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Trip in May 2013

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Trip in May 2013


We are traveling around the South island for the first couple of weeks of May. We will be travelling from Christchurch down the Coast to Dunedin, across to Inercargill then up to Mt Cook/Tekapo region. Will we be ok to book our accommodation as we go or at will we need to book ahead for certain regions. Is it likely that we will need to book the Glacier boat trip ahead of time or at that time of the year should we be able to organize it on the day or a day ahead? Thanks for your time. PS we hve previously 'done' the West coast, Queenstown and Christchurch hence the focus on the South East part of the Island.

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1. Re: Trip in May 2013

You will need to book your Chch accommodation early, and also best to book any accommodation through the Catlins or Southern Scenic Route exrly as places are limited and many places close up after the summer season. I would also book early at Aoraki/Mt Cook - other places should be fine.

Are you also popping over to Stewart Island for a couple of nights?

I would pre-book the glaciers trip a week ahead to ensure you get the day and the time you want.

Happy travels :)

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