Lord of the Rings highlights self-drive holiday

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New Zealand offers an extensive variety of memorable experiences! Manmade or natural, the top 10 highlights you hunt on your next holiday are seemingly around every corner in beautiful Aotearoa. It’s the perfect place for an amazing road trip! You can use the pull out itinerary, along with the regional map and travel distance table to start planning your adventure!

Day 1 Arrive Auckland
Day 2 Auckland to Rotorua via Matamata 228km (2 hrs 50 mins)
Day 3 Rotorua to Wellington 453km (5 hrs 50 mins)
Day 4 Day at Wellington
Day 5 Wellington to Picton on Interislander Ferry (3 hrs)
Day 6 Picton to Kaikoura 156km (2 hrs 15 mins)
Day 7 Kaikoura to Christchurch 181km (2 hrs 40 mins)
Day 8 At Christchurch
Day 9 Christchurch to Lake Tekapo 228km (3 hrs)
Day 10 Lake Tekapo to Wanaka 201km (2 hrs 30min)
Day 11 At Wanaka
Day 12 Wanaka to Queenstown 112km (1hr 30 mins)
Day 13 At Queenstown
Day 14 At Queenstown
Day 15 At Queenstown
Day 16 Depart Queenstown


  • 16 Days Compact Car with GO rentals^
  • 15 Nights hotel/Motel Accommodation
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
  • Flat Earth Half Day Middle Earth Filming locations tour
  • Weta Workshops There and Back Again Tour
  • Interislander Ferry Crossing & Car
  • Hassle Free LOTR Edoras Tour
  • One Ring Two Hour LOTR Tour
  • Mt Aspiring and Glaciers Scenic Flight
  • Half Day Safari of the Scenes
  • Dart River Wilderness Safari

Travel dates

  • You must book by 30-Jun-2020

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