New Zealand Trip Itinery   Apr 2006  

http://www.newzealand.com/travel/destinations/driving-routes/royal-tour-itinerary.cfm
Map - http://www.newzealand.com/travel/vins/vins.pdf

 

Day 1

HKG to Auckland
[CX107 20:35]

 

 

Day 2

Arrive at Auckland 11:25

 

FERNZ MOTOR LODGE  http://www.sfern.co.nz/motorlodge.shtml
2 RANGATIRA ROAD, BIRKENHEAD, AUCKLAND   $90 per one bedroom chalet
Bookings: 0800 660 068  Phone: +64 9 482 0666  Facsimile: +64 9 482 3466  Email: info@sfern.co.nz

Day 3

Auckland to Rotorua
2.5h (237km)

Geothermal walks, Craters of the moon, Maori culture – Mitai dinner NZ$80@

Te Ngae Country Lodge (Anne & Sandy Cooper) 54 State Highway 33   PH/FAX: 64 - 7 - 345 4153
$295 for the Mokoia Suite (B&B)
http://www.rotoruanz.com/i-site/index.asp

Day 4

Rotorua to Taupo
1h (81km)

Wai-O-Tapu

Catherine Culling, Fourwinds Bed & Breakfast, 57 Woodward Street, Taupo  Phone: 64 7 376 5350
$390 for 2 nights incl. breakfast
http://www.laketauponz.com/

Day 5

Turangi

Short walks

 

Day 6

Taupo to Wellington
5h (375km)

 

Ma Maison B&B   9 Tamar Street, Island Bay, Wellington     $120 double/ $50 single incl. breakfast
Margo Frost  Phone/Fax: + 64 4 383 4018   Mobile: + 64 25 242 9827

Day 7

Wellington to Nelson
2h (143km)

Cross ferry from Wellington to Picton (3h, NZ$59@ 8:30 to 11:30) Overnight at Nelson (2h)
(w/ car +$159)

Ferry - http://www.interislander.co.nz/mainpage.asp
Driving route - http://www.treasuredpathway.co.nz/motueka.html
Riverlodge Motel $130 two bedroom suite

Day 8

Nelson to Collingwood
1.5h (123km)

Takaka, Pohara, Collingwood

Driving route - http://www.treasuredpathway.co.nz/takaka.html
Pioneer Motel $125 two bedroom suite

Day 9

Farewell Spit to Westport
5h (330km)

Cape Farewell Eco Tour 6.5 hours NZ$90@, start at 6:00 a.m.

http://www.farewellspit.co.nz/tours.html
Chelsea Gateway Motel $120 studio suite

Day 10

Westport to Franz Josef Glacier    4.25h (280km)

Underworld rafting   4h   NZ$135@

http://www.caverafting.com/
Norwest Adventures Ltd
State Highway 6, Coastal Highway, Charleston, Westport
Phone:             +643 789 6686
Freephone:     +64800 116 686
Rata Grove Motel $99 studio suite

Day 11

Franz Josef Glacier to Wanaka   4.45h (284km)

Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Pancake rocks at Punakaiki

The Moorings Wanaka $175 studio suite

Day 12

Wanaka to Queenstown
1.5h (125km)

Dart River Safaris $179@ from Glenorchy

Queenstown Accommodation Lakefront Apartments  http://www.queenstownaccommodation.co.nz/
Reservation Freephone: 0800 16 06 00  Phone: +64 3 441 8800   Fax: +64 3 441 8806
Office Location: Lakefront Apartment, 26 Lake Esplanade  $275 two bedroom apartment

Day 13

Queenstown to Te Anau
2.25h (172km)

Drive round Queenstown – Coronet Peak, Shotover river bridge

Garden Park Motel $130 per night for one bedroom suite

Day 14

Te Anau

Milford Sound diving NZ$255@ (w/ full gear hire)

TAWAKI DIVE  http://www.nzsouth.co.nz/tawakidive/frames.html
44 Caswell Road, Te Anau  Ph: 03 249 9006

Garden Park Motel

Day 15

Doubtful Sound [on board]

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise NZ$266@ + $22@ picnic lunch, quad sharing 11:30a.m. to 12:45 p.m. next day

http://www.realjourneys.co.nz/Main/Doubtfulovernight/

Day 16

Te Anau to Dunedin
4h (300km)

Leave Te Anau after lunch

Nature Guides Otago / Nisbet Cottage  NZ$230 for 2 bedrooms suite B&B
6a Elliffe Place   Phone+64 3 454 5169
http://www.natureguidesotago.co.nz/tours.php

Day 17

Dunedin to Methven
3.75h (304km)

Sunrise Penguin walk (3h) NZ$60@
Moeraki boulders

Green House Ski Lodge $90 one room

Day 18

Methven to Christchurch   1h (80km)

Aoraki Hot Air Balloons $295@

Sherbone Motor Lodge  http://www.sherbornemotorlodge.co.nz/  $140 for 2 bedroom w/ spa
Nic & Christine Hughes,  94 Sherborne Street, Christchurch Ph +64 3 377 8050 Fax +64 3 377 0696  Reservation Freephone 0800 743 726  Email sherborne@clear.net.nz

Day 19

Christchurch to Auckland
Auckland to HKG

Qantas 4112  10:15 – 11:35
CX108 13:00 – 20:30

 

Round trip 3900km

Expenses HK$20,000@

(approx. exchange rate in Apr 2006 NZ$1 = HK$5.10)

 

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