Australia & the Pacific Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Fantastic South Island Trip May-June 2016
  2. 2 Is it Worth a Detour to Ballarat before GOR Drive
  3. 3 Cairns to Sydney early 2017
  4. 4 help on NZ trip itinerary, what to keep what to skip
  5. 5 Apex car rental in Australia
  6. 6 10 days in North Island in July - Auckland then 6 days on the road
  7. 7 8 Full Days South Island: Itinerary Advise
  8. 8 New Zealand North Island Logistics
  9. 9 Seeking StopOver Ideas for US to Australia Trip
  10. 10 some questions about upcoming trip to Australia and New Zealand
  11. 11 Trip Report A family trip to Sydney and the Blue Mountains
  12. 12 Drive from Nelson or Christchurch to Queenstown during winter
  13. 13 6 1/2 weeks Australia and New Zealand
  14. 14 Stay near to Melbourne airport / city?
  15. 15 Where best to pickup rental car in Sydney to travel to the Blue Mountains?
  16. 16 New Zealand 12 Days Aug-Sept
  17. 17 2016 Rugby internationals - anyone watching?
  18. 18 Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand
  19. 19 Trip Report 13 Days North & South Island in October (NZ Spring)
  20. 20 Tasmania
  21. 21 NZ expects 4.5 million tourists per year by 2022
  22. 22 Help for 6 days based in Queenstown
  23. 23 Accommodations Brisbane
  24. 24 Skiing in Australia in July?
  25. 25 Australia 2017 - Oz Winter or Spring Honeymoon?
View next 25 » Back to the top

NZ for 4 weeks January '13

Jump to last reply

Oh please help me! I have read through many posts here, so am starting to get a feel for things, but still a bit overwhelmed!
Facts:
52 yrs old, female travelling alone, love travelling alone!
first time to nz, hopefully not last, but you never know
don't drive, have to get around somehow! best way? I have found a bus pass but it sounds a bit "backpackerish". flying is cheap, but how to get around between air destinations?
wine interest, serious foodie, own a fine food store/catering comapny. want to do a wine tour but not sure how without a car. am not a big fan of busses but realize this may be the only way!
want to see both cities and countryside, certainly Milford area
am meeting up with my 18 year old daughter currently living in auckland
I don't want to spend my trip travelling/driving between destinations, would rather see more things well than a ton of things out the window of a bus!
flying in and out of auckland
love fine dining/cities but also country/small town experiences

Any and all input gratefully received!
Thank you in advance.

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement