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1 day for Punakaiki to FJ

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1 day for Punakaiki to FJ

Hi,

Just getting my head around some details for our upcoming trip (leaving UK in 3 days!!!), and was wondering if this was too much to do in one day:

- (Overnight Punakaiki)

- Drive Hokitika in am, explore, have lunch (or pick stuff up for later)

- Go see Hokitika gorge

- Drive to Okarito, look around, do some sort of tour on lagoon?

- Drive to Franz-Josef

- Overnight FJ (glacier tour next day)

It looks ok-ish to me, but what's the expert opinion? Also, anything else we should consider doing along the way (we like nature, scenery, short walks)?

Cheers!

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1. Re: 1 day for Punakaiki to FJ

The long daylight hours at this time of the year will add to your trip and you will have no trouble covering this distance in 1 day.

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2. Re: 1 day for Punakaiki to FJ

Great, that's good to know! Want this to be a holiday rather than rushing everywhere :-)

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