16 days in New Zealand Itinerary

16 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  19 h 45 min
1
Fox Glacier
— 2 nights
Bus:  6 h 15 min
2
Te Anau
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Queenstown
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Rotorua
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier ©
A trip to Fox Glacier brings you close to one of New Zealand's most easily accessible natural wonders.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fox Glacier Hiking Trails. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gillespies Beach and then trek along Fox Glacier Hiking Trails. On the next day, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then explore the striking landscape at Franz Josef Glacier, and then identify plant and animal life at West Coast Wildlife Centre.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fox Glacier trip maker app.

Singapore, Singapore to Fox Glacier is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Traveling from Singapore to Fox Glacier, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Te Anau.

Things to do in Fox Glacier

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Franz Josef
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Franz Josef Glacier ©
Franz Josef Glacier
Gillespies Beach ©
Gillespies Beach
Fox Glacier Hiking Trails ©
Fox Glacier Hiking Trails

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Milford Sound and Punanga Manu o Te Anau. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Doubtful Sound, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mitre Peak.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Te Anau online visit planner.

You can take a bus from Fox Glacier to Te Anau in 11 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Queenstown.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mitre Peak
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Doubtful Sound ©
Doubtful Sound
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Mitre Peak ©
Mitre Peak

4
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Get in touch with nature at Coronet Peak and Queenstown Golf Club. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at The Remarkables Ski Area, explore the galleries of Queenstown Arts Centre, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Queenstown sightseeing website.

You can take a bus from Te Anau to Queenstown in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Nature Winter Sports
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Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Coronet Peak ©
Coronet Peak
The Remarkables Ski Area ©
The Remarkables Ski Area

4
nights
Rotorua

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Get in touch with nature at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Huka Falls Walkway. When in Rotorua, make a side trip to see Kinloch Beach in Taupo, approximately Taupo away. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Volcanic Hills Winery, look for all kinds of wild species at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rotorua trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Rotorua takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Rotorua, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Spas Outdoors

Side Trip

Taupo
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Zipline
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

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