If you are looking for breathtaking landscapes, fantastic food and wine peppered with some exhilarating adventure sports New Zealand is it.
The best way to enjoy this beautiful country is to drive right through it. We spent 2 weeks, and loved every minute. Here’s our guide to the perfect 2 week trip:
Day 1: We reached Christchurch in the morning, hired an SUV and drove to Mount Cook. The drive was 5 hours long during which we drove past the beautiful Lake Tekapo and stopped for lunch at MacKenzie’s cafe bar and grill. We carried on to Mt Cook where we stayed the night.
TO DO: Must see the Mount Cook Aoraki glacier. Although the lake is beautiful we found the boating trip quite boring.
TO STAY: We chose the Hermitage, and picked out a room that faces Mt. Cook.
TO EAT: Steak of course. We ate…
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