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Intinerary starting from and ending at Queentown

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Intinerary starting from and ending at Queentown

Would appreciate suggestion for driving intinerary for 10 -12 days begining and end from Queentown for family with 2 teenagers. Would like a variety of activities, excitement, short walk, scenery, visit to milford sound, salmon farm, winery..etc.and yet have enough time to soak in the most beautiful place on earth.. Thank you

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1. Re: Intinerary starting from and ending at Queentown

Welcome to the forum Kitty :)

There are many dozens of 10 day itineraries discussed here on the forum. Take a look through them and see what appeals. Many of then begin and end in Christchurch but they still apply, it makes no matter you are based out of Queenstown.

A point to consider - are you travelling in our summer or winter?

Once you have an idea of where you hope to go post it here for our comments. Happy planning :)

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2. Re: Intinerary starting from and ending at Queentown

Why starting AND ending in QTN? It would make more sense and involve less travel time if you "open-jawed" ie into QTN and out of CHC instead of overflying CHCH twice!

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3. Re: Intinerary starting from and ending at Queentown

Didn't know 'open-jawed' possible. To change wud incur additional cost. Stick on to base at QTN. We will be travelling from 12 dec to 26 dec. As I have to return to QTN/Glenorchy the last two nights to unwind before returning home, please give me your expert view/comments:

Arrival - 5 nights QTN

Day 6 - Drive to Te Anau, explore Te Anau

Day 7 - Milford Sound return Te Anau

Day 8 - Te Anau - Wanaka

Day 9 Wanaka

Day 10 Should I head to Mount Cook OR West Coast Fox/FJ (Does it mean I have to back track the same route

Day 11 ???

Day 12 ???

Day 13 - Drive to Glenocy

Day 14 - Overnight Glenocy

Day 15 - Fly out from QTN

Appreciate any comments?

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