In Search of Luxury and Adventure in New Zealand: Part II—Wharekauhau

This past winter, contributor Jared Paul Stern embarked on a two-week trip across New Zealand. While there, he discovered some of the best destinations, activities, restaurants and sights that the country has to offer. In this three-part series, he’ll highlight the very best in luxury travel from what to pack to which airline to choose and where to stay.

Picture the perfect trip to New Zealand; stunning scenery, amazing food and wine, and a luxury lodge in the truest sense. Wharekauhau Country Estate is all that and then some. From Auckland (see Part I) we flew to Wellington and then boarded a helicopter for a short ride along the coast to Wharekauhau, set on 5,000 acres fronting Paliser Bay.

Jared Paul Stern

Jared Paul Stern, JustLuxe's Editor-at-Large, is the Executive Editor of Maxim magazine and has written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the New York Times' T magazine, GQ, WWD, Vogue, New York magazine, Details, Hamptons magazine, Playboy, BlackBook, the New York Post, Man of the World, and Bergdorf Goodman magazine among others. The founding editor of the Page Six magazine, he has al...(Read More)

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