10 days in New Zealand Itinerary

10 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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Westport
— 1 night
2
Ross
— 1 night
3
Fox Glacier
— 1 night
4
Wanaka
— 3 nights
5
Clyde
— 1 night
6
Moeraki
— 1 night
7
Cheviot
— 1 night

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Westport

Westport ©
Westport is a town in the West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): trek along Cape Foulwind Walkway.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Westport travel route planning site.

Wellington to Westport is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Ross.

Things to do in Westport

Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Punakaiki
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Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk ©
Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk
Truman Track ©
Truman Track
Cape Foulwind Walkway ©
Cape Foulwind Walkway

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Ross

Ross
Ross is a small town located in the Westland District on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ross itinerary maker app.

Getting from Westport to Ross by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Fox Glacier.

Things to do in Ross

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier ©
A trip to Fox Glacier brings you close to one of New Zealand's most easily accessible natural wonders.
On the 11th (Sat), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Hooker Valley Track.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Fox Glacier online travel route builder.

Drive from Ross to Fox Glacier in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Wanaka.

Things to do in Fox Glacier

Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Hooker Valley Track
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Hooker Valley Track ©
Hooker Valley Track
Helicopter Tours

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Wanaka

Wanaka ©
Situated on the shores of Lake Wanaka in the Otago region, Wanaka has become a popular ski and summer resort area, owing to its extensive views of the lake and its proximity to some of the best slopes in the country.
On the 13th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Wanaka War Memorial and then trek along Roys Peak Track. Keep things going the next day: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then hike along Mount Iron Track.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Wanaka travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Fox Glacier to Wanaka takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Clyde.

Things to do in Wanaka

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Lake Wanaka ©
Lake Wanaka
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Roys Peak Track ©
Roys Peak Track

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Clyde

Clyde ©
Clyde is a small town in Central Otago, New Zealand with a population of 918 in 2006. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stop by Central Gourmet Galleria and then view the masterpieces at Eade Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Clyde visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wanaka to Clyde. On the 16th (Thu), you're off to Moeraki.

Things to do in Clyde

Shopping · Museums
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Eade Gallery ©
Eade Gallery
Central Gourmet Galleria ©
Central Gourmet Galleria

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Moeraki

Moeraki ©
Moeraki is a small fishing village on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Trotters Gorge Scenic Reserve.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Moeraki trip maker website.

You can drive from Clyde to Moeraki in 2.5 hours. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cheviot.

Things to do in Moeraki

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Shag Point Nature Reserve, Hampden Stores
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Shag Point Nature Reserve ©
Shag Point Nature Reserve
Katiki Point Lighthouse ©
Katiki Point Lighthouse
Trotters Gorge Scenic Reserve ©
Trotters Gorge Scenic Reserve

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Cheviot

Cheviot ©
Cheviot is a town in the Hurunui District of north Canterbury, on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at St Anne's Lagoon and then identify plant and animal life at Gore Bay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Cheviot online tour builder.

Getting from Moeraki to Cheviot by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in January, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cheviot

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Gore Bay ©
Gore Bay
St Anne's Lagoon ©
St Anne's Lagoon

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