8 days in Chatham Island (Rekohu) & Wellington Itinerary

8 days in Chatham Island (Rekohu) & Wellington Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Queenstown
Travel:  16 h
1
Chatham Island (Rekohu)
— 2 nights
Travel:  12 h 30 min
2
Wellington
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Queenstown

2
nights
Chatham Island (Rekohu)

Chatham Island (Rekohu) ©
Chatham Island (Rekohu) is known for wildlife, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Henga Scenic Reserve, appreciate the history behind Tommy Solomon Memorial, kick back and relax at Waitangi Bay Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Admiral Gardens.

Plan trip to Chatham Island (Rekohu) with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Queenstown to Chatham Island (Rekohu) is an approximately 16-hour travel. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Chatham Island (Rekohu)

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:
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Admiral Gardens ©
Admiral Gardens
Basalt Columns ©
Basalt Columns
Maunganui Stone Cottage ©
Maunganui Stone Cottage

3
nights
Wellington

Wellington ©
Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
Go for a jaunt from Wellington to Picton to see Marlborough Sounds about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Wellington Botanic Garden, ponder the world of politics at New Zealand Parliament, see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and get engrossed in the history at The Great War Exhibition.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Wellington day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chatham Island (Rekohu) to Wellington. In December, daytime highs in Wellington are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Wellington Botanic Garden, Marlborough Sounds, Hapuka Estuary Walk
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:
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Wellington Botanic Garden ©
Wellington Botanic Garden
ZEALANDIA Sanctuary ©
ZEALANDIA Sanctuary
New Zealand Parliament ©
New Zealand Parliament

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