13 days in Oceania Itinerary

13 days in Oceania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Zealand tour itinerary planner

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Queenstown
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Wellington
— 3 nights
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Christchurch
— 4 nights
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Auckland
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Queenstown

— 3 nights

Shallow Bay

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 24th (Fri): see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then take in nature's colorful creations at Queenstown Gardens.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Queenstown online trip builder.

Sydney, Australia to Queenstown is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Queenstown, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly to Wellington.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Wellington

— 3 nights

Harbour Capital

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.
Wellington is known for museums, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, get engrossed in the history at The Great War Exhibition, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and catch a ride on Wellington Cable Car.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Wellington road trip tool.

You can fly from Queenstown to Wellington in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Wellington can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Christchurch.

Things to do in Wellington

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:

Christchurch

— 4 nights

Garden City

Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
On the 1st (Fri), spend the day riding on TranzAlpine Train. The adventure continues: walk around Christchurch Botanic Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Ferrymead Heritage Park, admire the striking features of The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, and enjoy breathtaking views from Christchurch Gondola.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Christchurch driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Wellington to Christchurch takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Wellington in June since evenings lows in Christchurch dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly to Auckland.

Things to do in Christchurch

Museums · Transportation · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:

Auckland

— 2 nights

City of Sails

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.
Auckland is known for sightseeing, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Auckland Museum, don't miss a visit to SkyTower, get impressive views of Mount Eden, and enjoy the thrill of live dance at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Auckland vacation builder app.

You can fly from Christchurch to Auckland in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Christchurch in July since evenings lows in Auckland dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Nature · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6: