24 days in Fiji & New Zealand Itinerary

24 days in Fiji & New Zealand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Denarau Island, Fiji
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
2
Suva, Fiji
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h
3
Nadi, Fiji
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Auckland, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hamilton, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Wellington, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
8
Christchurch, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Greymouth, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
10
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: New Delhi, India

1
night
Denarau Island, Fiji

Denarau Island, a small 2.55 sq km (1 sq mi) private island connected to mainland Viti Levu by a short causeway, includes eight beachside resorts arranged around the 18-hole Denarau Golf Course.
You've now added Natadola Beach to your itinerary. On the 26th (Mon), take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina. On the next day, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then contemplate the long history of Momi Battery Historical Park, and then kick back and relax at Natadola Beach.

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New Delhi, India to Denarau Island is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Denarau Island. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Denarau Island are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are much hotter (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Suva.

Things to do in Denarau Island

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Natadola Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Momi Battery Historical Park ©
Momi Battery Historical Park

2
nights
Suva, Fiji

Suva ©
Situated on a verdant, hilly peninsula, Suva is the second-largest city in the South Pacific and has been the capital of Fiji since 1882.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Down Under Pub Fiji. On the 28th (Wed), kick back and relax at Paradise Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Fiji Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at TappooCity Suva, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Down Under Pub Fiji.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Suva travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Denarau Island to Suva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Suva

Shopping Nightlife Beaches

Side Trip

Paradise Beach
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TappooCity Suva ©
TappooCity Suva
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Fiji Museum ©
Fiji Museum

2
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
On the 30th (Fri), stroll through Denarau Beach, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant. Here are some ideas for day two: travel in style at Essence of Fiji Rejuvenation Centre / Transit Lounge and then get outside with Turtle Airways.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Nadi road trip website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Suva to Nadi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. December in Nadi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Denarau Beach ©
Denarau Beach
Turtle Airways ©
Turtle Airways
Helicopter Tours

3
nights
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): look for gifts at Pauanesia, then look for gifts at Real Groovy Records, then get engrossed in the history at Auckland Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Matthew-in-the-City Church. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Auckland Zoo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Piha Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Auckland day trip planner.

You can fly from Nadi to Auckland in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Nadi in December, expect nights in Auckland to be little chillier, around 20°C, while days are much colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Hamilton.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Piha Beach
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Piha Beach ©
Piha Beach
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
Parnell ©
Parnell

2
nights
Hamilton, New Zealand

Hamilton ©
On the banks of the Waikato River lies Hamilton, a pretty, active city on North Island.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedral Church of St Peter and ArtsPost Galleries & Shop. Take a break from the city and head to Ngarunui Beach and Lake Hakanoa Walkway. Go for a jaunt from Hamilton to Raglan to see Raglan Rock about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hamilton day trip planning site.

You can drive from Auckland to Hamilton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Waitomo Caves.

Things to do in Hamilton

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Raglan, Lake Hakanoa Walkway
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
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Ngarunui Beach ©
Ngarunui Beach
Raglan Rock ©
Raglan Rock
Lake Hakanoa Walkway ©
Lake Hakanoa Walkway

2
nights
Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

Waitomo Caves ©
Head deep beneath the surface of the earth at Waitomo Caves, a village and cave system that draws both extreme sports enthusiasts and those wanting something a little more relaxed.
On the 6th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Aranui Cave, engage your brain at Te Awamutu Space Centre, then get great views at Cape Reinga Lighthouse, and finally head off the coast to Kapiti Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Waitomo Clay Birds and then trek along Ruakuri Walk.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Waitomo Caves trip itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Hamilton to Waitomo Caves in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Waitomo Caves

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kapiti Island, Aranui Cave, Te Awamutu Space Centre, Cape Reinga Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
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Ruakuri Walk ©
Ruakuri Walk
Cape Reinga Lighthouse ©
Cape Reinga Lighthouse
Waitomo Clay Birds ©
Waitomo Clay Birds

2
nights
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington ©
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.
On the 8th (Sun), kick back and relax at Taupo Bay Beach, then stroll the grounds of Bolton Street Cemetery, and then explore the activities along Days Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Fragrifert Parfumeur, the Victorian Perfumery, take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Norwood Rose Garden, and then kick back and relax at Lyall Bay.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wellington day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Waitomo Caves to Wellington takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Wellington can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Christchurch.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Taupo Bay Beach
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
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Days Bay ©
Days Bay
Bolton Street Cemetery ©
Bolton Street Cemetery
Lyall Bay ©
Lyall Bay

2
nights
Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch ©
Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Mona Vale, stroll through Taylors Mistake - Awaroa / Godley Head Walk, and then get your game on at Velocity Karts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): do a tasting at Pegasus Bay Winery and then take an in-depth tour of Canterbury Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Christchurch trip planner.

Getting from Wellington to Christchurch by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Christchurch when traveling from Wellington in January, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Greymouth.

Things to do in Christchurch

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Velocity Karts ©
Velocity Karts
Mona Vale ©
Mona Vale
Pegasus Bay Winery ©
Pegasus Bay Winery

2
nights
Greymouth, New Zealand

Greymouth ©
Greymouth is the largest town in the West Coast region in the South Island of New Zealand, and the seat of the Grey District Council. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): hike along Truman Track and then tour the pleasant surroundings at West Coast Wilderness Trail. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Hokitika Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Greymouth online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Christchurch to Greymouth in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Greymouth

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hokitika, Truman Track
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Truman Track ©
Truman Track
Hokitika Beach ©
Hokitika Beach
West Coast Wilderness Trail ©
West Coast Wilderness Trail

3
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ben Lomond Track and Dark Ride. Visiting Skydiving and Canyon Explorers will get you outdoors. Step out of Queenstown to go to Cromwell and see Highlands - Experience the Exceptional, which is approximately 50 minutes away. It doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks and do a tasting at Peregrine Wines.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Greymouth to Queenstown. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Highlands - Experience the Exceptional
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:
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Ben Lomond Track ©
Ben Lomond Track
Skydiving
Canyon Explorers ©
Canyon Explorers

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