14 days in Nigeria & New Zealand Itinerary

14 days in Nigeria & New Zealand Itinerary

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14 days in Nigeria & New Zealand Itinerary

Start: Lagos, Nigeria
1
Lagos, Nigeria
— 1 night
Fly:  36​h
2
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Wellington, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly:  36​h
End: Lagos, Nigeria


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1
night
Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
On the 13th (Sun), kick back and relax at Tarkwa Bay Beach, view the masterpieces at Red Door Art Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of Christ, and finally admire all the interesting features of Freedom Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lekki Conservation Centre, then have fun and explore at Mindscape Childrens Museum, then stop by The Henna Place, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Funfactory.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Lagos online attractions planner .

If you are flying in from Nigeria, the closest major airport is Murtala Muhammed International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Lagos

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Lekki
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Tarkwa Bay Beach ©
Tarkwa Bay Beach
Mindscape Childrens Museum ©
Mindscape Childrens Museum
The Henna Place ©
The Henna Place

4
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.
Step out of Queenstown with an excursion to Milford Sound in Te Anau--about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, get interesting insight from Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Gunn, and stroll through Hollyford Track.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Queenstown online tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Lagos to Queenstown with the Route module. Traveling from Lagos to Queenstown, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Queenstown

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Side Trips

Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track

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nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotorua: Hobbiton Movie Set (in Hinuera) and Taupo (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours & Huka Falls Walkway). There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, do a tasting at Volcanic Hills Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Okareka Walkway, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rotorua online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Rotorua takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. October in Rotorua sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Rotorua

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Taupo, Hobbiton Movie Set
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Zipline
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Great War Exhibition, then admire the natural beauty at Wellington Botanic Garden, then steep yourself in history at Wellington Cable Car, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at ZEALANDIA Sanctuary, then head outdoors with Great Alpine Highway, and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Victoria.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Wellington itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Rotorua to Wellington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Wellington can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Wellington Botanic Garden, Great Alpine Highway
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The Great War Exhibition ©
The Great War Exhibition
Wellington Cable Car ©
Wellington Cable Car

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