Stuff Travel’s offers of the week: From hotel deals to helicopter rides

Get some great rates on hotels around the country or head to Queenstown to enjoy a pavlova on a peak.

These are two of the incredible experiences Stuff Travel has handpicked to share with you this week. Whether you’re looking for some budget fun or splurging for a special occasion, there’s something for everyone in New Zealand – and every week, we’re going to tell you about what’s on offer.

Read on for our offers of the week…

Are you a tourism operator with a great offer? Email [email protected] and tell us all about it. We’ll feature our favourites on Stuff.

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Great rates with Accor

Stay at the Hotel St Moritz - MGallery in Queenstown from $229 a night.

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Stay at the Hotel St Moritz – MGallery in Queenstown from $229 a night.

Accor is giving you the chance to “Take Two” on your missed holiday plans with some great deals across their New Zealand hotels, resorts and apartments. Room rates start from $71 a night. “Take Two” deals are valid for all new bookings made between now and January 31, 2021, for stays up until 13 months from the booking date.

To book: Visit all.accor.com

Beginner surf lessons in Raglan

Learn to catch a wave in New Zealand’s most famous surf destination.

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Learn to catch a wave in New Zealand’s most famous surf destination.

Raglan Surf School is offering 20 per cent off when you book two beginner group lessons. The lessons start at Ngarunui Beach and take you through theory and safety as well as practise on the sand so you’ll be ready to catch a wave. Wetsuits and boards provided. Offer expires December 31, 2020.

To book: Visit raglansurfingschool.co.nz and enter the promo code SUN20 when booking.

Pavlova on a peak in Queenstown

She flies helicopters, she makes pavlovas – is there anything Over The Top’s chief pilot can’t do?

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She flies helicopters, she makes pavlovas – is there anything Over The Top’s chief pilot can’t do?

Over The Top Helicopters in Queenstown has a uniquely Kiwi experience, taking you on a scenic flight across Lake Wakatipu before landing on Cecil Peak where you’ll enjoy a pavlova made by the chief pilot, paired with champagne, craft beer or a soft drink (if you don’t like pavlova, you can opt for a mince pie and tomato sauce). Costs $199 per person, minimum four passengers required.

To book: Visit flynz.co.nz, email [email protected], or call 0800 123 FLY (359).

Luxury Ruapehu package for two

Spend three nights at the boutique Tongariro Suites.

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Spend three nights at the boutique Tongariro Suites.

Discover the Ruapehu region with a luxury escape package for two for $899. Includes three nights at Tongariro Suites, a $70 dinner voucher for The Cypress Tree Restaurant in Ohakune, and your choice of activity – choose from a return shuttle for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, half-day bike hire for the Old Coach Road Cycle Trail, or a Sky Waka Gondola Ride. Package available for bookings from November 1, 2020 to April 31, 2021.

To book: Visit tongarirosuites.co.nz or call 06 385 4431.

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