29 days in New Zealand, Nadi & Hong Kong Itinerary

29 days in New Zealand, Nadi & Hong Kong Itinerary

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29 days in New Zealand, Nadi & Hong Kong Itinerary

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly:  29​h
1
Auckland Central, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hot Water Beach, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Wellington, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Blenheim, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Westport, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Franz Josef, New Zealand
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 30​min
9
Wanaka, New Zealand
— 1 night
bus:  6​h
10
Te Anau, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Kaka Point, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Dunedin, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
13
Timaru, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
14
Christchurch, New Zealand
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
15
Nadi, Fiji
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
16
Hong Kong, China
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

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Auckland Central, New Zealand

Auckland Central ©
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 28th (Wed), look for gifts at Pauanesia and then go for a stroll along the water at Viaduct Harbour.

Plan my trip to Auckland Central with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Zurich, Switzerland to Auckland Central is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 11 hours traveling from Zurich to Auckland Central due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in February, with highs in Auckland Central at 26°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hot Water Beach.

Things to do in Auckland Central

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature
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Sky Tower ©
Sky Tower
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
Mount Eden ©
Mount Eden

1
night
Hot Water Beach, New Zealand

Hot Water Beach ©
Named after the geothermal springs that supply the coast with pleasantly warm water ideal for swimming and soaking, Hot Water Beach attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year.
On the 2nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Cove Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Hahei Beach Walk, then take in the exciting artwork at Moko Artspace, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Whangamata Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at RAPAURA Watergardens, and then go for a walk through Shakespeare Cliff Scenic and Historic Reserve.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hot Water Beach trip planner .

Traveling by car from Auckland Central to Hot Water Beach takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Auckland Central, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Hot Water Beach, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Hot Water Beach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Hahei, Whangamata Beach, RAPAURA Watergardens, Shakespeare Cliff Scenic and Historic Reserve
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Hot Water Beach ©
Hot Water Beach
Cathedral Cove Walk ©
Cathedral Cove Walk
RAPAURA Watergardens ©
RAPAURA Watergardens

1
night
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua
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.
For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rotorua itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Hot Water Beach to Rotorua takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll set off for Tongariro National Park on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Rotorua

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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1
night
Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

Tongariro National Park has a long history of preserving New Zealand's pristine alpine landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): trek along Tongariro Alpine Crossing. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the geological forces at Mt Ruapehu, then take in the dramatic scenery at Tawhai Falls, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tongariro National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Rotorua to Tongariro National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Wellington.

Things to do in Tongariro National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tongariro Alpine Crossing ©
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Mount Ruapehu ©
Mount Ruapehu

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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.
On the 6th (Tue), take a memorable ride with Wellington Cable Car, examine the collection at Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa), then contemplate the long history of Old St Paul's, then look for all kinds of wild species at ZEALANDIA Sanctuary, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Wellington Botanic Garden.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Wellington day trip site .

Traveling by car from Tongariro National Park to Wellington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daily temperatures in Wellington can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Blenheim.

Things to do in Wellington

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trip

Wellington Botanic Garden
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Wellington Botanic Garden ©
Wellington Botanic Garden
Wellington Cable Car ©
Wellington Cable Car

1
night
Blenheim, New Zealand

Enjoy a heady holiday in Blenheim, the most populous town in the wine-growing region of Marlborough.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Blenheim trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Wellington to Blenheim in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Blenheim can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Westport.

Things to do in Blenheim

#Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Westport, New Zealand

Westport ©
Westport is a town in the West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand. On the 8th (Thu), make a trip to InterSpace Gallery, then examine the collection at Coaltown Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Westcoast Brewing, and finally hike along Cape Foulwind Walkway.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Westport online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Blenheim to Westport takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Franz Josef.

Things to do in Westport

#Museums, #Breweries, #Outdoors
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Coaltown Museum ©
Coaltown Museum
Cape Foulwind Walkway ©
Cape Foulwind Walkway

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nights
Franz Josef, New Zealand

Franz Josef ©
Located in the World Heritage Site that is home to its eponymous glacier, the town of Franz Josef provides a comfortable and welcoming rest spot for adventurers after a long day out on the ice.
On the 9th (Fri), hike along Hooker Valley Track, get outside with Aoraki/Mt. Cook, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at West Coast Wildlife Centre, trek along Franz Josef Glacier, then hike along Moraine Walk, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Fox Glacier.

