Established in 1999 BH (Before Hobbits), Luxury Adventures is a New Zealand based travel company specialising in tailored luxury itineraries for people travelling to the South Pacific. In the beginning, and as loyal ‘kiwis' we promoted New Zealand. Soon after we realised that although some wanted primarily to discover New Zealand others wanted to incorporate different South Pacific destinations such as Australia and Fiji into their plans. With us you'll be able to select one destination or combine a few to create your luxury travel experience.
What is a ‘luxury travel experience'? The definition of luxury is such an individual thing, some define it by price, or brand - I think luxury can be simple. For me it's defined by spending time the way you want, be it with family, friends or personal pursuits. For you it's perhaps a particular experience, beautiful accommodation or a moment shared with someone special? Essentially the definition of luxury is different to everyone and it's our job to find out how you define luxury in order to deliver it. We like to learn as much as possible about our clients interests and travel objectives in order to tailor something that fits just right.
We also realise you have a choice about who to book with, so why choose us and what makes us different? We believe the below sets us apart from the rest:
- Unique thoughtfully tailored itineraries
- 24/7 phone and email service whilst travelling
- Based in New Zealand with expertise garnered via actual experiences
- Integrity and a personal touch from our small dedicated team
- We care whether you enjoy your self, it's important to us!
It's one thing for us to sound our own trumpet and another for you to believe it. Have a look at our testimonials or better still we'll put you in touch with someone (from your country if possible) who's travelled with us and you can decide for yourself! No two travellers are alike and we understand this. Our bespoke itinerary service can include extravagant ‘one off experiences' that are extraordinary, and undoubtedly costly.. however we're also realistic and understand that not everyone has a 7 star budget and still wants to enjoy a luxury experience, which is why all of our proposals are unique to you and your travel budget.
Over our years in business we've established strong relationships with key suppliers and have personally experienced many of the accommodation and activities we sell, therefore we can offer you honest, unbiased advice alongside realistic planning. Tie our advice in with your preferences and these two factors become invaluable in ensuring you maximise your time and ultimately receive value for your money. We have an assortment of travel packages to give you ideas. Some are based on previous clients itineraries and others we have put together as examples of what is possible. Go on, take a look and feel free to get in touch, we're confident you'll be pleasantly surprised.
Tony Townley - Founder, owner and still actively involved in the company.
Luxury Adventures gave us a memorable, out of the world honeymoon experience. The travel agents go above and beyond in helping us resolve issues we encountered before and throughout the trip. Highly recommend!
We would highly recommend to anyone that is interested in traveling in this special part of the world to contact Kay at Luxury Adventures!! Your expectations will be exceeded and more importantly, you will have the best experience possible for your money! Thank you Kay for a lifetime of great memories. We will be returning in a couple of years to enjoy your great country!
It was an outstanding trip! Kay Campbell is amazing! Thank you
This is the second the second time we have used Luxury Adventures and you do a great job! The guides are knowledgeable and helped bring a personal touch to our vacation.
Kay and her team created the perfect itinerary for our honeymoon! We couldn't have been happier with how responsive she was to our needs. Our trip was seamless and went off without any hitches, thanks to her wonderful planning! Would highly recommend Luxury Adventures and look forward to using them again in the future!
Kay at Luxury Advenures planned the perfect holiday in New Zealand for our family. The itinerary was perfectly paced with a balance of planned activities and time to explore. Upon arrival, we quickly learned that every detail that was laid out from drive time to what to wear was always on point. We loved working with Luxury Adventures!
Luxury Adventures and Kay were absolutely INCREDIBLE to work with when planning our honeymoon to New Zealand and Fiji. From start to finish, Kay was truly the most responsive, accommodating and helpful person we could have asked for. We gave her our budget and activities we wanted to do, and she put together a great itinerary that was a perfect combination of luxury and adventure. When we wanted to make changes to specific day trips or have her make us dinner reservations, she gladly updated our schedule. As we had never been to New Zealand or Fiji before, it was comforting to have Kay guide us. Before our trip, she was always prompt at answering all of our questions and when we were on our honeymoon, she always checked in via text or email to make sure we had everything we needed. Those personal touches along with our incredible accommodations and activities, made our honeymoon a trip we will never forget thanks the Kay and Luxury Adventures.
Luxury Adventures was on point from the initial planning of our honeymoon, through our departure back home. They never missed a beat as we had to change destinations only months prior to the trip, and were the first to contact us and give us our options when a flight was cancelled mid trip. Luxury Adventures will definitely be our first call and our only recommendation for any international adventures.
I’d like to thank luxury adventures and in particular Kay Campbell for organizing for us the best possible honeymoon we could have imagined ... from booking restaurants to lodges to transport and any assistance we needed they made it a most pleasurable and hassle free trip possible. We were very happy with the attention to detail and response times specially with the time difference between NZ and Pakistan. Cannot recommend luxury adventures enough and will definitely use their services again if even in NZ
If your planning a trip to New Zealand and would like to get tailored recommendations and help with booking your favourite activities, do not hesitate to contact Luxury Adventures. They helped us to plan our honeymoon and were extremely helpful in arranging our bookings and transportation, always incorporating our wishes and providing us with helpful guidance from planning to completion of our trip. Luli & Alfonso, Mexico
A fantastic family holiday that included great hotels and activities for all the family
We could never have planned a trip nearly as enjoyable, exciting and celebrative as Kay planned for us. We came from San Francisco to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday and it was better than any of us could have imagined. Even our teenage sons were entranced by everything we experienced in New Zealand. We wish Kay could plan all the trips anywhere we go from here on in!
