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Travel the heart of the North Island exploring Auckland City, Rotorua and Wellington before crossing to the South Island.
Continue down the east coast through Marlborough, Kaikoura and Christchurch before crossing the plains and into the Southern Alps and Mt. The alpine resort of Queenstown is next before heading north through Wanaka and onto the West Coast Glaciers. Day 1: Arrive in Auckland then spend the rest of the day exploring the city Accommodation: Sky City Hotel Auckland Day 2: A full day to discover the delights of the ‘City of Sails’ Accommodation: Sky City Hotel Auckland Day 3: Drive south through rich Waikato farmland, then stop at Hobbiton on your way through to Rotorua Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua Driving distance and time (approximate) for this leg: 220 kms / 136 miles : 2.6 hours Day 4: Spend the day in Rotorua discovering Maori Culture and thrilling adventure activities Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua Day 5: Today you’ll drive to Wellington through spectacular scenery including Lake Taupo, the Desert Road and along the Kapiti Coastline Accommodation: Bolton Hotel Wellington Driving distance and time (approximate) for this leg: 452 kms / 280 miles : 5.6 hours Day 6: Cross the Cook Strait on the Interislander Ferry and cruise through the Marlborough Sounds before arriving in Picton Accommodation: Chateau Marlborough Blenheim Driving distance and time (approximate) for this leg: 25 kms / 16 miles : 0.3 hours Day 7: Take the Inland Route via Murchison to Kaikoura Accommodation: White Morph Inn, Kaikoura Driving distance and time (approximate) for this leg: 443 kms / 275 miles : 6.0 hours Day 8: Continue on through the North Canterbury countryside to Christchurch Accommodation: Rydges Latimer Hotel Driving distance and time (approximate) for this leg: 170 kms / 105 miles : 2.1 hours Day 9: Spend the day exploring Christchurch, perhaps take a trip to charming Akaroa Accommodation: Rydges Latimer Hotel Day 10: Enjoy a scenic drive to Mount Cook through Canterbury and the Mackenzie Country Accommodation: Hermitage Hotel, Wakefield Wing superior room Driving distance and time (approximate) for this leg: 350 kms / 217 miles : 4.1 hours Day 11: Head over the Lindis Pass to Central Otago, then on through the Kawarau Gorge to Queenstown Accommodation: Scenic Suites Queenstown Driving distance and time (approximate) for this leg: 256 kms / 159 miles : 2.9 hours Day 12: Discover the scenic delights and fun activities on offer in New Zealand’s ‘Adventure Capital’ Accommodation: Scenic Suites Queenstown Day 13: Take the Crown Range road to Wanaka before continuing on through the spectacular Haast Pass Accommodation: Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Driving distance and time (approximate) for this leg: 350 kms / 217 miles : 4.6 hours Day 14: Discover the remarkable glacier region Accommodation: Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Day 15: Drive north along the stunning West Coast Road then take the Tranz Alpine train to Christchurch Accommodation: Rydges Latimer Hotel Driving distance and time (approximate) for this leg: 170 kms / 106 miles : 2.1 hours Day 16: Depart Christchurch today Personal meet and greet, and private transfer to your accommodation On arrival you will be met by one of our team and driven to your Auckland accommodation.
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Waitangi is the main busines/service centre - Council, bank and post office, police station, hospital, community hall, information centre, museum, shops, accommodation and more.
The shoreline is mainly Chatham Schist with some historical volcanic activity visible.
The Maunganui Stone cottage is nearby which is built entirely from local stone around 1870 and has been lovingly restored is a must see.
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