Find out how to plan Franz Josef trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Westport to Franz Josef in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the bus ride to Wanaka.

Things to do in Franz Josef

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Fox Glacier, Hooker Valley Track, Aoraki/Mt. Cook
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Fox Glacier ©
Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier ©
Franz Josef Glacier
Aoraki/Mt. Cook ©
Aoraki/Mt. Cook

1
night
Wanaka, New Zealand

Situated on the shores of Lake Wanaka in the Otago region, Wanaka has become a popular ski and summer resort area, owing to its extensive views of the lake and its proximity to some of the best slopes in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Wanaka Fine Art Gallery, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then have some family-friendly fun at Puzzling World, then do a tasting at Rippon, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wanaka.

Make your Wanaka itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a bus from Franz Josef to Wanaka in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Te Anau.

Things to do in Wanaka

#Nature, #Parks, #Tours
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Helicopter Tours
Lake Wanaka ©
Lake Wanaka
Rippon Vineyard ©
Rippon Vineyard

1
night
Te Anau, New Zealand

Te Anau ©
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the activities along Milford Sound and then contemplate the waterfront views at Doubtful Sound.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Te Anau online tour itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Wanaka to Te Anau in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Kaka Point.

Things to do in Te Anau

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Doubtful Sound ©
Doubtful Sound

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night
Kaka Point, New Zealand

Kaka Point ©
Kaka Point is a small settlement at the northern edge of The Catlins, an area of the southern South Island of New Zealand. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Teapot World, hike along Jacks Blowhole Track, then get outside with Roaring Bay, then enjoy the sea views from Nugget Point Lighthouse, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Nugget Point/Tokata Walks.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Kaka Point day trip website .

Drive from Te Anau to Kaka Point in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Dunedin.

Things to do in Kaka Point

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Balclutha, Teapot World, Nugget Point Lighthouse
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Roaring Bay ©
Roaring Bay
Nugget Point Lighthouse ©
Nugget Point Lighthouse

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nights
Dunedin, New Zealand

Dunedin ©
With its history proudly stemming from the Scottish settlers who came here during the colonial era, Dunedin's streets are lined with well-preserved examples of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, while a new culture of nightlife and fine dining takes hold around them.
Spend the 17th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, steep yourself in history at Olveston Historic Home, and don't miss a visit to The World's Steepest Street.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dunedin trip builder app .

You can drive from Kaka Point to Dunedin in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Timaru.

Things to do in Dunedin

#Wildlife, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Otago Peninsula ©
Otago Peninsula
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum ©
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
Larnach Castle & Gardens ©
Larnach Castle & Gardens

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Timaru, New Zealand

Timaru ©
Timaru is a port city in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealand, located 157 kilometres southwest of Christchurch and about 196 kilometres northeast of Dunedin on the eastern Pacific coast of the South Island. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Te Ana Maori Rock Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Timaru Botanic Gardens, then examine the collection at South Canterbury Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Caroline Bay Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Timaru trip planner .

You can drive from Dunedin to Timaru in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Christchurch.

Things to do in Timaru

#Parks, #Beaches, #Museums
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Caroline Bay Beach ©
Caroline Bay Beach
Te Ana Maori Rock Art ©
Te Ana Maori Rock Art
South Canterbury Museum ©
South Canterbury Museum

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Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch ©
Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, examine the collection at International Antarctic Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Canterbury Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Christchurch Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Christchurch day trip app .

Drive from Timaru to Christchurch in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Christchurch

#Tours, #Transportation, #Museums
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 20:
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Canterbury Museum ©
Canterbury Museum
Christchurch Botanic Gardens ©
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
International Antarctic Centre ©
International Antarctic Centre

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Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sigatoka (Kula Wild Adventure Park, Natadola Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Subar Maniya, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nadi online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Christchurch to Nadi takes 5 hours. While traveling from Christchurch, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Nadi, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Nadi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Port Denarau Marina, Vuda Point Marina Fiji
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Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach

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night
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Nadi to Hong Kong in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nadi to Hong Kong is minus 4 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nadi in March: high temperatures in Hong Kong hover around 26°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

#Shopping
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
IFC mall ©
IFC mall

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