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!


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.


John Saunders said...

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

John and Kathryn