New Zealand is home to 14 National Parks and countless more conservation and forest parks.
The diversity of landscapes will astound, including stark mountainous terrain, balmy white sandy beaches, lush rainforests and icy glaciers – you’ll see it all.
Starts in Auckland and finishes in Christchurch.
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Day 1: Auckland
Arrive in Auckland, transfer to your accommodation. Rest of the day at leisure.
Accommodation: Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Day 2: Waitomo
Travel south through the Waikato countryside to Waitomo.
Accommodation: Kamahi Cottage x 2 nights
Day 3: At Waitomo
Explore the caverns and underground caves of Waitomo on the Lost World Adventure.
Day 4: Tongariro National Park
Continue south to the three mountains region.
Accommodation: Bayview Chateau Tongariro x 2 nights
Day 5: At National Park
Today you'll take a spectacular flight over Tongariro National Park
Day 6: Wellington
Travel south to the capital city.
Accommodation: Bolton Hotel Wellington
Day 7: Abel Tasman National Park
Take the Interislander Ferry across Cook Strait, then drive to Abel Tasman National Park.
Accommodation: Split Apple Lodge x 2 nights
Day 8: Abel Tasman
Explore the National Park by Sea Kayak
Day 9: Punakaiki
Continue south, skirting Kahurangi National Park to the West Coast and Punakaiki.
Accommodation: Punakaiki Resort
Day 10: Franz Josef
Travel the beautiful West Coast Road to Westland Te Poutini National Park, home to the glaciers.
Accommodation: Scenic Hotel Franz Josef x 2 nights
Day 11: At Franz Josef
Explore Franz Josef Glacier with a fantastic helicopter ride and short glacier walk.
Day 12: Queenstown
Take the Haast Pass to Wanaka, then on to Queenstown.
Accommodation: The Rees Hotel x 2 nights
Day 13: At Queenstown
Explore the Dart River and Mt Aspiring National Park.
Day 14: Te Anau
Travel through rolling southland countryside to Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park.
Accommodation: Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas
Day 15: Doubtful Sound
This short drive takes you along the lake edge of Te Anau and across lush southern farmlands to the small township of Lake Manapouri, gateway to Doubtful Sound.
Accommmodation: Fiordland Navigator, Doubtful Sound
Day 16: Dunedin
Return to land, then head to the Scottish charm of Dunedin.
Accommodation: Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
Day 17: Aoraki Mt Cook National Park
Accommodation: Hermitage Hotel, Aoraki Wing Premium x 2 nights
Day 18: Mt Cook
Explore various nature walks in the Park and take a Tasman Glacier Lake adventure.
Day 19: Christchurch
Follow the Inland Scenic Route to the Garden City.
Accommodation: The George Hotel
Day 20: Departure day
Explore Christchurch today before you depart.