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trip to NZ

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.

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1. Re: trip to NZ

The drive Chch to Franz to Queenstown is extremely scenic and could take from 3 days - very rushed, to several weeks, depending on your time and interests.

How long do you plan to stay in NZ?

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2. Re: trip to NZ

Just checking- catamaran?Are you sailing it yourself?Cook Strait can be a wild piece of water.The most usual mode of transport would be the Interislander ferry.

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4. Re: trip to NZ

Assuming you mean to take the Inter Island Ferry ;-) - how long do have in the SI and where do you fly out from? You can also search the many similar itineraries given here for 10 days to three weeks.

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