16 days in New Zealand, Bali & Maldives Itinerary

16 days in New Zealand, Bali & Maldives Itinerary

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1
Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 night
2
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 3 nights
3
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
4
Ubud, Indonesia
— 1 night
5
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 2 nights
6
Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 1 night
7
Male, Maldives
— 2 nights

1
night
Auckland, New Zealand

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, thenlook for gifts at Pauanesia, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Auckland itinerary builder site.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Auckland is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Auckland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in February, expect warmer with lows of °C in Auckland. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rotorua.

Things to do in Auckland

Museums Tours Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings
SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum

3
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

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 out of town with these interesting Rotorua side-trips: Taupo (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, Huka Falls Walkway, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, steep yourself in history at Te Puia, trek along Lake Okareka Walkway, and stroll through Tikitapu Nature Walk.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rotorua trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Auckland to Rotorua in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Auckland in February since evenings lows in Rotorua dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Taupo
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

4
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Queenstown: Milford Foreshore Walk (in Milford) and Milford Sound (in Te Anau). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, do a tasting at Peregrine Wines, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Queenstown tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Rotorua to Queenstown takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Milford Foreshore Walk, Milford Sound
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Lake Wakatipu
Lake Wakatipu

1
night
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and then don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ubud trip planner.

You can fly from Queenstown to Ubud in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Queenstown to Ubud, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. February in Ubud sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife Spas Parks

Side Trip

Tegalalang Rice Terrace
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Spas
Tegalalang Rice Terrace ©
Tegalalang Rice Terrace

2
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then cool off at Waterbom Bali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tanah Lot Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Denpasar trip planner.

Drive from Ubud to Denpasar in an hour. February in Denpasar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Denpasar

Theme Parks Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Spas, Waterbom Bali, Tanah Lot Temple
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Spas
Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple

1
night
Maafushi Island, Maldives

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
On the 23rd (Tue), look for gifts at Angolo Souvenir shop, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bikini Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Maafushi Island day trip site.

You can fly from Denpasar to Maafushi Island in 12 hours. Traveling from Denpasar to Maafushi Island, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Maafushi Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Male.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Angolo Souvenir shop ©
Angolo Souvenir shop

2
nights
Male, Maldives

Male ©
The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll around Sultan Park, admire the masterpieces at National Centre for the Arts, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market and then see the interesting displays at National Museum.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Male trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Maafushi Island to Male. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Museums Tours Shopping
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National Museum ©
National Museum
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)
Food Tours

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