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Travelling from Franz Josef to Picton

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Travelling from Franz Josef to Picton

Hi

We have to make a stop off over night in our campervan on route to Picton from Fran Josef and I was recommended Westport.

does anyone have any better suggestions...we hoping for somewhere really scenic we can park up in our camper for a picnic and sleep we seen this …govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/…

But wasnt sure if route 7 / 69 is a worse route to take than route 6?

New Zealand
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1. Re: Travelling from Franz Josef to Picton

Both routes are fine.

If me, I would overnight Punakaiki - the rocks are pretty special at high tide - and even moreso in a storm.

Honolulu, Hawaii
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2. Re: Travelling from Franz Josef to Picton

I'm doing this soon and am stopping at Reefton.

3. Re: Travelling from Franz Josef to Picton

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