Travel one week in New Zealand...
Posted on Jun 27, 2013 by
Thanks to the low airfares, I`ll be spending a week in Sydney with a friend in late October, and from there I plan to spend a solo week in New Zealand. [For those who so kindly shared their info on Sedona- I`ve saved all your helpful info, and now plan to be in Sedona next spring.
I`m starting to feel foolish for giving myself only a week in New Zealand - there are so many beautiful places to see [but that just means I`ll have to return for a longer trip sometime (hopefully soon!) in the future]!
Here`s my question:
Which city would you recommend I base myself in for that week? (I`d rather spend the entire week in one city, but I am open to splitting the week between two cities.)
I`d like to see as much of the beauty of New Zealand as possible, by taking a series of day or overnight trips. I`ve also been looking for multi-day tours, but most of them are out of my price range, or don`t have any customer reviews that I can locate.
Fjords, mountain and coastal scenery, and native history are my primary interests, tho` I`d also like to spend at least one day `city touring`.
I`ve even looked into cruises, but I seem to be traveling a few weeks early for cruise season, and the one cruise I did find is completely sold out!
I`d appreciate any input, insight, and suggestions you have to share.