Voyages dans l'Île du Sud

Nelson to Queenstown via West Coast

6 Jours
872km
542mi

Route

Nelson Central de Central Queenstown

Caractéristiques

  • Punakaiki
  • Franz Josef Glacier
  • Lake Wanaka

Meilleur moment de l'année

Toute l'année

Travel from sun-drenched Nelson along the rugged West Coast, home to the famous glaciers and unearthly Punakaiki Pancake Rocks. From here, turn inland and head up and over the Southern Alps, experiencing the gorgeous lakeside town of Wanaka. This 6-day journey covers many of the South Island's most unique attractions. 

Jour 1

Nelson - St Arnaud

1 h

15 min

89 km

55 mi

Nelson

Your journey begins in New Zealand’s sunniest region – a gourmet feast of orchards, vineyards and sun-kissed hop fields and the source of delectable local brews. Nelson has eating & drinking options galore with more craft breweries per capita than anywhere else in New Zealand.

From here, travel south to St Arnaud, a picturesque town that sits on the edge of Lake Rotoiti. St Arnaud is the perfect place from which to explore the honeydew forests and mountains of Nelson Lakes National Park. There's a number of stunning day hikes to choose from. 

Faire les boutiques à Mapua Wharf, Nelson

Départ de Nelson Central

One of the sunniest cities in New Zealand, Nelson buzzes with creative energy. Enjoy the local art and discover culinary talent at the restaurants.

Alpine Store

Arrivée à St Arnaud

If you’re planning to explore the honeydew forest and mountains of Nelson Lakes National Park, you’ll find comfortable accommodation and friendly restaurants at St Arnaud.

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