We found Luxury Adventures online through their amazing content. From the time we started working with them they were extremely accommodating - allowing us to see detailed itineraries and quotes, and working with us to fit our budget and preferences. Even from the other side of the world in New York, the response time felt very quick. Our honeymoon trip was a huge success and everything was arranged end to end - we didn't really need to worry about anything.
Kay helped plan our honeymoon and it was a trip my wife and I will never forget, in a good way :) We had just spent the last year planning our wedding and to be able to tell Kay what we were looking for and then she set it up was a big relief and a huge help. Going through Luxury Adventures also boosted our confidence as far as booking the activities we did since neither of us had ever been and we didn't know what to expect and Kay did. Kay helped set our entire trip up from start to finish and it went perfectly. No issues with anything and we were able to relax, enjoy and explore New Zealand and Fiji without having to worry about a thing. We also contacted Kay a few times during the trip for restaurant suggestions and a slight change to the itinerary once and Kay responded very quickly and with great recommendations. If you're looking to go on a trip to New Zealand or Fiji I highly recommend going through Luxury Adventures.
We had an unbelievable vacation in New Zealand and Tahiti with many stunning & amazing sites, fun activities, relaxation and incredible experiences. Especially loved our stay at Huka Lodge in Taupo. Many fond memories to last a lifetime. Time too short but hope to have the opportunity to visit again at some point.
Luxury Adventures is one of the most professional travel agencies we have ever used. They are extremely customer centric and adaptable. They know what and where first class accommodations are and know how to balance the time you have with an appropriate itinerary. We would highly recommend them for any of your travel needs.
If you are looking for an agency to curate your dream getaway you found them, there's no need to look any further than Luxury Adventures. We have used agencies before but never a travel guide agency, Luxury Adventures blew our expectations out of the water. Our honeymoon went from memorable to epic and truly something we will never forget. Kay truly is a dream to work with, plan with, communicate with, without Kay our honeymoon would never have been even a fraction of what it was. From the bottom of our hearts, and the centre of our souls, thank you for helping to kick off our marriage with stories and adventures that will last a lifetime. To have a local person with local knowledge was priceless, and Kay not only worked with us hand in hand to achieve our dream vacation but did it in our dream budget... now that is a talented lady and a dream agency! Without Luxury Adventures we wouldn't have been able to experience NZ for all it had to offer. From the second we connected with Kay we felt like we had found the travel agency goldmine and somehow felt like we had a long lost relative taking care of us and also pushing us to do things we wouldn't have thought to do, her knowledge of the local landscape and the lodges was exactly what we were looking for when we went to NZ... and she was always available in case of worry or doubt... SUPERSTAR KAY, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU
Kay and Tony were great and contributed greatly to our first trip to New Zealand. They have access to some of the most unique accommodations I've ever had the pleasure to stay in and really worked with us on finding interesting excursions and experiences within our time frame.
Kay and Luxury Adventures are fantastic... they made our trip to NZ exciting, fun, efficient, and easy and we had an amazing time thanks in large part to their efforts.
Luxury Adventures put together an amazing trip for my group of four to New Zealand. Kay was wonderful to work with! She went above and beyond to check in on us during our trip. All of the accommodations were amazing and all of the activities were awesome! This was the best experience I have had working with a travel agency!
Kay was extremely efficient and helpful when making our holiday arrangements. Our itinerary was well set out and everything went like clockwork. I will use Luxury Adventures to book our next holiday, and have already recommended them to family and friends
Luxury Adventures took excellent care of us during our honeymoon through New Zealand. Our carefully planned itinerary was exactly what we were looking for. We couldn't have planned it better ourselves. We can happily recommend them to anyone wanting a special holiday to these beautiful islands.
From my initial online inquiry to the confirmed planned itinerary, to the availability of staff to answer all my questions (even on weekends and outside normal work hours), our entire trip (with the exception of Air New Zealand flights) went smoothly. Kay was a wonderful point of contact and it was nice to get a text from her on the day we arrived. She went above and beyond answering my questions and coordinating some flight changes that came up.
Honeymoon at its best! Thank you Luxury Adventures for the brilliant itinerary and excellent service
Luxury Adventures, and Kay in particular, planned our honeymoon to New Zealand and Fiji. She listened to our interests and put together a fantastic itinerary reflecting a true mix of luxury and adventure travel. Kay was incredibly responsive, stayed on top of our itinerary the whole way (checking with our accommodations, transportation, activities, next bookings, etc., as well as remaining in communication with us). When unpredictable and uncontrollable events occurred (e.g., mix up by the rental car company, cancelled flights due to weather), Kay took charge--often late at night, early in the morning, or on weekends--and made sure that our experience was the best that it could be. Our honeymoon would not have been anywhere near as successful or memorable without her.
