Day1: Wellington, weather: sunny Accommodation: Wellington Downtown Backpackers (address: 1 Bunny Street, Pipitea, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND) Traffic: 8:00am take an airport bus to the backpackers, arrived at 8:20 Lunch - White house (address: 232 Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001 04-385 8555) 12:30pm - 1:30pm Traffic: take a taxi about 10 minutes, arrived at 12:30pm Walk from the restaurant to Tepapa museum 1:45pm (address: 55 Cable Street, Wellington 601104-381 7000) Go to Wellington zoo to see Kiwi bird (address: 200 Daniell Street, Wellington 6021 04-381 6755) 3:20 pm - 5:00pm Traffic: by taxi Dinner - Logan & Brown Restaurant (address: 192 Cuba street) 5:30pm - 7:00pm Traffic: take No.11 bus (24 minutes) 8:00-8:30 Go to Spa (address: 60 Victoria Street, Wellington 6011) Traffic: take No. 7 bus (10 minutes) Go back to Hotel: traffic: take No. 7 bus (10 minutes)
Day 2: Blenheim, weather: cloudy • Wellington International airport 6:45am • Traffic: take an airport bus to the airport • 6:45-9:25am fly from Wellington to Christchurch, then to Blenheim • 10:30am Koanui Lodge & Backpackers (address: 33 Main Street, Blenheim 7201 03-578 7487) • Traffic: take an airport bus to the backpackers • Father: 11:00-6:30 Cloudy Vineyard (address: Jacksons Road, Woodbourne 7273) • Traffic: take a taxi (about 11minutes) because maybe father will drinks some wine there, so he’d better take a public transport or take a taxi instead of driving himself • Mother and children: 11:00-6:00pm climbing at Mt Richmond Northbank Route • Traffic: rent a car from Budget Company to drive there (4 hours return) • 7:30pm Dinner at Gibbs Vineyard Restaurant (address: 258 Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7301 03-572 8048 ) • Father’s traffic: walk to the restaurant directly (only 2.4 km) • Mother and children’s traffic: drive the car back • After dinner, return to hotel (mom drives)
Day 3: Blenheim, weather: sunny • 8:30 -12:00am Visit Brancott Vineyard & have lunch there (address: RD 4 State Highway 1, Blenheim 7201 03-311 8220) • Traffic: father drives the whole family there • 12:30- 5:00pm Enjoy at Marine wildlife & Motuara Island (address: London Quay, Picton 7242 03-573 8040) • Traffic: father drives (27 minutes) • 6:00-8:00pm Dinner at Scotch Wine Bar (address: 26 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201 03-579 1176 ) • Traffic: mother drives (28 minutes) • After dinner, go back to the hotel, father drives (and returns the car)
Day 4 Taupo, weather: cloudy • 7:00-9:00am Fly from Blenheim to Taupo airport • 9:30am Taupo Urban Retreat (address: 65 Heuheu Street, Taupo - (07) 378 6124) • Traffic: take an airport bus (30 minutes) and rent a car from Budget Company there • 10:00am Have Breakfast at Mc Donald (address: 16 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330) (33 minutes) • 10:30-12:30am Bungee jumping and having lunch outside (address:202 Spa Rd, Taupo 3330 07-377 1135) • Traffic: father drives (5 minutes) • 1:30-3:00pm Walking time from Bungee jumping place (address: 202 Spa Rd, Taupo 3330 07-377 1135) • to Huka Falls (address: 415 Huka Falls Rd, Taupo 2730) • Traffic: father drives (9 minutes) • 3.15-6.30pm Huka Falls • 7.30-8.30pm Dinner at Plateau Restaurant (address: 64 Tuwharetoa Street Taupo 3330) • Traffic: father drives (7 minutes) • 8:30pm go shopping to by food and equipment for hiking on the next day • 9:30pm go back to hotel (father drives)
Day 5: Taupo, weather: cloudy • 8:00am the whole day hiking in Tongariro Alpine Crossing • Traffic: father drives (58 minutes) • 12:30am having lunch (the food which they bought yesterday) • 1:00pm Continue discover Tongariro Alpine Crossing • 7:00-8:00pm dinner at Huka Falls Restaurant (address: 56 Huka Falls roadNukuhauTaupo 3351) • Traffic: father drives (1 hour 3 minutes) • After dinner, they go back to the hotel • Traffic: father drives (5 minutes) and return the car
Day 6: Auckland, weather: sunny • 7:50-8:30am Fly from Taupo to Auckland • Traffic: take an airport bus to downtown area • Save all their packages at Auckland airport • 9:30-10:30am Contract with Montana wine company (address: 171 Pilkington Road, Glen Innes) • Traffic: take a SE train (34 minutes) • 11:0-1:00pm shopping at in Auckland CBD and have lunch at KFC • Traffic: take a SE train (34 minutes) • 1:00-4:00pm go to Crescent dairy goats (address: 177A Taupaki Road Kumeu Auckland 0892) • Traffic: take a 060X train (53 minutes) • 4:30-5:00pm go back to the city • Traffic: take a 060X train (53 minutes) • 8:00pm Fly to Germany • Traffic: take an airport bus
3 native speakers • Martha Hall, Martha is one of the five daughters in my home stay family, she travels a lot, and she gave me a lot of constructive suggestions about the packing list. • FranziDoelle, Franzi is my flatmate at home stay, she had a travel in south island during the Easter Day holiday, she helped with how to arrange the transportation. • Jason White, Jason is an travel agent who works in a travel agent at Go Holidays travel agency, at the very beginning of my plan, he gave me some clues to start my whole schedule.