Pure romance from Auckland to Queenstown

9 Days
1364km
848mi

Route

Auckland Central to Christchurch

Highlights

  • Alpine scenery
  • Magical glow worms
  • Milford Sound

Best time of year

All year

Bond and relax with your loved one when you visit the most beautiful places New Zealand has to offer. Marvel at perfect beaches, twinkling glow worms and geothermal wonders as you travel south through the country. Queenstown offers perfect alpine scenery and lakefront restaurants while Milford Sound - described as the eighth wonder of the world - offers towering peaks, huge waterfalls and stunning glacier-carved cliffs. 

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Mitre Peak takes centre stage in this perfect view of Milford Sound in summer.

Photo by Rob Suisted

Day 6 / 9

Queenstown - Milford Sound - Queenstown

6 hrs

58 mins

578 km

359 mi

Queenstown

Today you'll visit the world-famous Milford Sound, described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world'. Here, glacier-carved cliffs soar out of inky black waters and waterfalls tumble down rocks hundreds of metres high - best experienced on a boat cruise. Choose to either self-drive or go by coach to get to Milford Sound before boarding your cruise. Don't forget your camera, and make sure to look out for the pods of dolphins that frequent the waters of the fiord. After your cruise, return to your accommodation in Queenstown. 

Bungy, Queenstown

Central Queenstown

Queenstown is a place for adventure and indulgence. From sky-diving to fine dining, this resort town offers something for everyone.

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