Bay of Islands Honeymoon Escape

​Explore the fairytale coastal landscapes of New Zealand’s Bay of Islands on this honeymoon escape. Savour dreamy picnics of flavourful local fare at picturesque private hideaways.

Journey Overview

Explore the fairytale coastal landscapes of New Zealand’s Bay of Islands on this honeymoon escape. Savour dreamy picnics of flavourful local fare at picturesque private hideaways. Panoramic views on exhilarating aerial explorations paired with luxury vineyard dining are sure to leave you satisfied in every sense. Based at the secluded garden haven of Donkey Bay Inn, this indulgent escape offers the perfect dose of romantic and relaxation. 

Journey Highlights

  • Base yourself in the luxurious clifftop haven of Donkey Bay Inn
  • Be whisked away on a private scenic helicopter flight over the dramatic Hole in the Rock
  • Savour a four-course champagne lunch at award-winning Sage Restaurant at Paroa Winery
  • Revel in a romantic private picnic lunch on a secluded beach in the Bay of Islands

New Zealand Dollar Pricing: From NZD $3,910 per person twin share

Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Bay of Islands

On arrival into the Bay of Islands Airport, meet your A&K driver and transfer by private vehicle to Donkey Bay Inn, your garden haven, where the remainder of the day is yours to relax.
Donkey Bay Inn 

Day 2: Bay of Islands

Start with a sky-high adventure as you soar over the dramatic and beautiful Hole in the Rock on a scenic helicopter flight. Experience the natural vista from the air and on foot, with the option to land on the island and stand in awe of the natural wonders, surrounded by steep cliffs over 150 metres high. Your helicopter tour will conclude at the award-winning Sage Restaurant at Paroa Bay winery for a four-course champagne lunch before being transferred back to your accommodation with the afternoon at leisure.
Donkey Bay Inn | Meals: BL

Day 3: Bay of Islands

Today is at leisure to enjoy the Bay of Islands region. Head out on the water by kayak or join a day cruise around some of the 150 islands here. Settle in for a seafood feast at one of the many outstanding eateries, embark on a bush walk or coastal stroll. Or seek out some history in the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the site of the signing of the country’s founding document.
Donkey Bay Inn | Meals: B

Day 4: Bay of Islands

Today romance is in the air, as your guide whisks you away to savour a private picnic lunch on a secluded beach. Drink in charming seaside landscapes along the way before settling in with your gourmet picnic hamper of locally sourced treats, enjoying a glass of champagne as you wind down in this coastal idyll. Return to your lodge with the evening at leisure.
Donkey Bay Inn | Meals: BL

Day 5: Bay of Islands

Another day to tailor your way. Get up close to some local wildlife with a dolphin encounter, or explore the underwater seascapes on a snorkelling excursion. Take some time to explore the local arts scene with visits to galleries. Taste your way around the local artisanal providores. Or charter a yacht to explore this marine playground, the choice is yours.
Donkey Bay Inn | Meals: B

Day 6: Depart Bay of Islands

Your romantic escape comes to an end today, as you meet your A&K driver in the lobby and transfer by private vehicle to the Bay of Islands Airport for your onward flight.
Meals: B

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Accommodation

Accommodation

Donkey Bay Inn, Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands Honeymoon Escape

Donkey Bay Inn commands wide-ocean views from a gated, private peninsula on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, a short walk ... Read more

Journey Dates & Prices

As this suggested itinerary can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey.