Hi, im planning a self drive to south island. My proposed itinerary is as follows:
Day 1: arrv Christchurch
Day 2: Tranzalpine train to Greymouth, drive to punakaiki, stay night
Day 3: drive to fox/franz. Glacier walk in afternoon, stay night
Day 4: drive to Queenstown
Day 5: milford Sound coach tour (13 hrs), back in queenstown
Day 6: explore queenstown
Day 7: drive to mt. Cook, stay night
Day 8: tasman glacier ride, drive to christchurch (maybe stop by for a soak at lake tekapo hot spring time permitting), night in christchurch
Day 9: fly back.
Its a bit packed i know. What are your thoughts?