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Arrive Auckland Wed @ 8:50 AM by plane. 1 NZD = $0.719805 USD. Booked YHA Auckland City 18 Liverpool St, Cnr City Road and Liverpool Street. Leave Fri for Rotorua. Bus at 12:45. YHA Rotura.
Auckland Transportation: AT HOP day pass ($10 for card / $18 NZD per day.). Skybus $18 NZD one-way. Get a HOP card. “For central Auckland bus 380 departs every 30 min daily 05:08-23:38 from both the Domestic and International terminals and takes about 20min to Papatoetoe Train Station (bus stop 6480) from where suburban trains connect to Britomart station in another 33 min (if the schedules meet up).” Auckland Journey Planner. Buy the HOP card at the Auckland i-SITE Visitor Information Centre Auckland, New Zealand · +64 9-365 9914 9 AM | Auckland i-SITE Visitor Information Centre – SKYCITY +64 9-365 9918 | Auckland i-SITE Visitor Information Centre – International Airport Terminal +64 9-365 9925 6:00 AM.
Rotorua: Hostel is booked. Go see some geothermal activity. Attractions are located here.
Queenstown: Queenstown is a bit cool during February. It has an average high of 61 deagrees and an average low of 50 degrees. Viator Milford Sound.