6 days in Wellington & Rotorua Itinerary

6 days in Wellington & Rotorua Itinerary

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1
Wellington
— 1 night
2
Rotorua
— 4 nights

1
night
Wellington

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.
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Wellington road trip planning site.

Christchurch to Wellington is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Christchurch in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Wellington. You will leave for Rotorua on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Wellington

Museums
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

4
nights
Rotorua

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.
You've added Kuirau Park, Te Puia, Hobbiton Movie Set, and other attractions to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: visit Eat Street.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rotorua trip planner.

Getting from Wellington to Rotorua by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Rotorua, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rotorua

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hobbiton Movie Set
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Hobbiton Movie Set ©
Hobbiton Movie Set
Real Rotorua ©
Real Rotorua
Kuirau Park ©
Kuirau Park

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