12 days in Sydney & New Zealand Itinerary

12 days in Sydney & New Zealand Itinerary

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12 days in Sydney & New Zealand Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 1 night
Bus:  3​h 15​min
3
Te Anau, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru, India

3
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney online attractions planner .

Bengaluru, India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 4 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, expect nights in Sydney to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are much colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
night
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fallen Soldiers Memorial, do a tasting at Chard Farm Winery, then learn about winemaking at Peregrine Wines, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown. On the next day, explore the activities along Lake Wakatipu, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Queenstown vacation builder app .

You can fly from Sydney to Queenstown in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Queenstown. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Te Anau.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Lake Wakatipu
Lake Wakatipu
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
nights
Te Anau, New Zealand

Te Anau ©
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
Te Anau is known for nature, trails, nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Milford Sound, hike along The Chasm Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Doubtful Sound, and stroll through Kepler Track.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Te Anau tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Queenstown to Te Anau by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Lake Gunn
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Doubtful Sound ©
Doubtful Sound
Kepler Track ©
Kepler Track

1
night
Auckland, New Zealand

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Auckland War Memorial Museum, then stop by Pauanesia, and then enjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Auckland trip maker .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Te Anau to Auckland in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 13th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Auckland

Museums Shopping
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Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Pauanesia ©
Pauanesia

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