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New Zealand Driving Map Auckland / Dunedin / Christchurch

Start: Auckland
Finish: Christchurch
Recommended Length: 18 Days
Distance: 4172 km (2608 miles)

This extensive itinerary provides a total view of New Zealand, and takes in all the most significant sights and attractions. In the North Island you’ll discover beautiful beaches, kauri forests, caves and phenomenal geothermal activity. In the South Island the emphasis is on grand mountain scenery, adventure activities, historic architecture and wildlife encounters. Throughout the country there are vineyards and inspired restaurants to discover, while the cities present you with cultural entertainments and the chance to buy quality, locally-made clothing, art works and home wares. By the end of your holiday, you’ll know New Zealand from top to toe.

 

 

 

Travel time Km/Miles

Day 1

Auckland to Bay of Islands

3.25 hr

 233/146

Day 2

Bay of Islands to Kaitaia

1.75 hr

 122/76

Day 3

Kaitaia to Auckland

5 hr

 396/248

Day 4

Auckland to Waitomo Caves

2.5 hr

 198/124

Day 5

Waitomo Caves to Taupo

2 hr

 163/102

Day 6

Taupo to Palmerston North

3.25 hr

 242/151

Day 7

Palmerston North to Wellington

1.75 hr

 139/87

Day 8

Wellington to Kaikoura

3.75 hr

 255/159

Day 9

Kaikoura to Christchurch

3.25 hr

 267/167

Day 10

Christchurch to Dunedin

4.75 hr

 365/228

Day 11

Dunedin to Invercargill

3.5 hr

 271/169

Day 12

Invercargill to Stewart Island

1 hr

 72/45

Day 13

Stewart Island to Te Anau

3 hr

 229/143

Day 14

Te Anau to Te Anau

3 hr

 234/146

Day 15

Te Anau to Queenstown

2.25 hr

 172/108

Day 16

Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier

5 hr

 387/242

Day 17

Franz Josef Glacier to Greymouth

2.25 hr

 173/108

Day 18

Greymouth to Christchurch

3 hr

 254/159

Totals for Driving Route

54.25 hr

 4172/2608


Key Scenic highlights along the way:

› Kaikoura
› Marlborough Sounds
› Marlborough’s Gardens
› Molesworth Station
› Queens Wharf
› Wairau Plain Wineries
› Alpine Pacific Triangle Touring Route
› Canterbury Plains
› Christchurch Botanic Gardens
› Dunedin Railway Station
› Moeraki Boulders
› Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony
› Catlins Coastal Heritage Trail
› Catlins River Walk
› Larnach Castle
› Nugget Point Lighthouse
› Tunnel Beach Walkway
› Rakiura National Park

 

 

   
 
 
 

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