Set on a private, 47-acre wetland preserve inside the Abel Tasman National Park, this eco-lodge is an excellent base for exploring the gemlike northwest coast....more
Commanding stunning views of Lake Wakatipu and the daunting Remarkables Range, this lodge and nine villas are set on a steep hillside almost two miles west of...more
The Marlborough Sounds, on the South Island's northeastern coast, is a ruggedly beautiful landscape of ocean channels and rocky, wooded promontories. It's home...more
A 35-minute drive north from Queenstown along the coast of Lake Wakatipu—with stunning mountain and water views all the way—brings you to this...more
This Regency mansion, the fifth oldest house in Auckland, was built in 1847 in what is now the city's stateliest suburb. From 1995 to 2001, owner Gloria...more
Something between an après-ski lodge and a boutique hotel, this cozy spot is a short, sharp drive uphill from central Queenstown. Named for the 1920s...more
Northland's Bay of Islands, where sapphire-blue coves are filled with whales and cavorting dolphins, could turn almost anyone into a New Age idealist. Once the...more
Built more than 150 years ago, when Queenstown was just a grubby lakeside mining town instead of the adventure-sport capital of the world, Eichardt's is the...more
This golfers' magnet provides plenty for those who think golf a good walk spoiled. A five-mile road winds through farmland and bush to the property, on a...more
If you're going to stay in South Island's biggest city, this is the place to do it. The George's staff has a way of making even rumpled, tired travelers feel...more
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