24 days in Queenstown & Auckland Itinerary

24 days in Queenstown & Auckland Itinerary

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24 days in Queenstown & Auckland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Queenstown
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Auckland
— 13 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

10
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Visiting Milford Sound and Kiwi Birdlife Park will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Silver Fern Gallery and Artbay Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Queenstown side-trips: Kawarau Suspension Bridge (in Gibbston) and Te Anau (Te Anau Bird Sanctuary, Punanga Manu o Te Anau, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to St Peter's Anglican Church, steep yourself in history at Historic Skippers School, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Remarkables Ski Area.

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Brisbane, Australia to Queenstown is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Brisbane to Queenstown due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, Kawarau Suspension Bridge
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track
Coronet Peak ©
Coronet Peak

13
nights
Auckland

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.
Get outdoors at Tapapakanga Regional Park and Red Beach. Get some cultural insight at Auckland Museum and Minniesdale Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Auckland side-trips: Matakana (Sculptureum, The Vivian Gallery, & more), Warkworth (Snells Beach & Tawharanui Regional Park) and Orewa Beach (in Orewa). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Piha Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Takapuna Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Kiwa Art, and take in panoramic vistas at SkyTower.

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Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Auckland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In September, daytime highs in Auckland are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Matakana, Auckland Region, Waiheke Island, Howick, Warkworth
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Sculptureum ©
Sculptureum
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
SkyTower ©
SkyTower

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