7 days in New Zealand Itinerary

7 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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7 days in New Zealand Itinerary

Start: Dunedin
1
Te Anau
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Queenstown
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Dunedin

3
nights
Te Anau

Te Anau ©
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Milford Sound, explore the activities along Doubtful Sound, and explore the fascinating underground world of Te Anau Glowworm Caves.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Te Anau travel itinerary planner.

Dunedin to Te Anau is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Queenstown.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Doubtful Sound ©
Doubtful Sound

3
nights
Queenstown

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Queenstown is known for fun & games, adventure, nature, spas, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, do a tasting at Chard Farm Winery, play a few rounds at Queenstown Golf Club, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Queenstown travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Te Anau to Queenstown in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Tours Fun & Games
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Spas & Wellness
Peregrine Wines ©
Peregrine Wines
Chard Farm Winery ©
Chard Farm Winery

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