55 days in Queenstown & Auckland Itinerary

55 days in Queenstown & Auckland Itinerary

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1
Queenstown
— 39 nights
2
Auckland
— 15 nights

39
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Queenstown: Glenorchy (Glenorchy Animal Experience & Lake Sylvan), Te Anau (Milford Sound, Trout Observatory, &more) and Milford Foreshore Walk (in Milford). Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Mount Aspiring National Park. There's still lots to do: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Remarkables Ski Area, and see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Queenstown holiday planner.

Auckland to Queenstown is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Te Anau, Wanaka, Fiordland National Park, Arrowtown, Glenorchy
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Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Spas
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound

15
nights
Auckland

Auckland ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tawharanui Regional Park (in Warkworth), Waiheke Island (Waiheke Community Art Gallery & Connells Bay Sculpture Park) and Stonyridge Vineyard (in Onetangi). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, contemplate the geological forces at Rangitoto Island, wander the streets of Devonport, and explore the world behind art at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Auckland route planner.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Auckland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In July, daily temperatures in Auckland can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Waiheke Island, Auckland Region, Devonport, Takapuna Beach Playground, Tawharanui Regional Park
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Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland Zoo ©
Auckland Zoo

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