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Driving From Franz Josef to Te Anau

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Driving From Franz Josef to Te Anau

Is it advisable to drive within a day with stops in between? There are only 2 ladies.

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1. Re: Driving From Franz Josef to Te Anau

Welcome to TA. No it is not sensible as is a very scenic drive with lots of places to stop for short walks & photos. The Haast highway is very winding & has lots of one lane bridges. I would recommend you allow 1.5 to two full days for the trip with a stop in Wanaka.

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2. Re: Driving From Franz Josef to Te Anau

The joy of travelling in NZ is as much about the journey as it is in the destination. It is about a 6 hour drive so can be done in one day but if you have the opportunity to stop off along the way or even stay the night somewhere along the way then do so. enjoy NZ

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3. Re: Driving From Franz Josef to Te Anau

Stay the night in Wanaka - the drive Fox to Wanaka requires the drivers full attention and many find it tiring. Then it is another 3 hours or more to Te Anau the following day.

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I agree. Wanaka is a great place to stay so take your time and stay there.

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5. Re: Driving From Franz Josef to Te Anau

That is an extremely long drive through some of the most scenic spots on Earth that deserve some time to enjoy.

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