14 days in New Zealand & Nadi Itinerary

14 days in New Zealand & Nadi Itinerary

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1
Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 night
2
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 3 nights
3
Wellington, New Zealand
— 1 night
4
Nadi, Fiji
— 6 nights
5
Auckland, New Zealand
— Few hours

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night
Auckland, New Zealand

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.
On the 27th (Wed), learn about all things military at Auckland Museum, thenstop by Pauanesia, thenmake a trip to SkyTower, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Viaduct Harbour.

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Chicago, USA to Auckland is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) is 18 hours. Traveling from Chicago in October, you will find days in Auckland are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rotorua.

Things to do in Auckland

Museums Parks Shopping
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
Viaduct Harbour ©
Viaduct Harbour

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Rotorua, New Zealand

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Venture out of the city with trips to Taupo (Maori Rock Carvings, Huka Falls Walkway, &more). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, delve into the lush surroundings at Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, and steep yourself in history at Te Puia.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rotorua trip planner.

Getting from Auckland to Rotorua by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Auckland, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Rotorua, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Rotorua

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Taupo
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Zipline
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

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night
Wellington, New Zealand

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.
On the 31st (Sun), get engrossed in the history at The Great War Exhibition, thencatch a ride on Wellington Cable Car, and then ponder the world of politics at New Zealand Parliament.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Wellington travel route site.

Fly from Rotorua to Wellington in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Wellington sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Wellington

Museums Transportation Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
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The Great War Exhibition ©
The Great War Exhibition
Wellington Cable Car ©
Wellington Cable Car
New Zealand Parliament ©
New Zealand Parliament

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Nadi, Fiji

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hot Glass Fiji (in Korotogo) and Sigatoka (Natadola Beach, Tavuni Hill Fort, &more). Spend the 2nd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool, head outdoors with Nadi Sports and Social Club, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nadi planning tool.

You can fly from Wellington to Nadi in 8 hours. When traveling from Wellington in October, plan for much warmer days in Nadi, with highs around °F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °F. You'll set off for Auckland on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach

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hours
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland
For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Auckland online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Nadi to Auckland takes 7 hours. Traveling from Nadi in November, you will find days in Auckland are much colder (°F), and nights are a bit cooler (°F). On the 6th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Auckland

Outdoors Tours Parks
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