Pete's travel guide to New Zealand
Day 1 – Auckland
Once you land in Auckland, head to the CBD and check into your accommodation. After you've had some time to rest you can spend the rest of the day exploring.
Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, is set between two harbours, and has a wide range of things to see and do for the whole family. The long daylight hours in Summer make it easy to get out and about and experience vibrant city style and spectacular landscapes.
Day 2 & 3 – Queenstown
Queenstown sits on the shore of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu among dramatic alpine ranges; it's rumoured that gold prospectors - captivated by the majestic beauty of the surrounding mountains and rivers - gave this now cosmopolitan town its name.
For adventurers seeking adrenaline rush...
Queenstown is the home of the ultimate adventure bucket list. There's skiing from winter right through to spring, and activities such as bungy jumping, sky diving, canyon swinging, jet boating, horse trekking and river rafting all year round. It is also a renowned cycling destination, providing everything from easy scenic tracks to backcountry trails, road rides to heli-biking and the Southern Hemisphere's only gondola accessed downhill mountain biking.
Day 4 & 5 – Christchurch & Lake Tekapo
Take a short flight from Queenstown to Christchurch, the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand. t is one of the world's most unique destinations, combining urban regeneration with heritage, culture and exhilarating activity.
Day 6 & 7– Rotorua
Welcome to Rotorua, New Zealand's coolest hot spot. Rotorua is one of New Zealand's true getaway destinations and a geothermal wonderland. With so many activities on offer, it is the perfect year-round destination, with activities for the whole family.
Day 8 - Rotorua to Auckland
Take a short flight from Rotorua to Auckland -total flight time 50 minutes, then connect on to your international flight back to Seoul.