Journey: Australia: City, Mountains and Reef (14 nights)

- Erik Haugen, Erik Haugen, CEO of Kiwi Collection, has a well-deserved reputation as an outstanding merger and acquisition specialists, a leader and a premier long-range business development strategist. In addition to a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics magna cum laude from Cornell University he has a Master’s degree in both Marketing and Finance from one of the most celebrated academic institutions in America – the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. As an Executive in a handful of high-powered consulting firms, Erik has developed long-range strategic plans for several Fortune 100 clients. He has also found success as a Senior Sales and Marketing Executive in the pharmaceutical and resources industries of Europe and the United States. His extensive professional experience has led Erik all over the globe and he has been a guest at many of the world’s finest hotels. And, while traveling with his beloved wife, Erik has developed a passion for fine cuisine, fine hotels, and exotic locations. His success in the world of high-finance has allowed Erik to fuse his passion and professionalism into his current role at the helm of Kiwi Collection.


Kiwi Collection CEO Erik Haugen offers journey suggestions to travellers based upon his own personal experiences travelling around the globe. The journey below is meant to provide and idea of what is possible based on our experience and does not represent an endorsement of the particular properties chosen. All the properties in the Kiwi Collection have been chosen based on their ability to provide an outstanding guest experience and are recommended by Kiwi Collection.

Fly to Melbourne

Stay for 3 nights in the Como Melbourne, sampling the thriving arts and culture scene

Fly to Hobart

Stay for 1 night in the Islington Hotel in the middle of Hobart, Tasmania’s capital, with stunning views of Mount Wellington

Drive to

Stay for 3 nights in the Cradle Mountain Lodge in Tasmania’s beautiful Lake Clair National Park, making the most of the views, the Spa and the acclaimed restaurant

Fly to Sydney

Stay for 3 nights in the Establishment Hotel in Sydney, close to Circular Quay and perfectly located for the sights, shops and nightlife of Sydney

Fly to Great Barrier Reef airport

Stay for 4 nights at Hayman Island on the Great Barrier Reef, taking a boat out onto the reef for snorkelling and diving on the reef

(Optional add on: Ayers Rock)

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