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Christchurch R/T

Can someone please look at my itinerary and let me know what you think. Any suggestions and advice will be appreciated. I have 14 days in SI May 3-16, 2014. We will have a rental car and are more into photography and scenery. Not into extreme activities.

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1. Re: Christchurch R/T

Sorry I forgot to give my itinerary. Here it is

May 3 - flight arrives in CHC at 2:50 PM. Spend the night

May 4 Drive from CHC to Fox/Franz via Arthurs Pass. Spend night in Fox/Franz area.

May 5 Explore Fox/Franz glaciers. Spent night

May 6 Drive from Fox/Franz to Queenstown. Explore afternoon and spend night.

May 7 Day trips from QT- Wanaka

May 8 Day trip from QT-explore Arrowtown area

May 9 Day trip from QT-explore Glenorchy area

May 10 Drive from QT to TDe Anau or Manapouri and spend night.

May 11 Milford sound cruise

May 12 Doubtful sound cruise

May 13 Drive fromTeAnau or Manapuuri to Lake Tekapo/Mt Cook Area spend night

May 14 explore Lake Tekapo area

May 15 Explore Lake Tekapo area

May 16 Drive from Lake Tekapo to CHC spend night

May 17 Fly to MEL.

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2. Re: Christchurch R/T

looks fine, but spend a night in wanaka en route to Queenstown as you will be driving through and negates the need for a day trip from Queenstown

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3. Re: Christchurch R/T

Yes definitely stay in Wanaka on the 6th as that breaks the long drive.

13 th is over long also. It woukd work better if you drive Wanaka to Te Anau on the 7th for 3 nights;

10. Drive to QTN (3 N)

13. Drive to Mt Cook (2N)

14. Short walks or Glacier Explorers Tour

15. Drive to Lake Tekapo

16. Drive to Chch

17. Fly home

Note that you coukd skip the ON at Lake Tekapo and drive through to Akaroa on the 15th for a change of scenery (fishing town with dolphins)

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