60 days in Auckland, Rotorua & Wellington Itinerary

60 days in Auckland, Rotorua & Wellington Itinerary

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Auckland
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Rotorua
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Wellington
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Auckland — 15 nights

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Explore Auckland's surroundings by going to Matakana (Matakana War Memorial, Matakana Beach Outfitters, &more), Muriwai Gannet Colony (in Muriwai Beach) and Waiheke Island (Wine Tours & Tastings, Waiheke Community Art Gallery, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower, walk around Auckland Domain, see the interesting displays at Auckland Museum, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium.

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Bengaluru, India to Auckland is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 6.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Auckland due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Bengaluru, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Auckland, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Rotorua.
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Rotorua — 3 nights

Sulphur City

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotorua: Deciduus & Santie (in Tirau), Hobbiton Movie Set (in Hinuera) and the Zeus Gallery (in Tauranga). There's still lots to do: hike along Huka Falls Walkway, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waiotapu Boardwalk/ Mud Pool, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take in the natural beauty of Te Puia.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rotorua trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Auckland to Rotorua takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Auckland in October, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Rotorua: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Wellington.
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Wellington — 39 nights

Harbour Capital

Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wellington: Mount Stokes (in Kenepuru), Paraparaumu (Maclean Park Playground, Waikanae Estuary Scientific Reserve, &more) and Marlborough Sounds (in Picton). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, take an in-depth tour of Wellington Museum, identify plant and animal life at ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Victoria.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wellington trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rotorua to Wellington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel back home.
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