to Napier – Napier is located on the coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean and is the centre of the Hawkes Bay region known for its well established vineyards and award winning wines. The main attractions are the winetasting , touring the city itself as it is recognised as the Art Deco Capital of New Zealand, and excursions to the cliff top Gannet Colony at Cape Kidnappers. Join the girls for a weekend of wine and food in the Hawkes Bay. Enjoy the charm of Napier’s architecture and the beautiful sun rises.
Prices from $375 pp
Girls Weekend in Wellington
Head to the Capital for a girl weekend away and delight your taste buds. The city has a cosmopolitan flavour with department stores, boutiques, galleries, trendy cafes and restaurants lining the office-block canyons. Spend the day discovering tasting the best Wellington has to offer with a walking tour with Zest. Ride the Cable Car to Kelburn for panoramic views for the city and stroll through the Botanical Gardens and Lady Norwood Rose Garden. Catch up with the girls over a high tea worth of glamour royalty at the exquisite Hippopotamus Bar with Pops of colour on plush textures and a bevy of bedazzled chandeliers. Don’t forget to save some time to shop the department stores and boutique stores – make sure to leave some extra space in your luggage!
Prices from $435 pp
Girls Weekend in Nelson
Retreat to the golden sand beaches of the Abel Tasman National Park. See the bet of the are on a small group cruise from Stephens Bay around the headland to Split Apple Rock with time to enable you to get the best views and photos. From here cruise up the coastline of golden sandy beaches lapped by turquoise water to Tonga Island where the seal colony sun themselves of the warm rocks. Following this a light lunch will be provided in a sheltered bay. There is the opportunity to swim, sea kayak, go ashore for a bush walk, or just relax on the boat while lunch is prepared. There is also snorkelling equipment available if you are keen to work up an appetite. Following this continue your day enjoying the wildlife such as blue penguins, shags and pelagic seabirds.
Prices from $370 pp
Girls Weekend in Christchurch
Christchurch has emerged revitalized following the earthquake that devastated much of the city in February 2011. The destruction of several landmark historic buildings has led to the development of new city plans, a bold public art programme and innovative use of space. Take time to see explore the new city, explore the boutique stores and cafes, stroll along the colourful New Regent Street, along the Avon and the new art installations through the city. Spend a full day in beautiful charming seaside settlement of Akaroa and swim with dolphins – this opportunity is truly memorable as these unique mammals choose to interact with you in the water. You will have an opportunity to wander around the charming 175-year-old French harbourside village of Akaroa with its museum of settlers’ history, art and craft shops and studios before enjoying lunch at an award-winning cafe. Then enjoy Spanish cuisine & tapas al fresco in the Botanic Gardens, fireside in one of the many dining rooms with a stunning view.
Prices from $495 pp
Girls Weekend in Queenstown
Surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, the natural beauty and the unique energy of the Queenstown region create the perfect backdrop for a luxury break away with the girls. Visit the Onsen Hot Pools, Queenstown’s only private indoor/outdoor hot pools, set high on the cliffs overlooking the spectacular Shotover River canyon. Immerse yourself in the pure waters, the fresh mountain air and the spectacular views as you soak. Fly above Queenstown on a scenic helicopter flight with an alpine landing and look back over the region with a glass of bubbles. Enjoy an afternoon amongst the boutique vineyards and splendid alpine scenery of Central Otago.
Prices from $425 pp
Boys Weekend in Queenstown
Much needed boy time? Gather the lads and head to the adventure capital of the world – Queenstown! You will explore Queenstown and the picturesque surrounding area, sample the area’s best beer, produced locally. A brew master will take you through a working brewery and share their passion and knowledge of the industry. Enjoy your tapas style lunch with stunning views, while you sample taste-bud-tinglingly-good craft beer. For the remainder of your time there’s plenty to choose from: You may wish to experience a thrilling ride on a jetboat, parasail on the lake, join a 4WD tour onto a rural property with panoramic views across the valley, play a round of golf or enjoy the challenge of white water rafting, join a winery tour to some of the most southern vineyards in the world, ride the aerial gondola or if you dare – try bungy-jumping (all at extra cost).
Prices from $475 pp
Queenstown Stag Do
Let us take the hard part out of the stag do and do all the planning for you.
Just show up with your stags ready for full steam ahead!
Prices on application
Queenstown Ski & Beer Package
Escape to Queenstown with friends for a long weekend. Spend 5 days in Queenstown, spend two of your days on the mountain as you wish and then join a small group brewery tour – At the start of your tour, sit down for a delicious set lunch, naturally paired with some fine local craft beer to set your taste buds o n a tailspin. You will then delve deep into the Queenstown brewery scene as you visit each hotspot. Each brewery boasts magnificent views and of course, the beer is full of flavour. All the beer masters are eagerly waiting for your arrival to share with you their stories and secrets behind their craft.
Prices from $865 pp
Fiordland Fishing Private Charter
Escape to Fiordland on the ultimate boys fishing trip there is! Start the weekend by landing in Queenstown and transferring by helicopter to your privately chartered boat cruising one of the Fiords in the area. Spend the next two days onboard exploring Fiordland, fishing, diving, kayaking, or paddleboarding. Fiordland is a very special place for fishing as there are a wide variety of local and seasonal fish species to be caught. Fish the internal waters of the fiords which are protected from weather or if the weather allows, head out to the Tasman sea. This boy’s trip will be once in a lifetime.