Watersports

Trip Deals of the Week: Save $1,000 on a South Island Tour

As we recently discovered, the new Dunstan Lake Bike Trail is one of the most spectacular bike rides in the country. Now you can tackle the 55 kilometer route between Cromwell and Clyde with e-bike hire, car hire and accommodation included.

Elsewhere, you can take the whole family for a spin on the South Island or jump over the gap for a five-star vacation. Read on for more deals.

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The Dunstan Lake Cycle Path winds from Cromwell to Clyde.

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The Dunstan Lake Cycle Path winds from Cromwell to Clyde.

All-inclusive track bike

Three days on the new Dunstan Lake Bike Trail with e-bike rentals will set you back $779. A rental car is included, as well as transfers, two nights of accommodation, breakfast and lunch for two or three riders. Just bring cash for the floating cafe along the way. For travel between June and November 2021 and March and June 2022.

To book: travel-booking.stuff.co.nz

World famous in New Zealand, TSS Earnslaw, Queenstown.

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World famous in New Zealand, TSS Earnslaw, Queenstown.

Save $1,000 on a South Island Tour

Bring the whole family and save $1,000 on this South Island vacation. The package for two adults and two children includes seven nights of accommodation, a trip to the Te Anau Glowworm Caves, a Milford Sound nature cruise, a trip on the TSS Earnslaw and tickets to the Shotover Jet. All this plus renting a rental car for $5599.

To book: nztravelorganiser.com

QT Gold Coast has its own swimming pool and offers views of Surfers Paradise.

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QT Gold Coast has its own swimming pool and offers views of Surfers Paradise.

Flights and accommodation

Book return economy class flights to the Gold Coast or Brisbane (via Auckland and Christchurch) and secure five nights of accommodation for $999 per person. The offer includes a shared twin room at QT Gold Coast, daily breakfast and a bottle of bubbly on arrival. Available until June 20, 2021.

To book: houseoftravel.co.nz

The Waimangu Volcanic Valley explores natural wonders on foot and by boat.

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The Waimangu Volcanic Valley explores natural wonders on foot and by boat.

Geothermal lake cruise

Save $30 on this boat cruise around Lake Rotomahana. For $80, two adults and three children can board the 45-minute expedition around the geothermal attraction. Learn about the pink and white terraces and how the natural wonder was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Tarawera.

To book: waimangu.co.nz