SUMMARY 8 DAYS [South Island NZ]


  • Ferry Welly-Picton: 60nzd (Bluebridge)
  • Flight chc-Welly: 19nzd (Jetstar)
  • Rent Car: 550 ish nzd/8 days


  • 10nzd/day
  • Bought cooked chicken mostly


  • Westport: 60nzd/night/3 people
  • Franz Joseph Glacier: 12-18nzd/night at campsite/person
  • Queenstown: 20nzd/night/female hostel/person
  • Lake Tekapo: 18-23nzd/night at campsite/person
  • Akaroa: 110nzd/night/3 people


Welly-Picton-Abel Tasman-Westport-Punakaiki Pancake Rocks-Hokitika Gorge-Franz Josef Glacier-Thunder Creeks Falls-Blue Pools-End of Lake Wanaka-Lake Hawea Lookout-Queenstown-Te Anau-Mirror Lake-Lake Wanaka-Roys Peak-Mt Cook/Aoraki-Hooker Valley Track-Lake Pukakai-Lake Tekapo-Akaroa-CHC-Welly


  • Horse riding at Te Anau: 95nzd/person/2 hours + snacks
  • Stand Up Paddle Board at Akaroa: 40nzd/4 hours/person
  • Hot Spring at Franz Josef Glacier: 18-23nzd/person
  • Hot Spring at Lake Tekapo: 18-23nzd/person
  • Star Gazing at Lake Tekapo: Free
  • Sight Seeing: Free
  • Hiking Track: Free
  • Walking Track: Free

Plus Cost:

  • Fuel: 60nzd/day
  • Food Hunting: 100nzd/8 days

Roughly total travel budget:

  • Per person spent: 685nzd for 8 days South Island + some activities + food hunting
  • a.k.a RM 2000 (if times 2.9 currency)




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