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Old 26-02-2012, 10:04 PM   #181
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Yes Mat yoyo, Queenstown to Wanaka. BTW nice video!
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Old 27-02-2012, 11:46 PM   #182
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Wow nice video!!!!
My trip is up next in apr!! Have booked activites like skydive and Helihike haha...so exciing..
Any recommendation on the Milford sound cruise?? So many company and time slot... Oh ya I will be driving in from Te anau
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:45 AM   #183
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Hi Socrates,

pm-ed you for itinerary, do you mind sending?

Question.

Flight will be to auckland, maybe spend 2 days at there..

Then internal flight to Christchurch or queenstown better?

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Old 06-03-2012, 10:41 PM   #184
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I did not go to Auckland so I cannot comment on it. I am sure that every place in NZ has its own beauty.

To me I would prefer to fly to Christchurch as it is more central and gives you better options to drive North and south of Christchurch whereas Queenstown is further south. How many days you intend to spend and where you want to go will also determine which is a better starting point. If you want to concentrate on the south areas then Queenstown might be better.

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Old 07-03-2012, 11:43 PM   #185
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Bro can share your accomodations for self drive at South Island?

My wife and I will be going for our honeymoon real soon. Hence appreciate any advices on the accomodations along the route. Budget <$100 will be nice.. Hehe

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Old 09-03-2012, 01:06 PM   #186
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Bro can share your accomodations for self drive at South Island?

My wife and I will be going for our honeymoon real soon. Hence appreciate any advices on the accomodations along the route. Budget <$100 will be nice.. Hehe

Thanks!
Cool, im going next week! Have a blast!!!
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:24 PM   #187
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Cool, im going next week! Have a blast!!!
im going next week too.. Enjoy!!
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:30 AM   #188
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I'm going on 1st Apr to 15th Apr.. Will be driving and visiting places like Christchurch, wanaka, te anau, fox glacier, franz glacier, tekapo, queenstown, mt cook, etc..

Any budget hotel / motel to share?
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:32 AM   #189
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Cool, im going next week! Have a blast!!!
Enjoy! Cheers..
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Old 11-03-2012, 04:43 PM   #190
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Just back from South Island 24 Feb ~ 10 Mar

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Old 13-03-2012, 07:09 PM   #191
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Given a choice would it be better to spend two nights at Fox Glacier, Wanaka or Mt Cook (excluding Tekapo)?
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Old 13-03-2012, 11:04 PM   #192
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Given a choice would it be better to spend two nights at Fox Glacier, Wanaka or Mt Cook (excluding Tekapo)?
I would vote Wanaka and Tekapo as Tekapo is very beautiful and its an ideal place to view starry night. (My panorama shot is lake tekapo)

Wanaka can do lots of activities.

Mt. Cook and Fox glacier no comment as i did not visit it but spend 2 nights in Franz Josef.
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Old 14-03-2012, 06:44 PM   #193
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bookmarked! Am planning a trip to nz tis coming may!
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Old 14-03-2012, 07:52 PM   #194
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I would vote Wanaka and Tekapo as Tekapo is very beautiful and its an ideal place to view starry night. (My panorama shot is lake tekapo)

Wanaka can do lots of activities.

Mt. Cook and Fox glacier no comment as i did not visit it but spend 2 nights in Franz Josef.
Thanks bro! I will be spending two nights at Tekapo. Just that I have an additional night which I'm thinking of spending in either Wanaka or Fox glacier. Both of which I have already planned for at least a night..
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Old 15-03-2012, 10:35 PM   #195
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I had the same thoughts as you while planning. IMO I think that 1 night is enough at Tekapo (alhtough it is very beautiful) as there is not very much to do there and a night as well to climb fox glacier is enough as well.

More nights can be spent at Queenstown where there are lots to see and do and in the place itself and near by places. wanaka is near Queentown and I would rather make Queenstown my base and visit Wanaka, Aarowtown etc.
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