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Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

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Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

Hello Guys/Experts

Planning for a NZ Honeymoon in July 2nd week for a period of 10days.

We are planning to start our journey from Christchurch-> Greymouth->Fox glacier-> Queenstown ->Milford sound-> again back to queenstown-> Mt cook -> Christchurch airport(Last day)

How long should we stay in all the above places?

Did we miss any imp places other thn above mentioned ???

Which are all the 'Must See' honeymoon attractions in and between the below mentioned places:

*Christchurch-> Greymouth->Fox glacier-> Queenstown ->Milford sound-> again back to queenstown-> Mt cook -> Christchurch airport(Last day)

We are planning to hire Campervan(Self drive)..Any points to be noted abt Campervan{Self drive} in July tht to in winter season??

Looking to finalise the whole thing in a weeks time,Please help!

Cheers

Shanthu

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1. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

And what all activities v should not miss whn v visit the above mentioned above places in July ??

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2. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

Congratrulations on your honeymoon :)

My suggestion;

1 arrive Chch

2 drive Arthur's Pass to Hokitika - more scenic than Greymouth

3 drive to Franz Josef

4 drive Haast Pass to Wanaka - named Time Life top ten romantic destination in the world

5 drive to Queenstown

6 explore

7 bus/cruise/bus Milford Sound - 13 hour tour

8 drive Lindis Pass to Aoraki/Mt cook

9 drive to Chch

10 fly out

Best not drive before 10am or after dark... and most important for campervans in winter - wear thermals!! Safe travels :)

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3. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

Thanks for reply..

can u help us out the THINGS TO DO in all the above mentioned places??Like skydiving,skiing,etc etc

those activites which we should not miss when we visit above places

Thanks in adv..

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4. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

Wanaka offers the best skydiving in the country

for skiing - Wanaka and Queenstown

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5. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

Thanks for the details ! :)

Are we missing Fox Glacier here ??

Should we cover both Franz Josef and Fox Glacier OR its fine if we skip Fox Glacier. Can u please explain the differences btwn these two glaciers.

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6. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

Also request you to please provide the final itinerary with exact duration of stay in each places (total we have 10 days exactly) and best hotels/villas/resotrs for honeymoon couples in these places. Thanks in advance ! :)

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7. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

Fox and Franz are 30 minutes apart. Franz is a small town, Fox is far smaller.

For details in the two glaciers you can read online.

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8. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

Thank you so much for your expert advise on this !

We will go ahead with this plan and finalize our itinerary :)

Thanks again !!

Cheers,

Shanthu

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9. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

Are you still renting a campervan as stated in your original post or have you changed to hotels as indicated in post #6?

Edited: 18 June 2013, 15:57
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10. Re: Help in Planning a Honeymoon Trip 2 New Zealand for 10 days

V have planned for campervan..Why?