Wanaka is considered to be one of the hidden gems in New Zealand. It is a small town located near Queenstown that has, over the years, become a popular stopover for those venturing into Mt Aspiring National Park and some of New Zealand`s finest ski mountains. However, you`ll also find plenty to do beyond its winter sports, from wineries to spectacular hikes, and sunset cruises on the lakes, there is truly something for everyone in this town.
Stunning Experience! Start your vacation in the fascinating city of Christchurch the gateway to New Zealand's South Island. Then escape driving 150 miles approx. from Christchurch to Greymouth; this journey will take around 3hrs 30mins and will allow you to see spectacular views of The Chiselled alpine landscape that will take your breath away at every turn. Then explore Fox Glacier by driving 122 miles approx. from Greymouth; this fantastic experience will take around 2 hrs. 40mins where visitors can enjoy glacier walking trails, heli-hikes and scenic flights. The trip continues driving 163 miles approx. from Fox Glacier to Wanaka; this adventure will take around 3 hrs. 15mins where you can appreciate scenic views of the Lake Matheson for the best chance of a mirror-like lake surface to the reflection of Aoraki Mt Cook and the Southern Alps. Lastly is Queenstown drive 44 miles approx. from Wanaka, this amazing experience will take around 1hr 15 min where you will be able to see the picturesque route winds its way alongside the turquoise waters of the Kawarau River. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
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Christchurch - Greymouth: 3 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Greymouth - Franz Josef: 2 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Franz Josef - Lake Tekapo: 5 hrs. 55 mins. approx.
Lake Tekapo - Wanaka: 2 hrs. 20 mins. approx.
Wanaka - Te Anau: 2 hrs. 55 mins. approx.
Te Anau -Queenstown : 2 hrs. 5 mins. approx.
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