Where do you stop between Tekapo and Queenstown?
14 Best Stops Between Queenstown and Lake Tekapo
How long does a New Zealand road trip take?
How long does it take to travel New Zealand? New Zealand is a relatively compact country, so you can see most of the country's highlights in two weeks. To explore more of the regions and get off the beaten track, you could easily spend three weeks or more exploring.
Is it worth visiting Queenstown?
Queenstown is in a picturesque setting and you get a good viewpoint from the gondola and from the plane on the approach. There is a good atmosphere in town in the restaurants and bars - plenty of young and young-at-heart people around. So, yes it's worth visiting.
Driving Itinerary from Christchurch to Queenstown
Drive from Christchurch to Aoraki/Mount Cook in around 5 hours.. There's an option to take the longer inland scenic route and see more of the Southern Alps. Arrive in time for lunch and explore the region's delights.
How long does it take to drive from Queenstown to Mount Cook? Without stopping, it should take about 3.5-4 hours to drive from Queenstown to Mount Cook. If you want to enjoy all of the best things to do along the way, you'll need to allow much longer!
InterCity® operates daily buses from Queenstown to Tekapo and the journey will take approximately 4 hours and 15 minutes. Buses to Tekapo will depart from Athol Street, in the middle of the car park, Queenstown, and arrive in Tekapo beside the Lake Tekapo Tavern, SH 8.
We recommend a minimum of 2 days in Queenstown to get a taste of what this charming town has to offer. However, if you've got plenty of time up your sleeve, you could comfortably spend 5 days in Queenstown to get a feel for the region.
Known as the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown is home to a range of adventures, from the world's first and most famous bungy jumps - the Kawarau Bridge Bungy(opens in new window) - to jet boat thrills through the rugged beauty and unspoilt grandeur of the white-water rapids of the Shotover River.
Things to do in Queenstown if you're not skiing
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|Property||$85,000||$50,000 to $150,000|
|Retail||$48,000||$40,000 to $65,000|
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