15 days in Oceania Itinerary

15 days in Oceania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Zealand route planner

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Auckland
— 5 nights
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Wellington
— 2 nights
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Christchurch
— 3 nights
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Queenstown
— 4 nights
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Auckland

— 5 nights

City of Sails

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Odyssey Sensory Maze. We've included these beaches for you: Piha Beach and Cheltenham Beach. Head to Devonport and The Strand Arcadefor some retail therapy. Explore Auckland's surroundings by going to Orewa Beach (in Orewa) and Karekare Falls (in Karekare). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Browns Bay Beach, take in panoramic vistas at SkyTower, get impressive views of Mount Eden, and stroll through Anawhata.

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

Melbourne, Australia to Auckland is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Auckland is 2 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for little chillier days in Auckland, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Wellington.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Wellington

— 2 nights

Harbour Capital

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.
Mount Victoria has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Tue), wander the streets of Cuba Street and then take a memorable ride with Wellington Cable Car. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Mount Victoria and then explore the activities along Oriental Bay.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Wellington day trip site.

Getting from Auckland to Wellington by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Auckland in February since evenings lows in Wellington dip to 17°C. You'll set off for Christchurch on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Wellington

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Christchurch

— 3 nights

Garden City

Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at International Antarctic Centre and Mona Vale. There's still lots to do: stroll around Christchurch Botanic Gardens and enjoy the sand and surf at Waikuku Beach.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Christchurch online route builder.

Getting from Wellington to Christchurch by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Christchurch when traveling from Wellington in February, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Queenstown.

Things to do in Christchurch

Parks · Spas · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Queenstown

— 4 nights

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Onsen Hot Pools Retreat & Day Spa, Below Zero Ice Bar, Lake Wakatipu, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: explore the activities along Lake Gunn.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Queenstown trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Christchurch to Queenstown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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