19 days in New Zealand & Nadi Itinerary

19 days in New Zealand & Nadi Itinerary

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19 days in New Zealand & Nadi Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  26 h
1
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Milford Sound, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Wellington, New Zealand
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Nadi, Fiji
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h
End: Toronto, Canada

3
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
On the 8th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Queenstown trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Toronto, Canada to Queenstown is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Queenstown is 17 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Milford Sound.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Zipline

1
night
Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound ©
Carved by glaciers into a land of sheer cliffs, impressive waterfalls, and lush, meandering fjords, Milford Sound remains one of the most popular holiday destinations in New Zealand.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Southern Discoveries - Milford Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory and then make a trip to Homer Tunnel.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Milford Sound day trip site .

You can drive from Queenstown to Milford Sound in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Queenstown.

Things to do in Milford Sound

Museums
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Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Queenstown: Wanaka (Lake Wanaka & Helicopter Tours). On the 11th (Wed), hike the day away at Hollyford Track. Explore Queenstown further: take in nature's colorful creations at Queenstown Garden, have some family-friendly fun at Dark Ride, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Anglican Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Queenstown route planning app .

Traveling by car from Milford Sound to Queenstown takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Wanaka, Hollyford Track
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Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track
Queenstown Gardens ©
Queenstown Gardens
Kiwi Birdlife Park ©
Kiwi Birdlife Park

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Wellington: Blenheim (Wine Tours & Tastings & Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre) and Marlborough Sounds (in Picton). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa), take a memorable ride with Wellington Cable Car, look for all kinds of wild species at ZEALANDIA Sanctuary, and trek along Catchpool Loop Walk.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Wellington day trip website .

You can fly from Queenstown to Wellington in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Wellington are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Blenheim, Marlborough Sounds, Wellington Botanic Garden, Catchpool Loop Walk
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Wellington Cable Car ©
Wellington Cable Car
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
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Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Explore Nadi's surroundings by going to Sigatoka (Natadola Beach, Spas, & more) and Momi Bay Battery Historic Park (in Denarau Island). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina, take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, and hunt for treasures at Nadi Market.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Nadi trip planner.

Fly from Wellington to Nadi in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Wellington in March, things will get a bit warmer in Nadi: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nadi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Denarau Island
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Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach

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