10 days in New Zealand Itinerary

10 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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10 days in New Zealand Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h
1
Queenstown
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Wanaka
— 2 nights
car:  4​h
3
Te Anau
— 3 nights
car:  3​h 30​min
4
Queenstown
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charge About Queenstown Electric Bikes, Minus 5° ICE BAR and Onsen Hot Pools Retreat & Day Spa.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Queenstown vacation app .

Sydney, Australia to Queenstown is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Queenstown is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the bus ride to Wanaka.

Things to do in Queenstown

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Charge About Queenstown Electric Bikes ©
Onsen Hot Pools Retreat & Day Spa ©
Onsen Hot Pools Retreat & Day Spa
Minus 5° ICE BAR ©
Minus 5° ICE BAR

2
nights
Wanaka

Wanaka ©
Situated on the shores of Lake Wanaka in the Otago region, Wanaka has become a popular ski and summer resort area, owing to its extensive views of the lake and its proximity to some of the best slopes in the country.
Lake Wanaka has been added to your itinerary.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Wanaka road trip planner .

Getting from Queenstown to Wanaka by bus takes about 2.5 hours. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Te Anau.

Things to do in Wanaka

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Lake Wanaka ©
Lake Wanaka

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.
Redcliff Restaurant & Bar has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Ivan Wilson Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Te Anau road trip website .

You can take a bus from Wanaka to Te Anau in 6.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Queenstown.

Things to do in Te Anau

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Lake Te Anau ©
Lake Te Anau

1
night
Queenstown

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Queenstown day trip website .

Take a bus from Te Anau to Queenstown in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

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