World of Wearable Arts Wellington Show 2023 Revamped
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DAY 1 L, D
On the first day of your adventure, you'll begin by getting picked up from your home and taken on a comfortable ride through to Taupo. Then continuing to the picturesque Tongariro River Lodge, located just north of Turangi to enjoy a leisurely lunch in a stunning setting. Afterwards, you'll continue your journey to the Copthorne Palmerston North, where you'll settle in and prepare for an evening of socializing with fellow travellers then cap off the day with a delicious dinner at the hotel, and get ready for the exciting adventures ahead!
DAY 2 B, MT, L, D
You will wake up to a scrumptious breakfast that will energize you for the exciting day ahead. Then embark on a tour of the stunning Lansdowne House, where you'll be greeted by the fragrance of spring flowers and the beauty of lush green gardens. You'll enjoy a morning tea before exploring the property's historic home, which is filled with stories and secrets of a bygone era. Next, you'll make your way to the award-winning Luna Estate Winery and Restaurant, where you'll be treated to a delectable lunch that's perfectly paired with a selection of the estate's finest wines. As you savour the flavours, admire the panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards. In the late afternoon, you'll arrive at the Copthorne Hotel Oriental Bay in Wellington, where you'll indulge in a 2-course dinner that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you feeling satisfied. You'll then head to the World of Wearable Arts Show, an internationally renowned event that showcases breath taking costumes and performances from around the world. As you sit back and take in the sensory explosion of lights, sounds, and colours, you'll be transported to a world of wonder and amazement. This unforgettable experience is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip and will leave you with memories that last a lifetime.
DAY 3 B, L, D
You will embark on another unforgettable experience. After a filling breakfast, set off towards Napier, of course, renowned for its classic art deco architecture and scenic landscapes. En route, you'll stop at Otaki for a comfort break and coffee at a café , taking in the picturesque countryside. Next, we will visit the stunning Greenhaugh Gardens and Nursery, an essential destination for garden enthusiasts. Here, you will witness an explosion of colours and scents in the beautiful gardens, adorned with rare and exotic plants. Greenhaugh Gardens is a two-hectare property that has been developed over the past 40 years surrounding a colonial homestead built in 1874. The garden boasts mature trees, ponds, naturalized plantings, whimsical box hedges, heritage roses, perennials, and self-seeding annuals. Visitors are naturally led from one vista to another, passing through a tapestry of bearded iris and a pergola clad with wisteria, rambling roses, and clematis. The garden also features a 'creek bed', Mediterranean gardens, a woody grove, and a bank of vibrant cannas. Greenhaugh Gardens holds the heritage collection of Ron Busch's Irwell irises, which is a legacy continued. Continuing your journey, you'll explore Hawthorne House, where you'll be captivated by its spectacular gardens, art, and venue. Stroll around the property and allow the beauty of this historic house and its surroundings to transport you back in time. Next, you'll arrive at your lodging, the Te Pania Hotel, where you'll enjoy a social hour before dinner. Located on the Marine Parade, the hotel offers breathtaking views of the ocean, providing the perfect setting to relax and unwind.
DAY 4 B, L
This morning you will start the day with a leisurely breakfast before enjoying some free time to check out the shopping in Napier. Afterwards, you'll travel to Taupo for a scrumptious lunch at the lakeside Millennium Hotel Taupo before continuing home, where your itinerary concludes. Don't miss out on this unforgettable opportunity to experience the iconic and grand show that is The World Of Wearable Arts, as well as explore some of the most beautiful hidden attractions all while enjoying delicious food, private tours, and more. Book now to secure your spot on this exciting itinerary!
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