6 days in Queenstown & Fox Glacier Itinerary

6 days in Queenstown & Fox Glacier Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Queenstown
1
Queenstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Fox Glacier
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
End: Invercargill

2
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Queenstown is known for fun & games, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, push the limits with an extreme tour, and contemplate the long history of Fallen Soldiers Memorial.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Queenstown vacation planning site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Queenstown International Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fox Glacier.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Spas

3
nights
Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier ©
A trip to Fox Glacier brings you close to one of New Zealand's most easily accessible natural wonders.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see the world from above with a helicopter tour. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Franz Josef Glacier, then identify plant and animal life at West Coast Wildlife Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hooker Valley Track.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Fox Glacier trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Queenstown to Fox Glacier in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Fox Glacier

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Franz Josef, Hooker Valley Track
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Hooker Valley Track ©
Hooker Valley Track
Franz Josef Glacier ©
Franz Josef Glacier
Helicopter Tours

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