Kay did an outstanding job organizing our week long trip to New Zealand. She was able to fit in a little taste of everything we wanted to see on North and South Island in for us! The accommodations and activities planned perfectly fit our desires and budget for our trip. Thank you for planning an unforgettable trip for our Honeymoon Kay!!!
Kay, Sorry this is coming late, My husband and I just wanted to say thank you for your great work in arranging our honeymoon trip to New Zealand. First of all, New Zealand is a very beautiful and unique country. None of us knew what to expect and were blown away by its beauty. We would have liked to spend more time in Queenstown!!! It’s a beautiful city! My Husband and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We were provided with the itinerary, maps and other reservation numbers beforehand, all we had to do was get to new Zealand. All the arrangements and transfers worked like clockwork. Our lodging was great and the hospitality they all provided was amazing. Please pass on to the couple at Aoturoa Luxury Villa our appreciation for making our stay a real pleasure. Kay didn’t just create an itinerary for us but was in touch with us throughout the trip (during Christmas and New Year time) making sure everything was going smoothly. I honestly did not expect any travel/tour agents doing this during holiday season. We appreciate your efforts in making this trip so amazing for us and there is nothing I would change about it. We would highly recommend Luxury Adventures for anyone visiting New Zealand, Australia, Fiji or Cooks Island.
Kay did a great job and set up a superb itinerary for us. The places we stayed and things we did were spot on. Everything went without a hitch making our special holiday very special indeed.
Both Kay and Tony were absolutely great in putting together our itinerary, with the South Island, NZ been so big and us wanting to see it all, they re- arranged our itinerary countless times to suit us and make sure we were satisfied, always so attentive! Once we arrived there Kay was in touch on a daily basis to ensure everything was good, it was so nice being in a foreign country to know that you can contact someone and any time or day. Was a fantastic honeymoon the mixture of luxury and adventures was just what we wanted and it definitely exceeded our expectations. It was also a nice change from having to organise a holiday, it was hassle free for us and all we needed to do was pack and arrive at our destination, the rest was sorted by them! Thanks again and we definitely want to return to NZ in the future a memorable destination.
Kay did an excellent job preparing the itinerary, she was reachable by cell phone and text throughout the trip. My experience with Luxury Adventures has exceeded my expectation, will definitely recommend to anyone planing a trip to New Zealand!
Kay thank you for planning such an amazing honeymoon for us! It was so easy being able to focus on the wedding knowing you had planned this amazing trip. We loved every place we stayed and every activity we did. We hope to come back to NZ and will definitely call you when we do.
Kay and Tony were incredibly helpful and attentive throughout our whole trip and made our travel experience seamless, hassle-free, and more enjoyable! It was nice not to think about anything while we were there – except what other adventure to fit in! Everything they planned for us was special and we wouldn’t have changed a thing. Everywhere we were sent, we were completely taken care of! Thanks Kay and Tony!
Kay was fantastic. She spent the time to understand the type of experience we were seeking. She was patient and adjusted as we reviewed draft itineraries. Our experience was highly personalized. When we arrived in NZ Kay checked in every day to confirm our plans and check in at our accommodations. We were thrilled with every day of our journey and hope that you will also enjoy the same experience. Our highlight? Azur was amazing and the Routeburn track and helicopter landing on the glacier were amazing.
Hello Kay! We are all back in India after a great holiday in New Zealand. We had such a brilliant time. Thank you for sorting out everything and also being available during our trip to take care of any loose ends. I think the itinerary really was spot on - given that we had every imaginable age group to cater for!! I think everyone in the group want to be back in New Zealand at the next available opportunity!!!! Thanks again!
We definitely recommend Luxury Adventures. They planned a fabulous Honeymoon for us with a perfect balance of beautiful accommodations and New Zealand adventure activities.
Luxury Adventures New Zealand thought of everything! Kay was very flexible and informative during the booking process. We opted to have a customized trip, and she provided a number of options that fit into our timeframe and desired locations. We are so so so glad that Kay recommended we hire a car. We saw so much more of the country this way. And, it was an adventure driving on the other side of the road! We were so grateful for the map directions to each location that she provided. We did not have cell phones or a GPS during our trip, so this was extremely helpful. We didn’t get lost once! Queenstown!!! We would have liked to spend more time there. The booking process was seamless. Upon arrival, Luxury Adventures checked in to ensure we were settled and to see if there was anything they could do for us. They were available to book last minute excursions, dinner reservations, or anything. During our visit, we felt as though they truly wanted us to have an amazing time, and to leave the last minute changes or excursions for them to worry about. Kay provided driving directions for our entire stay. They were so thorough that we didn’t need a GPS (and didn’t have phones as a back-up). She even provided local restaurant recommendations in each of the cities we visited, and they were all phenomenal! Next time we visit New Zealand (or Fiji or Cook Islands), we will definitely work with Luxury Adventures again.
