i m planning a trip to south island, nz. in Oct 2011. i m from india. we r 3 of us - self, husband & 13 yr old son. planning to land at wellington, cross over to picton by catamaran and then start road journey from picton. from picton i want to go christchurch. then franz jospeh, then queenstown. we want to enjoy the famed scenic drives that we read abt in magazines. is the above a good plan? which r the best drives in the south island one must do?
also if you could recommend which r the places one can stay for the night...don't want to be driving all the time!
eagerly waiting for your reply.