4 days in Wanaka & Queenstown Itinerary

4 days in Wanaka & Queenstown Itinerary

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4 days in Wanaka & Queenstown Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Bus:  8​h 45​min
1
Wanaka
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Queenstown
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Wanaka, have some family-friendly fun at Puzzling World, and then fly down the slopes at Wanaka.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Wanaka trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Wanaka is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to New Zealand Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Queenstown.

Things to do in Wanaka

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Lake Wanaka ©
Lake Wanaka
Puzzling World ©
Puzzling World
Wanaka ©
Wanaka

2
nights
Queenstown

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Queenstown Gardens, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get your game on at Skyline Queenstown. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Fallen Soldiers Memorial.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Queenstown road trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Wanaka to Queenstown takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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