Sorry that I took so long to reply. We've been flat out after being away from home for so long. Just wanted to say that we had a very relaxing and enjoyable honeymoon - which was completely stress free because everything that was planned and set out was beyond our imagination. It was also fantastically organised that even with all the great activities and places to stay we still had ample free-time to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery and people that New Zealand has to offer. Thanks a lot Kay for all your hard work in planning our trip - it will be one that we will be talking and reminiscing about for decades to come. Kind regards
The whole trip went extremely well. We were very impressed as to the co-ordination of days and I can't recall a circumstance which didn't go to plan, so well done. As noted by a few of the people we met, you were following up from time to time which was very impressive and will admit we haven't seen the same level of service from previous travel agencies, so a credit to yourselves. Overall the trip of a very good mix of simple New Zealand experiences of which ourselves and the kids enjoyed very much. We have and will continue to recommend your services. Best Regards, A Fraser, QLD, Australia
Sharon and I would like to thank you and your company for such a wonderful weekend at Blanket Bay. All the people you had that were associated with our trip were so friendly, informative and made the trip such an experience that Sharon and I are planning to go back. Once again our thanks and please pass on to Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters and the people at Blanket Bay our appreciation for making the weekend a real pleasure. Also please pass on our thanks to the ASB Bank. Kind Regards, Stewart Wilson
Tony, I'm sorry for being late in sending you our thanks for a truly wonderful experience my wife and I had in New Zealand. We had a great time celebrating our 30th anniversary. The package you planned was perfect. We got to experience such a variety of scenery - ocean beach and sailing, geothermal wonders and Maori culture, mountains and jet boating. We're hoping to come back, and if we do we'll give you a call to help plan our next trip. We thoroughly enjoyed each place we stayed and the personal attention and conversations with the people there. Your help with the troubles we encountered the first day were really appreciated by these two Americans on their first overseas trip (I hope we were not the ugly Americans that I hear so much about). We have bragged on what a good experience we had and what a great trip you had planned for us. Thank you.
Very happy with the New Zealand skiing holiday package put together by Luxury Adventures. Staff were very helpful, they accommodated every request we raised in an efficient and professional way; alternatives were also suggested to help us save cost. We would definitely use the service again to plan our next adventure.
I really want to thank Kay and Luxury Adventures for an absolutely perfect honeymoon. It had a great combination or great activities and perfect locations. Every accommodation was ideal and the owner/operators were friendly and knowledgeable. Acacia Cliffs was our favourite and we will be back. Everything planned by Kay and team was just right. It was also nice to hear that so many people knew Kay and that she had experienced the same things she planned for us. Tahiti was a great stop on the way home and the resort was ideal. The next time we are headed to New Zealand, Luxury Adventures is the only place we would go to plan it. Thanks again for providing us with the very best.
I had a wonderful time in New Zealand - everything went so smoothly and to plan I would highly recommend flying between locations it saved hours. Horse riding in Hawks Bay was interesting, they practice 'natural' horsemanship and you ride without a 'bit' in the horse’s mouth, this was a completely new experience and very enjoyable. The south island felt very different to the north - I loved Lake Wannaka. The drive over the 'crown ranges' to Queenstown was a nerve racking experience never to be forgotten! Nina Mood, Uk
The perfect Honeymoon! Three different hotels, three different cities, three adventures pre-planned for us, all the travel arrangements taken care of and condensed into an easy to follow itinerary. It was the perfect way to spend a honeymoon, with everything planned and ready for us so we could focus on each other! Luxury Adventures made everything easy, and was there for us when we had a few questions. The three hotels we stayed at were spectacular, with friendly staff, great food, and perfect location for exploring the islands. If I could travel like this to every country I would!
We have spent an unforgettable honeymoon in New Zealand (South Island) and Fiji (Quamea). If you are looking for unique experiences, a touch of indulgence and a personal we recommend you book your holidays with Luxury Adventures. As an example of their outstanding customer care, we forgot a bracelet in one hotel and they arranged for sending it to a next hotel. A huge thank you!
It’s hard to pick one thing. The sheer beauty of both NZ and Fiji were remarkable and most memorable as well as the friendliness of the people. Generally I don’t think Americans understand what New Zealand can offer in terms of beauty of scenery, quality of life (and food). The people are beyond friendly in Fiji – you really feel like part of the family there. This really was the epic trip I was hoping it would be and my wife was absolutely thrilled. What you were able to put together for us was great – and you made it easy by answering all of my questions and being very responsive. At no time did I feel “lost” or uncomfortable with anything that was arranged. I would unequivocally and unhesitatingly recommend Luxury Adventures. They can truly package together an experience that matches your needs, have built a rapport and relationship with some excellent properties and you felt like they went the extra mile to make sure your itinerary flowed smoothly, and really booked activities that aligned with what we wanted. They are extremely responsive and easy to work with. If you’re planning a vacation in the South Pacific, seriously look no further.
