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