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12-Day New Zealand Adventure Itinerary

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Arrival in Auckland & City Exploration

Day 1

Land in Auckland. Visit the Sky Tower for panoramic views, explore the Auckland Domain, and enjoy dinner at a top-rated restaurant with local cuisine.

Waiheke Island Day Trip

Day 2

Take a ferry to Waiheke Island. Enjoy hiking trails, beaches, and olive groves. Don't miss the Sculpture on the Gulf art walk.

Pick up Camper Van & Travel to Rotorua

Day 3

Collect your camper van and drive to Rotorua. Explore geothermal parks like Wai-O-Tapu. Overnight in a scenic campsite.

Rotorua to Taupo

Day 4

Morning visit to the Redwoods Treewalk. Drive to Taupo in the afternoon for a Huka Falls visit. Camp by Lake Taupo.

Taupo to Wellington

Day 5

Early departure for Wellington. Visit Te Papa Museum and take a walk along the waterfront. Enjoy local dining options.

Wellington to Picton - Ferry & Drive to Abel Tasman

Day 6

Take the morning ferry to Picton, pick up a new camper van, and drive to Abel Tasman National Park. Camp near the park.

Abel Tasman National Park

Day 7

Spend the day in Abel Tasman National Park. Enjoy hiking, kayaking, and the beautiful beaches. Overnight in the same campsite.

Drive to Franz Josef Glacier

Day 8

Drive down the West Coast to Franz Josef Glacier. Take an evening walk around the glacier area. Camp nearby.

Franz Josef to Queenstown

Day 9

Morning glacier walk. Then, drive to Queenstown. Explore the town and enjoy a relaxing evening at a local restaurant.

Queenstown Adventures

Day 10

Day for adventure activities: bungee jumping, skydiving, or a scenic cruise on Lake Wakatipu. Relax in Queenstown Gardens.

Milford Sound Trip

Day 11

Day trip to Milford Sound. Take a cruise to see waterfalls and wildlife. Return to Queenstown.

Departure from Queenstown

Day 12

Return your camper van. Depart from Queenstown Airport. Reflect on an unforgettable New Zealand adventure!

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