Exploring the South Pacific by Private Jet 2018
October 14 – 31, 2018 | Maximum 15 Travelers
• Deluxe and Suite accommodations at Luxury hotels and lodges
• “Dine By Choice” A-la-Carte at restaurants and Room Service
• Special entertainment and gala evenings
• Window seating for all sightseeing tours and excursions
• Leisure time in each destination to enjoy the facilities
• All gratuities to guides, drivers, hotel staff and Lakani Tour Managers
• “Luggage-One-Touch” from start to finish
• Fly directly between destinations and avoid typical airport crowds at private terminals
Your VIP Private Jet, which normally seats more than 40, has been custom-fitted for no more than 14 travelers with luxurious leather club seats and posh interiors. Your cabin crew will graciously anticipate all of your in-flight needs, while serving first class cuisine with fine wines and champagnes. Experience arrivals like royalty often at private terminals where you hardly realize the usual customs and immigration formalities have taken place.
Highlights and Inclusions
- VITI LEVU ISLAND, Fiji – White sandy beaches and exotic landscaped gardens
- MT. HAGEN, Papua New Guinea – Visit the “boomtown” of the higlands, home to tribes with unique customs and body decorations.
- PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – The capital city and home of the National Museum
- AYERS ROCK, Australia – Aboriginal sacred site and iconic natural landmark.
- HAMILTON ISLAND, Australia – Luxury in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef
- HOBART, Australia – History, culture and scenic beauty on the island state of Tasmania
- QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand – Exhilarating scenic wonders, Fiordland and vineyards
Prices Starting From
Cost Per Person
Single Room Supplement
DAYS 1 – 3 • Viti Levu Islands, FijiArrive in Nadi on the island of Fiji, and settle into your luxurious accommodations of your hotel. Your magnificent South Pacific retreat is ideally nestled on the beautiful white sandy Natadola Beach, and offers panoramic views of Natadola Bay and exotic landscaped gardens. Meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at a welcome party this evening, complete with the spectacle of a Fijian Firewalking ceremony on the beach.
Take a jet-boat safari on the Sigatoka River, the longest river on the island. Visit an authentic village and experience a day in the life of a real ‘kaiviti’ (Fijian) to learn about their rich culture.
DAYS 4 – 5 • Mt. Hagen, Papua New GuineaCrossing the Coral Sea, you arrive in Port Moresby where you connect to a local charter flight to Mt. Hagen, the “boomtown” of the highlands, nestled in the pleasant and fertile Wahgi Valley in the Central Highlands. Spend the next two days exploring this center of highland culture where tribes include the local Melpa (Hagen) people and nearby groups, all with their own customs and body decoration, as well as immigrants from throughout the highlands such as Huli Wigmen and Asaro Mudmen.
DAY 6 • Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaToday take a local charter flight to Port Moresby and enjoy a brief tour of the capital city of Papua New Guinea. Inhabited by the Motu Koitabu people for centuries, the city was named in 1873 by the first European visitor, Captain John Moresby. Visit the National Museum and gain insight into the history and culture of Papua New Guinea.
DAYS 7 - 8 • Ayers Rock, AustraliaOur next adventure takes us to the Outback of Australia. Accommodations await you at the unique Longitude 131°, a luxury tented camp with unobstructed views of Uluru, the natural landmark also known as Ayers Rock towering 1,142 feet above the desert. Drive into the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and view the varying colors reflected on Uluru at sunset.
Wake up in your sumptuous tent and catch an unforgettable view of sunrise over the famous red rock. Wander through impressive Walpa Gorge, visit the cultural center and enjoy sundowners while watching the sunset over Uluru.
DAYS 9 – 11 • Hamilton Island, AustraliaBid farewell to the Outback and fly to Hamilton Island located on the edge of the beautiful Great Barrier Reef. Your Windward Pavilion awaits you at this boutique resort. Located in the heart of the famed Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island is a perfect base from which to discover the reef. The world’s largest single living structure is over 1,400 miles long and is visible from outer space. Enjoy a chance to explore the inner reef on a boat excursion.
DAYS 12– 14 • Hobart, AustraliaDepart on the Lakani Private Jet and fly across the Tasman Sea to the island state of Tasmania and its riverside capital, Hobart. Transfer to your unique hotel, where stories of historic Tasmanian personalities are featured throughout the waterfront property.
Visit Port Arthur, a former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula and one of Australia’s most significant heritage areas. Learn about the hardships suffered by the convicts from your guide who accompanies you through the ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Take a ferry to MONA (Museum of Old and New Art). On arrival at MONA you will have time to discover this interesting and controversial Museum. The museum presents antiquities, modern and contemporary art from the David Walsh collection.
DAYS 15 – 18 • Queenstown, New ZealandSettle aboard the Lakani Private Jet on Sunday morning for your final flight. Celebrate with your private jet crew and fellow travelers as you cross the Tasman Sea arriving in New Zealand.
Arrive in Queenstown, New Zealand where you will be transferred to your splendid lodge overlooking Lake Wakatipu. Explore one of the most scenic spots in the world on a cruise through Milford Sound. Experience two extremes with a helicopter landing on a glacier before coming down to rest on the beach. Then prepare yourself for the thrill of a lifetime on the world famous Shotover Jet white water ride. Queenstown is home to New Zealand’s premier wine region, and you’ll sample wines and tour vineyards. Your adventure in New Zealand will never be forgotten.
On your last evening, gather for a farewell cocktail and dinner party in the dramatic setting of the surrounding mountains of Queenstown. A captivating end to an unforgettable South Seas adventure.
Bid farewell to the idylic South Seas as you are transferred to the airport for your independent flight home.
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa • Fiji, PAPUA NEW GUINEAOceanside resort nestled amongst 35 acres of tropical gardents.
Rondon Ridge Lodge • Mt. Hagen, Papua New GuineaLuxury in a remote and rural setting, boasting panoramic views of the Wahgi Valley
Airways Hotel • Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaWorld-class accommodation in one of the Pacific’s most striking settings.
Longitude 131° • Ayers Rock, AustraliaLuxury desert basecamp at Uluru-Kata Tjuta.
qualia Great Barrier Reef • Hamilton Island, AustraliaAustralian luxury in this island escape.
MACq 01 • Hobart, AustraliaA hotel dedicated to sharing stories in a hub of island-centric Tasmanian culture.
Matakauri Lodge • Queenstown, New ZealandAn alpine lakeside retreat nestled in a serenely beautiful landscape.