6 days in Christchurch & Queenstown Itinerary

6 days in Christchurch & Queenstown Itinerary

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Christchurch
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Queenstown
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Christchurch
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Christchurch

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Garden City

Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
On the 2nd (Wed), stroll around Christchurch Botanic Gardens and then let the kids burn off some steam at Margaret Mahy Family Playground.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Christchurch travel itinerary planner.

Auckland to Christchurch is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Auckland in September, plan for little chillier nights in Christchurch, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Christchurch

Parks · Fun & Games
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Queenstown

Queenstown ©

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Spas and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, look for all kinds of wild species at Kiwi Birdlife Park, have fun at Break One, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Queenstown tour planner.

Getting from Christchurch to Queenstown by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Christchurch.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Parks
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Alpine Aqualand
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Christchurch

Christchurch ©

Garden City

Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, examine the collection at International Antarctic Centre, make a trip to 185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cardboard Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at William Sefton Moorhouse Statue.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Christchurch road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Christchurch takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Christchurch

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
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