6 days in New Zealand Itinerary

6 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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6 days in New Zealand Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Auckland
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Rotorua
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Devonport and then take in panoramic vistas at SkyTower.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Auckland trip itinerary app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Auckland is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Auckland is 4 hours. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, plan for colder days and about the same nights in Auckland: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rotorua.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Devonport ©
Devonport

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rotorua: Taupo (Souvenir Outlet & Mountain Bike Hire, Huka Falls Walkway, & more) and Waitomo Caves (Waitomo Glowworm Caves & Ruakuri Walk). And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, trot along with a tour on horseback, take a peaceful walk through Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rotorua online day trip planner .

You can drive from Auckland to Rotorua in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Auckland in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rotorua, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Taupo, Waitomo Caves
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Huka Falls Walkway ©
Huka Falls Walkway
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
Zipline

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