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Road Trip through Middle Earth

South Island

Day 1 - Kaikoura

Kaikoura sunrise & wild dolphin swim
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Day 2 - Castle Hill to Lake Tekapo

Castle Hill
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Cave Stream
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Tekapo Springs
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Day 3 - Mt Cook

Hiking the Hooker Valley
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Day 4 - Queenstown

Gold panning in Arrowtown
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Night out in Queenstown
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Day 5 - Queenstown

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Day 6 - Queenstown

Kawarau Bridge - The first ever bungy
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Drinking wine and eating cheese at Gibbston Valley Winery
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Day 7 - Moeraki Boulders

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Day 8 - Dunedin & The Catlins

Baldwin St, Dunedin
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McLean Falls, The Catlins
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The Petrified Forest, The Catlins
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On Penguin Watch, Nuget Point, The Catlins
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Day 9 - The Caitlins

Cannibal Bay
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Porpoise Bay
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Windswept Forest
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Slope Point (the most southern point)
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Day 10 - Manipouri to Te Anu

Day 11 - Milford Sound

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Day 12 - Franz Josef

Frans Josef Kiwi house
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Day 13 - Franz Josef to Abel Tasman

Franz Josef Glacier
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Pancake Rocks
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Day 14 - Abel Tasman

Waikoropupu Springs
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Day 15 - Abel Tasman & Nelson

Split Apple Rock
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Nelson Cathedral
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Day 16 - Picton to Wellington via ferry

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North Island

Day 17 - Wellington

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Day 18 - Tongariro NP & Kerosene Creek

Tongariro NP
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Kerosene Creek
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Day 19 - Lunch with the Hobbits, Dinner with the Maori

Hobbiton
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Maori evening
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Day 20 - Waitomo Caves

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Day 21 - Coromandel Peninsula

Hot Water Beach
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Cathedral beach
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Day 22 - Cape Reinga (the most northern point)

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Day 23 - Flying Home

Seeing Leanne off at Auckland International airport
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Back to Queenstown for me, time to rest!
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