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Rhythm and Alps

(4 Days)

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The one that gives you a New Year mini break in Queenstown, with VIP festival access and Alpine scenery

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Short Trips & Festivals

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  • Duration

    4 days

  • Places

    2 places

  • Meals

    2 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner

  • Group Size

    Maximum 52 people

  • Team

    Expert Trip Manager & Driver

Queenstown, Wanaka

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About this trip

Want to spend New Year in NZ's adventure capital, with VIP perks? Look no further, Queenstown is calling with this 4-day trip for a New Year to remember. With a pass to one of the country's most epic festivals, plus a bit of glamping, you'll ring in the New Year in style.

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  • Only $99 deposit to book*

    For a limited time, reserve your space now with a deposit of only $99, pay the rest 45 days before departure

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    Change your travel dates or even your trip for free

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Trip Variation

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  • 7 Days

    Option 1

    This is the full version of the trip, which includes 3 nights at the festival and 3 nights in Queenstown

  • 4 Days

    Option 2

    This version of the trip is the festival only portion, departing from Queenstown and returning to Queenstown following the festival

Map & Itinerary

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Nights spent per location

  1. Queenstown

  2. 3 3 nights

    Wanaka

  3. Queenstown

DAY 1 - Queenstown to Wanaka

Queenstown

Welcome New Year's revellers to the adventure capital of the world, and boy are you in a for a treat. The next few days are all about keeping your dancing feet happy and your adrenaline levels fully topped up. You ready? Good, because tonight you'll be meeting up with your Trip Manager and fellow NYE party heads!

 

Wanaka

The next two days are full of incredible line-ups, spectacular stage designs and all the festival LOLs. But don't wait 'til the festival starts to feel like a celeb, because your VIP treatment begins tonight! We hope you've worked up an appetite with all that travelling today, because this evening you'll feast out on a kiwi BBQ at the iconic Cardrona Hotel and get treated to a special showcase performance from one of the festival artists. You can now pick up your jaw from the floor...


 

Stay

Rhythm & Alps Festival VIP Premium Camping

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Kick off the festivities with a BBQ dinner at Wanaka's Cardrona Hotel

  • Private Showcase Performance from Festival artist

DAY 2 - Wanaka

Wanaka

Wake up and get stuck into your included breakfast. Then head out and watch some of best bands & DJ's at new Zealand's finest music festival. Party the night away in spectacular fashion, but remember to save a little energy for the big night ahead tomorrow. 

Stay

Rhythm & Alps Festival VIP Premium Camping

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • 2-day Pass to Rhythm & Alps Festival

  • VIP Administration - Get access to VIP bar & viewing area

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Drift over Lake Wanaka on a boat cruise with lunch

DAY 3 - Wanaka

Wanaka

Oh hello the best day/night of the year. Today you'll be kept busy running between stages, munching down tasty festival food and generally rolling around loving life. And then tonight, the main event - as the clock strikes 12, watch the sky come alive with fireworks, and feel pretty chuffed that you're sharing this moment with all new pals.

Stay

Rhythm & Alps Festival VIP Premium Camping

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • 2-day Pass to Rhythm & Alps Festival

  • VIP Administration - Get access to VIP bar & viewing area

DAY 4 - Wanaka to Queenstown

Wanaka

Our festival fun has come to an end, and after a hearty breakfast it's time to head back to Queenstown.

Queenstown

Our trip ends on arrival back in the adventure capital of the world - Queenstown. We'll say our sad goodbyes, but this city is now your oyster for the rest of the day. Happy New Year!

Where You'll Stay

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  • 3 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    3 nights in Glamping - Luxury Camping

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