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House of Travel Wakatipu

House of Travel Wakatipu

Unit 5
The Landing
Hawthorne Drive
Otago / Southland

P+64 3-409-0130
F+64 3-471-9458
E wakatipu@hot.co.nz

Hours:
Weekdays: 9am - 5:30pm

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Welcome to the new House of Travel store dedicated to those living in the Wakatipu Basin! With decades of experience, the team are ready to share tips and tricks of the trade to ensure you get the best deal available to you.

The team are excited to assist you with all of your travel plans, no matter what they might entail! So, if you’re checking-out of the Queenstown bubble, bound for Quebec; leaving your armchair in Arrowtown to visit Alcatraz; when you feel the urge to get out of Glenorchy and cruise the Greek Islands; or you’re keen to explore Kingston’s namesake capital city in Jamaica; we’re here ready to work with you to create the most amazing holidays! We look forward to meeting you soon!

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HOT Otago blog

Along with our colleagues in our other Otago stores, we've shared some of favourite travel experiences on our HOT Otago Blog.

Hawai`i Travel BlogHAWAI`I - SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Hawaii really does have something for everyone: amazing scenery and tours, water sports, relaxing on the beach, underwater activities, fabulous dining options, shopping and of course a slightly more tropical climate than Balclutha reflects Layla Carruthers on her recent journey.
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EXPLORING THE MALACCA STRAIT
Tony Boomer on a cruise, yeah right! Constant exposure to, quite frankly, astounding ships visiting Dunedin prompted him to take the plunge and head off to Singapore on Air New Zealand and Princess Cruises to take in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Phuket aboard the Sapphire Princess.
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St Marks Square Venice
DON'T EAT THE BREAD!
Italy for most is a dream destination, so when Antony Boomer was offered the chance to spend 10 days here as part of a Trafalgar guided holiday he jumped at the chance without actually knowing where exactly he was going... it was Italy, it'll be good!
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India travel blog
I LOVE INDIA!
Tony (Dunedin) loves India, but it wasn't an instant love affair...
Egypt travel blog EGYPT PART 2 - CAIRO, LUXOR, ASWAN AND CRUISING THE NILE

Grab a tea or coffee and join Gary Harley on his long awaited Egyptian sequel ...
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Ovation of the Seas travel blog  OVATION OF THE SEAS

For Stephanie (Dunedin) cruising has never really been on her bucket list. Fortunately an opportunity materialised for a 3 night cruise leaving Singapore with a stop in Kuala Lumpur.
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Falconry-dubai

Want to know what it is like to experience luxurious Dubai? Read on as Tony Boomer appears to have coped.
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Tony Boomer spent 10 days in Ireland in the company of a Hyundai i20.
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tony-vietnam
VIETNAM WITH THE KIDS

I have been wanting to take my boys somewhere extraordinary for ages. We have previously traveled, as a family, well worn routes through North America and Australia. Now my wife and I thought it was time to challenge everything they thought they knew about the world. We decided on Vietnam in the hope it would provide a physical, emotional and sensory experience the boys would never forget. 
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House of Travel Otago has been supporting Hospice New Zealand since 2005 and the organisation is very close to our hearts. Each of our stores work with their local hospice services to support them by raising money and awareness, volunteering their time for fundraising, and donating prizes and “Armchair Traveller” sessions. A highlight of this partnership is the Embrace Award presented annually to a HOT outlet who has integrated its local hospice into every aspect of its business. The award is the hospice’s way of giving big ups to its local House of Travel Otago team for all their hard work and dedication.

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