11 days in New Zealand Itinerary

11 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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11 days in New Zealand Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Auckland
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Taupo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Wellington
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Queenstown
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Te Anau
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Auckland

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Devonport and then make a trip to Sky Tower.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Auckland travel route app .

Singapore, Singapore to Auckland is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Singapore to Auckland. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect nights in Auckland to be a bit cooler, around 20°C, while days are much colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Taupo.

Things to do in Auckland

Nature Parks
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Sky Tower ©
Sky Tower
Devonport ©
Devonport

3
nights
Taupo

The resort town of Taupo lies on the banks of Lake Taupo, the largest body of water in the whole of Australasia.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rotorua (Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Te Puia, & more). And it doesn't end there: trek along Tongariro Alpine Crossing, take in the dramatic scenery at Huka Falls Walkway, engage your brain at Volcanic Activity Centre, and stop by Huka Honey Hive.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Taupo day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Auckland to Taupo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Taupo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Rotorua, Tongariro Alpine Crossing
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Tongariro Alpine Crossing ©
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

1
night
Wellington

Wellington
Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Great War Exhibition, then admire the natural beauty at Wellington Botanic Garden, then catch a ride on Wellington Cable Car, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wellington tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Taupo to Wellington by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Wellington can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Wellington

Museums Parks Transportation

Side Trip

Wellington Botanic Garden
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The Great War Exhibition ©
The Great War Exhibition
Wellington Botanic Garden ©
Wellington Botanic Garden

2
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
On the 22nd (Sun), make a trip to William Gilbert Rees Statue, race across the water with a speed boat tour, then do a tasting at Peregrine Wines, and finally get your game on at Skyline Queenstown. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get interesting insight from Tours, and then contemplate the long history of Fallen Soldiers Memorial.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Queenstown trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Wellington to Queenstown takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Te Anau.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Speed Boats Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
nights
Te Anau

Te Anau ©
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): hike along The Chasm Walk, explore the activities along Milford Sound, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Gunn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Te Anau, pause for some photo ops at Quintin Mackinnon Monument, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Doubtful Sound.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Te Anau day trip planner.

Getting from Queenstown to Te Anau by bus takes about 3.5 hours. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Gunn
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Doubtful Sound ©
Doubtful Sound
Lake Te Anau ©
Lake Te Anau

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