Hi Kay, Just wanted to thank you for setting up this great trip with us. We couldn't hope for better!!! New Zealand is a great country and we're so happy we spent time in such great places with really nice people. Thanks again, Fabien and Aurore
I'm sorry we are just getting around to this now, but Andrew and I just wanted to express our thanks to you for helping us create the trip of a lifetime for our honeymoon in November last year. From the planning phase to the last day of the trip, everything went off without a hitch. Our trip was perfectly customized to our interests, thanks to you, with regard to everything from our accommodations to our activities and adventures. In addition, after months of wedding planning, it was nice that our honeymoon was essentially effortless, with everything being pre-planned from city-to-city travel, accommodations and even directions. It was also impressive that you checked in with us from time to time to ensure everything was going smoothly. Thanks again for helping to plan a great trip!!
Hi Kay, Twin lakes was the perfect house for our family getaway. Will definitely be recommending!! Thank you for your assisting us with this trip, Kind regards Mel Manley
We have found Luxury Adventures personal and a cut above the rest. Our trip has been unforgettable. Our family had a wonderful time whilst exploring being adventurous, thank you! Luxury Adventures played a critical role in making our family holiday an unforgettable adventure filled with a treasure box lifelong and special memories. Highly recommend their services.
Everything you planned for us was practically perfect and I can't wait to start finalizing my 2014 New Zealand trip with you! Thanks again, Mary
Kay , I must thank you for the wonderful trip you have planned for us . It was indeed a very well planned trip structured in schedule and relaxing . We did enjoy each and every moment of the trip and it was because of your good planning . I appreciate Luxury Adventures for the kind service it has provided on time and constant customer relationship you have maintained over the trip . Thanks again ,
Dear Kay, dear Tony, we would like to thank you for organizing a trip to NZ which we will remember for a long time. Your selection and proposal of prime accommodations and top-class activities was extremely helpful. The whole process was very professional and easy managed and we even managed to utilize the time-difference between NZ and Europe in our favour. All in all your help was very recommendable; if we come again we will definitely call on you first! Kind regards Hans and Magdalena from Munich/Germany
Our 20th wedding anniversary was celebrated in style, thank you so much for a week we will remember for a long time and a holiday that allowed us to do as much or as little as we wanted. We will definitely be back!
Hi Kay - we had a great time thanks! House was spectacular, and location was superb. Highly recommended! Sue
Kay’s fabulous organisation and advice enabled us to sample the best of what New Zealand has to offer in our limited time frame. The attention to detail was impressive and it was exactly as we requested. The hotels were small, personal and of the highest quality – and great fun. All in all, it far exceeded our expectations! I would highly recommend your company and Kay’s organisation to anyone.
The team at Luxury Adventures did a great job of listening to us and working to us to come up with a terrific adventure trip that fit our eclectic interests (from sheep to wine and from sea to mountains), mixed beautiful mountain lodges with stays on sheep stations, blending rustic with luxurious, and gave us plenty of good hikes and time to explore. We focused on the South Island only. New Zealand is a fabulous country, the kiwis are great people, and the folks at Luxury Adventures made it possible for us to have a wide range of experiences at great places. We’d enthusiastically work with them again.
We really didn’t think anything could have compared to the wonderful New Zealand honeymoon you planned for us 5 years ago, but we underestimated you! We knew that we wanted to come back to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup and our 5-year anniversary, so who better to help plan it then your team of professionals. The trip was amazing and 5-star all the way around. The lodges, the people, the food and the hospitality were top notch. We certainly didn’t want to leave! We feel fortunate to have been able to enjoy this slice of heaven again…and we can’t wait to come back! Thank you again for all of the planning, the wonderful service, and the experience of a lifetime.
Very well organized. A great team who responded quickly to any question or problems we had.
The trip was a total joy. The best trip we have ever taken - New Zealand was everything we hoped for - We are already discussing a return trip - Itinerary was perfectly scheduled, perfectly documented, perfectly followed. There were no glitches - Air travel was really easy and enjoyable versus the USA - Resort staffs were first class, fully professional - All accommodations were top notch
Overall, very well organised by Kay Campbell. We had a lovely relaxing and enjoyable holiday in New Zealand, albeit a little too short, but we will be back. We loved the Kiwis, as they’re so warm and hospitable. If you haven’t done NZ, what are you waiting for! Take at least two weeks to do it justice.
A beautiful country with an excellent travel agency!
...Thank you for all your help on this trip. In the past I had generally viewed travel agencies as a "necessary evil" for multi-destination trips. But on this trip I discovered that an agency can be a lot more than that, and your advice and help (and flight changes!) along the way was really appreciated. We will definitely pass on the good word about your agency!
Kay worked very hard to understand what we wanted from our Holiday and she made sure we got it – it was perfect and exceeded expectations - thank you
Luxury Adventures is a purveyor of the highest order. The arrangements were superb, the accommodations fine and the attention to detail exquisite. Would most definitely use them again for another trip.
Dear Kay and Sarah, thank you so much for your attention and efficiency in planning our honeymoon for us! Everything went very smoothly for the whole trip and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Thanks for also calling us throughout our trip to check up on us and helping with all our queries. You guys are fantastic!
Luxury Adventures prepared a fabulous itinerary for our New Zealand trip, obtained extraordinary housing, even though it was last minute and a busy vacation week, and took care of us every step of the way. The tours were all personal and unique, the chef was really a bonus. I would highly recommend this tour company to anyone.
These Guys are experts and I would wholeheartedly choose them again on my next vacation to the area. Truly a memorable experience.
