Exploring the South Pacific by Private Jet 2018
October 14 – 30, 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
- QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand – Exhilarating scenic wonders, Fiordland and vineyards
- HOBART, Australia – History, culture and scenic beauty on the island state of Tasmania
- AYERS ROCK, Australia – Aboriginal sacred site and iconic natural landmark.
- HAMILTON ISLAND, Australia – Luxury in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef
- PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – The capital city and home of the National Museum
- TARI, Papua New Guinea – Bird of Paradise inspired songs and dances of the Huli Wigmen
- VITI LEVU ISLAND, Fiji – White sandy beaches and exotic landscaped gardens
Prices Starting From
Cost Per Person
Single Room Supplement
DAYS 1 – 3 • Queenstown, New ZealandArrive in Queenstown, New Zealand on your independent flight, 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. Meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at a welcome party this evening.
DAYS 4 – 6 • 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 you’ll have plenty to see with its expansive showcase of artwork throughout the historic 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 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 full day boat excursion.
DAY 12 • Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaArrive in 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 13 – 14 • Tari, Papua New GuineaToday take a local flight to Tari in the Southern Highlands, home to the indigenous Huli people. Transfer to your unique hotel overlooking the scenic Tari Valley. Spend the next two days exploring this splendid verdant land with secluded water falls and tropical flowers. Meet with a Huli clan and learn about their traditions and beliefs.
DAYS 15 – 16 • Viti Levu Islands, FijiSettle 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 Coral Sea arriving in Fiji. 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.
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.
On your last evening, gather for a tropical farewell cocktail and dinner party, witnessing the spectacle of a Fijian Firewalking ceremony on the beach, a ritual that has been passed down through the generations. A captivating end to an unforgettable South Seas adventure.
DAY 17 • Viti Levu Island, FijiEnjoy the many activities offered here – or simply relax, read, and take in the remarkable vistas.
Bid farewell to the idyllic South Seas as you are transferred to the airport for your independent flight home late this evening.