16 days in New Zealand Itinerary

16 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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Fox Glacier
— 2 nights
2
Te Anau
— 4 nights
3
Queenstown
— 4 nights
4
Rotorua
— 4 nights

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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.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fox Glacier trip maker app.

Singapore, Singapore to Fox Glacier is an approximately 19.5-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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Gillespies Beach ©
Gillespies Beach
Franz Josef Glacier ©
Franz Josef Glacier
Fox Glacier Hiking Trails ©
Fox Glacier Hiking Trails

4
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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 Mitre Peak. And it doesn't end there: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, explore the activities along Doubtful Sound, and take in the pleasant sights at Punanga Manu o Te Anau.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Te Anau visit planner.

Take a bus from Fox Glacier to Te Anau in 10 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Queenstown.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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 The Remarkables Ski Area and Coronet Peak. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, learn about winemaking at Chard Farm Winery, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and view the masterpieces at Queenstown Arts Centre.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Queenstown trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Te Anau to Queenstown in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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
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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 Huka Falls Walkway and Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. When in Rotorua, make a side trip to see Kinloch Beach in Taupo, approximately Taupo away. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, do a tasting at Volcanic Hills Winery, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rotorua trip simple and quick.

Getting from Queenstown to Rotorua by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Rotorua, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling 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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