I would book again with Luxury Adventures in a heartbeat. They were able to match our desires to an itinerary that exceeded our expectations and highlighted the best New Zealand has to offer. This was done with attention to detail with a level of service that was outstanding. Thank you. Dr. Derek Nordeen
If you are looking for a high standard and tailor made travel experience, Luxury Adventure NZ, is your best choice. Many thanks to Kay and Tony for having contributed to one of my best trips ever. I will consider Luxury Adventure NZ on my next trip.
Luxury Adventures has perfected the art of planning amazing and memorable holidays with even the smallest detail taken care of. Having Kay Campbell plan our itinerary and make all of our bookings for our trip has been the best thing that we have ever done. It certainly makes it so easy to go on holidays and have everything run smoothly (a bit like having a guardian angel watching over you)!
It is very difficult to organize an event in New Zealand from Germany, partly also due to the time difference. It was very helpful that you were able to answer all questions so quickly. Luxury Adventures did a great job and even fulfilled requirements above the normal services. We really enjoyed an exciting time in New Zealand and always felt very comfortable with Luxury Adventures taking care of us. We are really looking forward to our next event with Luxury Adventures!
New Zealand is underscribably beautiful and this is a place we will definitely go back. The service we received from Luxury Adventures was magnificent and we felt no worries while we were there. Everything was taken care of and everytime we needed to communicate with Luxury Adventures, they were there to help us in the most efficient way. We were delighted with the trip, with the places we stayed and with the hospitality of the people, not to mention the exciting activies that were planned with care for us. Just unforgettable!!!
Dear Kay, We had the best time in your country! Just loved every minute! We are still in awe of the majesty of the land from the bubbling mud pools to the glacial mountains, the rolling hills and lakes and streams and waterfalls! Everywhere you look is worthy of a picture postcard, truly a visual feast. And the people everywhere were so gracious and warm and helpful at every turn. It just went too fast! Many, many thanks to you and Tony for organizing our itinerary and tending to our every need. We will always treasure the memories of our visit. We had a very easy voyage back to LA. Warmest regards, Audrey
A big heartfelt thanks to Kay Campbell and Luxury Adventures for putting together a truly magnificent and memorable honeymoon experience for us in New Zealand. Although our time in NZ was short (less than 2 weeks), we experienced probably the best that NZ had to offer from the awe-inspiring sceneries to the 5-star accommodations and scrumptious food & wine. Everything from the start to the end was impeccable and this was made possible thanks to your professionalism and dedication. Thanks so much. We miss NZ so much that we are already thinking of our next trip….skiing!! And yes, we will definitely be in touch!
As seasoned travellers, we are used to booking trips ourselves but after a referral from friends we decided to use Luxury Adventures to book our honeymoon. We visited three countries in three weeks and it was the perfect combination of activities and relaxing with amazing food and wine to boot! Luxury Adventures really understood what type of trip we were looking for and everything they planned for us was amazing and really tailored to us. Even when last-minute changes came up with our travel schedule, they were ready with five possible alternatives. We would do our exact trip all over again if we could and wouldn’t change a thing!
Kay Campbell is fabulous. Every step of the way, Kay was very knowledgeable, accommodating, and proactive. My husband and I scheduled this trip as our leave from a deployment in Iraq. Due to the nature of our work, we could not provide her with confirmed travel dates, much less an arrival date until the day before our arrival. We actually had to fly a day earlier than expected. We did not have an opportunity to call, so we sent an e-mail and hoped that Kay would receive it. Sure enough, we had a driver waiting for us at the airport and the hotel was expecting us. This was undoubtedly the best trip we have ever been on, and we couldn’t have done it without you. Thanks, Kay!
We were blown away by the accommodations in Taupo and Queenstown especially. The staff was incredible everywhere we stayed. Luxury Adventures definitely pointed us in the right direction on everything. They were great to work with and very responsive. Thank you.
Thank you for an experience of a lifetime! We couldn’t have asked for a better honeymoon. You guys were wonderful and had everything properly organized for us!
My husband and I travel extensively, are seasoned travellers, and do much of our own booking and planning ourselves. We decided to book our trip to Australia and New Zealand through Luxury Adventures, and are so glad we did! Through our 19 days we had many flights, rental cars, accommodations and tours booked, and we simply can’t believe how wonderful everything was, and how it all flowed so smoothly. The details we received from Luxury Adventures were explicit, and gave us peace of mind as we travelled through New Zealand and Australia. We would highly recommend Luxury Adventures to anyone, and our many thanks and highest praise to Kay for her work in coordinating this trip and making it a trip of a lifetime!
Kay took great care for us from the planning process, checking the vacation process so that it would go smoothly and even juggling changes in unforeseen circumstances (which impressed me the most). Luxury Adventures helped plan the whole trip so that we didn’t have to contact accommodations, activities and transportation on our own which would have been time consuming and a lot of hassle. They could also offer great recommendations of where to stay and what to do instead of us doing our own research. They took away the ‘work’ so that the only thing left for us to do was to enjoy our honeymoon. =)
Our New Zealand experience was absolutely outstanding. The accommodations were uniquely excellent, and we would stay at them all again. The entire trip went off without a hitch (even the weather fully cooperated). It is one of those rare vacations where just about everything exceeded our high expectations. Thank you. We will highly recommend you to our friends.
