Picton to nelson via the sounds to Havelock is a good start. Five days could be spent just in the upper south island. Depending on your ability to do distances (on a 250) ... would dictate how far you go south. And how you feel on the day.
Originally Posted by BurningPlastic
Best just pootle down the west side, untill it's time to head north to Kaikoura. From there it is an easy haul to the ferry and home. Especially if you are weary.
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