7 days in Queenstown & Auckland Itinerary

7 days in Queenstown & Auckland Itinerary

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7 days in Queenstown & Auckland Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Queenstown
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Auckland
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Ulaanbaatar

3
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.
St Peter's Anglican Church and Historic Skippers School will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queenstown Cemetery and One Mile Power House. When in Queenstown, make a side trip to see Milford Sound in Te Anau, approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, do a tasting at Peregrine Wines, steep yourself in history at Fallen Soldiers Memorial, and savor a hot drink at Vesta Design Boutique.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Queenstown trip itinerary builder tool .

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Queenstown is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Ulaanbaatar to Queenstown. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Queenstown

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Milford Sound
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Peregrine Wines ©
Peregrine Wines

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Kiwa Art, examine the collection at Auckland War Memorial Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, and finally make a trip to SkyTower.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Auckland trip maker .

You can fly from Queenstown to Auckland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In October in Auckland, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kiwa Art
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Auckland War Memorial Museum ©
Auckland War Memorial Museum
SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Kiwa Art ©
Kiwa Art

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