8 days in Queenstown & Fox Glacier Itinerary

8 days in Queenstown & Fox Glacier Itinerary

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8 days in Queenstown & Fox Glacier Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
1
Queenstown
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Fox Glacier
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Christchurch

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand as well as The Bead Shop. Step out of Queenstown to go to Te Anau and see Milford Sound, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Queenstown trip itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Queenstown International Airport. On the 12th (Thu), you're off toFox Glacier.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Milford Sound
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand ©
AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown

4
nights
Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier ©
A trip to Fox Glacier brings you close to one of New Zealand's most easily accessible natural wonders.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fox Glacier: Monro Beach (in Lake Moeraki) and Sentinel Rock Walk (in Franz Josef). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Franz Josef Glacier, stroll through Fox Glacier South Side Walk, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and trek along Minnehaha Walk.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fox Glacier road trip site .

Getting from Queenstown to Fox Glacier by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Fox Glacier

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Franz Josef, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Monro Beach, Lake Pukaki
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Franz Josef Glacier ©
Franz Josef Glacier
Monro Beach ©
Monro Beach
Fox Glacier South Side Walk ©
Fox Glacier South Side Walk

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