Affordable Campervan Hire in New Zealand

New Zealand is a small country that lies to the south east of Australia. It is made up of 2 main islands, referred to as the South Island and North Island, and many small islands. The South Island is very mountainous and enjoys cold crisp weather conditions that are perfect for glacier exploration and skiing trips, whilst the North Island is far warmer and flatter, with surfing and beach holidays being more popular. As the country is quite small, you can explore it in a relatively short amount of time, and one of the best ways to do this is through campervan hire in New Zealand. Motorhome hire in New Zealand is relatively cheap, and with the many advantages of campervan rentals, this is by far the least expensive way to explore New Zealand.

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There are many campervan rentals across New Zealand. You can use My Campervan to find the perfect motorhome rental for your stay. Our search feature allows you to search by date and area so that you can locate the right campervan for the perfect New Zealand trip. You can travel anywhere and stay in places like the Hokitika Holiday Park in Hokitika, the Mt. Somers Holiday Park near Ashburton, Welcome Bay Hot Pools & Campground near Tauranga, and the Timbertop’s Motor Park in Invercargill to name but a few.

There are some great reasons why you should travel using a campervan through New Zealand. You’ll save money on transport and accommodation because with a campervan, it’s all rolled into one, and what’s more you wont have the additional prices to pay such as waitress or waiter tips or room service because you’ll be doing all the housekeeping yourself.

You won’t need to worry about time constraints when you’ve got a campervan rental to drive across New Zealand in. You have no check-in or check-out times to worry about, no mealtimes to remember or wake up for and you wont have to keep an eye on the time so that you don’t miss the last bus back to your hotel.

A campervan is a safe way to travel across New Zealand so you can take the whole family. Your kids will be tucked up in bed in the campervan wherever you stop while you can sit in the living area or relax outside your motorhome and enjoy some time with your spouse taking in the fresh New Zealand air.

A Great Way to Travel With Your Campervan in New Zealand

There are all kinds of fun things to do in New Zealand. When you visit with your campervan you’ll be able to explore more of New Zealand and try more things than you would staying in conventional accommodation.

There are two main glaciers in the South Island of New Zealand. You will be able to explore the Fox Glacier and the Franz Josef Glacier when you have the freedom of a motorhome in New Zealand.

Park up your campervan in the North Island and you can enjoy all kinds of warmer weather activities. Surfing, swimming and fishing are all great water based activities, along with cruise hire around harbours.

Also go for campervan hire Auckland, campervan rental Christchurch or other surround areas, where you will be able to experience a busy and lively city, and enjoy shopping and fine dining or take a picnic in Queens Park, a beautiful park in the centre of the city of Invercargill that sprawls across 80 hectares.
Finally, why not visit Marshalls Animal Park with the family and kids in Tauranga.

There are many state highways that connect towns and cities to each other, which will make travelling in a hired campervan across the New Zealand countryside an easy task.

State Highway 1 is the longest highway in the whole of New Zealand. It is split into two parts, which run along the entire length of both islands. You will be able to visit many of the major towns and cities travelling along this road in your campervan rental.

State Highway 2 is the second longest highway in New Zealand. It intersects State Highway 1 at several different points and is useful to use when you want to explore the North Island.

In the South Island, the main highway is State Highway 6. This highway travels from the north of the South Island, across to the west and down the West Coast, before going across Otago and on to Invercargill. This is the longest unbroken highway in New Zealand.

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Drive Your Campervan Through New Zealand’s History

New Zealand is an interesting place to visit, one that is filled with history. From the names of towns and cities that have been given by various settlers or Maori tribes to the remnants of the old gold mines, you’ll pass all kinds of landmarks that pay homage to the history of each area as you drive along and stop in your campervan in New Zealand.

The North Island is home to many surfing beaches and ports, which were once the places where many of the country’s first settlers landed to claim parts of land and set up small settlements.

Gisborne in the South of the country is world renowned for being the first place in the world to greet the sun each day, so if you park your campervan in the perfect spot in this part of New Zealand, you could be one of the first people to wake up to the sun in the morning.

The main industries across New Zealand include farming, both agricultural and pastoral, tourism and eco tourism, fishing and mining. Because of the reliance on the land throughout the country you will notice that most of the country is made up of stunning rural landscapes and unspoilt land. When you are travelling up and down the country on the state highways, you’ll have stunning views and when you want to stop you can park your campervan in a spectacular New Zealand location and take in the beauty of New Zealand at night.