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Lap of Luxury: New Zealand and Australia luxury travel on TV

Lap of Luxury: New Zealand and Australia luxury travel on TV

Lap of Luxury is a brand-new, locally produced, luxury travel series premiering on New Zealand’s TVNZ1 (Tuesdays at 830pm from 16th February 2021).

In a Southern Crossings first, we are proud to have partnered with Screentime NZ, and a collection of our regions’ most luxurious lodgings to provide a privileged and personalised behind-the-scenes introduction on New Zealand’s TV screens to some of the most inspiring luxury travel experiences across New Zealand and Australia.

The visually spectacular and engaging 10-week series travels on a virtual Lap of Luxury, from New Zealand’s Northland to Fiordland, and across the Tasman to Australia.

Each episode introduces a selection of iconic luxury lodges and uncovers a collection of fabulous local hidden gems through the eyes of the passionate people who know them best, and who really bring them to life! Chefs and chauffeurs, skippers and sommeliers, guides and gardeners, managers and more provide a personalised and privileged look at what gives these places their world-class wow factor!

Expect to be inspired and swept away by the magic: a combination of spectacular natural beauty, amazing architecture, inspiring interiors and heart-warming personal insights from behind the scenes that will take you on the most down to earth journey through our beautiful backyard and into the Lap of Luxury.

Click here for a sneak peek

Congratulations to our Lap of Luxury winners: James Depree and Tasmin Harker

Vacationing vicariously each week, viewers also had the chance to nominate someone they thought was deserving of a very special New Zealand Lap of Luxury getaway.

We are delighted to announce the Southern Crossings New Zealand Lap of Luxury winners, and to be sending two very deserving locals James Depree and Tasmin Harker on their very own Lap of Luxury in our  beautiful backyard.

Their luxury New Zealand getaway for two includes two nights’ accommodation (with breakfast and dinner included) at beautiful Blanket Bay on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown return domestic flights and Queenstown-Blanket Bay transfers (one way luxury road transfers with Black ZQN and one way scenic heli transfer with Over the Top Helicopters.

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