Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Gourmet Wine & Food Cruise in Marlborough Region of New Zealand

Specialist luxury small ship cruise company, Island Escape Cruises are offering two unique cruises in the Marlborough region of New Zealand.

This 5 night cruise visits some of the famous New Zealand South island’s vineyards in the Marlborough Region.

Not only is this region a truly remarkable cruising destination it is famous for its world famous Sauvignon Blanc’s, rich red wines and unique gourmet restaurants.

The cruise offers 2 days of visiting vineyards and restaurants with our onboard wine guide plus 3 days of stunning Marlborough Sounds cruising.

The ‘Island Passage’s’ chef will also be presenting onboard gourmet meals with locally sourced products to complement the wines of the region.

Highlights include:

-Private charter plane from Wellington to Picton (to join the ship)
-Onboard wine guide
-Cloudy Bay winery with a gourmet lunch
-Allan Scott wines
-Forrest Estate winery
-Wither Hills winery
-Hertzog winery
-Gourmet lunch at the Hertzog bistro
-Hunter wines winery
-Makana Chocolate Factory
-Optional opportunity to walk the Queen Charlotte Track
-Optional kayaking trips or beach combing walks
-Free soft drinks, fruit juice, bottled water & espresso coffee
-Free use of the ships sports fishing equipment including lures and bait
-Free use of sea kayaks and ships tenders
-On board expedition leaders
-Free small boat excursions with guides


Departure Dates: 14 & 21 November 2010.

Prices from AUD 3196.00 / NZD$3995.00 per person twin share.

Special Offer: Single Passengers travel at Twin Share Rates (Subject to availability).






Bookings
Your cruise specialist travel agent or Island Escape Cruises.
Tel: (02) 9389 2224
E-Mail: steve@islandescape.co.nz.
Web Site: www.islandescape.co.nz