14 Days

Highlights

  • Whale watching
  • Beautiful vineyards
  • Maori culture

Proximity

  • By plane: Start your journey in Queenstown
  • By car: Total trip distance: 1640km

Take in some of New Zealand’s top destinations on this refreshing journey.

Start at the top of the South Island with a refreshing dip in the hot pools at Hanmer Springs before heading east to enjoy Marlborough’s world-class wines and the golden sandy beaches of Abel Tasman National Park.

Then fly into Auckland and spend leisurely few days discovering beautiful vineyards, black sand beaches and a vibrant city culture. Next on your itinerary is Rotorua, always steaming with excitement, because the geothermal attractions never stop.

Round up your holiday in The Coromandel, a coastal paradise boasting beautiful coves and the Hot Water Beach, where you can dig up your own natural hot spa while taking in glorious views of the Pacific Ocean.

Click through the gallery below to see highlights of each day

The Coromandel
Cathedral Cove, The Coromandel

By Alistair Guthrie

Rotorua
Cultural Performance at Te Puia, Rotorua

By Fraser Clements

Nelson
Great Taste Trail, Nelson

By Dean McKenzie

Christchurch - Canterbury
Whale watching, Christchurch - Canterbury

By Sara Orme

Christchurch - Canterbury
Hanmer Springs, Christchurch - Canterbury

By Julian Apse

Auckland
Waiheke Island, Auckland

By Miles Holden

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