Best Views for New Zealand Campervan Travellers

Campervans are among the best modes of transportation to use if you are going to explore New Zealand. They are easily available for hire in the country and you can find them in great deals, too. But the biggest reason why you should take the campervan is that you can be comfortable during your trip and make as many stops as you’d like. This allows you to enjoy and savour the best views in New Zealand.

Waikato RiverThe Waikato River

It comes out of Lake Taupo and it amazes anyone with its blue colour that looks almost fake. The river even has a natural swimming pool-like shape. You can have a better view of the river if you try Taupo’s Bungee Jump.

Marlborough Vineyards

The Marlborough Region offers some of the best vineyards in the world. This is where some of the top wines are made, such as Sauvignon Blancs. You can take your campervan from one vineyard to the next for the wine-tasting tour.

Big Franz Josef Glacier

This is found on the West Coast of the South Island. You can climb up the Alex Knob at 1300m to get a better view of the glacier. It is considered as the fastest moving glacier in the world as it moves at one metre daily.

Abel Tasman

The Abel Tasman National Park in South Island boasts of white sands. You can stop and take a hike at the Abel Tasman Coastal Track for a day.

Marlborough Sounds

If you want to get to the South Island from the North Island, you have to pass the Cook Strait. It might be the best ferry ride that you will ever take in the world as you see the emerald blue waters of the Sounds.

sheep traffic jamSheep Traffic Jam

This is one of the unique views in New Zealand, which is reported to be home to 30 million sheep. It’s not uncommon to find yourself stopping in the middle of the road to let a flock of sheep pass.

Waitakere Beaches

Among the best beaches in the area are the Muriwai Beach, where migratory birds called Ganets can be found; Karekare Beach, which is unique with its black sand; and Anawhata Beach, which is perfect for a romantic 20-minute walk.

Tongariro National Park

The view is that of a volcanic landscape that make you feel as though you’re on another planet, such as Mars. In fact, the park was used as a filming location for Mordor, the evil mountain in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Find a good campervan parking and enjoy the 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

The Milford Track

This is the best spot in New Zealand for avid hikers for its famous hiking trail. You have to book a spot in exploring the track because it is on limited offer every year. You will not be disappointed in one of the finest walks in the world. Bring some materials for the heavy rains because it is one of the wettest regions in the country.

The Coromandel

This green peninsula is believed to be the landing spot for the first person to get to New Zealand a thousand years ago.

Southern AlpsSouthern Alps

Aside from taking your campervan, you can take a helicopter ride and enjoy the snow-capped mountains of the Southern Alps from up in the air.

Jack Kent

About Jack Kent

Jack Kent loves the outdoors and nothing is more enjoyable than driving his Britz campervan around the North and South islands of New Zealand. When Jack isn't driving his motorhome around, he is drinking beers with his mates, mountain biking through country New Zealand and blogging about what New Zealand has to offer.

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