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Appropriate for a 13 day trip?

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We are traveling for 13 days in New Zealand in February (flying in and out of Auckland). Below is our itinerary. We are ok skipping ChCh and the TranzAlpine, but felt as though we weren't giving enough time for the South Island. Any suggestions? Are we spending too much time in Rotorua area?

Second of all, we are having trouble getting from the North Island in Taupo to the South Island. At this point, we may just drive to Wellington and fly. We'd rather take a morning flight from Wellington than miss half a day on the ferry.


Day 1: Auckland

Day 2: Waitomo

Day 3: Rotorua (Rotorua Museum, Te Puia, Mitai Village)

Day 4: Waiotapu, Waimangu

Day 5: Tongariro Crossing

Day 6: Fly to Queenstown from Wellington

Day 7-8: Doubtful Sound for overnight cruise

Day 9: Day hike on Routeburn Track

Day 10: Franz Josef

Day 11: Drive from Franz Josef to Nelson (a long day driving but again we couldn't find any good flights)

Day 12: Abel Tasman

Day 13: Fly from Nelson to Auckland

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