WOW Girls Long Weekend
From Wellington To Wellington - 3 Nights
- Departing from:
- 3 Nights
- World of WearableArt has best been described as part Cirque du Soleil, part Broadway play, and part avant-garde couture show – there is nothing else like it on earth.
- Travel Dates:
- 03/10/24 to 06/10/24
- Offer Expires:
Price per person
03 OCTOBER 2024
This afternoon we will collect you from your home and transport you to Gold Coast Airport. After we check in, we will head to The Salty Fox Rooftop Bar at Rydges Gold Coast airport hotel, the Jewel in the Crown of the property and region. From the roof-top 7th floor it provides spectacular views over the ocean and uninterrupted views over the airport runway. The Salty Fox offers a unique bistro style dining experience nowhere else in the region can offer. Dinner included.
Overnight at Rydges Gold Coast Airport
04 OCTOBER 2024
We will depart Gold Coast bright and early for Wellington. On arrival we will be met and enjoy lunch and a private afternoon tour. Explore Wellington city with a private tour, Witness the best sights of New Zealand’s capital city up close and personal, before experiencing the beauty of the coastline that surrounds central Wellington and its harbour.
Entrance fees and Cable Car costs are all included in the price.
- After lunch, we will be picked you up at 1pm and head for the hills of Mt Victoria to witness the stunning landscape below that is Wellington and its harbour.
- We then follow the coastline round to the Weta Cave museum and shop, the showpiece of Peter Jackson’s film empire.
- After a drive around the rugged south coast we head back into the city for a ride up the Cable Car and a walk around the Lady Norwood rose gardens.
- The tour concludes with a visit to the Beehive and our Parliament buildings. We drop you back to our home base at 4:30pm. for the next two nights
Dinner tonight at a local waterfront restaurant (Or Similar) included.
Overnight at Sofitel Wellington or similar
05 OCTOBER 2024
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in the Club Lounge. Taste buds for foodies our signature food tour of Wellington for the day.
The name says it all – if you’re a foodie (well, aren’t we all?) this is the tour for us exclusively. Discover locally-made treats and secret foodie spots in Petone and Wellington, including lunch with refreshments plus tasting fees.
- We pick you up at 9.30am and head to the historic township of Petone at the northern end of Wellington harbour.
- Our first stop is to a specialty coffee roastery on the Petone foreshore where you learn about it’s fascinating history and the timeline of the coffee from shrub to your cup. You take part in a coffee roast then get to savour the product in a tasting session.
- Next stop is Zany Zeus diary and cheese factory where you will samole a range of cheese, yogurts and organic icecreams. this is followed by a visit to the resident chocolatier, for a tasting and chocolate making lesson.
- Lunch is next at Logan Brown in Cuba Street. (Or Similar) Many would agree that even after 22 years, Logan Brown is still the best restaurant in Wellington, thanks to informed and genuinely friendly staff, a magnificent wine list and food that remains at the forefront of the latest fashions. Of course it also helps that this interior, uniquely, is a transplanted European palace – a Greek temple surmounted by a classical dome, which served as a branch of The National Bank right up until 1996, when Steve Logan and Al Brown heard that it was up for lease.
- Baylands Brewery is the next stop where you taste their full range of locally produced craft beers.
Before we drop you back to our Wellington hotel at 4.30pm. We may have time for a visit to either another craft beer brewery or savour more gourmet food in Wellington’s Eva Street which hosts both a peanut butter, and chocolate factory. Plenty of time to freshen up for a night to remember. Meet this evening for Drinks and canapes in Club Sofitel (Included) before we head to the show.
THE WORLD OF WEARABLE ARTS EXTRAZAGANZA. Since establishing in 1987 – the “WOW” show is now a world-class theatrical extravaganza seen by over 60,000 people over three weeks in Wellington. The stage comes alive with incredible works of wearable art, dancers, aerialists, captivating music, and moments that will take your breath away. On one level, the WOD is the most lavish catwalk.
06 OCTOBER 2024
After a leisurely breakfast in the Club Lounge, we will make our way home. On arrival at the Gold Coast, we will be transferred back to your door.
World of WearableArt (WOW) is an international design competition, attracting entries from more than 40 countries each year. The competition features wearable art entries, which are judged on durability, the safety and comfort of the models, and the impact of the design on the stage in a Gala event like no other in the world.
- Door to Door transfers from Northern rivers and surrounds. (Brisbane or other areas will be included)
- 1 night Rydges Gold Coast Airport with dinner
- Return Jetstar Flights to Wellington, including seat selection, 20Kg baggage, $15 voucher
- Arrival transfer, waterside lunch and afternoon tour of Wellington
- 2 night Sofitel Wellington, Club room with breakfast daily, evening drinks and canapes
- Dinner at local restaurant Friday night
- Taste Buds Tour including lunch.
- VIP World of Wearable Arts tickets.
Single Supplement of $925 applies
Deposit of $1000 required at time of booking
Tour Cost: Total tour cost reflected in this brochure is per person twin share. Single Supplement applies.
(All costs are subject to change until your tour has been paid in full.)
Deposit: A non-refundable deposit per person is required within 7 days of confirmation of your reservation.
Final payment: The final payment, plus single supplement (if applicable) must be received 75 days prior to departure or as advised at the time of the booking.
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