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Budget New Zealand Family Travel

Hokitika Gorge

 

Travelling around New Zealand is not cheap.  Hotels, food and tours are expensive, especially when travelling with Aussie dollars.  So how do you plan budget New Zealand family travel yet still experience everything the country has to offer?  Well one of the great things about New Zealand is many of the activities are free!  Click here for details about free family activities in the South Island.

In March 2016 Thrifty Family Travel took a trip to New Zealand, mainly travelling around the South Island.    Following is the itinerary we followed:

The red lines indicate the driving route we took, whilst the green line shows the internal flight we took.  Following is our itinerary:

2 nights – Christchurch

1 night – Hokitkia

2 nights – Fox Glacier

4 nights – Queenstown

2 nights – Mount Cook

2 nights – Dunedin

4 nights – Wanganui

3 nights – Wellington

Akaroa - South Island - New Zealand

Myla and I with the beautiful Akaroa in the background.

 

For more information about travelling to New Zealand check out the following:

We are still super busy putting together our travel info and tips for New Zealand – stay tuned!!

 

 

Pack Lightly with our Ultimate Downloadable Packing Checklist

 

Never over pack again!!

This is the EXACT checklist we use when we travel with everything fitting into 1 check in bag and 2 small carry on bags.

Plus get all our top tips for SAFE and STRESS FREE family travel including must see family friendly destinations, where to stay, budget guides and much more!

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Pack Lightly with our Ultimate Downloadable Packing Checklist

 

Never over pack again!!

This is the EXACT checklist we use when we travel with everything fitting into 1 check in bag and 2 small carry on bags.

Plus get all our top tips for SAFE and STRESS FREE family travel including must see family friendly destinations, where to stay, budget guides and much more!

Thank you - you will receive an email soon with a link to your printable packing checklist