Monday, February 13, 2012

My New Zealand Itinerary

I had a request from some friends to put my itinerary on my blog, so here it is.

NZ Itinerary
Feb. 16--depart Seattle at 4:20pm
Feb. 17--magically skip most of this day
Feb. 18--arrive Auckland then fly to Kaitaia arriving at 12:55pm
--ride ~37km to Hihi Beach, Manganui
Feb. 19--Manganui to Kerikeri--60km
Feb. 20--Kerikeri to Kamo--77km
Feb. 21--Kamo to Whangarei, then bus to Hamilton
Feb. 22--Hamilton to Waitomo--80km
Feb. 23--9:00am Black Abyss Tour, then ride to Kihikihi--40km
Feb. 24--Kihikihi to Rotorua--99km
Feb. 25--Rotorua to Taupo--83km
Feb. 26--Taupo to Turangi--50km
Feb. 27--Turangi to Raetihi--85km
Feb.28--Raetihi to Wanganui--95km
Feb. 29--Bus to Wellington
Mar. 1--Day off in Wellington
Mar. 2--Leandra flies home, I take ferry to Picton
Mar. 3--Picton to Nelson--110 km
Mar. 4--Nelson to Motueka--48km
Mar. 5--Motueka to Motupiko--56km, or Glenhope--84km, or St. Arnaud turnoff--91km
Mar. 6--From wherever I end up to Murchison--distance depends on start
Mar. 7--Murchison to Berlins--65km
Mar. 8--Berlins to Westport--30km
Mar. 9--Westport to Charleston--50km
Mar. 10--Charleston to Greymouth--77km
Mar. 11--Greymouth to Pukehara--90km
Mar. 12--Pukehara to Okarito--80km
Mar. 13--Okarito to Fox Glacier--60km
Mar. 14--Day off in Fox Glacier to do Heli-Hike on the glacier
Mar. 15--Fox Glacier to Haast--122km
Mar. 16--Haast to Cameron Flat DOC--70km
Mar. 17--Cameron Flat to Wanaka--80km
Mar. 18--Wanaka to Queenstown--70km
Mar. 19--Queenstown do River Sledge
Mar. 20--Queenstown explore
Mar. 21--Fly home departing Queenstown at 9:35am.
Arrive Seattle 3:10pm


A Good Day Wherever I Am!

2 comments:

Trevor said...

That looks like a pretty good itinerary...I've had a connection with New Zealand ever since an Aunt of mine moved to Wellington in the mid 60s.....You are really going to enjoy this trip.

-Trevor

John Saunders said...

Colleen good luck and have fun. We will be following your blog. The dogs say hello.

John and Kathryn