The 9th Floor - Fine Dining - Patong Phuket

New Zealand Wine Trip Details

28 September – 09 October 2019

A 12-day trip filled with exceptional gourmet experiences, amazing nature- and cultural discoveries

Auckland 28 & 29 September


Stay at Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, Saturday & Sunday night

(Upgrade to marina view Junior Suite extra NZD 230 per night)

Saturday evening

Welcome cocktails in The Cellar (Sofitel)

Welcome dinner at Ostro waterfront restaurant

Sunday Waiheke Island (11.30am-5pm)

Sightseeing on Waiheke Island*, visit boutique wineries, wine tastings and lunch.

Dinner is at own leisure back in the city.

(Waiheke was rated 5th best destination in the world in 2016)

Monday 09.30am: drive to Rotorua (3hrs), home of Maori culture

Casual lunch on the way.

Afternoon: Discover Maori culture, architecture, and geothermal parks at Te Puia

Traditional performance & dinner show by authentic Tamaki Maori people

Overnight in Holiday Inn Rotorua (1 night)

Tuesday 09.30am: drive to Hawke’s Bay

Drive 1 hr and visit to Huka Falls. Lunch at Lake Taupo.

Drive 2 hrs to Hawke’s Bay

Overnight at Porters Hotel, 2 nights

Dinner with Sileni winery team at Deliciosa wine & tapas

Wednesday: Hawke’s Bay Wine Tour

Start 09.30am: Sightseeing in Hawke’s Bay, Tour of Sileni Estates, wine tasting

Late light lunch at Te Awa winery restaurant

Wednesday dinner

Wine Dinner at Craggy Range winery, Hawke’s Bay

Thursday: Hawke’s Bay to Wellington

Early morning walk/hike to Te Mata Peak (for the early risers)

10am: Drive to Wellington (4 hrs), stop halfway for lunch in the Martinborough Hotel

Casual Dinner in town (TBC) Stay 1 night in the QT hotel

Friday: From Wellington to Blenheim, Marlborough

Take the 9am ferry to Picton, arrive in Blenheim around 1pm (can be bumpy depending on weather conditions). Luxury lounge with brunch facility.

1pm: Arrive in Marlborough for a tour and wine tasting at Nautilus winery.

Relax before dinner or explore Blenheim at own leisure

Friday: Blenheim, Marlborough

Check-in to the Scenic hotel and relax till dinner

Degustation wine dinner at Arbour restaurant.

Named Best Restaurant ‘Top of the South’, Aronui Dine Out Awards 2017

Saturday – Marlborough wine region

Sightseeing in Awatere Valley in the morning

Lunch at Brancott Estate (TBC)

Afternoon visit the Marlborough museum, followed by wine tasting at Cloudy Bay

Dinner at own leisure

Sunday: Off to Queenstown

After breakfast (11am) we fly to Queenstown

Sunday (Queenstown)

Check-in to St Moritz (MGallery) for 3 nights
Lake view rooms

Afternoon leisure, lunch at own option

Sunday degu dinner at the Botswana Butchery

Monday, Central Otago


Morning boat tour on Wakatipu Lake on board the Pacific Jemm 80ft yacht (TBC)

A la carte lunch at The Boatshed waterfront restaurant (TBC)

Afternoon wine tasting: “The NZ Pinot Noir Challenge”

Dinner at Josh Emett’s Rata restaurant downtown

Tuesday – Otago

Morning visit to Felton Road winery, tour & tasting

Farewell degustation lunch at Amisfield winery & bistro on Lake Hayes

Tuesday evening, bye bye drinks, wine bar crawl

Wednesday – Otago

Breakfast, end of trip.

Stay on or depart. Fly back to Auckland or Christchurch to connect to international flights.

Important:

  • žInternal flights with Air New Zealand allow maximum 23kg of checked-in luggage per passenger. Anymore weight than 23kg must be packed in a separate bag of max 23kg and cost Baht 900 per bag per flight when purchased in advance. When purchased at the airport the cost is Baht 1800 per bag.
  • Participants should arrange their own international flights to Auckland and from Queenstown back home.

Package information

Package includes:

  • 11 Nights accommodation with breakfast
  • 9 Lunches
  • 9 Dinners
  • 7 Winery visits & tastings
  • 7 Cultural points of interest
  • 1 Flight & 1 private yacht lake tour
  • Travel in luxury large coach (45 seater)
  • Private airport transfers in/out
  • Private guide & wine professional 8 days

Package Prices:

  • Based on 14-16 participating persons:
    • Double or twin room shared: NZD 9,980 per person
    • Single room: NZD 11,520 per person
  • Based on 10-13 participating persons:
    • Double or twin room shared: NZD 10,750 per person
    • Single room: NZD 12,300 per person

Please confirm your trip with 35% deposit by March 20

Address: 47 Rat-U-Thid Rd., Sky Inn Condotel, Patong, 83150 Phuket | +66 76 344311 

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The 9th Floor Bar & Restaurant
47 Rat-U-Thid Rd., Sky Inn Condotel
Patong Phuket 83150
+66 (0) 76 344 311 Start Price ฿60
The 9th Floor Bar & Restaurant
47 Rat-U-Thid Rd., Sky Inn Condotel
Patong Phuket 83150
+66 (0) 76 344 311 contact@the9thfloor.com