Hi guys, need some help as I don't know many ppl who have done NZ before and starting to get confused with drive times & highways. We only have 8 nights so understand we won't be able to see the whole island.
We are going over New Years and arriving in Christchurch 5pm 26/12. We are hiring a car and planning to do the West Coast - where should we stop? - Is it worth going upto Westport? How far is this drive? Departing 2pm 3/1.
So looking at
1 night Christchurch
1 night ?? Is Hanmer Springs worthwhile?
2 nights Fox Glacier
4 nights Queenstown & going to Milford Sound one day
Any suggestions to assist, greatly appreciated, thank you :)