7 days in New Zealand Itinerary

7 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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Wellington
— 1 day
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Napier
— 3 nights
3
Whakatane
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at New Zealand Parliament, go from sight to sight with Wellington Cable Car, then see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Great War Exhibition.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Wellington trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Wellington. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Napier.

Things to do in Wellington

Museums · Historic Sites · Transportation
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
The Great War Exhibition ©
The Great War Exhibition
Wellington Cable Car ©
Wellington Cable Car

3
nights
Napier

Enjoy the atmosphere and architecture of 1930s design in Napier, one of the best-preserved Art Deco cities in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Marine Parade, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Aquarium of New Zealand, and finally admire the striking features of Daily Telegraph Building. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Mission Estate Winery, stroll around Palmbrook Reserve, then get great views at Te Mata Peak, and finally learn about winemaking at Craggy Range.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Napier route site.

Fly from Wellington to Napier in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Whakatane.

Things to do in Napier

Wineries · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Hastings, Palmbrook Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
National Aquarium of New Zealand ©
National Aquarium of New Zealand
Marine Parade ©
Marine Parade

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nights
Whakatane

Whakatane ©
Whakatāne is a town in the eastern Bay of Plenty Region in the North Island of New Zealand, 90 km east of Tauranga and 89 km north-east of Rotorua, at the mouth of the Whakatāne River. Whakatane is known for beaches, trails, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Red Barn Gifts Co-op - Simply Handmade@the Red Barn, take some stellar pictures from Kohi Point Lookout, take in the natural beauty of Awakeri Hot Springs, and see the interesting displays at Mataatua: The House That Came Home.

To plan Whakatane vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Napier to Whakatane by car takes about 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Whakatane

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Ohope
Highlights from your plan
Whakatane River Walk ©
Whakatane River Walk
Ohope Beach ©
Ohope Beach

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