Thanks for organising such an awesome honeymoon!! The whole experience was fantastic from start to finish. The only disappointment was missing the Tongariro Crossing, but I guess you cant control the weather? :-) Luxury Adventures took all the hassle out of organising an awesome honeymoon! Their knowledge of NZ, coupled with the range of accommodation and activities that are on offer meant that we had a perfect, tailor made honeymoon!
Hi Kay! I loooved New Zealand! We are definetly coming back and bringing the rest of the family next time! Thaiti was beautiful..we had a great time as well..the diving was unbelievable..we saw anywhere from sharks to whales!!!!! not one, but 2 whales!!! Amazing, unforgettable... How was your holiday? I'm sure you needed a break from the Geyer Aguinaga's!!;) No really, how was it? Thanks for everything! We will definetly keep in touch...it's not over yet!!:) Big kiss to you, Sarah and Tony!
As before, Luxury Adventures and Kay provided a superb service – from planning the inventory through to assisting with trips whilst in NZ. They were friendly, efficient and responsive at all times. I do not think I could ask for or expect anything more!
I just wanted to drop you a quick email thanking you for making our trip to new Zealand absolutely unforgetable! We are safely on the ground in Bali waiting in huge lines to obtain a visa for 5 days. How I miss the easygoing attitude of your country! We have so many wonderful memories of the past 3 weeks. I wasn't sad to leave because i know that I will return one day. A more formal thank you will follow, but I just wanted to let you know how grateful we are for your expertise!
Our troutfishing weekend was a huge success, it was an amazing way to thank our staff and something I'm sure they'll still be talking about it years to come. You were a pleasure to deal with and your work was much appreciated.
My New Zealand vacation was fantastic! Traveling by myself for the first time I felt totally safe and well looked after. I had a fabulous time meeting a wide range of interesting people and thoroughly enjoyed the Milford Sound Helicopter trip you booked for me as it was a highlight (on top of the gorgeous accommodation).
I would like to thank Luxury Adventures for organizing such a wonderful New Zealand vacation. We surely appreciated all the helpful advice and careful planning. We can't wait to come again!
Hi, Thanks again for helping us arrange a great trip! we really did enjoy our time in New Zealand. Best parts were the wonderful, friendly people, the great lodges, the scenery was fantastic and we also enjoyed all the guides.
It was a wonderful place for which Lesley and I cannot find the words to use to heap enough superlatives. What ever our expectations they were surpassed. We thought we had seen a lot and stayed at many wonderful places during our near 30 years travelling the world but this was without doubt the finest.
I wanted to say thank you from both Dusty and myself. We had the most amazing time. You are an excellent tour guide and we had such a good time in your company. I hope you can make it to the States real soon; that is of course, unless we see you first on a return trip to New Zealand. God, your country is magnificent. Dusty and I have been in a bit of depression since we got home, wishing we were back in New Zealand. Anyway, we will definitely be in touch. Again thank you both for what was the best vacation that Dusty or I have ever had.
Thank you - it's a pleasure to find excellence, quality & service!
Unfortunately, I returned to the office yesterday. We had an absolutely fabulous time. In fact, we're strongly considering a shorter visit at this time next year. Thanks so much again for all of your time and advice - we had an absolutely wonderful time.
I wanted to thank you for the great job that you and your team did for us. We were very pleased with our vacation and you did a wonderful job of meeting our needs for quality, intimate accommodations and appropriate private tours.
Thank you for organising my husbands surprise 60th birthday weekend. It went off with out a hitch & we both enjoyed it immensely.
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I put a letter to you in the post today! I re-visited your web site to confirm the address and felt quite a tug to my heart - what a beautiful country, and what a wonderful web site you've created (and continue to improve). If there is anything we can do to help at any time, please don't hesitate to ask. Best regards, Marilyn
For the past three years we have worked with Luxury Adventures as part of a sales incentive program. Luxury Adventures has helped ASB Bank to target high value business prospects in successfully providing the ultimate in luxury and reward for a particularly discerning group of people.
We are finally home again and want to take a moment to thank you and your company for taking such wonderful care of us while we were in NZ. It has truly been a pleasure working with you on this trip, from start to finish. You've been delightful to work with and every detail was so well organized and handled for us. I truly mean 'every detail'.
Tony - Our vacation was wonderful. Thank you for putting together the package for us. It exceeded my high expectations. Thanks again, and I will recommend your services to anyone planning on going to New Zealand.
It was fabulous all around (surprise luxury spa weekend for his wife's birthday). The helicopter, the awesome weather, the place and the Sunday brunch we all had when we picked her up, was fantastic.
Regards and look forward to the next one!
Thank you so much for putting together such an amazing, first-class adventure for our honeymoon to New Zealand!
