19 days in Auckland & Queenstown Itinerary

19 days in Auckland & Queenstown Itinerary

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19 days in Auckland & Queenstown Itinerary

Start: Auckland
1
Auckland
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Queenstown
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Auckland
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo

9
nights
Auckland

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Auckland: Tawharanui Regional Park (in Warkworth), Orewa Lookout (in Orewa) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Waiheke Island). There's much more to do: make a trip to SkyTower, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Auckland Zoo, go for a stroll along the water at Viaduct Harbour, and learn about all things military at Auckland War Memorial Museum.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Auckland online road trip planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Auckland International Airport and Hamilton International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Kerr Farm Wine, Wine Tours & Tastings, Little Shoal Bay Reserve, Tawharanui Regional Park, Takapuna Beach Playground
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
Auckland Zoo ©
Auckland Zoo

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Queenstown side-trips: Lake Wanaka (in Wanaka) and Te Anau (Te Anau Glowworm Caves & Lake Te Anau). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, get interesting insight from Tours, whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and take in nature's colorful creations at Queenstown Gardens.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Queenstown online holiday planner .

Fly from Auckland to Queenstown in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Te Anau, Lake Gunn, Lake Wanaka
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Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Zipline

2
nights
Auckland

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Creek, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Arataki Visitor Centre and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Auckland tour itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Queenstown to Auckland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Arataki Visitor Centre
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Butterfly Creek ©
Butterfly Creek
Walking tours

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