Lap of Luxury lets viewers travel from their armchairs into the plush world of exclusive hotels and lodges around New Zealand. Some of the acclaimed establishments include Treetops Lodge in Rotorua, Wharekauhau in Palliser Bay, Split Apple Retreat in Abel Tasman, Minaret Station in Wanaka, Bay Of Many Coves in Marlborough and many more. Northland's Kauri Cliffs is one of the best-known prestige lodges in New Zealand and also features in the 10-part series. Owned by the American billionaire Julian Robertson and his late wife Josie, Kauri Cliffs has become synonymous with luxury. Explore the luxury lodges of New Zealand and Australia - lodges so private, most don't even know they are there.