The accommodations were outstanding ~ each place was extremely beautiful, sophisticated and very unique. The views of the lakes and Pacific Ocean were breathtaking, and the level of customer service was unparelled. Each place was so small and intimate that the proprietors knew our names and what types of food we preferred. The personal chef even made us separate meals so that my husband could try more adventurous dishes than I liked! We loved the variety and uniqueness of each experience, and the small and intimate settings of the accomodations.
We did some very special activities that we would never have even considered, or known how to book, on our own. For example, we spent a day sailing in the Pacific Ocean and exploring a private island, we went horseback riding in the mountains, and had a day on a small private plane touring a working sheep farm. We had our own personal guide for most of the activities, so we got to tailor the day to the types of activities we enjoyed.
This was truly the trip of a lifetime, and we are very grateful for your effort and considerable expertise! The trip was worth every penny, and we would highly recommend your company to others!!!
This was the first time we have stayed in Kauri Cliffs, Huka Lodge, Wharekauhau and Blanket Bay. It was the most wonderful experience to travel around our home country and feel like royalty. I recommend you find the time to go to these places.
We had an amazing honeymoon in South Island and will definitely be back soon. Everything from the scenery to the food to the people made our holiday in NZ the best holiday ever! Thank you Tony for your professionalism and efficency - we will be recommending Luxury Adventures to all our friends!
Thank you so much for helping us plan the perfect honeymoon! We loved every aspect of the trip--lodging, food and activities. And thanks so much for staying in touch with us throughout the trip (and sharing a drink at the very end).
We couldn't believe that we would still be saying "wow" after nearly 4 weeks but we were. There was a wow moment almost everyday whether it was rounding a corner and seeing a beautiful view, pulling up at a lodge that was very handsome, walking into a room or apartment that was gorgeous, sitting down to a fantastic meal or just watching the colour of the scenery (lakes, mountains, plains or sea) change as the clouds lifted or the sun went down - with a glass of excellent NZ wine in hand, of course.
Everything was perfect, from the moment we arrived. The service at the lodges (Blanket Bay is realy fantastic), the excursions (and the timing between them), our room at Eichardts Hotel, and of course your assistance all the way from the start.
Thanks a lot!!
Having been in the South Pacific luxury travel industry for over a decade Tony has an excellent understanding of the industry and the associated destinations. With a French wife and two young half French/kiwi children life is certainly busy and diverse. When not working and spending time with the family Tony can be found indulging in his love of the outdoors, food & wine and travel - riding his mountain bike, skiing, fishing, diving and hiking. He is also active in search and rescue.
Originally from the UK, Kay has made New Zealand her home along with her husband and two children. Kay has been with Luxury Adventures for 13 years. Kay enjoys running and recently completed the Auckland half marathon, along with reading, walking in the bush and on the beach with her two dogs and finding new favourite places in New Zealand.
Sarah is a born and bred Kiwi that has lived in both New Zealand and Australia at various points. Sarah has been with Luxury Adventures for 4 years. Along with travel, Sarah's interests include swimming, reading & is on a mission this summer having just signed up for surfing lessons.
Do Luxury Adventures offer tailored vacations & holidays?
Yes we can either alter one of the packages from our website to exactly meet your requirements or simply contact us with details of your vacation and we'll tailor something special from scratch.
Are luxury Adventures itineraries for couples only?
Almost all Luxury Adventures packages are based on two people, however we can cater for singles, families and small groups. Simply contact us with your requirements. If you're planning a honeymooning you can read about where to go, what to do and how long to spend in our South Pacific Honeymoon Blog.
Do Luxury Adventures offer group packages?
Yes, if you have a family or group we can certainly accommodate you. We also specialise in incentive packages and client entertainment for corporate groups. Whether its a large or small group Luxury Adventures can organise something unique for your group.
How can we contact you while on our vacation?
You'll be able to contact your Luxury Adventures agent or representative via phone or email. So if you have any problems or a change of plans there will be someone to take care of it.
Do you offer personal concierge services & guides to escort me on my vacation, can you organise these?
Absolutely, we can arrange anything from babysitting, restaurant bookings, theatre tickets and spa & beauty appointments through to organising additional activities, groceries delivered to your accommodation or if you have a special occasion, such as a birthday or honeymoon during your time in one of our destinations we offer a gift buying service. These are just some of the requests we can fulfil. We also have excellent guides who are professional, knowledgeable and who will show you the best New Zealand, Australia, Tahiti, Fiji and the Cook Islands has to offer.
Our preferred method of payment is by direct bank transfer (telegraphic transfer). We also accept credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Diners & AMEX). Please note that a 3% credit card processing fee applies to all credit card transactions.
Do your packages include international air travel?
Not unless specified. Usually our packages are land only i.e. once you reach your first destination. However if you would like a quotation for international air please let us know.
I have special dietary requirements; can these be catered for on my vacation?
All of the accommodations we utilze and recommend are able to cater for all dietary needs where necessary, including cultural & religious needs along with allergies and general likes & dislikes.
How much will a luxury South Pacific vacation or honeymoon cost?
We have written a blog on 'Whats your travel budget?' for the luxury traveller heading down under. This will give you a good understanding of the costs involved.
Our offices are located at:
8 Nottingham St
Auckland, New Zealand
Mail To: PO Box 91802
Victoria Street West