Your New Zealand Holiday Experts
21 Days Both Islands Itinerary

Highlights

  • Cruising on picturesque Auckland harbour
  • The scenic Twin Coast Discovery drive to the Bay of Islands, a fishing and boating paradise
  • The glow-worms & underground caves of Waitomo
  • The geothermal activity & Maori culture of Rotorua
  • The wineries & Art Deco of Napier
  • Te Papa Museum & the café scene in Wellington, the Nation’s capital
  • Cruising across Cook Strait to the South Island
  • A chance to see whales or swim with dolphins at Kaikoura
  • The very English City of Christchurch
  • The awesome peaks of the Southern Alps
  • Hiking on and scenic flights at the glaciers
  • The numerous adventure activities of Queenstown
  • The highly acclaimed scenic drive to Milford Sound
  • The Scottish city of Dunedin
  • Beautiful Lake Tekapo and the grandeur of Mt Cook
  • The fertile pastures of the Canterbury Plains.
Day Itinerary
01 Arrive Auckland
02 Auckland to Bay of Islands via East Coast 240 kms (4 hrs)
03 At Bay of Islands
04 Bay of Islands to Auckland via West Coast 370 kms (5 hrs 30 min)
05 Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo 340 kms (3 hrs 15 min)
06 At Rotorua
07 Rotorua to Napier 225 kms (3 hrs 30 min)
08 Napier to Wellington 320 kms (4 hrs 30 mins)
09 At Wellington
10 Wellington to Picton  ferry & Picton to Christchurch 350 kms (5 hrs)
11 Christchurch to West Coast Glacier Region 400 kms (6 hrs)
12 At Glacier Region
13 Glacier Region to Queenstown 400 kms (6 hrs)
14 At Queenstown
15 Queenstown to Te Anau 186 kms (2 hrs 30 mins)
16 Milford Sound Day trip 240 kms (4 hrs return)
17 Te Anau to Dunedin 285 kms (4 hrs 15 mins)
18 At Dunedin
19 Dunedin to Mt Cook 325 kms (4 hrs 30 mins)
20 Mt Cook to Christchurch 330 kms (4 hrs)
21 Depart Christchurch