4 days in South Island Itinerary

4 days in South Island Itinerary

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Christchurch
— 1 day
Fly
2
Queenstown
— 3 nights
Fly

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Christchurch

Garden City

Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get around town with Christchurch Gondola, take an in-depth tour of Canterbury Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Christchurch Botanic Gardens, and finally let little ones run wild at Margaret Mahy Family Playground.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Christchurch online travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Christchurch. December in Christchurch sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Christchurch

Parks · Museums · Transportation · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Canterbury Museum ©
History Museum
Canterbury Museum
4.6
Christchurch Gondola ©
Observation Deck
Christchurch Gondola
4.4

3
nights
Queenstown

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
On the 26th (Sat), hike the day away at Hollyford Track. And it doesn't end there: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Kiwi Birdlife Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Queenstown Gardens.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Queenstown road trip tool.

You can fly from Christchurch to Queenstown in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Hollyford Track ©
Must see
Hollyford Track
5.0
©
Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
4.8

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