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Old 13-05-2019, 04:27 PM   #2677
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Hi Guys!

Managed to plan a more detailed itinerary after all the queries... not sure if this is doable so wanna seek as much details as possible...

pls click the spoiler to see the full itinerary!

Day 1: Tekapo (4 Nov, Mon)
Reach Christchurch airport at 1.30pm, collect rental car and drive to Tekapo
Visit COGShepherd
Star-gazing at lake tekapo
Stay in Tekapo

This one ok...

Day 2: Mt Cook (5 Nov, Tues)
Drive to Lake Pukaki
Pack lunch at High Country Salmon
Hike Hooker Valley track
Hike Sealy Tarns track
Stay in Twizel

You sure high country salmon got lunch to buy????
You are at mountain cook village, why not stay there instead? Also it is super tight for the schedule unless u super fit can just aim to hike fast and move on and not sight seeing.

Day 3: Dunedin (6 Nov, Wed)
Elephant Rocks
Moeraki Beach Boulders
Steepest Road
Stay at Dunedin

You known Dunedin is not just a play to stay right? There are wild life tour you can join and also things to do in Dunedin.

Day 4: Te Anau (7 Nov, Thurs)
Nugget Point Lighthouse
Drive to Te Anau
Visit Lake Mistletoe, Eglinton Valley, Mirror Lake, Knobs Flat, Lake Gunn
Stay at Te Anau

Err your route like not right.. u making 1 big turn... also mirror lake all these are all on the way to Milford sound lei.. why u go down and then come back up?

Day 5: Fiordlands NPark (8 Nov, Fri)
Pop's View Lookout
Lake Marian Hike (3 hours)
Key Summit Trail at The Divide
Stay at Te Anau

since you at Te Anau, night time go for glow worm tour.

Day 6: Milford Sound (9 Nov, Sat)
Milford Sound Cruise
The Chasm
Gertrude Valley Lookout
Drive to Queenstown
Dinner @ Fergburger
Stay at Queenstown

Milford Sound cruise if you can get it at super early in the morning else it will be an afternoon tour.. so not sure if u can make it in time, after finish the cruise and drive to queenstown.

Day 7: Queenstown (10 Nov, Sun)
Bob's Cove
Skyline Gondola & Luge Rides (buy thru Klook)
Dinner @ Fergburger
Stay at Queenstown

Since u r at queenstown why not go to glenorchy??

Day 8: Wanaka (11 Nov, Mon)
Drive to Wanaka
Wanaka Tree
Roy's Peak
Stay at Wanaka

Plazza world is famous in wanaka

Day 9: Franz Josef (12 Nov, Tues)
Drive to Lake Matheson
Lake Matheson Walk
Drive to Franz Josef
Stay at Franz Josef

Day 10: Franz Josef (13 Nov, Wed)
Franz Josef Heli Hike
Drive to Hotitaka
Sunset Point at Hotitaka
Stay at Hotitaka

Day 11: Hotitaka/Arthurs Pass (14 Nov, Thurs)
Hotitaka Gorge
Otira Viaduct Lookout
Devils Punchbowl
Stay at Christchurch

Day 12 & 13: Christchurch (15&16 Nov, Fri&Sat)

just stay 1 night at christchurch and next time flight back home will do....
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