Christchurch,  Canterbury Area

We arrived to Cristchurch on Jan 17,2016 coming from Frankfort via Singapore. Christchurch is the most English of the NZ cities and  is the second largest city in NZ (after Auckland).

DateDay numberActivityOvernight Stay
Jan 12, 20161st day
Flight Francfort – Singapore
Plane
Jan 13, 20162nd day
Singapore.

Orchard Hotel Singapore
Jan 14, 20163rd daySingapore. Hop on hop off bus. Night safari Zoo.
Orchard Hotel Singapore
Jan 15, 2016day 4
Singapore. Walk Singapore River. Marina Bay. Gardens at the bay. Cocktail at Singapore River.Orchard Hotel Singapore
Jan 16, 2016
day 5
Singapore. Botanical garden. Orchard Hotel Singapore
Jan 17, 2016day 6
Flight Singapore- Chistchurch.
Plane
Jan 18, 2016
day 7
Christchurch
Rydges Hotel Christchurch
Jan 19, 2016day 8Botanical Garden. Dinner in TramwayRydges Hotel Christchurch
Jan 20, 2016day 9Takeover van. Drive to LyttertonTop 10 Camping ground Christchurch
Jan 21st, 2016day 10Drive to Akaroa and Bank PeninsulaTop 10 Camping ground Christchurch
Jan 22nd, 2016day 11Drive Christchurch – Dunedin. Stop at Moeraki BouldersTop 10 Camping Ground Dunedin Aaron Lodge
Jan 23rd, 2016day 12Dunedin. Chinese Garden. Top 10 Camping Ground Dunedin Aaron Lodge
Jan 24, 2016day 13Drive to Peninsula Otago and to Port ChalmersTop 10 Camping Ground Dunedin Aaron Lodge
Jan 25, 2016
day 14Drive Dunedin – Te AnauTop 10 Camping Ground Te Anau
Jan 26, 2016day 15Excursion to Glowworm Caves. Trek on the Kepler Track. Top 10 Camping Ground Te Anau
Jan 27, 2016day 16Drive to Milford Sound.Top 10 Camping Ground Te Anau
Jan 28, 2016day 17
Drive Te Anau – Queenstown. Jet boat ride in Skipper Canyon. Top 10 Camping Ground Queenstown
Jan 29, 2016day 18
Drive to Arrowtown. Drive to Glenorchy and Paradise ValleyTop 10 Camping Ground Queenstown
Jan 30,2016day 19Drive Queenstown – Wanaka – Fox GlacierTop 10 Camping Ground Fox Glacier
Jan 31st, 2016day 20Fox Glacier. Franz Josef Galcier. In the evening walk to Lake Matheson and Reflection Island.Top 10 Camping Ground Fox Glacier
Feb 1st, 2016
day 21Drive Fox Glacier – Greymouth. Trip by car to Arthur’s Pass. Top 10 Camping Ground Greymouth
Feb 2nd, 2016day 23Drive Greymouth – Punakiki Pancake Rocks – Pohara BeachTop 10 Camping Ground Pohara Beach
Feb 3rd, 2016
day 24Abel Tasman National Park. Trip by boat from Kaiteriteri. Top 10 Camping Ground Motueka
Feb 4, 2016
day 25Abel Tasman National Park. Trip by boat from Kaiteriteri. Top 10 Camping Ground Motueka
Feb 5, 2016day 26Drive Mutueka – Queen Charlotte Drive – Marlboroough Sands – PictonTop 10 Camping Ground Motueka
Feb 6, 2016day 27Picton.Top 10 Camping Ground Picton
Feb 7, 2016day 28Picton. Trek on Queen Charlotte Trail.Top 10 Camping Ground Picton
Feb 8, 2016day 29Trip by Beachcomber Mail Boat to the Marlborough Sounds. Top 10 Camping Ground Picton
Feb 9, 2016day 30Ferry Picton – Wellington. Sightseeing Wellington. Top 10 Camping Ground Wellington Lower Hutt
Feb 10, 2016day 31Drive Wellington – Napier. Sigtseeing Napier. Top 10 Camping Ground Hastings
Feb 11, 2016day 32Sigtseeing Napier. Drive to Tongariro National Park.Discovery Lodge Camping Ground Tongariro
Feb 12, 2016day 33Trek to Taranaki Water Falls in Tongariro NP. Flight over the volcanos with the airline Mountainair. Drive to Taupo.Discovery Lodge Camping Ground Tongariro
Feb 13, 2016
day 34Drive to the Huka Falls. Trip by boat to the Maori Rock Carvings.Top 10 Camping Ground Lake Taupo
Feb 14, 2016day 35Drive to Rotorua. Visit volcanic landscape OrakeiTop 10 Camping Ground Roturua
Feb 15, 2016day 36Visit volcanic landscape Wai-o-tapu. Drive to Coromandel Peninsula.Top 10 Camping Ground Waihi Beach
Feb 16, 2016day 37Drive on the Coromandel Peninsula. In Hahei walk to Cathedral cove. Boat cruise was not possible because of bad weather. Drive to Hot Water Beach. In the evening visit (low tide) Hot Water BeachTop 10 Camping Ground Hot Water beach.
Feb 17,2016day 38Drive on Coromandel Peninsula to Opito Bay. Ride on the Driving Creek train in Coromandel. Top 10 Camping Ground Coromandel
Feb 18, 2016day 39Drive to the North.Top 10 Camping Ground Whangarei
Feb 19, 2016day 40Drive to Kaitai. Stop at Hundertwasser’s public toilet in Kawakawa.Top 10 Camping Ground in Doubtless Bay
Feb 20, 2016day 41Drive with 4 WD Bus from Kaitai to Cape Reinga. Back to Kaitai on 90 miles beachTop 10 Camping Ground Doubtless Bay
Feb 21st, 2016day 42Drive to Whangarei. Sightseeing WhangareiTop 10 Camping Ground Whangarei.
Feb 22nd, 2016day 43Trek to Whangarei HeadsTop 10 Camping Ground Whangarei
Feb 23rd, 2016day 44WhangareiTop 10 Camping Ground Whangarei
Feb 24, 2016day 45Walk to Whangarei WatterfallsTop 10 Camping Ground Whangarei
Feb 25, 2016day 46Drive Whangarei – Auckland. Return van.Hotel Rydges Auckland
Feb 26, 2016day 47Two tours on Hop on hop off bus Auckland. Ferry to Davenport.Hotel Rydges Auckland
Feb 27, 2016day 48Sightseeing AucklandHotel Rydges Auckland
Feb 28, 2016day 49Flight Auckland – SingapurHotel Rydges Auckland
Feb 29 – Mar 16, 2016day 50 – 66Singapore, Phuket Island (Thailand), SIngapore, Francfort